Pasta Dinner

brought to you by Braid Flooring and Window Fashions

Photo by Josh Schaefer/

Photo by Josh Schaefer/

An exciting evening of inspiration and stories. Open to all

May 27  5:00 – 7:00 PM

Prairieland Park – Hall A  503 Ruth St W, Saskatoon, SK S7J 0S6


Purchase when you register for the Saskatchewan Marathon or after by going back to the registration site.

COST:  ($25 each) plus GST ($26.25)

Braid Flooring steps up to sponsor 2017 Pasta Dinner

After working with Tarrant for 10 years, we were heartbroken to see the personal challenges he faced. He reached a place of darkness in his life that no person should experience.His desire, drive,  and conviction to bring his life full circle for himself, his family, and his community is beyond inspiring. It’s a reminder that despite the challenges in life we all face, there is hope. It’s a reminder that being our best in itself will inspire. And it’s a reminder that we can all impact our community.  Tarrant has regained his ability to run at a very high level, but it’s his steadfast conviction to his wife, family, and community that is inspiring thousands of people around Canada.  Braid Flooring is proud to support Tarrant’s presentation at this year’s Saskatchewan Marathon.

 Keynote Speakers


Journey with Tarrant Cross Child and his coach, Jason Warick, through the lows and highs of their running careers, from the red dirt trails of Kenya’s Great Rift Valley to the ice-covered roads of northern Saskatchewan. Along the way, they found meaning in their running. The Saskatchewan Marathon Pasta dinner features these two Saskatchewan men and several surprise guests, who will inspire you to tackle the Saskatchewan Marathon and any other running challenges you might have. You’ll also see how your running, in ways small and large, can change the world.

Tarrant Ctarrantross Child won the 1998 Saskatchewan Marathon and was on his way up in the national rankings. But a decade-long alcohol and gambling addiction derailed his running career, and almost cost him his life. Thanks to an intensive rehabilitation program – and the love of his wife and four kids – Tarrant is back training, coaching and sharing his story with Indigenous youth across Canada. He re-established his floor tiling business and mentors other recovering addicts. Tarrant will toe the line at the Saskatchewan Marathon again on May 28.







is a former member of Canada’s national team in the marathon. He’s now a coach and a reporter with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Jason’s life changed after training in Kenya. He was impressed by the Kenyans’ speed, but was in awe of their community service. Jason partnered with the great Kip Keino to build a high school, which opened recently thanks largely to the donations of Saskatchewan residents. And three years after Jason was hit by a texting driver, he has also started running again.

“You are more than just a runner.” –Kipchoge (Kip) Keino.

Honourary Chair and Emcee

To be announced

Last year’s speaker

Today, as a Boston Marathon Bombing Survivor and amputee, Roseann is making great strides in changing the lives of others.  As a motivational speaker that speaks across North America, Roseann combines her powerful, personal story of perseverance with her professional corporate background and offers lessons learned throughout her challenging comeback journey as insightful, motivational tools that everyone can use to discover their own unstoppable strength. Roseann’s mantra that “life is only as positive as you make it,” serves as the foundation for redefining one’s own mindset in achieving every personal and professional goal, and ultimately living a happier, richer and more fulfilling life.

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