This is ENDURrun

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At once, ENDURrun is so many things. To us, it’s the ultimate test of running in the best possible environment. #thisisENDURrun. View this post on Instagram STAGE 6 @endurrun 10km track done! I'M GOING TO THE MARATHON TOMORROW !!! Holy. Shit. #oneweek #7stages #160kms #thisisENDURrun 📷 Bonita Vottero Stephanie Nova A post shared by Deirdre… Read more »

Health + Performance sets Relay record

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The H+P Men’s A team put together an incredible week in 2019. The Health + Performance (H+P) team, organized by head coach Sean Delanghe, ran 11:04:36 to beat the previous record, which had stood since 2012, by 43 seconds. The winning roster includes Sean Delanghe (half marathon), Nick Burt (15k TT), Graham Stonebridge (30k XC),… Read more »

2019 ENDURrun Champions: interview and photoshoot

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Rob and Robyn both overcame massive obstacles to become ENDURrun Champions in 2019. Names aside, it was an otherwise different story for each. Robert Brouillette, off four consecutive wire-to-wire championships, actually raced five full Stages before being awarded the Gold Jersey. He was pushed to the limit by his competitors and in the end, it… Read more »

Thank you, volunteers

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This race wouldn’t be possible without runners, obviously. It wouldn’t be possible without sponsors, or without the support from key partners like the Waterloo Regional Police Service, City of Waterloo, and Chicopee Ski & Summer Resort. And it certainly wouldn’t be the same without many such groups, including Health + Performance, Running Rarebits, Runners’ Choice,… Read more »

Primer for the 2019 ENDURrun Marathon

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This week has been amazing … and it ain’t over yet! 2.2k into the race tomorrow, runners will past the trusty 120k (three quarters) sign. From then on, so much can happen! The men’s race is exactly how we thought it would go: Josh shines in sprints, while Rob’s experience pays off on trails, and… Read more »

Sun shines on the first ENDURrun track Stage 6

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On a day when many runners were woken by thunder, we got a little of everything on the track in Waterloo. Full Stage 6 results including heats | Lap splits available at | Cumulative results after Stage 6 Women Robyn Collins added a few minutes and sits 26 minutes up on Catherine Desrosiers. Vicki… Read more »

Who or what inspired you today?

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When you have a love/hate relationship with ski hills and associated trails, you need to draw inspiration. We asked the Ultimates where they got it today. Runner is Ken, he earned it! Volunteer …whoever decided on the pasta , it rocked my world! The Hergott family are DA BOMB when it comes to volunteer stations…. Read more »

Stage 6: Heat assignments and start times

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For the first time, Stage 6 is a 10,000m track race with heats. These heats are based on Cumulative Time after Stage 5, with minor adjustments for Relay seed time. We divided the field in to three heats of 22 runners. The first (fastest) heat starts at 7:00 a.m.; the second starts after the final… Read more »

Perfect day at Chicopee for monumental performances

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Last year, Chicopee had heartbreak in store for Robyn Collins. Crushing the 2018 ENDURrun, even a small setback (+5 min split from fastest to slowest lap) allowed Valery Hobson to drop the hammer and take a lead she would not relinquish. This year, Robyn ran a consistent and controlled race and cleared a major obstacle… Read more »