Friday, August 17, 2018

Heart & Sole 3K/5K Fun Run Sep 9

fasd NL is marking International Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Day on September 9 with the 3rd annual Heart & Sole 3k/5k Walk/Family Fun Run in Bowring Park.

Event begins 3pm by the Bungalow and the fee is just $12 for adults and $7 for children and seniors. Draw prizes and a BBQ will follow the event!

CLICK HERE for more info and registration.


Monday, August 13, 2018

Snow & Roberts Win Paradise Figure 8

Nick Snow was the overall winner at Sunday's Paradise Figure 8 completing the 8k trail race around Neil's Pond and Octagon Pond in 27 minutes 39 seconds. Miguel Pond was 2nd in 29:53 and Brian Caines was 3rd in 29:54.

Jade Roberts was 5th overall and won the ladies race in 31:17 followed by Catherine Rose-Jackman in 37:18 and Amanda Tippett in 38:27.

For race photos you can check out Facebook albums from Larry's Running Photos, NLAA, and Paradise Running Club,

CLICK HERE for the complete results for all 68 finishers.

Friday, August 10, 2018

Melissa Tobin Awarded Gerry Donovan Scholarship


Congratulations to Melissa Tobin who has been awarded the Gerry Donovan Memorial Scholarship for 2018.

The presentation took place following the Tely 10 on July 22 with Melissa’s family and members of the Nautilus Running Club in attendance. Again this year there was significant interest from students throughout the province for the scholarship which honours the accomplishments and memory of Gerry Donovan, a well-known builder, volunteer and triathlete who passed in January 2016.

Becky Sjare Memorial Track & Field Meet Aug 19

Becky Sjare coached Newfoundland and Labrador track and field athletes for many, many years, including several stints with TeamNL at the Canada Games. She unfortunately succumbed to cancer and passed away several years ago.

A meet in her honour, also serving as a fundraiser for the Young Adult Cancer Society, is planned for August 19 at the Pearlgate Track & Field Complex.

CLICK HERE to register now.

Paradise Sprint Triathlon August 26

The Paradise Tri is Sunday August 26 at Octagon Pond and this year's event will see a NEW ROUTE due to heavy construction in the area.

The swim is shifted to the inlet on the east corner of the pond covering a 750m wedge with transition up the trail at the Splash Pad. The bike is 3 loops throughout the industrial area above McNamara Drive for a total of 21.6k. And the run is a flat 5k on the trail around Octagon Pond.

CLICK HERE to register now!

As usual there is a huge need for volunteers so if you can help out please complete the brief VOLUNTEER SIGN-UP FORM.