Lane 6, version 2, week 8: the grand finale

June 10th, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Features, Runs & Races | No Comments »

The final track meet was a huge success, not just for our mentees, but for mentors as well


Lane 6, version 2, week 6: taper time

June 3rd, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Features, The Scene | No Comments »

It was our final session at Spruce Court before moving up to the big leagues at Varsity Stadium


Lane 6, version 2, week 5: technically speaking

May 28th, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Features, The Scene | No Comments »

As we approach the final track meet, we wanted to teach the kids a bit about the more technical aspects of the track


Lane 6, version 2, week 4: going the distance

May 21st, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

The kids worked on their endurance to help them prepare for their final track meet in three weeks’ time


Lane 6, version 2, week 3: get fast so we don’t get passed

May 15th, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Features, The Scene | No Comments »

Week three was speed week at Lane 6 and these kids are getting fast


Lane 6, version 2, week 2: know where you’re from

May 8th, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Features, The Scene | No Comments »

Week two was all about getting to know the kids’ neighbourhood


Lane 6, version 2, week 1: new neighbourhood, new year

May 1st, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Features, The Scene | No Comments »

Lane 6 2019 kicked off last week with introductions and a time trial with our new group of mentees


The Shakeout Podcast: The Rundown + Inspiring the Next Generation of Runners at Lane 6

April 21st, 2019 by Kate Van Buskirk | Posted in The Shakeout Podcast | No Comments »

This week we are rebroadcasting an episode from last year featuring the Lane 6 program. Lane 6 is a partnership between Canadian Running and Nike. Along with Toronto Community Housing, they created a one-on-one […]


The Shakeout Podcast: Inspiring the Next Generation of Runners at Lane 6

July 16th, 2018 by Joan Chung | Posted in The Shakeout Podcast | No Comments »

The Lane 6 mentorship program was designed to teach at-risk youth about sport and life through running.


Reflections of a Lane 6 mentor: the surprising gifts of giving back

June 18th, 2018 by Lindsay MacAdam | Posted in Features, Lane 6 | No Comments »

Sometimes, the universe has a way of giving you exactly what you need


PHOTOS: The end of Lane 6 is bittersweet, but successful, for all involved

June 11th, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in Features | No Comments »

After six exciting sessions, Lane 6 came to a close Saturday June the 2nd. The pilot project was a partnership between Canadian Running, Nike Canada and Toronto Community Housing that paired urban youth with […]


Lane 6, Week 5: The breakthrough

June 8th, 2018 by Lindsay MacAdam | Posted in Features, Lane 6 | No Comments »

All photos by: Adias Odonelis  It was the fifth and final Lane 6 Saturday morning at Central Tech Stadium, and my mentee was eager to tell me all about her new cat, Chi-Chi, who […]