This week we start by paying tribute to Megan Brown in light of the recent Globe and Mail article detailing the years of abuse she suffered in Guelph. Megan and the others who came froward in the article demonstrated great bravery, and we thank them.
Members of the athletics community are reminded that they can reach out to the Athletics Canada independent Commissioner’s Office, a third-party Safe Sport mechanism, to file complaints. Access the form HERE.
[06:07] The Vancouver First Half-Marathon and the Mesa Half-Marathon saw speedy performances by our Canucks.
— First Half (@VanFirstHalf) February 10, 2020
[12:22] Gabriela DeBues-Stafford smashed not one, but TWO Canadian records over the weekend. She ran a 1500m record en route to a 1 mile record at The Millrose Games. The meet also saw brilliant results by a number of Canadians, including 3000m victor Justyn Knight.
[18:15] On the trails Ailsa MacDonald won New Zealand’s Tarawera 100-mile ultra, more than 4 hours ahead of the next female finisher.