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Life Story: Terry McKinty (1946-2016): ‘The Terry Effect’ worked its magic on amateur sport

Terrence McKinty

Born: May 14, 1946 in Sudbury, Ont.

Died: Feb. 23, 2016 in Ottawa

By Christine McKinty

Terry McKinty, who died in Ottawa on Feb. 928 more words

Life Story

Too stubborn to quit - Ottawa Marathon Race Recap 2016

I think I was a little too enthusiastic when I was signing up for races this year. It’s June and I’ve run 10 races so far. 3,587 more words


Musical Memories

About the third song this past Friday night it hit me. Living in Montreal, at the end of the 1960s and during the early 1970s I had the opportunity to experience an explosion of creative musical culture that may have been unprecedented. 293 more words


Moroccan man, Kenyan woman survive heat to win 10K Ottawa Race Weekend titles

Five kilometres into the Ottawa 10K, Peres Jepchirchir knew she was going to win.

What she didn’t know was that she would barely complete the race at all. 653 more words

Local Sports

Race Weekend volunteers go Extra Mile to support runners

If you are competing in the half or full marathon this weekend and find you are running out of steam a few kilometres before the finish line, there will be a special group on hand to support you through the struggle. 388 more words

Local News

'You have cancer': Three words that got Jim Willett running, and three more that keep him out there

Three small but devastating words sent Jim Willett off on a journey across deserts and plains, through mountains and forests, to some of the most stunning, and at times inhospitable, places on five continents. 868 more words

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Learning To Run... Again

It’ll be six years next month that I first met a goal I never thought I’d accomplish.  It’ll be six years next month since I ran my first 10k marathon. 611 more words