Thursday, November 26, 2015

Canadian Cross Country Championship This Weekend

Eight time Tely 10 winner and past member of Canada's World Cross Country Team, Colin Fewer will be competing at this weekend's Canadian Cross Country Championship in Kingston Ontario.

David Freake and 2 former Memorial Seahawks cross country athletes, rookies Jon Lodge and Amanda Wilkins will join the veteran Fewer in Kingston. All have been training hard for the most competitive Canadian race of the year that will have Canadian Olympians and Commonwealth Games Athletes in the field.

Submitted by Art Meaney

Monday, November 23, 2015

Heidi For Haiti

A HUGE congratulations to 14-year-old Heidi Perry who ran 38 loops in Steady Brook yesterday completing a marathon and raising money for Haiti earthquake victims.

Heidi (pictured in all black) has been doing an annual fundraising run every year since 2010, an amazing accomplishment and for such a great cause!

It's also never too late to donate! If you can help Heidi out with a contribution drop an email to

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Freake & Montgomery Win Remembrance Day 11K

David Freake won Wednesday's Remembrance Day 11K hosted by the New World Running Club, completing the trail course in 37:29. Anna Montgomery was first place female in 47:36.

CLICK HERE for the results of all 128 participants.

CLICK HERE for pictures.

Four More Qualifying Marathon Finishes

Last weekend four more NLRunners completed marathons and qualified for Boston!

At the New York Marathon it was Tammy Brenton (first marathon) in 3:43:57, Judy Sheppard in 4:18:08 and Linda Hensman in 4:19:08.

And at the Hamilton Road to Hope Marathon Irene Barry (pictured) ran 4:20:38.

Saturday, November 07, 2015

New York Debut For Darren Scott

NLRunner Darren Scott made his 42.2k debut last week at the New York Marathon running 4:37:05.

Darren has run many local races over the years and now has his sights set on the 2016 Huffin Puffin Marathon!

If you or someone you know also ran this year's New York Marathon let us know in the comments below.

Monday, November 02, 2015

Seahawks 3rd & 4th At AUS Championships

Memorial Seahawks Men's Cross Country team led by Matt Power and Connor Bolton gave a strong performance at the AUS XC Championship in Fredericton last weekend winning the Team Bronze behind SFX and Dalhousie. Seamus Boyd Porter, Zach Putt, Mike Scott, Dan Conway and Kyle McLeod were also instrumental in the team's success.

The Women's team had their best result in several years finishing 4th of eight teams and missing a Bronze by only five points. Emily Hickey, Jenny Brace, Victoria Healey, Jade Roberts, Anna Montgomery and Evangeline Fletcher represented the Seahawks.

Photo from Biped Facebook page

McIlroys Win ECT 50K Ultra

The East Coast Trail 50k Ultra ran Saturday with more than 80 runners tackling the rugged, scenic trails from Pouch Cove to Quidi Vidi. Mother and son Caroline and Patrick McIlroy were the overall winners with Patrick snagging first place and setting a course record and a personal best!

Here are the podium finishers:

  1. Patrick McIlroy 4:36:48
  2. Mark Dillon 5:29:48
  3. Colin Taylor 6:00:07
  1. Caroline McIlroy 5:17:07
  2. Amanda McIntosh 7:21:46
  3. Dwanda Newman 7:28:37
  1. Avalon Nordic (Jeff Cameron, Walter Fergerson O'Brien, Noah Taylor): 4:49:27
  2. Ringers (Will Fitzgerald, Garry Monaghan, Alison Walsh): 4:56:09
  3. I though this said 5k? (Greg Greening, Richard Spencer, Jason Guy) 4:56:50
CLICK HERE for all results.

Photo credit Larry Penney