Tag: canadian death race
Edmonton runner Alissa St Laurent became the first woman to win the Canadian Death Race over the weekend, finishing nearly an hour and a half ahead of the next finisher and almost three hours […]
August 4th, 2015 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »
German broadcaster makes allegations of rampant athletics doping German broadcaster ARD and The Sunday Times aired a documentary claiming there has been rampant doping in the world of athletics, based on test results ranging back […]
After several weeks featuring fewer events, the racing calendar is starting to fill up. This week features several trail and road races including one of Canada’s most challenging ultras and most unique 10Ks. Saturday August […]
September 29th, 2013 by Bob Nicol | Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments »
It’s hard to describe the exhilaration of getting ready for an event like the Canadian Death Race. After running two legs of the relay in 2012, I knew I wanted to do it solo in 2013. It was […]
I had always been into barefooting as a way to develop strong blister-free feet and generally strengthen the legs, but as I experimented with barefoot running, I began to think that there was more to running injury free than simply losing the shoes. Together with Amy Barnett, who handled strength and conditioning for Adrenaline Rush Athletics in Calgary we designed a study to test the role core strength played in maintaining a natural running gait and preventing breakdown and injury over distance.