The World 100K National Team is back from Qatar
Written by Armand Leblanc Wednesday, 10 December 2014 10:17
The National Team 100K is back from the World 100K Championships in Doha, Qatar. The city of Doha was a perfect venue for the 5 km course leading the athletes through the Aspire Sports Zone surrounding our modest accommodation, the world famous Torch Hotel
Despite some issues with heat and the hard surface of the course, our team enjoyed a cooler temperature with an evening start for this event and gave it their best effort setting a few PB on their way.
Oleg Tabelev came home with the Bronze Medal in the M45-49 Category of the World Masters 100K which was combine with this event.
For more details please click here
WELL DONE TEAM CANADA !!
World 100K Championships Qatar 2014
Last Updated on Monday, 10 November 2014 19:33 Written by Armand Leblanc Monday, 10 November 2014 19:20
The 100K National Team that will represent Canada at the World 100K Championships in Doha, Qatar, on Nov 21st, 2014 is now for departure.
You can follow the race as it happens on the IAU web site http://www.iau-ultramarathon.org/
For a complete list follow the LINK
CONGRATULATIONS AND ALL THE BEST IN DOHA !!
New Canadian Records
Written by Armand Leblanc Monday, 10 November 2014 19:07
Here we are near the end of another exiting year of ultrarunning and what a year it was for many of our members.
Numerous new records have been set all across the country and abroad.
The Canadian Records listing has been updated up to end of September 2014.
Please visit the Canadian Record page for the latest updates CLICK HERE.
CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL !!! WELL DONE
World Championships 24 Hrs 2014
Written by Armand Leblanc Sunday, 24 August 2014 17:55
The World Championships 24 Hrs 2014 previously announced for Dec in Taiwan has now been cancelled.
The 2015 edition is confirmed for April 11-12th in Torine, Italy
World Championships 100K National Team 2014
Last Updated on Sunday, 24 August 2014 17:52 Written by Armand Leblanc Sunday, 24 August 2014 17:43
The 2014 World Championships 100K National Team preliminary selection is now complete.
Based on performances of 2012/2013 and up to July 31st 2014, 6 men and 6 women have been selected.
Invitations have been sent out ot those athletes selected and the final teams will be announced shortly after September 15th.
Please visit the "Selection 100K" page to see who are the potential athletes that will represent Canada in Qatar in November.
World Championships 24 Hrs 2014
Last Updated on Sunday, 11 May 2014 18:20 Written by Armand Leblanc Sunday, 11 May 2014 18:14
The World 24 Hrs Championships 2014 is back on schedule and will be held in Soochow, Taiwan on Dec 6-7th 2014.
Selection of the National Teams will take place on September 1st 2014
The selection will be based on performances acheived in 2012, 2013 and up to Sept 1st 2014.
All the best for the upcoming season.
Ultra D-Day Trail
Written by Armand Leblanc Sunday, 04 May 2014 17:46
Ultra D Day Trail - June 12th & 13th 2014
A HUMAN ADVENTURE, A HISTORIC TERRITORY
To celebrate the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landing in Normandy and to recognize the 7 countries that participated , a team of 2 athletes representing the military members of each countries have been selected to complete the 100 Milkes journey.
The 100 miles’ D DAY ULTRA TRAIL will run along the great historical places of June 6th 1944 landings, most notably passing through the five great beaches: Utah Beach, Omaha Beach, Gold Beach, Juno Beach and Sword Beach.
The D DAY ULTRA TRAIL is not a competitive race. This running will gather 7 athletes and 7 soldiers who will start and end the race together, hand in hand.
The runners will have to stop at " checkpoints ": 14 places of high historical value that fit perfectly in the commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the landing.
The ACU has selected 2 athletes to represent Canada. One of the criterias to be selected was to have been past or present member of the Canadian Armed Forces, and obvioustly being able to cover the 100 Miles distance.
Jason Loutitt and Major Bruce Barteaux will be representing Canada at this historic celebration. Jason has been a member of the military in the past and Bruce is still serving with over 35 years in the military.
You can follow their adventure on the following web site http://www.ultraddaytrail.com/index.php
Congratulations and all the best to Bruce and Jason !!
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