Friday, March 27, 2015

Mundy Pond 5K Registration FREE For 16-19 Years Old

Registration for the April 26 Mundy Pond 5K is now open.

In an effort to encourage road race participation for the youth and junior categories, the organizing Nautilus Running Club is waiving the registration fee and offering participation free of charge to anyone age 16-19 years old (as of December 31 2015). NLAA annual membership or a 1-day event permit will still be required of all participants.

CLICK HERE to register now. For anyone in the 16-19 year age group a special registration link will be provided by emailing admin@nautilusrunning.com the race fee will be automatically reduced to $0 in the registration process.

Friday, March 20, 2015

Miquelon 25K June 20

This year's edition of the Miquelon 25K is set for Saturday June 20.

The OFFICIAL RACE SITE is in french only however we have posted some general information and helpful links to miquelon25k.nlrunning.com.

If you haven't yet made the trip to do this race be sure to add it to your bucket list as it will be one of your more memorable races for sure!

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Mylan Relay For Hope

If you're looking for some long distance running this spring, have some time on your hands, and want to be part of a huge national event, check out the Mylan Relay For Hope.

Run starts in St. John's in April heading across the country raising funds and awareness for people living with HIV/AIDS.


Brockerville & Noseworthy Fast In Vancouver

In the BMO St. Patrick's Day 5K in Vancouver on Saturday, Ryan Brockerville of Marystown ran a sizzling 15:09 for sixth place overall in a very strong field. Matt Noseworthy of St. John's was 19th overall in a fast 15:39.

Results are HERE, and CLICK HERE for a post-race interview with Ryan.

Thanks Gerard Griffin for the story.

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Another Half For Younghusband

Congratulations to Lynda Younghusband on the completion of yet another another half!

Lynda placed 1st in her age group out of 11 at the Sarasota Half Marathon in Florida this past weekend.

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Season Opener In Just 4 Weeks

The first road race of the season is just 4 weeks away! The Flat Out 5K is set for Sunday April 12 starting 8am near Boston Pizza on Stavanger Drive. This fast, flat course will provide a great start to your 2015 racing season.

CLICK HERE to register now.

Friday, March 06, 2015

Paddy’s Day Weekend 5K Snowshoe Challenge

The Outfitters St. Paddy’s Weekend 5K Snowshoe Challenge is organized by outdoor and running enthusiasts as a way to embrace winter and keep active. The Challenge is designed for competitive and recreational snowshoers alike.

Utilizing the Three Pond Barrens area of upper Pippy Park, participants will set out on snowshoes through a marked course of 5km through the unique and scenic wooded area. The Snowshoe Challenge begins at noon on Saturday March 14th with an alternate day being Sunday March 15th.

Pre-registration on-line is open until March 12th and the cost is $10. On-site registration will take place on race day from 11:00am until 11:30am. Participants are asked to please arrive 20-30 minutes in advance of the race start time.

The meeting point for the race start is at the end of Allandale Road where the snowshoe and ski trails begin. Participants are asked to park in the parking lot just a short distance before you reach the gate (near the tin sheds) and to car pool wherever possible. The course will be marked and participants are asked to bring water and dress appropriately. Race kits will be available for pick up at The Outfitters at 220 Water Street on Friday March 13th from 10am to 9pm.

For more information and registration please go to theoutfitters.nf.ca.