Thursday, October 19, 2017

Daffodil Dash Bowring Park Nov 18

Join the fight and add a spring to your step with the Daffodil Dash in Bowring Park November 18. Check-in starts 8am with the 1k walk, 5k run and kid's mini dash starting 9am.

Put on your sunniest yellow outfit, grab your friends and be part of this fun, family-friendly event. Money raised through the Daffodil Dash helps the Canadian Cancer Society with research, prevention strategies, and the provision of information and support to people facing cancer.

CLICK HERE for more information and registration.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Papail Breaks 3 Hours In Chicago

Lord's Cove native Leo Papail ran the recent Chicago Marathon in 2 hours 50 minutes 40 seconds finishing in 373rd place out of 45,000 runners! He was also top ten Canadian finisher and set a personal best.

Turning to cross country events for the fall Leo had a 3rd place podium finish at a Toronto race and will compete in nationals in Kingston. His plans for next year include both the Berlin and New York marathons.

Sunday, October 15, 2017

Greene & McIlroy Win Cape To Cabot

It was the nicest weather in the race’s 11 year history with a record 447 finishers conquering the 20K trek from Cape Spear to Cabot Tower!

Mark Greene was the overall winner in Sunday’s Cape To Cabot finishing in 1 hour 16 minutes 23 seconds, followed by Seamus Boyd-Porter in 1:16:56 and Charlie Kourvelas in 1:21:23.

First among the females was legendary distance runner Caroline McIlroy in 1:27:08, then Alison Walsh in 1:29:36 and Janelle Simmons in 1:32:40.

CLICK HERE for the results.


Photo compliments of Larry’s Running Photos.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

ANE Trivia Night For R.E.A.L. Oct 22

ANE is holding another trivia night, this time as a fundraiser for the R.E.A.L. program.

Event is at Boston Pizza Stavanger Drive on Sunday October 22 starting 7pm sharp. Entry fee is $10 per person, collected at the door.

The format sees about 15 teams of 6 people given sets of questions, with prizes for the top team on each set as well as for the overall winning team. Answers are given on paper by the team as a group so no one individual or team will be put on the spot! Questions include audio and visual categories and cover a wide range of topics, not just running!

Contact Steve Delaney sdelaney@nfld.com to register and if you don't have a full team, no worries, you will be matched up with others to form a team.

Monday, October 09, 2017

Cape To Cabot Road Closures Sunday Oct 15

The Orangetheory Fitness Cape to Cabot 2017 20k road race is next Sunday October 15 from Cape Spear to Signal Hill. The following roads will be closed or partially closed to vehicle traffic for the event:
  • Blackhead Road at Warford Road to Cape Spear - closed both directions, 7:45-10am
  • Blackhead Road at Warford Road to Linegar Ave. - Northbound lane (downhill) closed, 7:45-10am
  • Southside Road at Leslie Street to 245 Southside Road - Single lane traffic. Running lanes on both sides marked with cones. Traffic controlled by radios at both ends. 8:45-10:15am
  • Water Street West at Leslie Street to Harbour Drive - Curb Lane Eastbound Closed, marked with cones, 8:45-10:30am
  • Exit Ramps, Pitts Memorial Drive to Water Street West - Closed, 8:45-10:30am
  • Harbour Drive at Water Street to Prescott Street - Eastbound Lane closed, 9-10:45am
  • Water Street East at Prescott Street to Hill O’Chips - Eastbound Lane closed, 9-10:45am
  • Water Street East at Hill O’Chips to Temperance Street - Eastbound Lane closed, 9-11am
  • Temperance Street Northbound (uphill) - Lane closed, 9-11am
  • Signal Hill Road at Battery Road to Cabot Ave. - Eastbound Lane (Uphill) Closed, Westbound Lane (Downhill) Closed from St. Joseph’s Lane to Battery Road, 9-11am
  • Access to Battery and Signal Hill Area: Local residents may access/leave Battery Road via Duckworth Street and Quidi Vidi Road, 9 - 11am
  • Below St. Joseph’s Lane on Signal Hill Road - Access Quidi Vidi Road by descending Signal Hill Road. All other descending traffic exits via St. Joseph’s Lane, 9-11am
  • Duckworth Street at Temperance Street - Local resident access to area controlled, 9-11am
Questions can be directed to Race Director Guy Beazley at info@capetocabot.com or 709-722-0184.