Monday, April 25, 2016

Doot James Joins The Club (6 Majors)!

Congratulations to Rosemarie "Doot" James (left) and Yvonne "never take a day off" Martin on completing the London Marathon this past weekend. Doot is now a "6 star finisher" having completed all 6 of the world major marathons (Boston, New York, Chicago, Berlin, London & Tokyo).

Doot joins fellow NLRunners Ian Royle and Paul Lahey on THIS EXCLUSIVE LIST, and Yvonne with 5 of the 6 done, plans to add her name next year by running Tokyo.


Sunday, April 24, 2016

Mundy Pond 5K Results & Pictures


With what is now the largest 5K field in Newfoundland & Labrador history, Sunday morning's Nautilus Mundy Pond 5K saw 469 runners cross the finish line! It was a shorts and singlet kind of morning with temperatures broaching 10 degrees, plenty of sunshine, and NO WIND!

David Freake got the win in 15 minutes 37 seconds followed by Matthew Power in 16:38 and Charlie Kourvelas in 16:43. Right on Charlie's heels was Mark Greene also clocking 16:43 but settling for 4th place.

For the ladies it was a victory for Anne Johnston in 17:23 with Caroline McIlroy second in 18:02 and Karen Stacey third in 18:39.

CLICK HERE for the results, and CLICK HERE for hundreds of pictures compliments of Larry Penney.

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Shining Sun Run Results For Brockerville, Fewer & Snow

At least 3 NLRunners took part in last weekend's Sun Run in Vancouver BC, and all 3 had shining results!

Ryan Brockerville (pictured with Colin) was 14th in 30:32, Colin Fewer finished 17th in 31:06), and Nick Snow came in 78th in 34:45.

CLICK HERE for results for the total field of 41,186 finishers.

NLRunners In Boston

Congratulations to all NLRunners that finished yesterday's Boston Marathon, and thanks to Paul Lahey for compiling the following list:

Boston Marathon Results NLRunners 2016

If we missed you please let us know in the comments below.

Friday, April 15, 2016

Tely 10 Training With Joe Ryan

Joe Ryan, a former Tely winner, veteran distance runner and experienced clinic instructor is offering a 12-week training program for both Beginners and Intermediate/Advanced runners to prepare you both physically and mentally for the challenge of running the Tely 10.

Learn about motivation, balancing training and recovery, confidence building techniques, relaxation while running and much more. Both groups will start the week of May 2.

For further info e-mail josryan@nl.rogers.com.

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Mundy Pond 5K Offers Saturday Kit Pick-up

With a surge in registration to more than 400 runners, organizers have added a Saturday race bib pick-up session for next weekend's Mundy Pond 5K.

All participants are encouraged to pick up their race bibs at Biped Sports 687 Water Street Saturday April 23 any time between noon and 4pm. Note that Biped recently moved to this new location at the bottom of Sudbury Street, next to Campbell Ship Supplies.

Race starts 9am sharp Sunday April 24 and if you get your bib on Saturday there's no need to check in on race morning ... simply show up at the start line by the Mews Center Sunday morning shortly before 9am.

If you are unable to pick up your bib on Saturday (or have someone pick it up for you!) you will be able to pick it up race morning from 7:30am-8:30am at St. Teresa's Parish Hall on Mundy Pond Road.

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Pasadena All-Terrain 5K April 24

The Pasadena Ski & Nature Park presents an All-Terrain 5K including a 1K Kids Run on Sunday April 24. Enjoy a scenic run on trails through this beautiful park in our western region. May or may not include snow!

CLICK HERE for more information and registration.