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Frederick's Book

Running For Their Lives

Running For Their Lives by Frederick Dryden

Running for their lives book

We are excited to introduce our Founder and Executive Director's first book, Running For Their Lives. In 2016, Frederick Dryden completed a 3-week marathon from Ottawa to Hamilton, ON. He ran over 700 kilometres to create awareness for youth issues in Canada and raise funding for program sustainability. Running For Their Lives captures his at-risk teen years, how it led to the founding of Liberty For Youth and how running for youth changed everything.

"Although the book highlights my run, it's much more than that; it's a call to action to help at-risk youth "

-Frederick Dryden

Running For Their Lives was released November 7th, 2018 at our annual Power of a Changed Life Fundraising Gala. You can purchase Running For Their Lives from Liberty For Youth at a book signing, the office, or upcoming speaking engagement below. It is also available on Amazon here.


Speaking Schedule:

January 7, 2019 7:00 pm Chedoke Church Hamilton
January 14, 2019 6:30 pm Corpus Christi Elementary School Hamilton
January 18, 2019 7:00 am Brighton Rotary Club Brighton
January 18, 2019 10:00 am Durham Christian High School Durham
January 25, 2019 6:00 pm Peoples Church Youth Hamilton
January 31, 2019 1:00 pm Oakville Rotary Club Oakville
February 3, 2019 10:00 am Cayuga Christian Fellowship Cayuga
February 12, 2019 10-11:00 am Hillcrest School Hamilton
March 27, 2019   Faith Lutheran Church Burlington
March 30, 2019 12-1 pm Campaign Celebration and Book Signing  at Liberty For Youth Hamilton
April 5, 2019 9:30-2:50 pm Syl Apps Youth Centre Oakville
April 7, 2019 10-12:00 pm Fifty United Church Winona
April 18, 2019 9:45-11:00 am Notre Dame Secondary School Burlington
April 27-28, 2019   Rotary Adventure in Citizenship Youth Conference Ottawa
May 8, 2019 12-1:00 pm Isherwood Geostructural Engineers Oakville
May 23, 2019 6-8:00 pm Freedom House's Men's Steak BQQ Event at The Small Family Farm  Brantford
June 2, 2019 9:30-11:00 am Chedoke Church Hamilton
June 16, 2019 10:00 am Father's Day Event at Bethel Gospel Tabernacle Hamilton
June 19, 2019 3-8:00pm Isherwood Charity BQQ Mississauga
September 9, 2019 10:00 am Appleby Probus Club Burlington
October 24, 2019 6:00 pm Halton CAS Futures Night  
November 14th 7:00pm St. Matthew's Catholic Elementary School Binbrook
November 15th 3:00pm Scotia Bank Head Office Toronto
November 19th 1:00pm Promise Keepers Podcast  with Kirk Giles Online
November 22 7:15am Rotary of Stoney Creek Stoney Creek
December 9th   Sir William Osler School Dundas