Sunday, February 14, 2016

Nautilus Offers Free 5K Races For Youth & Juniors

In an effort to encourage road race participation among younger runners, the Nautilus Running Club is offering free registration for youth and juniors ages 16-19 at both the April 24 Mundy Pond 5K and the August 28 Provincial 5K.

Participants must be 16-19 years old as of December 31 2016, and must be NLAA members or take a 1-day race permit. Registration for the Mundy Pond 5K opens February 24.

Saturday, February 13, 2016

Hypo Half Results & Pics

Kyle Macleod was the overall winner in a field of 264 finishers at last week's Hypothermic Half Marathon in 1 hour 24 minutes 8 seconds. Allison Hobeika was first female in 1:29:42.

CLICK HERE for the results and HERE for a few pictures.

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Gander Triathlon Set For August 14

The full-fledged Gander Triathlon is back on the calendar in 2016, set for Sunday August 14. There will also be a Kids of Steel event on Saturday August 13.

After an absence from the calendar in 2014, last year saw a single 15+ (adult) category run in conjunction with the KOS event, but it looks like this year will see the return of the regular adult sprint distance.

NLRunning will provide more details and a link to registration when available.

Thursday, February 04, 2016

Canada Games 2017 TeamNL Mission Staff

The Department of Seniors Wellness and Social Development is accepting applications for volunteer Mission Staff positions with Team Newfoundland and Labrador at the 2017 Canada Summer Games in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Rod Snow has been confirmed as Chef de Mission with Karen Sherriffs and Frank Humber taking Assistant Chef roles.

CLICK HERE to read the department's press release.

CLICK HERE for the application form.

CLICK HERE for the Canada Games sport list and schedule overview.

Applications are due by February 12, 2016.

Tuesday, February 02, 2016

Snow & Ice In Paradise 5K Feb 20

The Paradise Running Club is hosting the annual Snow and Ice in Paradise 5K Fun Run (or 2.5k walk) on Saturday February 20 starting 9am at the Double Ice Complex.

This year's event is a fundraiser for PRC member Diane Coffin who was recently diagnosed with cancer.

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Frosty's 5K Fun Run Valentines Day

As part of the Mount Pearl Frosty Festival, the New World Running Club presents Frosty's 5K Fun Run on Sunday February 14 starting 8am. Race starts and finishes by the Glacier, and includes age group medals and great prizes!

CLICK HERE for more information and online registration.

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Running & Triathlon Community Procession For Gerry Donovan

This week we mourn the loss of icon and hero Gerry Donovan who has succumbed to his battle with cancer. Visitation and funeral as per this OBITUARY NOTICE.

Members of Gerry's running and triathlon community are invited to be part of the procession into the church at the start of the funeral service at St.Pius X this Saturday. Group will convene in the church lobby between 12:30pm-12:45pm where the family will provide everyone with a flower, and then follow the family in procession up the aisle at the start of the service. Everyone places their flower by the urn at the front of the church and then takes a seat in reserved pews behind the family for the service.

If you knew Gerry, rubbed shoulders with him, competed with him, beat him or were beaten by him, and are attending the funeral, drop us an email at We will pass your name along to the family so a flower and a seat will be put aside for you.