Athlete of the Year 2013 nominatios
Last Updated on Monday, 06 January 2014 19:16 Written by Armand Leblanc Monday, 06 January 2014 18:51
ATHLETES OF THE YEAR 2013
2013 is over and what an exiting year it was. We have experienced outstanding performances, numerous records and great achievements.
Every year, the ACU name a men and women Athlete of the Year based on nominations received from the running community.
Athlete of the year 2013 (Men and Women) nominations will be accepted until January 31st 2014.
Please use the ATHLETE OF THE YEAR AWARD NOMINATION FORM located in the menu tabs under "Athletes" to submit your nominations.
New Provincial Director for Quebec Region
Last Updated on Wednesday, 01 January 2014 14:36 Written by Armand Leblanc Wednesday, 01 January 2014 14:07
The ACU is please to announce the nomination of Eric Bellavance as the new Provincial Director for the Quebec Region.
Eric follows in the step of Michel Gouin who had been at the elm since 2006.
Welcome aboard Eric!!
Year in review from British Columbia
Last Updated on Wednesday, 01 January 2014 14:02 Written by Armand Leblanc Wednesday, 01 January 2014 13:34
2013 has been a benchmark year for Canadians all across the country and living abroad. Numerous records from trail to road to multiday have gone down in 2013 and 2014 is lining up to be an even better year.
Likely the most notable Canadian story for 2013 is the emergence of Rob Krar. For those that don't know, Rob is a Canadian currently living in Flagstaff, Arizona. His resume for 2013 includes wins at the UROC 100km in Colorado, Leona Divide 50 miler in California and The North Face Endurance Challenge 50 miler a few weeks ago in San Francisco. He also was 2nd place at the Western States 100 miler in a blazing 15h22m and torched the FKT for the Rim 2 Rim 2 Rim by over 30 minutes (which was previously held by Dakota Jones). He is basically a shoe in to win the UltraRunning Magazine UROY which would make him the 1st Canadian Male to earn that distinction. More...
New qualifying standards for 100K National Team Selection
Last Updated on Wednesday, 01 January 2014 13:32 Written by Armand Leblanc Wednesday, 01 January 2014 13:19
please take note the the qualifying standards for the 100K National Teams selection has been amended to included performances set at the 50 Miles distance.
Details can be found on the 100K Selection page or click here Selection 100k
Holiday Wishes from the ACU for 2014
Written by Armand Leblanc Wednesday, 01 January 2014 13:02
From all of us at the ACU
Canadian finish 3rd at Lesotho Ultra Trail 2013
Last Updated on Monday, 02 December 2013 19:40 Written by Armand Leblanc Monday, 02 December 2013 19:34
Stacie Carrigan ran to a 3rd place female finish on in the inaugural Lesotho Ultra Trail, in a time of 7h23m. The winner was Tracy Zunckel from SA in 6h56m and 2nd also from SA was Robyn Kime in 7h07m
Canadian Athletes challenge the Lesotho Ultra Trail
Last Updated on Friday, 29 November 2013 19:13 Written by Armand Leblanc Friday, 29 November 2013 18:56
The first edition of the Lesotho Ultra Trail goes Saturday November 30th from the Maliba Mountain Lodge. The race is a 55km event through the beautiful and remote Maluti Mountains in Ts'ehlanyane National Park.
The course boasts over 10,000 feet of elevation gain (3155 meters) with the highest point on the course topping out at 10,233 feet (3120 meters).
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