Long Slow Run – Sun. Feb. 26, ’23

The long slow run is a conversationally-paced, endurance-building, “Zone 2” run intended for those who are training to run longer distances. We meet at the main entrance of the John Rhodes Community Centre and the run begins at 10am. We’ll start with a 10km loop that winds through the East End and finishes back atContinue reading “Long Slow Run – Sun. Feb. 26, ’23”

Couch to 5k/Grad Run

Hey everyone! Our Couch to 5K group will meet tonight for Week 7, Day 1 of our training program. Gather outside Centennial Library for a 6pm start! The Grad Run follows the C25K group. Meet outside the library for a 6:45pm start. This is a socially-paced, no-drop 5km run; nobody gets left behind. Please fillContinue reading “Couch to 5k/Grad Run”

Friday Five – July 22

Happy Friday, Stryders!It’s that time again – time to wrap up the work week with a nice trot through the trails.Meet by the blue shack in the main Hiawatha parking lot for 6:30pm.Some parts of the Crystal trail system are closed for the weekend so we’ll head over to the Pinder tonight for a relativelyContinue reading “Friday Five – July 22”

Friday Fiver – June 17, ‘22

Happy Friday, Stryders!6:30pm tonight, meet in the parking lot at Hiawatha for a 5km trail run on the Crystal Creek ski trails.This route has challenging hills so remember to wear appropriate trail running footwear! Bug spray is also highly recommended. 😅 Remember to sign in! https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1gogj7kyZF3ZO4wy3gt2bfhcv7TP2hAXYbf4vhTtnDNY/edit

Weekend runs

Hey folks, Regretfully, I am not available to lead tonight’s Friday 5k run.I still encourage you all to get out and move your bodies! Enjoy the Hiawatha trails or a run here in town. Message one another directly, or use the sign-in sheet to co-ordinate. I am also out of town on Sunday, so IContinue reading “Weekend runs”

Goulais Hill Monday – June 6

Happy Monday, Stryders!Anybody who wants to tackle Goulais Ave hill can meet us there tonight at 6pm to run the beast in the company of friends!We leave from the Northern Community Centre parking lot and do an 8km out-and-back.Please sign in! https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1gogj7kyZF3ZO4wy3gt2bfhcv7TP2hAXYbf4vhTtnDNY/edit (Pic of Jon’s puppy because he’s every bit as inspirational as a runningContinue reading “Goulais Hill Monday – June 6”

Friday Fiver – June 3, ‘22

Happy Friday, Stryders! It’s the end of the work week. Yay! Let’s unwind in the woods with a 5km trail run.Meet by the blue shack in the main Hiawatha parking lot at 6:30pm. We’ll run the Crystal 5K this week.Bring your trail shoes; it’s hilly! The black flies are biting and the mosquitoes are startingContinue reading “Friday Fiver – June 3, ‘22”

Mountain Maple Trail Run

Hey Stryders! The Mountain Maple Trail Run is back this year and will be held on Sunday, May 29 at 10am. As such, our long slow run for this week is cancelled. Race-day registration is available so if you haven’t signed up yet but do wish to participate, come on out! We hope to seeContinue reading “Mountain Maple Trail Run”

Friday Fiver – May 27

Happy Friday, Stryders!A reminder, our Friday Fiver has migrated back to the Hiawatha trails!Meet by the blue shack in the main parking lot at 6:30pm.Please remember to sign in: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1gogj7kyZF3ZO4wy3gt2bfhcv7TP2hAXYbf4vhTtnDNY/edit

Goulais Hill Monday – May 16, 2022

Good morning Stryders! Who’s ready for Goulais Hill Monday?Get ready for some steep “rolling” hills at 6 p.m. Meet in front of the Northern Community Centre on Goulais Avenue. From the Community Centre to the top of Anich Road (off Goulais Avenue), then back down is roughly 8km. If you’re looking for some elevation gainContinue reading “Goulais Hill Monday – May 16, 2022”