MRA News

ABAS AUTO STONY MOUNTAIN RUN-PRICE INCREASE MIDNIGHT TONIGHT!

REGULAR PRICING FOR THE ABAS AUTO STONY MOUNTAIN RUN EXPIRES AT MIDNIGHT TONIGHT….REGISTER TODAY TO SAVE!!!! Online registration will continue to be accepted at the late rate until September 21st and race day entries are also available at the late rate. This run takes participants through the streets, trails and quarry in the scenic village of Stony Mountain which…

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Running exercise strengthens the Intervertebral Disc

Intervertebral Disk

Running exercise strengthens the intervertebral disc By Dr. Geoff Gelley Every day I tell patients that their back injuries will not heal and adapt unless they load (i.e. use resistance training) on these tissues during their daily activities or with the specific exercises that I have prescribed. Exercise protocols have been developed to appropriately load tissues such as bone,…

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Get Good at Being on One Foot

Runners are unipodal athletes. At no time during the execution of our sport do we ever have two feet on the ground at once. A runner spends all his or her time other on one foot or floating through the air. Running is essentially a controlled fall. The muscles and connective tissue decelerate this fall as the foot contacts…

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A Good Stinkin-Hot Run

Well, I was looking forward to a warm run today.  I wanted it to get really hot, so when 3.00 pm rolled around, it thought 300 pm to 500 pm would be the best time to do a training run. (in the heat). Here I go, I park my car in La Broquerie, MB, hitch up all the necessary…

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IN MEMORY OF PATRICK RIDDELL

It is with great sadness that we have learned of the passing of Pat Riddell, at the age of 77, on Monday, September 4, 2017. Pat loved to volunteer his time with the running and athletics community in various roles, but was probably best known to road runners as the Race Director of the Puma Race Series for over…

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BIB TRANSFERS

Did you know that only some races allow bib transfers? A bib transfer is when a paid participant in an event gives or sells their entry (bib) to another individual. Only events that specifically state in their registration process that transfers are allowed will accept a bib transfer. There is usually a fee associated with the transfer but this…

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THE POINT DOUGLAS RUN IS FAST APPROACHING!

The sixth annual Point Douglas 5 & 10K Fun Run and Walk will be held on: Saturday September 16, 2017 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…

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LAKEVIEW HECLA HALF MARATHON, 10K & 5K

Don’t miss a great Half Marathon/10K/5K race in a beautiful setting followed by a free mineral bath on Saturday October 14th at Lakeview Hecla Resort. Race start time is 11:00AM. Register at: https://www.registrationlogic.com/secure/Register.aspx?E=2566 

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