Texting Can Be a Pain in the Neck

“Text neck” is caused by spending too much time looking down at your smartphone, tablet, or other mobile device. By holding your head too long in a downward position, it can put strain on the neck muscles causing pain, headaches, numbness, trouble sleeping, degenerative changes and even remove the necks natural curve. The human head weighs…

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Run 4 Your Cause-Regular Fee Period Extended!

  Although our Early Bird registration fee ended on August 13th, we have decided to extend the regular price period until midnight, August 23rd! One of the great experiences to be had at this event is biting into a freshly-baked cinnamon bun from Tall Grass Prairie Bakery after you’ve completed the course. We don’t want to…

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RUN 4 YOUR CAUSE

Many of you participated in the MRA’s event Run 4 Runners last year. This year we changed things up a bit and are presenting a new type of run called Run 4 Your Cause. This event helps smaller charitable organizations fund raise for their causes. With everything that Winnipeg is offering this summer, registration for Run…

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Cours Pour Ta Vie! (Run for Your Life!)

A message from MRA member Gordon Flett: Jean-Christophe Renaud is currently running across Canada as part of an initiative called Cours Pour Ta Vie (Run For Your Life) http://www.courspourtavie.ca/en/ to raise awareness for healthy living. There was another runner with him who had to drop out so he is currently running alone, with Michael Houle driving the support…

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Islendingadagurinn???

Why not combine a day at the beach with a unique run from Winnipeg Beach to Gimli? Coming up on Sunday, August 6th is the Islendingadagurinn 10 Mile Road Race and Jan’s 1 Mile Family Fun Run which are held in conjunction with the annual Icelandic Festival of Manitoba. The 10 Mile Race starts in Winnipeg…

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Manitoba Marathon to host 2019-2022 Canadian Half Marathon Championships

Manitoba Marathon is pleased to announce their selection by Athletics Canada as the host event for the 2019-2022 Canadian Half Marathon Championships. This partnership will see Canada’s elite athletes toeing up on race day for their chance at the title.  “The Manitoba Marathon is very excited to host Canada’s top athletes. This is a great opportunity…

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The Easter Seals Drop Zone Event – August 22, 2017

August 22, 2017 will see participants become real life SUPERHEROES by conquering their fears and raising a minimum of $1,500. In completing this challenge, participants will rappel down the Manitoba Hydro Building at 360 Portage Ave and help change the lives of Manitoba children, youth and adults with disabilities. Our own John Wichers is one of these…

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Do you have a favourite running route in Winnipeg?

Kelsey is a Contributing Editor at GreatRuns.com, a destination running website based in the States. She is putting together a guide for Winnipeg and is looking for help in identifying some of the best and most popular routes in the city. Send a link to your favourite route to office@mraweb.ca and I will pass it along…

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Run to Raise Awareness about Clean Drinking Water

A message from Carolyn Trono: Hi everyone, My son, Jesse Reitberger, is helping to promote  Hassan Syed who is visiting Winnipeg as a part of a cross Canada run from Vancouver to Ottawa, to raise awareness of the water crisis faced by Aboriginal communities.  They are inviting any Winnipeggers who are concerned about clean drinking water…

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