Hundreds wing it, show support for bereaved families in Butterfly Run

Credit to Author: Gord Kurenoff| Date: Sun, 06 Oct 2019 19:07:40 +0000

Rick Hansen, the Man in Motion icon who understands going all out for a cause, took part in the Butterfly Run 5K and was impressed. As were the wonderful women with butterfly wings and painted faces, the kids in their new white T-shirts, the groups running for lost or grieving loved ones

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Hundreds lace up to celebrate culture, active living, urban rainforest

Credit to Author: Gord Kurenoff| Date: Mon, 30 Sep 2019 08:34:34 +0000

OPINION: There were children and seniors, elite runners and slow walkers, people wearing orange and people wearing Indigenous costumes. If Disneyland is the Happiest Place on Earth, on Sunday Swangard Stadium was a close second.

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October run calendar offers lots of options, tough decisions for peep

Credit to Author: Gord Kurenoff| Date: Thu, 26 Sep 2019 16:33:05 +0000

If you do the math, count the limited number of weekends remaining until we ring in 2020, you deduce there’s going to be overlap, conflict and plenty of choices from now until the end of December

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Trash-talking, flying bananas, and sweet as chocolate UA Eastside 10K

Credit to Author: Gord Kurenoff| Date: Sun, 15 Sep 2019 22:01:35 +0000

Before we discuss Saturday’s weather, the “bunch” of banana-costumed dudes peeling through Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside with impressive “split” times, Evan Esselink’s sub-30-minute winning time or Susan Miller’s new Team Trash, we need to examine the words engraved on the back of the impressive Under Armour finisher’s medal: “In, For and With the Eastside.” Welcome to […]

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Inspiring seniors show no signs of slowing down during fast, fun FY8K

Credit to Author: Gord Kurenoff| Date: Mon, 09 Sep 2019 07:18:49 +0000

“He was breathing down my neck the whole race and couldn’t shake him. He ran well … two seconds better than me,” said Walter Downey, who will be taking part in the 2019 Berlin Marathon in three weeks, followed by the Chicago Marathon, the New York City Marathon and the California International Marathon. Who said you slow down as you get older?

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Gord Kurenoff: Rolling Stones of running start us up with FY8K to kick off September

Credit to Author: Gord Kurenoff| Date: Sun, 01 Sep 2019 20:11:23 +0000

In what should be a September to Remember (unless you cheer for the B.C. Lions or Whitecaps), there are several new, inspiring events, runs/walks to salute active seniors, to remember Terry Fox, to raise funds and awareness for worthy community projects — and to drink wine, lots of wine!

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