Tremendous good: Sharon Ditner fundraises for GWWICC

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Sharon is one of our two charity participants in 2019. We talked to Sharon about how she came to be involved with Guelph-Wellington Women in Crisis and what you should know about the fundraiser. In Sharon’s words: On this day last year (at the end of Stage 2) I said hello to Anne Hinds and… Read more »

Two stages down

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We are now almost one-quarter of the way through the week. (In fact, tomorrow you will see a 40 KM sign early in the race). We really enjoyed being back in Cambridge for the first time since 2011, and on such a great section of the Grand River Trail. There is a strong consensus that… Read more »

Stage 2 start order

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Use this projected start order as a guide. This Time Trial (TT) stage starts one runner each minute, in reverse order to their seed time, which is determined from previous results and expected finish times, with an effort to preserve the integrity of as many competitions as possible. Dropouts and no-shows may still adjust the… Read more »

Off and running at Stage 1

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The first day of ENDURrun is a rural half marathon, with a mix of hills, trails, and country roads. Participants described the temperatures as near perfect, and and the times didn’t disappoint! Stage 1 is as close to a family reunion as we have, with many people who were unable to attend the pre-race meeting… Read more »

How are you feeling before Stage 1?

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We asked this question to our contenders on the eve of the 8 day, 7 stage, 160 KM event. This is a sampling of what they had to say: “I’m antsy.” “I’m super nervous.” “Excited!!!” “How fast does one go for stage 1 of a 7 stage event?” “I don’t know where my fitness is… Read more »

Contender: Caroline

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Hello everyone, Caroline here! I’m really excited to meet you all and to spend an amazing week getting to know you. I’m looking forward to this experience and can only imagine the great friendships that will be formed during the week. Happy trails! 🙂 We are so excited to have Caroline Samson-Belair in the field… Read more »

Contender: Savvas

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Endurun community is a source of inspiration, motivation and personal growth and we are blessed to be part of this crazy adventure! One smiley twin is not enough. Thanks Savvas Farassoglou for returning for #5, and dragging your brother with you! How is your training going? In the past two years, I have started doing… Read more »

Contender: Vicki

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I’m looking forward to seeing you all tomorrow! Vicki Zandbergen has it all: eight consecutive Ultimates, Gold Club and 2017 champion, and she even drives Jordan to some of the stages. (thanks in advance) How is your training going? It’s starting to go OK, but I’ve been injured, so there was a big setback. How… Read more »

Contender: Valery

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Welcome rookies, welcome back seasoned veterans! I can’t wait to spend my runcation with all of you, the entire running community, the spectacular volunteers and Schmidt family! Valery Hobson is back to defend her 2018 title, a time which ranks 7th in ENDURrun history. How is your training going? I just try to run lots… Read more »

Sprint and Trail are here

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The Ultimate has always had sub-contests – and now we’re bringing them to life! The Ultimate competition is a well-rounded competition with a well-known formula: 8 days, 7 stages, 160 KM. Less well-known are the sub-contests that are designed to reward runners who specialize in certain disciplines of running. This week we have launched a… Read more »