Preparing to run or cycle the Actif Epica 130 km race in mid-February, athletes check the course and prepare themselves for one of the toughest races they will ever compete in.
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.
One thing I do remember about Neil, he always managed to rub people like teachers and principals the wrong way. Nowadays, he is challenging politicians and oil executives, while shaking the rest of us out of our comfort zone.
In the city’s 2014 budget discussion, a property tax hike is proposed. Mayor Sam Katz defends the increase, saying taxpayers want better roads and will pay more to have them. This begs the question: what are we paying for now?
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.
Hey! We live in Canada and we have a long and frequently nasty winter. It very much defines who we are as Canadians, but the deep freeze reminded us that the definition is not the same everywhere.
A water main break in Winnipeg’s south Osborne neighbourhood brought gushing water and icy slush into the streets on Monday afternoon.
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.
You can recognize the hard work of the “earthie” in your life by nominating them for an Anne Lindsey Protecting Our Earth Award.
FortWhyte Alive was abuzz last week when a pine marten was spotted leaping through the tree tops, evading an alarmed mob of birds. It was the first sighting of a marten in the park’s 40-year history.