MRA News


Recovery is kind of a dirty word to runners. What do you mean you want me to rest? Can I go for a short run? Please don’t make me take a whole day off!! Stretching? Rolling? Yoga? That will all cut into my running time! Training and racing without adequate recovery can lead to INJURY as well as Psychological…

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MRA CLASSIC RACE SERIES 2018 – RESULTS                                             Male 25-29 1st Tyler Derksen 2nd Tim Coombs Male 30-34 1st Thomas Urish Male 35-39 1st Michael Thompson 2nd Phillip Pawluk 3rd Jason Oltrop Male 40-44 1st Craig Erb 2nd Kevin McCorrister Male 45-49 1st Don Bevington 2nd Bryan Ezako 3rd Andrew Swan Male 50-54 1st Dennis Cunningham…

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Physiotherapy Works!


The MRA is always excited to introduce a new Discount Sponsor to our members and today we are pleased to welcome the inMotion Network. The inMotion Network consists of multi-disciplinary clinics that are spacious and modern with state-of-the-art equipment. Their clinicians have extensive post-graduate training providing high standards of care consistent across our locations and services.The inMotion Network takes…

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Coaching Opportunity for Masters Athletes (over 35)

The following is a message from Alanna Boudreau, Executive Director of Athletics Manitoba: Masters Athletics Meet and Greet! When: 11:30am Saturday November 10th Where: James Daly Field House, Max Bell Centre, University of Manitoba Meet on the 2nd floor mezzanine level, outside the hockey rink by the glass doors. Agenda: 11:30am – 12:00pm Arrivals, introductions Review of training options,…

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Baby Torchia Has Arrived!

Congratulations to Jonathan Torchia, Race Director of the WFPS Half Marathon, and his wife Robyn on the birth of their first child, Giacomo Greyson Torchia! The bouncing baby boy was born on October 24, 2018 and weighed in at 9lbs 6oz. How long before the little man is Co-Race Director and telling his Dad how things should be done?!…

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Ed Klassen 1934-2018

It is with sadness that I announce the passing of Ed Klassen on Sunday, October 21, 2018 at the age of 83. He was a long-time member of the Manitoba Runners’ Association and won many age group awards in the Timex Series in both the 70-74 and 75-79 age groups. He was a former World Masters Record Holder and…

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Time is Running Out to Register for Run 4 Your Cause!

Thinking about participating in R4YC on Sunday October 21st? There’s the ever popular 5K Awesome Twosome or you could Tri3.3K. There’s still time register for either event, but this Thursday evening at midnight the entry fee increases, so don’t delay! More information about this unique event is available on our website. Or go directly to our online registration. See…

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Order your new MRA technical jacket now!

Our good-looking and functional technical jackets are now available! These jackets are a steal at $95.00/jacket, taxes included. Below is a sizing chart for both male and female versions of this jacket as well as a link for the full description. They will be in the MRA colours of course-black and acid green. Please let me know by October…

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Crazy for Keto

crazy for keto

When it comes to rapid weight loss, there’s no shortage of fads and trends. Still, when body beautiful celebrities like Halle Berry and Gwyneth Paltrow admit to following the Keto (short for ketogenic) Diet, you have to wonder: What is it? The Keto Diet, or being in ketosis, is essentially where the body metabolizes fat as its primary fuel…

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