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The Shakeout Podcast: The Rundown for the week in review of February 10

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.

RELATED: Megan Brown shares her story about what happened at Guelph

 

photo credit: Sean Burges / Mundo Sports Images
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[06:07] The Vancouver First Half-Marathon and the Mesa Half-Marathon saw speedy performances by our Canucks.

RELATED: De Jong and Lee take home wins at Vancouver’s First Half half-marathon

[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.

RELATED: Gabriela DeBues-Stafford sets two national records in one race

Photo: Gabriela Stafford. Instagram.

[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.

RELATED: Ailsa MacDonald dominates at Tarawera 100-mile

Ailsa after setting the course record at Pemberton 50K

 

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