Anne Gorges

Category: Coach, Cross-Country Skiing, Multi-sport, Running
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For the better part of 30 years now, Anne Gorges has been a remarkable advocate of fitness in multiple disciplines in the Miramichi area.
Anne Gorges is a dedicated coach and athlete who has contributed immensely to the promotion of healthy lifestyles in the community.
For a decade, she offered a free fitness class for community members twice a week at the Youth Center which helped many people improve their physical and mental health. Her exercise sessions were free, professionally planned, and full of variety.
She also founded a road bike club that welcomed anyone who wanted to join and enjoy the scenic routes she planned every week. She was always supportive and caring for the riders, especially those who were new or struggling.
She also coached cross-country runners at Dr. Losier Middle School and helped them prepare for different events, such as The Grand-Dique Run and The Miramichi Rock n Roll Run.
She introduced many people to the joys of cross-country skiing by giving lessons and guiding them on the trails at the Miramichi Ski Club.
She is a founding member of The Miramichi Running Club, which aims to teach new runners how to increase their endurance and distance through a Learn to Run Program. This club has inspired many people to discover and pursue their passion for running. Her constant encouragement and keen understanding of the sport have led many to run a five-kilometre race with only 8 weeks of training.
Anne also initiated a “Back at ‘Er” program to help runners regain their fitness levels from the ‘off-season’ break.
She is currently ‘running’ the Miramichi Runners Club and is a dedicated and instrumental force in the annual Rock n Run event
Anne was a vital organizer in the Miramichi Whitecaps Swim Team. She contributed countless hours to the organization and timing of meets.
Anne has dedicated countless hours to the promotion of wellness to many in our community while working and raising a family with her husband Rick. She is an inspiration to many people who wish to enhance their health and well-being. She is always positive, supportive, and enthusiastic.
She is a humble and unassuming person who always puts the well-being of others first. She is a role model and a leader for our community. It is for all of these reasons that Anne Gorges is a worthy inductee to The Miramichi Sports Wall of Fame.