January 10th, 2014 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »
There has been much debate recently on whether ultramarathon races do more harm than good but a new study may leave the naysayers silent, at least for a little while. The study observed a […]
Experienced ultramarathon runners seem to be more resilient to injury than their younger peers. A new study has found that older ultramarathon runners are less susceptible to injury than younger ultramarathon runners. The study, […]
December 21st, 2013 by Michael Doyle | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »
Author David Carroll. Photo: Andy Carroll Ultra David Carroll Scholastic, 2013 192 pages Review In David Carroll’s debut novel, Ultra, the award-winning CBC producer confronts the challenge of making running cool for a generation […]
November 13th, 2013 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »
Ultramarathons are on the rise, and, according to a comprehensive survey of the discipline, it’s a middle-aged man’s world. The study reveals that men in their forties are flocking to ultramarathons. While the participation […]
November 1st, 2013 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »
Have the roads got you bored? The Sulphur Springs Trail Run is open for registration. The event is back for its 22nd year and with 40 new participant openings. The run can be a […]
…it’s always important for us to step-back from our day to day and take a critical look at our lives. Are things getting stale? Are we in a rut? Are there obvious solutions? For many, change, even small ones, is not easy, however it’s often the only way we can rejuvenate ourselves.
Life is about continually pushing your limits – and not always in sport. To rest on our laurels, in my opinion, is like living in a cage. You accept artificial boundaries, which ultimately shape your thinking, and your reality. Pushing limits is not about being awesome in other people’s eyes, but about redefining your reality to allow you to be your best.
An experience like this is worth nothing without learning some life lessons along the way. Filming this show was the hardest challenge I have ever undertaken. The toll it took on my body, spirit, and mind cannot be summed in 600 words.