Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Mount Pearl Mile Series June & July

Pearlgate Track and Field is hosting the Mount Pearl Mile, a series of 1-mile track races throughout June and July. Each race will be run 6pm Thursday evening, every second week starting June 4 and ending July 30 for a total of 5 races in the series.

This classic distance offers great training benefits for any race in your future, and the series will provide an excellent opportunity to get off the road and running on a nice springy surface for a change!

CLICK HERE for more information and registration.

Monday, May 25, 2015

3K For 3 Fathers Memorial Run

There will be a 3k walk/run in memory of the 3 police officers that were killed in the line of duty in Moncton on June 4, 2014.

3K For 3 Fathers will take place on June 21 starting 10am at Quidi Vidi Lake.

CLICK HERE for more information and registration.

ANE Mile Results

Dominic Loro set a new course record of 4 minutes 35 seconds at Sunday's ANE Mile road race, edging out second place Levi Moulton by just a fraction of a second, with Evan Knight close behind in 4:42 for third place.

First female finisher was Susan Martyn in 5:39 followed by Melanie Irvine in 5:46 and Jenny Brace in 5:47.

In the School Mile it was Emma Power from St. Kevin's (5:42), Hillary Furlong from Leary's Brook (6:08) and Juliette Hudson from Holy Family (6:54) in the female division. The male division top three were Matthew Davis (5:44), Alex Newhook (5:47) and Cameron Flynn (5:49, all from the Fieldian's U14.

CLICK HERE for full results.

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Uniformed Services Run June 14

The Uniformed Services Races including a 10k, Half Marathon, Half Marathon Relay, 1k Kids Run and 3k Family Run, will take place Sunday June 14 in Bowring Park.

The 10k and Half Marathon start 7:30am followed by the Family 3k at 10am and the Kids 1k at 10:45am. Details and registration for all events as well as information on the online auction for a $2000 LASIK MD surgery voucher can be found HERE.

Race Directors Tony Poole tony.poole@ge.com and Stew Hughes sth21793@gmail.com are seeking volunteers to assist with race organization and execution so if you're interested drop one or both of them an email.

Run For Freedom 8K Riverhead June 27

The annual 8k Run for Freedom in commemoration of the Battle of Beaumont Hamel is Saturday June 27 starting 10am at the Royal Canadian Legion in Riverhead St. Mary's Bay.

Pre-Registration is Thursday June 25 from 6-8pm at Hydro Place, Columbus Drive in St. John's. Participation is limited to 140 runners so be sure to pre-register to get your spot at the start line! Fee is $15 and race is chip-timed.

Check-in and chip pick-up is race morning from 8:15-9:15 at the Legion with reception to follow the race.

Forsey Third At Big 12

At the NCAA Big12 Conference track and field final in Iowa last week, Kippens native Jillian Forsey finished in an impressive third place in the 5000 metres in a time of 16 minutes 38.32 seconds.

The event was plagued by very high winds that strongly influenced performances. More than fifty runners from some of the strongest universities in the mid-west of America competed in the race.

Submitted by Ray Will

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Deer Lake 67 Needs Numbers!

Advance registrations are very low for the 2015 Deer Lake 67 and organizers are appealing to all those considering the event to SIGN UP NOW.

CLICK HERE for the latest blog post from organizer Lorne Reid emphasizing the need for more registrants in order for the race to proceed.

Earlybird registration remains open until May 31at a fee of only $67.