Tag: gender equality
Although there have been many changes in the last year, at nearly every level women still run less than men at cross-country races in Canada. We ask various runners why
How the commentary at the Canadian track championships proved that gender inequality still exists in distance running
July 19th, 2017 by Canadian Running | Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment »
It’s not enough to give girls and women the opportunity to run long, we have to encourage them as well
In 2015, the courts ordered the IAAF to halt gender testing. Now that the two-year ban is up, will it make a reappearance?
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.
Approaching the 50th anniversary of her controversial Boston Marathon run, women’s running icon Kathrine Switzer reflects on her life spent paving the way for generations of female runners and the state of gender equality in the sport today.
October 31st, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »
According to Queen’s University coach, Steve Boyd, the Ontario university cross-country women’s races will be moved to 8K in 2017 and 2018.
Queen’s to host Canada’s first-ever university cross-country meet with equal distances for men and women
October 14th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment »
The Queen’s Invitational in Kingston, Ont. on Saturday is expected to be the first-ever North American cross-country collegiate meet with equal distances among men and women (photo: Maxine Gravina).
Victoria Coates speaks out about how discrepancy in race distances between university men and women hindered her development (photo: Maxine Gravina).
June 6th, 2016 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »
Many trans athletes face issues when racing in the gender category which they identify with. On the weekend, Chris Mosier (born female) represented the U.S. as a male athlete in international competition.
January 26th, 2016 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Uncategorized | 6 Comments »
Those behind the organization of Ontario’s highly competitive high school cross-country championships talked about implementing equal race distances for boys and girls in 2017. This past fall, there was a hot debate going on […]
Canadian university coaches voted down a motion for gender equality at the 2015 university cross-country championships (CIS) two weeks ago in Guelph, Ont. After reaching out to coaches who voted either in favour, were […]
November 21st, 2015 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »
There has been quite a large gender debate going on in cross-country at the Canadian university level this fall. While the CIS Championships were held in Guelph last weekend, wrapping up the season for […]