Jim Willett made it to Boston after running 875K in 2 weeks

April 14th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

The ultrarunner from Newmarket, Ont. has made it to Boston after running there from Hamilton’s Around the Bay race two weeks ago. Despite sustaining a quad tear along the way, he’s excited to race tomorrow


Jim Willett is 650K into his run from Around the Bay to Boston

April 11th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Eight days ago, Jim Willett ran Around the Bay, then set off (running) for Boston, where he will run the Boston Marathon


Jim Willett to tackle North America’s two oldest races–plus the distance in between

February 25th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Jim Willett will run Around the Bay, then run 875K to Boston in time to compete in the marathon


44-year-old Toronto man lowers Bruce Trail fastest-known time

September 18th, 2017 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Trail Running | No Comments »

Adam Burnett completes the Bruce Trail end-to-end in less than 10 days, lowering the fastest-known time by more than 13 hours


Cancer survivor Jim Willett breaks Bruce Trail record

September 19th, 2014 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Jim Willett has broken the record for the fastest time to run the entire Bruce Trail, besting the previous record by nearly two days. The Newmarket, Ont., ultrarunner completed the 885 km trip in […]


Opting to be optimistic

May 30th, 2014 by Noel Paine | Posted in A Runner's View | No Comments »

I suffered a setback recently in training that caused me to stop half-way through my big goal marathon. I was upset but stayed positive and am looking to address my problems and look for […]