Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Churchill Wins Corner Brook Downtown Dash

It was Lee Churchill for the victory in 16:38, just 1 second ahead of Peter Bazeley, at last week's Corner Brook 5K BMO Downtown Dash. Third place went to Jon Allan in 17:37.

First place female was Alison Coleman in 22:02 followed by Terra Lynn Hynes in 22:35 and Megan Colbourne in 22:44.

CLICK HERE for results.

Photo from the Western Star article and copyright Geraldine Brophy

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Kelda Farrell Fundraiser Surpasses Goal: Keep Going!

There has been an excellent community response to the ongoing fundraiser assisting Kelda Farrell with the purchase of a Stim Bike to aid in her recovery. The initial goal of $25,000 has been met but rest assured there is plenty of need and use for additional funds!

If you haven't given yet please CLICK HERE to make a donation.

Tely 10 Race Kit Assembly Wednesday Evening

Thanks to the dozens of volunteers that have signed up to help out with the Tely 10 race kit assembly tomorrow (Wednesday) from 7:15pm - 9:15pm.

Could always use a few more hands so if you are available CLICK HERE to add your name to the list and we'll see you at the St.John's Curling Club on Mayor Avenue 7:15pm Wednesday evening.

Note this session is for ASSEMBLY ONLY ... race kits can't be picked up at this time. See our previous post for race kit pick-up times.

Monday, July 21, 2014

33 Telys In 70 Years For Art Meaney

Art Meaney, 1979 Tely Champ and holder of three age group records on the course, will be joined by sons Jim, Paul, Richard and daughter in law Megan at this Sunday's Tely 10. All are helping to celebrate Art's 70th birthday as he competes in his 33rd Tely with hopes to surpass Chris Jermyn's 70-74 age group record of 69:47.

If you haven't signed up yet note that registration closes TODAY so CLICK HERE for your last chance to register! There is NO IN-PERSON REGISTRATION.

Race kit pickup is at the St.John's Curling Club (Mayor Avenue) at the following times:
  • Thursday 7pm-8:30pm
  • Friday 11am-2pm and 4pm-7pm
  • Saturday 2pm-5pm

Carved By The Sea Results & Pictures

Mark Hayward was the overall winner at Sunday's Carved By The Sea 10k in Bay Roberts, crossing the line in 36 minutes 24 seconds. Next was Ian Crane in 39:56 and Guillaume Dauphin in 40:22.

First place female was Anna Montgomery in 44:11, then Katie Saunders in 47:46 and Christiane Martin in 48:45.

CLICK HERE for results of all 85 finishers and HERE for a ton of pictures compliments of Yvonne Day.

Friday, July 18, 2014

St.John's Triathlon Sunday August 10

The St.John's Triathlon is just around the corner set for Sunday August 10 at the Rotary Park Sunshine Camp on Thorburn Road. Registration is open until August 1 but don't wait ... CLICK HERE to register now.

ANE will be providing chip timing for this event and last night held a test event on the course with a couple dozen triathletes completing one forth of the course or a Farthing Triathlon. Results are HERE.

This year's event is supporting KidSport so if you're participating be sure to GET SOME SPONSORS, and if you're on the sidelines be sure to SPONSOR A PARTICIPANT. Just visit TRI FOR THE KIDS to sign up or donate.

Mews 8K Photos

They can't get much better but Paul Lahey's race photo albums sure are getting bigger!

CLICK HERE for hundreds of Mews 8K pictures.