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    Triathletes taking over Toronto Freeway

    Posted: Feb 25, 2012 In: News With: 2 comments

    Well depending on your point of view the news of the inaugural Toronto Triathlon Festival will come to some as great news and others as yet more inconvience. One of Canada’s top triathletes, Simon Whitfield launched the July 22nd event this past Wednesday. Simon will himself be in the 1,000 strong field. To Toronto and […] Read More »
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    Female Master sets 5 indoor World Records at the one meet!

    Posted: Feb 22, 2012 In: News With: 3 comments

    One world record is impressive, two is awesome but five takes some doing! Well that’s what Christa Bortignon achieved at an athletics meet last weekend. Plus she narrowly missed another and was planning to go for the pole vault record but missed her attempt because had to run her relay leg in the 4x200m relay […] Read More »
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    What’s better? Running 5K or walking 5K?

    Posted: Feb 9, 2012 In: News With: 2 comments

    The answer is obvious, no? Well as you have probably guessed by now I wouldn’t be asking the question if it was. Yet another sports exercise study (don’t scientists have anything else to do?) has concluded that during the first 20 mins of a 5K run you are burning mostly sugars and protein but during […] Read More »
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    7 marathons in 7 continents

    Posted: Feb 2, 2012 In: News With: 2 comments

    Okay seven marathons in seven continents sounds pretty impressive but maybe not overly impressive. But if you were to add…..’in under 5 days’…..now that is impressive! Ultra runner Richard Donovan from Galway, Ireland has just completed the first of the 7 marathons and aims to complete his last marathon in Sydney, Australia on the 6th […] Read More »