The worlds team includes largely Canadian-developed distance athletes

September 9th, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

92 per cent of the women named to team Canada in long distance events got their start at Canadian universities


BackRoads London, a new running store with a hoppy twist

March 31st, 2017 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments »

Aaron Hendrikx and Emily Yungblut are the brains behind BackRoads London, a running and outdoors store set to open this summer in southern Ontario.


Opinion: An emotional farewell to a university running career

March 21st, 2017 by Canadian Running | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

“Most years do not go exactly according to plan, sometimes for reasons out of our control. But for me, this U Sports was a varsity dream realized: two golds to share with my friends and family.”


VIDEO: U Sports 3,000m mayhem as bell lap sounds 200m early

March 11th, 2017 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Running videos | No Comments »

The men’s 3,000m at the Canadian university championships ended in confusion as officials sounded the bell signalling the final lap too early in the race.


“Frustrating development” as McMaster makes indoor track team changes

January 27th, 2017 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

McMaster University, based out of Hamilton, has made changes to its funding structure for the indoor track team.


Toronto’s Lucia Stafford breaks Canadian indoor 1K junior record

January 16th, 2017 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

The University of Toronto’s Lucia Stafford broke the Canadian indoor U20 1,000m record on the weekend in Windsor, Ont.


John Lofranco weighs in on cross-country gender equity debate

November 16th, 2016 by Canadian Running | Posted in The Scene | 2 Comments »

As the debate on university cross-country distances continues to be a hot one, a highly qualified coach weighs in to debate a recent elite athlete’s standing on the issue.


Sasha Gollish writes letter on distance equity in Canadian university cross-country

November 15th, 2016 by Canadian Running | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Sasha Gollish expresses her opinion on sex equity for cross-country distances in a letter to Canada’s governing body for university sports. (Photo: George Aitkin.)


CIS pre-race favourite Yves Sikubwabo delivers with win on home course

November 12th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Laval’s Yves Sikubwabo collected his first career Canadian university cross-country championship winning on his home course in Quebec City. (Photo: Jérôme Bergeron.)


Claire Sumner overtakes Queen’s teammate late to win CIS cross-country title

November 12th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Claire Sumner overtook Queen’s teammate Julie-Anne Staehli in the late stages to win the Canadian University Cross-Country Championships. (Photo: Mathieu Belanger.)


PREVIEW: Canadian University Cross-Country Championships

November 11th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

The Plains of Abraham in Quebec City will be the host site for the 2016 Canadian University Cross-Country Championships on Saturday. Here’s what to watch for. (Photo: Cross-Country et athlétisme.)


Canada’s university sports system gets makeover, no more CIS acronym

October 21st, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Canada’s governing body for university sports, formerly Canadian Interuniversity Sport, rebranded to U Sports on Thursday.