RUNNING MOVEMENT

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It’s a beautiful day, your feet are hitting the trail, everything is feeling great and you’re moving forward. During your run, forward movement is not the only movement that occurs. Our movement is a combination of different movement planes: sagittal (leg swing forward and back), frontal (flapping your arms like a bird), transverse (rotating right to…

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Plantar Fasciitis- What is it & How do I fix it?

The plantar fascia, is a sheet of connective tissue that spans the underside of your foot, from the heel to the ball of the foot. During running, walking and jumping, your calves pull up on your Achilles tendon, which transmits force through the heel and plantar fascia to the ball of your foot, propelling you forward….

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MRA Virtual Warm Up Runs

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The Manitoba Runners’ Association is offering something NEW and it’s FREE for MRA members! A series of three virtual warm up runs designed to give you the convenience of running where you are, while also participating in a competition with other runners. Each warm up run is 5k in distance and must be completed in a specific…

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Celebrating MRA’s 2018 Road Running Hall Of Fame Awards

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It was an exciting and packed house with over 135 attendees at this year’s MRA Hall of Fame Banquet honoring 2018 Road Running Hall Of Fame Inductees and the 2017 Male and Female Runner and Race Director of the Year award. This year was particularly exciting, as Steve Scoles-Hall of Fame Emcee delivered his uncompromising wit and humor throughout the evening. Kevin Chief…

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MANITOBA 55 PLUS GAMES-REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

The Manitoba 55 Plus Games are only a few months away! Glenboro, Manitoba, June 12-14, 2018 – open to all Manitobans 55+. Calling all teams and individual participants! The Active Living Coalition for Older Adults in Manitoba (ALCOA-MB) invites you to spread the word about the Manitoba 55 Plus Games, a province-wide event aimed at promoting…

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PATRICK RIDDELL APRIL RUN SERIES #3

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Hello Manitoba runners! As many of you know, the April Run Series (formerly known as the Puma Series) was renamed this year in honour of the original and long time race director, Patrick Riddell. Pat ran the series for over 30 years, and recently passed away in 2017. Pat’s daughter Kristen and grandson William will be…

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“RACERUNNER” TWIN CITY RUN

CALLING ALL RUNNERS: Be a part of a revolutionary new way to compete! Two lucky runners will receive FREE registration to RaceRunner’s first Twin City 5K Run — Winnipeg, MB vs. Colombo, Sri Lanka — on March 17, 2018 at Assiniboine Park. Be the first to try a new running app developed in Winnipeg and compete…

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2018 MRA HALL OF FAME BANQUET-EARLY BIRD PRICING ENDS SOON!

Don’t miss out on our most prestigious event of the year where we recognize athletes, builders and running clubs that have made a significant contribution to the Manitoba road running community. This year’s Hall of Fame Banquet is being held at the Canad Inn, 1824 Pembina Highway on Monday, April 9, 2018. Tickets are available online…

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2018 HALL OF FAME-TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE!

Don’t miss out on this prestigious event! The annual MRA Hall of Fame Banquet will be held on Monday, April 9, 2018 at the Canad Inn on Pembina Highway. This year’s inductees are Len Rolfson-Athlete, Michael Bennett-Builder and the Heart Throbs Running Club. We will also be awarding the 2017 MRA Male Road Runner of the…

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COME OUT & TEST YOUR TRAINING PROGRESS ON THE TRACK!

Hello fellow Road Runners:   Here’s a chance to test your winter training progress in a competitive but comfortable indoor setting. The 37th annual Boeing track meet will be held Mar  2 and 3 in the James Daly Fieldhouse / Max Bell Centre at the University of Manitoba, and it offers both 3000 and 5000m races in…

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