5K on crutches world record set at Wings for Life run

May 7th, 2019 by Canadian Running | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Jesse Thomas ran a 5K on crutches in a pending world record time as part of Sunday’s Wings for Life


Humboldt survivor joins Wings for Life virtual run

February 21st, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Ryan Straschnitzki will appear as part of #TeamCoast2Coast on May 5 at the Calgary edition of the Wings for Life Organized App Run


One man’s comeback from near-death shows how vital the Wings for Life World Run really is

May 1st, 2017 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Andrew Cho is on the road to recovery and will participate in the Wings for Life World Run months after one of the most gripping sequences you will ever hear.


Runner for life: For Mike Shaw, a horrific ski accident changed everything

May 7th, 2016 by Michael Doyle | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

For Vernon, B.C. native Mike Shaw, a horrific ski accident changed everything, including his relationship with running.


Wings for Life World Run registration open

October 27th, 2015 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Registration for the Wings for Life World Run happening on May 8, 2016 is now open. Runners who are looking for an out-of-the-ordinary racing experience are likely to be interested in the format of […]


65K wins Wings for Life World Run Niagara

May 4th, 2015 by Canadian Running | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

By: Dan Dakin Most people will never run a single 20-minute 5km race. Blaine Penny, however, ran 13 of them Sunday. Maintaining a pace of 4:00 minutes per kilometres for more than four hours, […]


What’s the Wings for Life World Run?

April 29th, 2015 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

On Sunday, around the world, the Wings for Life World Run will race for the second time, pitting runners from 35 different races against each other. It’s a unique concept and, though it’s too late to […]


Red Bull Wings for Life World Run coming to Niagara Falls

January 23rd, 2015 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

In their first year, Red Bull selected Saskatoon, Sask., as their Canadian city for the company’s unique Wings for Life World Run. In 2015, the Canadian leg of the international event will move to […]