With less than three weeks to go until race day, cyclists and runners get together to test equipment, check the course and swap prep stories on how to conquer this mid-winter ultra marathon.
In the midst of a Winnipeg heat wave, runners gathered again this weekend for yet another evening of winter fun — a scenic race along Winnipeg’s groomed footpaths.
Athletes choose how they will complete their respective distances: run, ski or bike but any choice will not grant them reprieve from the punishment they will endure in this Wisconsin race.
Racers from around the world will gather in a frozen winter landscape to bike or run 130 km in unforgiving weather for a celebration of human resilience, community spirit and fun.
The upcoming 2014 Winter Olympics in Russia are being compared to the summer games in Berlin in 1936, when Adolf Hitler refused to shake the hand of African American sprinter Jesse Owens.
While the weather may seem frightful for some, others see being out in the woods on a beautiful winter day as a treat. There is such a peace about the trail and one never knows what one will see.
The Fat Ass Full Frosty Beaver Moon Half Marathon is not just a chance to test one’s endurance. It’s also an opportunity to be a part of a community, which for some, can be a life saver.
It was a shameless bit of hype for a movie, disguised as comic relief, and it really wasn’t all that funny. What was most disturbing was how the media fell right in with it.
The world of televised sports was hit by an earthquake last week when Rogers inked an exclusive hockey broadcast deal that may spell the end of Canada’s public broadcaster – the CBC.
This year’s Grey Cup is the 101st staging of this annual event, but until 1948 it was not much more than a football game on a Saturday afternoon. Now, it’s our country’s biggest prime time party.