MRA News

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…

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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…

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MRA Spring Virtual Race #2

The results are in for the MRA’s 2nd event (5k) in it’s Spring Virtual Warm-Up Race Series. The winners were: Men: Noah Wiens              17:16 Michael Thompson   22:25 Phillip Pawluk           22:32 Women: Lindsey Green          22:33 Shelley Borschawa   26:26 Sandra Bains      …

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Aren’t You Afraid All That Running Will Wear Out Your Knees?

Do you get really cranky and exasperated when someone says to you, “Aren’t you worried that all that running will wear out your knees?” or “I don’t run because running wears out your knees.”  I know I do.  If you’ve run for any length of time, you’ve invariably been presented with such questions and may need some ideas on how to…

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Running Form Bight Idea Graphics Design

It’s a beautiful day, your feet are hitting the trail, everything is feeling great and you’re moving forward. During your run, forward movement is not the only movement that occurs. Our movement is a combination of different movement planes: sagittal (leg swing forward and back), frontal (flapping your arms like a bird), transverse (rotating right to left). Frontal plane…

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Plantar Fasciitis- What is it & How do I fix it?

The plantar fascia, is a sheet of connective tissue that spans the underside of your foot, from the heel to the ball of the foot. During running, walking and jumping, your calves pull up on your Achilles tendon, which transmits force through the heel and plantar fascia to the ball of your foot, propelling you forward. Structurally, this fascia…

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MRA Virtual Warm Up Runs


The Manitoba Runners’ Association is offering something NEW and it’s FREE for MRA members! A series of three virtual warm up runs designed to give you the convenience of running where you are, while also participating in a competition with other runners. Each warm up run is 5k in distance and must be completed in a specific 48-hour window (see…

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Celebrating MRA’s 2018 Road Running Hall Of Fame Awards


It was an exciting and packed house with over 135 attendees at this year’s MRA Hall of Fame Banquet honoring 2018 Road Running Hall Of Fame Inductees and the 2017 Male and Female Runner and Race Director of the Year award. This year was particularly exciting, as Steve Scoles-Hall of Fame Emcee delivered his uncompromising wit and humor throughout the evening. Kevin Chief -Business Council of Manitoba…

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