Assiniboine Park Pavilion

2018 Active Aging in Manitoba Expo: Toward Sport for Life

On behalf of Jim Evanchuk, Executive Director of Active Aging in MB (AAIM):

Active Aging in Manitoba (AAIM) formerly known as ALCOA-MB, is collaborating with Sport Manitoba to present the 2018 Active Aging in Manitoba Expo: Toward Sport for Life on Monday, October 1st, 2018 at the Canada Games Sport for Life Centre, 145 Pacific Avenue in Winnipeg. Save the date and plan to participate! For more details contact: or call: 204-632-3947.

Please feel free to share with anyone who may be interested. We hope to see you there!

Ice Cream Run & Summer Virtual Series Registration

Come out and enjoy an ice cream cone at the finish line at the MRA Family Ice Cream Run #2 on Wednesday, August 1st 7:00pm at Crescent Drive Park! Online registration closes at midnight on Monday, July 30th. Visit our website for more information and a link to a registration form that you can bring with you to the event.

Also a reminder that the MRA’s Virtual Warm Up Runs – Summer Series starts this Wednesday, August 1st. This is the first of three virtual events that you can run anytime between 5:00am on Wednesday and 10:00pm on Friday. Visit RaceRunner for more information and registration. These events are FREE to current MRA members.

2018 Point Douglas Run

The seventh annual Point Douglas 2.5K & 5K & 10K Fun Run and walk will be held on:

Saturday September 15, 2018

The scenic route winds along the Red River, encompassing many historical points of interest. Come discover one of Winnipeg’s hidden jewels while having fun supporting the following valuable, local organizations:

The North Point Douglas Women’s Centre, Norquay Community Centre, and Graffiti Art Programming

Each registered runner will receive a FREE technical shirt (while quantities last). After the run/walk, participants will be treated to a hot breakfast.

We challenge runners and walkers to be creative and dress up for this event. There will be a prize for the most creative outfit.

Each registered runner will be included in a prize draw at the conclusion of the race.

Find out more and register on line at:


We are looking for volunteers; if you are interested please email us at

We’d greatly appreciate your help.



MRA-Raceseries-icecream run 1 2018

Online registration for the MRA Family Ice Cream Run #1 1k & 2.2k closes at midnight tonight. Avoid the line-up and register online for our first Ice Cream Run on Wednesday, July 4th 7:00pm at Crescent Drive Park in Fort Garry. On-site registration is also available by filling out the entry form and bringing it with you. This is probably the least expensive event you’ll do all year and you get ice cream at the finish line! Individual registration is $10 and families with up to 6 members living at the same address are $20. Register for both of our Ice Cream Runs at the same time (series) and get a $5 discount. Strollers and dogs are welcome! Both the 1k and the 2.2k are part of the MRA Youth Race Series.


Summer is here and it’s time to celebrate Canada Day in East St. Paul at the Canada Day SUPER Run! 
The run features certified 10 km & 5 km routes as well as a 3 km run. The 5k is part of the MRA Classic Race Series and the 3k & 5k are both part of the MRA Youth Race Series. Bring the family and enjoy the community on a 3 km family fun run/walk!!!
 Each participant will get a custom race mug, pancake breakfast and an opportunity to win great prizes from North Face and our other sponsors!

MRA Virtual Race Series-Event #3 Results

The results are in for the third event of the MRA Virtual Warm Up Run Series:

Men:  1st – Phillip Pawluk
2nd – Michael Thompson
3rd – Tim Coombs

Women:  1st – Lindsey Green
2nd – Shelley Borschawa
3rd – Judy McMullen

Winners of the draw prize of a $10 Green Carrott gift card (donated by RaceRunner) were:

Michael Thompson and Lindsey Green

Everyone that completed all three events in the series will receive a commemorative medal courtesy of RaceRunner.

Our next series will be held in August. Stay tuned for information regarding dates and registration info. All MRA members can participate free!

Kathy Wiens
Executive Director
Manitoba Runners’ Association

Registration Now Open for the East St Paul Canada Day Run!

Welcome to the 3rd annual East St. Paul Canada Day SUPER Run on July 1 2018. The race is the start of the Canada Day events in East St.Paul and also includes a catered Pancake, Eggs and Bacon Breakfast for all athletes. Also this year the farmers market will open during the event too so you can check that out while enjoying breakfast….
   Registration is LIVE at
All athletes receive a custom race kit bag with swag from the event (pic attached) 
We welcome the following sponsors to our event:
RM of East St Paul:
North Face Prairie Summit shop Winnipeg :
Henderson Physiotherapy :
East St Paul Animal Hospital:
Stark Cross fit :
St. Paul Esso :
All About Water:
Thanks DAVE
Dave Lipchen

Registration for the MRA Ice Cream Runs is Now Open!

Online registration for the MRA Ice Cream Runs is now open! Join us at Crescent Drive Park in Fort Garry on Wednesday, July 4th and Wednesday, August 1st at 7:00pm for a fun family event where everyone who crosses the finish line gets awarded an Ice Cream cone! Bring the whole family as well as the family pet and choose from two distances-1k or 2.2k (both distances are part of the Youth Race Series). Strollers are welcome! The entry fee is only $10/person or $20/family of up to 6 members at the same address. Sign up for both events at the same time and your registration fee is discounted: only $15/person or $30/family of 6!

To register, go to:

Ice Cream Run #1

Ice Cream Run #2

Ice Cream Run #1 & #2 – sign up for both and get a discount on the entry fee!

For more information or to download a manual entry form, visit our website. On-site registration starts at 6:15pm. Enter online to avoid the lineup!

See you there!
Kathy Wiens
Executive Director
Manitoba Runners’ Association