Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Ben Dunne Receives Ian Ash Memorial Award

The winner of the Ian Ash Memorial Award for 2014 is the legendary Ben Dunne.

Ben (pictured left) accepted the award from Chair John Ryan at the reception for the Cape to Cabot on Sunday. Art Meaney described Ben as “one of those talented runners from the Southern Shore.”

Ben is the leading force behind the Turkey Tea Timex 10k road race and has been involved in running and countless other sporting activities for the past fifty years.

Monday, October 20, 2014

Running Against The Wind: Cape To Cabot 2014

Officially 358 runners conquered Sunday's Cape To Cabot 20k. CLICK HERE for all results.

Joe Ryan was among the finishers and has put together a very enjoyable race report which you can read HERE.

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Bazeley & McIlroy Win Cape To Cabot

The rain and wind didn't stop hundred's from starting this morning's Cape To Cabot 20k at Cape Spear a few minutes past 8am.

Peter Bazeley was first to cover the 20 kilometers, crossing the finish line at Cabot Tower in an unofficial time of 1:18:28. And not far behind was first place female Caroline McIlroy.

Full results will be posted shortly after the last runner finishes.

Photo credit to Heather Barrett.

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Arthritis Society Jingle Bell 5K Nov 16

The Arthritis Society of Newfoundland and Labrador presents the annual Jingle Bell Walk and Run on Sunday November 16 at Bowring Park. There is also an event on Sunday November 30 in St.Alban's.

The Jingle Bell is a festive, family-friendly, fun-filled event for all ages, raising awareness and funds for arthritis research and care. This year all funds go to the Newfoundland and Labrador Childhood Arthritis Program.

Participants often come dressed in creative costumes or holiday sweaters, and will be given bells for their 1k walk or 5k run, enjoying holiday music and maybe even some carollers along the route!

CLICK HERE for more information and registration.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Cape To Cabot Speaker Series This Saturday

The 3rd annual Cape to Cabot Speaker Series takes place this Saturday October 18 from 2pm-4:30pm at MacDonald Drive Junior High.

There is no charge and you could win a $100 gift certificate donated by LeGros and Motti. Here's the lineup:

  • 2pm Art Meaney: former Tely 10 champ speaking on proper running form and running while aging;
  • 2:30pm Nancy Winchester: having run 42 marathons Nancy will give a talk entitled "How Far Was That Marathon? Stories of training, motivation, and managing nerves and non-running friends over 1100.4 miles in convenient 26.2 mile increments";
  • 3pm Derrick Roul: diagnosed with leukaemia in 2012, Derrick will speak on the importance of family, friends and running buddies in his fight to be cancer free and get back on his running feet;
  • 3:30pm Keith Butler and John Grant: a formidable racing team with Keith pushing John in a custom-made racing chair. Their talk will focus on the 2014 Boston marathon, the logistics of getting to the start line, the challenge of pushing a 200-plus-pound chair with virtually no training and the thrill of running alongside Team Hoyt in their final Boston Marathon.
  • 4pm: Panel Discussion with Caroline McIlroy, ultra-marathoner who recently ran 190 km of the East Coast Trail in 30 hours, Patrick Dalton who has transformed himself from an overweight smoker into a lean mean IronMan who competes nationally against world-class triathletes, and Florence Barron, a 76-year-old two-time Tely 10 record holder.

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Chicago Marathon Results

There were a few NL Runners among the finishers at Sunday's Chicago Marathon:

  • Jamie Lamond 2:50:47
  • Michael Jong 3:16:56
  • Scott Belbin 4:07:36
  • Jerry Dunphy 4:09:15
  • Jody Murphy 4:25:25
  • Tina Belbin 4:57:55
  • Karyn O'Reilly 5:11:49
If we missed you or someone you know please let us know in the comments or by email to admin@nlrunning.com.

Sunday, October 12, 2014

Turkey Tea 10K Results

148 runners braved the heavy rain to finish this morning's Turkey Tea 10K. David Freake was first male in 32:46 with Julia Kawamoto first female in 35:24.

CLICK HERE for the results.