MRA News

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 for us to…

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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 SUPERHEROES that has…

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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 to her as…

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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 in Aboriginal communities…

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East St Paul Canada Day Super Run

Perfect weather, a great turnout and some fast times were the story this morning at the East St Paul Canada Day “Super” Run. A nice touch giving all of the age group winners a Canadian Flag. Congratulations to everyone that took part in the 10k, 5k, 3k and Family Run. Check out all of the results here.  

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MRA Memberships now 1/2 Price!!

MRA memberships are now 1/2 price for the remainder of the calendar year. Enjoy benefits such as reduced rates at many of our sanctioned events, discounts on select products and services offered by our sponsors, access to our newsletter “On the Run”, monthly updates about the road running scene in Manitoba, plus much more! Visit our website for more…

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Off-Track Performance Pathway Funding

Athletics Manitoba has created an Off-Track funding program and standards for Cross-Country and Road Racing.  This program is part of the Performance Pathway Funding Program. Complete details can be found here:  http://athleticsmanitoba.com/resources/high-performance-funding/ 

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Canada Games Flag Bearers Needed!

The Canada Games Athletics Organizing committee is seeking up to 15 athletes (aged 13 to 16) carry flags for medal presentations. They would need to commit to three Full Days August 1, 3 and 4, 2017 ( plus a practice session in July.) Interested athletes can send their emails and phone numbers to Wayne McMahon at: gwaynemcmahon@gmail.com and he will…

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