Victoria ultrarunners Rob MacKay and Donald Peterson recently travelled south to race in the Tahoe Rim Trail 100 Mile Endurance Race. The race is legendary and takes place on high elevation alpine and sub-alpine forest trails and dirt roads in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Unfortunately Rob and Donald both dropped at 80 miles but their [...]
Overall – http://www.gearjammer.ca/media/Results/Results2010/2010GJOverallResults.pdf
Category – http://www.gearjammer.ca/media/Results/Results2010/2010GJCategoryResults.pdf
The inaugural Fat Dog 100 ultramarathon was held last weekend in Southern BC. Congratulations to everyone who gutted it out to the finish. Even those who had to drop faced incredible adversity in one of the toughest ultras ever held on BC soil.
Trainharder’s crew took part in the race. We manned the Heather aid station and made sure [...]
From the Victoria Times Colonist -
In the shadow of the Arc de Triomphe came personal triumph on Sunday for Canadian Ryder Hesjedal.
The 29-year-old cyclist placed seventh overall and delivered the best result by a Canadian in the Tour de France since Steve Bauer of Fenwick, Ont., finished fourth in 1988.
After 3,641.9-kilometres of heavy spinning over [...]
10k – http://raceheadquarters.com/results/2010/run/DivaOnTheRun10K2010OA.html
5k – http://raceheadquarters.com/results/2010/run/DivaOnTheRun5K2010OA.html
Enduro Distance – http://raceheadquarters.com/results/2010/run/5PeaksSeymourEnduro2010.html
Sport Distance - http://raceheadquarters.com/results/2010/run/5PeaksSeymourSport2010.html
The following report is comes courtesy of Trainharder’s official interior reporter Dirk “IKE” Handke. Thanks again as aways Dirk!
What is the ACROSS THE LAKE SWIM all about ? 2010 was the 62nd year of this longest continuously running open water swim event in BC, which got started 1949 as part of the KELOWNA REGATTA. With [...]
VICTORIA, BC – Maurice Tarrant of Victoria and Herb Phillips from Vancouver competed in the 5th meet of the 2010 Q’s Victoria Track Series each racing the mile. Both broke the Canadian record. Tarrant ran a time of 7:14.7, bettering the 80 – 89 record of 7:16.9. Phillips ran 5:48.6 for the Canadian 70 – [...]
Olympic Distance – http://raceheadquarters.com/results/2010/multi/PeachClassic2010Olympic.html
Sprint Distance – http://raceheadquarters.com/results/2010/multi/PeachClassicSprintTri2010.html
Overall – http://www.racedaytiming.ca/summerfast2010.html
By Gary Robbins
I wasn’t supposed to be on the starting line of Western States 2010, yet I knew months in advance that I’d somehow find myself there.
I am a stern believer in fate, destiny, and serendipitous moments, almost to a flaw really. I could tell you stories of how I ended in in New Zealand [...]
[From Victoria News]
Diane Cummins shines at the 22nd Victoria International Track Classic.
Even though Diane Cummins 800m performance at the Victoria International Track Classic was electric, no one can blame her for being a little conflicted.
Cummins won the 800m event, a race she chose to compete in despite her concentrating on the 1500m distance. Not only [...]
[From the Test of Metal website] SQUAMISH—Test of Metal Inc. and 2010 women’s champion, Catharine Pendrel, have teamed up to help some of Squamish’s up-and-coming mountain bikers in their efforts to get to the Mountain Bike National Championships in Canmore, Alberta on July 17-18.
Pendrel, a three-time Test of Metal winner, got things started when she [...]
West Vancouver, British Columbia – Saturday, July 10th marked the twenty-second annual running of the Knee Knackering North Shore Trail Run (a.k.a. “Knee Knacker”). Good weather greeted the runners and volunteers on this occasion with clear skies in the morning and warm temperatures throughout the day. Course conditions were excellent, with minimal snow in the high country [...]
Registration numbers for the GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon are up by 24% compared to this time last year. To date over 5,500 registrations have been received for all four events – the Marathon, Half Marathon, 8K Road Race and the Thrifty Foods Kids Run & Marathon – 1,100 more than 2009. With the ‘early bird’ [...]
Professional Men – http://raceheadquarters.com/results/2010/multi/DesertHalf2010ProM.html
Professional Women – http://raceheadquarters.com/results/2010/multi/DesertHalf2010ProF.html
Overall – http://raceheadquarters.com/results/2010/multi/DesertHalf2010.html
Relay Teams – http://raceheadquarters.com/results/2010/multi/DesertHalf2010Relay.html
Olympic – http://raceheadquarters.com/results/2010/multi/SquamishTri2010OA.html
Main – http://raceheadquarters.com/results/2010/multi/CowichanChallenge2010.html
Sprint – http://raceheadquarters.com/results/2010/multi/CowichanChallenge2010Sprint.html
Long course – http://www.racedaytiming.ca/gb004long2010.html
Short course – http://www.racedaytiming.ca/gb004short2010.html
Overall results posted here: http://www.raceheadquarters.com/results/2010/run/KKNSTR2010OA.html