Running

Gearing up for the Distance Series

This summer marks the 11th year of the Runners’ Choice London Distance Series. Hosted by the London Runner Distance Club, Athletics Ontario officials, and volunteers, these track meets feature middle and long-distance running events that…
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25 Years and Running Strong

This year, 2015, marks the 25th year that Runners’ Choice has been serving active individuals all over Southwestern Ontario. Over 25 years, there have been numerous and significant changes in footwear and apparel. Runners’ Choice…
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Why run on trails?

Many runners opt to run the same route over and over again, logging mile after mile in their neighborhood or in a loop of the park. While there’s something to be said for consistency, switching…
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Premier running event lives up to hype

The Forest City Road Races are Southwestern Ontario’s premier running event of the year, and the festivities certainly lived up to that reputation this year. On April 30, hundreds and hundreds of runners came out…
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Get ready to run!

On April 22, 2017 at the North Athletic Fields, MEC hosted RACE TWO. With 600 people participating, this was MEC’s biggest race in London! Distances included 5K/10K/15K Road and 6K/12K Trail. This has really become…
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Fun runs and races on tap

FREE Meetup Runs Trail Run Meetup (Sunday Mornings – 8:00am-9:00am) Meet us at Kains Woods for a casual trail run led by Coach Bill. This clinic is perfect for any level runner. We run 5-7.5k on…
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London is lacing up for the 35th year of the London Life Forest City Road Races

This year London Life Forest City Road Races are celebrating 35 years as the premiere running event in SW Ontario. All of the proceeds raised from the event goes to the Thames Valley Children’s Center….
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Late-blooming world champ called to Hall

June-Marie Provost, a former world champion race-walker, estimates that she’s walked nearly 247,000 kilometres during her 83 years on earth. Remarkably, she didn’t take up the sport of race-walking until she was 57 – after…
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New date, same great race!

For the past 48 years, London’s Springbank Park has been host to the Springbank Road Races. This fall, the event is moving its date by a couple of weeks to October 2. This year will…
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