MRA News

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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THE ABAS AUTO STONY MOUNTAIN RUN – SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 23RD

Just a friendly reminder that the early bird pricing for the ABAS AUTO STONY MOUNTAIN RUN expires on Thursday August 31st. This is a running/walking event through the streets, trails and quarry in the scenic village of Stony Mountain which is located 10 minutes north of Winnipeg and is being held on September 23rd. There are also early bird…

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NEW DATE! R4YC is now on Oct. 22 2017

*Urgent Notice of Postponement* Due to unforeseen Water & Sewer infrastructure upgrades which have created massive holes along the Corydon Ave path section of all 3 of our courses, R4YC will not take place Sunday August 27th. We are happy to announce we have confirmed a new date of Sunday October 22nd! There’s still time to register! Visit: http://mraweb.ca/events/run-4-cause/

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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 about a dozen…

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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 run out so…

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