ENDURrun 2015 photos are back!

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These thousands of photos are once again available online, for you to re-live the memories and to use freely. As you know, our wealth of ENDURrun photos (and all Run Waterloo photos in general) has disappeared from view. Moving our hundreds of thousands of photos to Flickr from the now-retired Picasa is a time consuming… Read more »

Announcing the 2017 ‘Charity of Choice’ participants

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We are excited to announce the three participants in the 2017 ‘Charity of Choice‘ program! Trish Lynn – Grand River Hospital Mental Health and Addictions program Stephen Moore – McNally House Hospice Rachael Drost – FeedFive Through this fundraising initiative, the up to three participants have each committed to raise at least $1,000 for their… Read more »

ENDURrunners’ spirit emulated by Olympians

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After watching the incredible displays of athleticism, perseverance and spirit during the 2016 ENDURrun last week, and then switching focus to the track and field competition at the 2016 Rio Olympics, we can’t help but draw parallels between the two, and especially to the multi-event sports of heptathlon and decathlon. First, the obvious similarities. In… Read more »

2016 Recap – Stage 7

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Thank you for another great year! The above photo is the official 2016 Ultimate Finisher group photo. It’s an emotional experience for runners who have become both competitors and friends over the course of the week. But to reach that photo, runners were put through one final test: The Marathon. On a morning where runners,… Read more »

2016 Recap – Stage 6

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How fast would you run a 10 KM race, the day before a marathon? How fast could you go the day after Stage 5? Stage 6 is only 10 kilometres, but it is tricky. It’s popular for Guests and unpopular among Ultimates for similar reasons; flat and fast can be a bad recipe if you’re… Read more »

2016 Stage 6 Start Order

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Time your race preparations with this projected start order. The 10 KM Time Trial (TT) starts one runner each minute, in reverse order to their seed time, which is determined from previous results and expected finish times. Dropouts and no-shows may still adjust the start times by up to 10 minutes from the Estimated Start Time… Read more »

2016 Recap – Stage 5

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If Stage 3 is a test, Stage 5 is an exam. (Not the final exam; that is Sunday’s marathon.) Today, ENDURrunners enjoyed five supremely challenging loops at the Chicopee Ski & Summer Resort. With gains of approximately 150m per 5.12km loop, today’s heat and humidity also amplified the difficulty of the various terrains including grass,… Read more »

Staying cool

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August is hot, and this August is hotter than normal. Cooling and hydration has never been more important. To this point, we asked Dr. Sean Delanghe for tips on staying cool. Dr. Delanghe is a local chiropractor, runner and coach, and he writes a monthly column for RW Magazine on the Science of Training and… Read more »

New this year: Golden Club

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The ENDURrun is an event that is rich in many things, not the least of which are traditions. This year saw the birth of a new custom designed to celebrate excellence and to publicly recognize some of our top performers. The Golden Club is for any runner who has ever won a Gold Jersey. A Gold Jersey… Read more »