Who Runs This Town?

City: Ottawa
Genre: Lifestyle
Host: Brian Mellersh

Ever wonder who really runs this town? We are on a mission to find out. We profile the real leaders of Canada’s communities through a unique perspective – a pair of running shoes. We share stories from a wide range of inspirational Canadians, who all happen to be runners. This is not a hard-core running show; it is meant to inspire viewers to get outside, explore their communities and do some good.

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