Tuesday, October 06, 2015

Turkey Tea 10K This Sunday

Registration closes Thursday evening for this Sunday's Turkey Tea 10k road race.

Race kit pickup is race morning at the finish line on Park Place, and there will be NO IN-PERSON REGISTRATION.

CLICK HERE to register online now.

Monday, October 05, 2015

Ian Ash Memorial Award 2015: Accepting Nominations

The annual Ian Ash Memorial Award for 2015 will be presented by the Autism Society in conjunction with Athletics NorthEAST at the reception for the Cape to Cabot 20k on October 18.

This award is "presented to an individual who has given selflessly to the sport of running and through it to the community at large - as did Ian".

If you would like to nominate someone please submit their name and a brief resume to john.ryan@mi.mun.ca by October 11. A committee consisting of Peter Browne, Joe Dunford, Ed Durnford, Bill Pomeroy and Chair John Ryan will choose the winner.

Past winners are Bill Pomeroy, Glenn Smith, Art Meaney, Steve DelaneyDan Penney and Ben Dunne.

Sunday, October 04, 2015

Niagara Barrelman 70.3

Congratulations to 3 very active NLRunners on their performances at the Sep 20 Niagara Barrelman 70.3 (1.9k swim / 90k bike / 21.1k run) in Niagara Falls.

Yvonne Martin crossed in 6:10:07 with Janet Furey not far behind in 6:23:44. In the bike/run event Karen Mearow had 1st place age category win in 6:15:07. PBs all around!

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Fast Eddy Canada

Fast Eddy is running across Canada both ways to raise awareness and funds for the Alzheimer’s Society and the Breast Cancer Foundation.

This afternoon (Wednesday Sep 30) he will be at the Cape Spear lighthouse and would love some company!

And this Friday Oct 2 the Fast Eddy 24-Hour Community Run will start 11:30am with a full day of running around Quidi Vidi Lake. Check in at the top of the pond across from Dominion ... run a lap, make a donation, make a difference!

Visit fasteddycanada.com for info and donations.

Sunday, September 27, 2015

Huffin' Puffin Results

Some 900 runners and 200 volunteers enjoyed a cool, crisp and dry (mostly) day in Bowring Park, downtown, and around Quidi Vidi Lake for Sunday's Huffin Puffin Marathon, Half Marathon and Marathon Team Relay!

Here are the podium winners, and all results are now posted to huffinpuffinmarathon.com.

Full Marathon (Male):

  • 1st - Ian Royle 2:48:54
  • 2nd - Andrew Burgess 2:57:30
  • 3rd - Rudy Reidlsperger 2:58:03

Full Marathon (Female)

  • 1st - Caroline McIlroy 2:52:52
  • 2nd - Alison Walsh 3:09:36
  • 3rd - Holly Foley 3:32:15

Half Marathon (Male)

  • 1st - Trevor Trahey 1:18:42
  • 2nd - Edward Durnford 1:18:54
  • 3rd - Sheldon Marsh 1:20:42

Half Marathon (Female)

  • 1st - Anne Johnston 1:22:03
  • 2nd - Jennifer Barron 1:31:07
  • 3rd - Susan Martyn 1:33:55

Marathon Team Relay

  • 1st - MUN P&P (Colin Fewer / Connor Bolton / Matthew Power / Art Meaney) 2:42:11
  • 2nd - CAF Alpha Team (Matthew Toner Sylvian / Robert Fish / Amanda Bailey / Tony Poole) 3:08:10
  • 3rd - PRC Procrastinators (Todd Ralph / Craig Pike / Keeley Cox / Kiley Dominie) 3:09:39
Photo credit Patrick McIlroy

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Keeley Cox Makes Strong Half Marathon Debut

15-year-old Keeley Cox from the Paradise Running Club had an excellent 21.1k race debut at the Montreal Half Marathon last weekend, finishing 1st in her 15-17 age group. Her time of 1:39:13 was good for 97th place out of 8292 female runners!

Some other NLRunners in Montreal for the half were Chris Cox and Andrew Power, and for the full Colleen Ryan, Sandie Sparkes Cook and Erin McGowan.

If you were there let us know in the comments below!

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Huffin' Puffin This Weekend

The Huffin' Puffin Marathon, Half Marathon, and Marathon Team Relay is set for this Sunday September 27 starting 7am by the Bungalow in Bowring Park. The record field is approaching 900 runners with online registration remaining open until 11:59pm Thursday evening.



The scenic new course (2 loops for relay and full marathon) starts and finishes in Bowring Park, taking in downtown St. John's and Quidi Vidi Lake.

If you are not participating this year the organizers would welcome you as a volunteer for one of the some 200 volunteer positions!