Tag: St. Catharines

Why I loved running the Boston Marathon in the wind, rain and freakin’ cold

How do you know a runner ‘crushed’ a marathon in the worst weather conditions imaginable? They tell you. I mean, who doesn’t love a good ‘Hi, I’m a runner and I ran a marathon’ story. I got one for the ages. Yep, I’m that runner. Last Monday (April 16) I ran in the 122nd Boston ...

Meanwhile in Merritton …

There were reports of a grown man dressed as a bunch of grapes running through the neighbourhood, with sightings on Glendale Avenue, Rockwood and the path along the Welland Canal. Yup, it was me. I’m preparing to set the Guinness World Record for fastest half marathon dressed as fruit at the Niagara Falls International Marathon ...

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St. Catharines is going to Rio

St. Catharines, ON and Niagara will have a rooting interest in the 5,000 m and 10,000 m track events at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games later on this summer. Today, Mohammed Ahmed was among the 65 athletes named to represent Team Canada in track and field. It will be the  25-year-old’s second Olympic Games — he ...

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Boston

My thoughts and heart go out tonight to the everyone involved in the Boston Marathon tragedy: the victims, their families and friends, the runners, spectators, organizers. emergency responders, everyone involved. I’m happy to hear everyone from the Niagara region who was running in Boston today is ok. My home club, the St. Catharines Road Runners ...

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Washing away the stink

Why do my running clothes always smell so bad? Even after I wash them, I mean. I put on a fresh tech shirt right out of the closet and I’m sometimes wondering if the darn thing made it into the wash since I ran in it last. Actually, last laundry day I couldn’t find two tech shirts I ...

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Here’s an update on some local races

Registration is now open for the Subaru Niagara Running Series. Race Kit Event Services, which organizes the local series, made the announcement on its new website for the series Jan. 9. The first race in the series, the 19th annual Grimsby Half Marathon and 3k, is scheduled for Feb. 24. Click here to register now.

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Sponsored!

That’s right, I somehow managed to find someone out there to give me a sponsorship. I am proud to say in 2013 I will be running under the Team Running Free colours, I hope to make them as proud to have me as I am to be a part of the team.

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