2 WEEKS TO THE FROSTBITE RIVER RUN!

The Frost Bite River Run, the first MRA sanctioned event of 2018, is two weeks away. This year’s event is Sunday, January 28th with a 10:00 a.m. start time. This fun run is part of the Winter Classic events held at Riverview Community Centre in January and February. All net proceeds raised by the run go…

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Want to learn about Triathlon? 

If so, please join us!  • Registration fee for 8-week program $100 Tri MB full member, $110 for non-members. • Run, bike and more! • All you need is your workout gear. • Ages 8 -15 boys and girls. • Every Saturday January 20, 2018 – March 17, 2018 (except February 17), 2:00 pm to 3:00…

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Women’s Only Duathlon Series

Women’s Only Duathlon Series Saturday January 27 &  Saturday February 10, 2018 7:00 a.m. check in, 7:30 a.m. start. Sport for Life Fitness Centre, 145 Pacific Ave, Winnipeg. Distance 1: 1k Run, 10k Bike, 1k Run Distance 2: 2k Run, 15k Bike, 2k Run • Ages 12 and up. • No bikes needed, spin bikes available….

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CHRISTMAS MESSAGE FROM THE MRA

CHRISTMAS MESSAGE FROM THE MRA’S EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, by  KATHY WIENS Welcome to the winter edition of our quarterly newsletter, ON THE RUN! Now that the 2017 race season has officially ended it’s time to transition to training in the off season. Whether you brave the elements and run outside all winter or move indoors to a…

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Setting Yourself Up To Succeed in the Off Season

Setting Yourself Up To Succeed in the Off Season As the holiday season approaches, most runners are settling solidly into the “off-season.” It is during this time of year when we reduce mileage, recover from a long season of training, and sleep in on a few Saturday mornings. This time of year may be a break…

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Baking for the Holidays

Baking for the Holidays The holiday season is a happy and exciting time of year; however it can also bring stress and anxiety for some. As runners, this time of year could mean a decrease in volume and intensity following the road racing season, time away from work leading to being out of the usual routine…

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What can you do to avoid post-shovelling aches and pains?

Shovelling Snow without the Aches and Pains If you live in Manitoba, then chances are you are well accustomed to shovelling snow. Winnipeg receives an average of 114 centimetres of snow each winter. Shovelling snow involves strenuous effort. If you are not careful, you could experience cold exposure, fatigue, muscular strains, soft tissue injuries and back…

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TRACK EVENTS FOR ROAD RUNNERS

Hello fellow Road Runners: If you’re feeling the need for speed before the spring race season starts come try a track event! There are several meets between early January and late March all with short sprint events but some will have longer 3000m or 5000m events. Jan 10   –  Bison Grand Prix 1 –  3000m Jan…

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LONG TERM MANITOBA RUNNERS’ RANKINGS

Murray Rose has recently compiled a list of the top Manitoba Runners’ Rankings from 2007-2017 for the 5k, 10k & Half Marathon, and from 2008-2017 for the Full Marathon. Take a look to see how you compare to runners over the last 10 years! Visit our website at: http://mraweb.ca/long-term-mb-runners-rankings/.  

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