It has been a number of years since Julie-Anne Staehli first ran past me at the OUA Cross Country Championships. Since then, the Queen’s student-athlete has been one of the top University runners in Canada, been to a World Cross Country Championship and gathered a number of sponsors, including New Balance.
At the end of June, Staehli and I met up for a photo session around Kingston. She made it very clear that Kingston has the best sunsets and that everyone should move there for life. Also, there is only one reason to go to Hamilton, Ontario and that is former teammate and current Canadian 10,000 metre Champion Victoria Coates.
Here are my top five favourite images from our time together: