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The Ottawa Marathon...is it too hot to run?

When I first heard the Scotiabank Ottawa marathon officials were threatening to cancel the race because of a heat advisory I laughed. I’d still be laughing except that the thought of this irresponsible, if not, ridiculous decision to announce they are considering cancelling the race is too irritating. 345 more words


Trio to Rio: sisters to compete in Olympic Marathon


Leila, Liina and Lily Luik from Estonia will make history as the first identical triplets to compete against each other at the Olympic games in Rio this summer. 25 more words

Race Weekend: Marathoners racing to meet Rio qualifying times in Ottawa

The heat will be on 23 elite athletes in the Scotiabank Ottawa Marathon on Sunday morning.

Besides the unseasonably warm, humid conditions expected to settle in on the region this weekend, those 15 men and eight women are attempting to meet respective national qualifying standards for the marathon races in the Rio Summer Olympic Games in August. 771 more words

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First Workout Back!

So I’ve only been back at running for a little less than a week now, granted I didn’t really take that much time off. However, I’m kind of ambitious when it comes to training so I wanted to get some sort of workout in this week to allow my legs to “snap” back into it. 371 more words


Plus One

We’re officially halfway through our marathon qualifiers! No racing for us today; instead we fulfilled our +1 piece of the 9+1 program by volunteering at the UAE Healthy Kidney 10K. 150 more words


Friday Finds - 27th May

Friday Finds is a regular feature in which I collate and share interesting articles and posts on running/health/fitness which I’ve read recently. Some might be inspiring, some might be scientific, some might provoke debate. 600 more words


Zetus lapetus! Disney Channel to air epic movie marathon of childhood classics

Dear Disney Channel lovers,

Prepare some homemade popcorn and dig out your favorite pair of sweats, because a Disney Channel Original Movie marathon is coming soon to a TV near you. 700 more words