Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Ales For Trails In Port Rexton Nov 4

Explore the Discovery Trail on the Bonavista Peninsula this fall with the Ales For Trails 8K run or 12k walk on November 4 starting and finishing at the Port Rexton Brewery. Your $70 fee includes lunch, dinner at the Fishers Loft, t-shirt, and a couple of beers!

Visit hikediscovery.com for more information and registration.


Thursday, June 22, 2017

USR Pictures & Results


Our long-time photo contributor Paul Lahey has resurfaced with some exceptional pictures from the recent Uniformed Services Races. Click the following links to view:

Mark Green was the 10K winner in 34:25 followed by Peter Power (35:33) and Trevor Trahey (38:09). For the ladies in the 10K it was Jennifer Barron in 1st place (39:44) then Amanda Wilkins (40:11) and Shantel Lockyer (40:45).

Ian Royle won the Half Marathon in 1:16:16 followed by Peter Bazeley (1:16:55) and Jason Guy (1:20:21). For the ladies it was Jennifer Murrin in 1:23:25, Alison Walsh (1:30:12) and Melanie van Soeren (1:33:49).

The event also featured a Half Marathon Relay with "MUN XC" (Michael Scott, Zach Putt & Seamus Boyd-Porter) winning in 1:16:19. 2nd place was "Ginger Sandwich" (Levi Moulton, Evan Knight & Eric Knight) in 1:18:45, and 3rd went to "Newman Sound Runners" (Tom Dunne, Adrian Smith & Keith Matthews) in 1:29:29.

CLICK HERE for all results.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Oceanview Provincial 5K Registration Open

The traditional downtown Provincial 5K (usually held in September) has be rebranded the Oceanview Provincial 5K and has moved up on the calendar now scheduled for Sunday August 20.

The course remains the same fast, flat out-and-back along Water Street from Temperance to Patrick return.

CLICK HERE to sign up now.


Saturday, June 17, 2017

Carbonear Sprint Triathlon July 16

Registration is now open for the July 16 Carbonear Sprint Triathlon.

If you've never done a tri before then this is a GREAT place to start! The point to point course starts with a 500m dip in the cool, shallow water of Freshwater Pond followed by a scenic 18k bike ride back through Carbonear, up the hill, back into Freshwater and through town again finishing by the pool in Carbonear. Then a 5k run out and back through the town and 1 lap on the track brings you across the finish line. Cap off the day with a tasty steak and salad dinner at the awards reception.

CLICK HERE to register now.

Friday, June 16, 2017

Run For Freedom June 24

The 8K Run for Freedom is Saturday June 24 in Riverhead St. Mary's Bay starting 10am at the Legion.

Pre-registration is Thursday June 22 from 6-8pm at Hydro Place on Columbus Drive in St. John's. Race is capped at 150 so don't miss pre-registration!

Event contact is Kevin Fagan kevinfagan60@hotmail.ca.