Scotiabank Calgary Marathon Names World Class Curler and First Time Marathoner Cheryl Bernard as Honourary Chair

Calgary, Alberta (01/13/2014) – The Scotiabank Calgary Marathon is pleased to welcome Olympian, Cheryl Bernard, as the newest member to the organizing team, as the Honourary Chair for 2014. Cheryl Bernard is best known for her long list of curling accomplishments and awards. She is a four-time Alberta women’s champion, Canadian Runner-up, TSN Skins finalist and has maintained a top 5 status on the World Curling Tour for the past 8 years and a silver Olympic medal earned at the Vancouver Winter Games, where Cheryl was nominated by her
peers as the 2010 Most Valuable Player in Women’s curling.
The Olympian recently missed out on qualifying to represent Canada in Sochi but that hasn’t stymied her motivation for competition. Cheryl has registered for the Scotiabank Calgary Marathon in support of one of the official charities in the Scotiabank Charity Challenge, World Vision.

She is building a team of runners to race for Team World Vision in support of child health projects around the globe.