The Vancouver Area Cycling Coalition’s (VACC) Fall Bike to Work Week is this week.
This is VACC’s 4th annual winter Bike to Work week and they are hosting a large number of commuter stations which will include free food, prizes and mechanical help.
You can also register a team and recruit your co-workers for the online competition, or become a sponsor. [...]
© Copyright – Christopher Kelsall – 2010 – Originally posted on Flotrack
There is a buzz of excitement north of the border about Simon Bairu of Regina, Saskatchewan and his upcoming debut at the ING New York City Marathon Nov. 7.
Interest in Bairu’s race is due to the oft-suggested likelihood that he may take down the [...]
[ November 7, 2010; 1:00 pm; ] On Sunday November 7th, 2010, the United Riders of Cumberland are proud to present; the Fall Classic Cross Country Mountain Bike Race! The race is a fun focused cross country race for men, women and children of all ages! The Fall Classic has been organized to raise awareness, support and money for the Cumberland Community Forest Society. [...]
On the heels of the inaugural RBC GranFondo Whistler last month, organizers are now turning their attention to another BC cycling hotbed – Kelowna. The RBC GranFondo Kelowna will take place July 16, 2011 and will include a tour through the Okanagan Valley.
Gran Fondo is described as a mass participation cycling event loosely translated from Italian [...]
A Canadian doctor has found that runners who lack proper training can temporarily damage their hearts. The following CBC article explains the study and examines the possible implications of running 42 kilometers.==================
From CBC News – Cardiologist Dr. Eric Larose’s interest in the problem was sparked when he saw someone collapse and die at a marathon [...]
The following post courtesy of Extreme Runners and Equilibrium Lifestyle Management (ELM) -
The annual Perseverance Trail Run is coming to Cumberland this Sunday, October 31st! The race starts at 11:00am with registration taking place between 9:00 and 10:15am at No 6 Mine Park in Cumberland. This fundraiser is a great way to support the Cumberland Community [...]
Victoria’s Nick Walker has won the XTERRA Makena Beach Trail Run in Hawaii for the second straight year. Walker finished the 11 kilometer race in 42 minutes and 39 seconds, beating the second place competitor by more than a minute.
“I kind of knew what to expect for the amount of climbing we had, and [...]
Run 100 miles – easy (article in Saturday’s Globe and Mail) – As rain pelts down on the Lower Mainland, Club Fat Ass this weekend embarks on “the easiest 100-mile run anywhere.” This is the realm of ultramarathons, where total distances vary but are always far farther than the standard marathon distance of 42.2 kilometres/26.2 miles…
1/2 Marathon Overall
We’ve added several new blogs to the Training Blogs page, all of which are running-related and linked with the Broadway Run Club – an informal running club from the Vancouver-area. If you have a moment please check them out:
Broadway Run Club – the blog of Dave, a marathon clinic instructor who heads the Broadway Run Club.
This Sunday (October 24th) brings the annual return of one of BC’s best trail races, the Hallow’s Eve 1/2 Marathon and 10K. This is your chance to run some of North Vancouver’s best trails with the event taking racers up and along Lynn Creek and into the heart of Lynn Valley. For more information and [...]
From Grind for Kids – A local fire fighter will reach great heights in his effort to raise funds for a great cause later this month and he hopes to set a world record in the process.
On October 30*, fire fighter Mike Miskulin, a member of International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) Local 4550 in [...]
A recent article in the New York Times explores the differences in men and women in terms of how they sweat. Apparently fit women sweat differently than fit men and this has implications for sports performance. Continue reading below for the full article…
From the New York Times – Does a hard-working woman sweat like a [...]
[ October 23, 2010; ] Race Date
The 2010 race is set for Saturday, October 23rd.
Later races may start slightly earlier or later than scheduled.
10:00am – Age 6-8, 1.3km / Age 5&U, 400m
10:15am – Ages 9-10 and 11-12, 2.6km
10:40am – Ages 13-14 and 15-17, 3.9km
11:15am – Ages 18+ (Junior/Open/Masters), 6km
Start/Finish at Porpoise Bay Provincial Park, Sechelt. First race [...]
[ November 7, 2010; 9:00 am; ] KA WA’A KOA challenges you to the Vancouver Sustainability Run on November 7th, 2010!
Given that this is the only way public can deal with Climate Change, Global Warming, Mass Extinction and avoid devastating catastrophic evants of droughts, floods, heat-waves, earthquakes, tsunamis etc. to reduce poverty homelessness food/water crisis.
Route: From [...]
From Yahoo News – A mountain goat that fatally gored a hiker, then stood over the man and stared at people trying to help, had shown aggressive behavior in the past, Olympic National Park officials said Monday.Robert Boardman, 63, of Port Angeles, died Saturday after he was attacked by the goat while hiking on the [...]
Overall Rubber Ducky Half Marathon & 7 Miler Results