A HALF MARATHON ON EACH OF 7 CONTINENTS

­“Ho hum, there’s an elephant just outside our tent!”   Match that for an experience on a running trip! Although I had written articles on Wall of China, Easter Island, and Antarctica, through 2013, I had promised a 7 continents article when the ½ Marathons on all 7 were done All were with my son Jamie in…

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HALF MARATHONS BY JEFF VINCE

In 2018 I completed my 100th half marathon in Treherne, MB on Sept 16th and my 101st in Wolfville, Nova Scotia on Oct 7th.  I ran very few half marathons before 2005. The largest local half marathon was the Manitoba Marathon, but I usually ran the full. There were many 20 kms that I never kept…

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Road Running

Road Running by Adam Penner As I ponder what to write for this post, it crosses my mind to include a few key ideas shared with me from some top level minds in coaching the great sport of running. i will try to connect them so they flow naturally from one to the next and follow…

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YOUTH SERIES PARTICIPATION AWARDS 2018 RESULTS

YOUTH SERIES PARTICIPATION AWARDS

Bronze Level - min 3 races completed

Male

Joshua Sanders
Adam Hyman
Leonardo Phelps
Callum Smith
Logan Bulloch
Joseph Ovid
Aiden Lucko
Brady Lucko
Conner Fraser
Logan Fraser
Christopher Nesbitt
Xalen Cheater
Jesse Terichow-Parrott
Sean Terichow Parrott
Kashif Nazri
Alex Funk
Kayden Funk
Rylan Yung
Carter Neufeld
Eli Kwon
Wesley Stade
Joud Hawash
Tobi Haussler
Adam Edmonds
Adam Smith
Tejas Bertrand-Meadows
Max Van Heyst
Jackson Smith
Firaz Nazri
Naqib Nazri
Blake Harris
Haydn Lysiuk
Nuqman Nazri
Erik Niblock

Female

Michaelyn Kuusela
Mariah Kuusela
Grace Takeuchi
Sophie Rust
Gracie Rea
Olivia Civetta
Senia Mendoza
Genevieve Gratton
Aiofe Ford
Saoirse Ford
Kailee Neufeld
Lachlyn Hyman
Danielle Hyman
Evie Kwon
Addison Funk
Kendra Harris
Lily Alexiuk
Janna Hawash
Jin-Mei Teo
Olivia Epp
Marina Gross
Talia Bertrand-Meadows
Alyssa Ryan
Naomi Brown
Haley Firlotte
Mirza Nazri

Silver Level – min 6 races completed

Male

Ethan Heron
Dylan Heron
Yacine Mendoza
Vincenzo Carvelli
Tristan Whelan
Calen Yung
Lorence Dela Cruz
Max McPhail

Female

Layla Bateman
Frances Terichow-Parrott
Annika Niblock

Gold Level – min 9 races completed

Male

Carson Hyman
Conner Melnic
Chad Melnic
Alejandro Civetta

Female

Sabrina Carvelli
Caitlyn Hollywood
Madison Firlotte
Megan Van Heyst

YOUTH SERIES COMPETITION AWARDS

Male 11 + 12
1st Chad Melnic
2nd Alejandro Civetta
3rd Tobi Haussler

Male 13 + 14
1st Lorence Dela Cruz
2nd Blake Harris
3rd Haydn Lysiuk

Male 15 + 16
1st Max McPhail
2nd Erik Niblock

Female 11 + 12
1st Caitlyn Hollywood
2nd Madison Firlotte
3rd Addison Funk

Female 13 + 14
1st Marina Gross
2nd Talia Bertrand-Meadows
3rd Alyssa Ryan

Female 15 + 16
1st Megan Van Heyst
2nd Annika Niblock
3rd Mirza Nazri

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WHY IS RECOVERY ESSENTIAL?

Recovery is kind of a dirty word to runners. What do you mean you want me to rest? Can I go for a short run? Please don’t make me take a whole day off!! Stretching? Rolling? Yoga? That will all cut into my running time! Training and racing without adequate recovery can lead to INJURY as…

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MRA CLASSIC RACE SERIES 2018 Results

MRA CLASSIC RACE SERIES 2018 – RESULTS                                             Male 25-29 1st Tyler Derksen 2nd Tim Coombs Male 30-34 1st Thomas Urish Male 35-39 1st Michael Thompson 2nd Phillip Pawluk 3rd Jason Oltrop Male 40-44 1st Craig Erb 2nd Kevin McCorrister Male 45-49 1st Don Bevington 2nd Bryan Ezako 3rd Andrew Swan Male 50-54…

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Physiotherapy Works!

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The MRA is always excited to introduce a new Discount Sponsor to our members and today we are pleased to welcome the inMotion Network. The inMotion Network consists of multi-disciplinary clinics that are spacious and modern with state-of-the-art equipment. Their clinicians have extensive post-graduate training providing high standards of care consistent across our locations and services.The…

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Coaching Opportunity for Masters Athletes (over 35)

The following is a message from Alanna Boudreau, Executive Director of Athletics Manitoba: Masters Athletics Meet and Greet! When: 11:30am Saturday November 10th Where: James Daly Field House, Max Bell Centre, University of Manitoba Meet on the 2nd floor mezzanine level, outside the hockey rink by the glass doors. Agenda: 11:30am – 12:00pm Arrivals, introductions Review…

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Baby Torchia Has Arrived!

Congratulations to Jonathan Torchia, Race Director of the WFPS Half Marathon, and his wife Robyn on the birth of their first child, Giacomo Greyson Torchia! The bouncing baby boy was born on October 24, 2018 and weighed in at 9lbs 6oz. How long before the little man is Co-Race Director and telling his Dad how things…

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Ed Klassen 1934-2018

It is with sadness that I announce the passing of Ed Klassen on Sunday, October 21, 2018 at the age of 83. He was a long-time member of the Manitoba Runners’ Association and won many age group awards in the Timex Series in both the 70-74 and 75-79 age groups. He was a former World Masters…

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