Thursday, October 27, 2016

Keeley Cox Wins Age Group In Toronto Half

Keeley Cox, 16 year-old member of the Paradise Running Club, ran the Scotiabank Toronto 1/2 Marathon last weekend in 1:38:38.

In spite of humid and less than ideal running conditions, Keeley won the U19 age category and was overall the 79th female to cross the finish line out of 5152!

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Triathlon Training Holiday Survey

Our very own Melanie Benson is asking NL Triathletes to take a few minutes to complete a short survey and help her out with her Master's dissertation in International Marketing.

The topic is "training holidays for triathletes" and your input (triathletes only please!) will be of great value to her!


Cancer Fighter 5K In Bowring Park Nov 5

The Canadian Cancer Society and the Running Room are teaming up to bring you the first ever Cancer Fighter 5K race starting 10am on Saturday November 5 in Bowring Park.

With a superhero theme, the route is out and back route through Bowring Park on a mix of pavement and trail. All proceeds support activities of the Canadian Cancer Society including Daffodil Place. Exercise is Medicine Canada will be on site as well to discuss the benefits of exercise for cancer prevention and management.

CLICK HERE to register and/or donate.

Monday, October 24, 2016

50 Years Of Exercise Training Science: Public Lecture

Dr. David Behm will deliver a public lecture "50 Years of Exercise Training Science: What's Old What's New? What's True?" tomorrow Tuesday October 25 starting 7pm at MUN Phys Ed Room #2001.

This series is sponsored by the Joyce (Noel) O’Doherty Integrated Health and Wellness Fund in Human Kinetics & Recreation.

For more info contact Sandy Woolfrey-Fahey 709-864-2902.

Thursday, October 20, 2016

$5000 RBC Grant To Avalon Nordic

The Avalon Nordic Ski Club has received a $5000 grant from the RBC Learn To Play Project. The funds will be directed towards equipment for children, coach development, and a community ski clinic.

CLICK HERE for the full story.

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

MUN Men 3rd In Point Pleasant

The Memorial Mens team, posing here with the ladies, placed 3rd at last weekend's cross country meet hosted by Dalhousie and St. Mary's in Point Pleasant Park, Halifax.

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Keith Day Receives Ian Ash Award

Keith Day of New World Running Club is the recipient of the 2016 Ian Ash Memorial Award, having "given selflessly to the sport of running and through it to the community at large, as did Ian".

Keith (pictured 2nd from left) received his award from (l-r) prior winner Art Meaney, selection committee chair John Ryan and committee member Peter Browne at the Cape To Cabot reception on Sunday.

Congratulations Keith and thank you for your service and dedication to our community!

Thanks Spartan Fitness for the picture.