2017 Boston Marathon elite cheat sheet: Rachel Hannah

With the 2017 Boston Marathon coming up, fans need to know who will be on the start line. Who are this year’s elites and what should you know about them?

No girls allowed: Looking back at notable Canadian athlete Abigail Hoffman

Abigail Hoffman started out as a talented hockey player at the age of nine disguising herself as a boy in order to join the league. When she was told that girls couldn’t play, she took her talents to the track. Her running career spanned 15 years from 1962 to 1976 where she represented Canada in the Olympics and won five medals for our country at the Pan Am Games in the 800 and 1,500m events.

Among the polar bears half-a-world away: Geneviève Lalonde’s Olympic journey

Geneviève Lalonde, the newest Canadian record holder, spent much of the fall in the Arctic, training 3,500 kilometres away from home, ahead of the Olympics. The 24-year-old is a Rio hopeful in the women’s 3,000m steeplechase.