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      Hello Everyone,                                                                                                                                                                                                          April 11, 2019        

     In this Issue:


  1. The 123rd Boston Marathon
  2. How to Train Your Greg
  3. Bobcat Program Starts Soon!
  4. Last Race of the Season
  5. Last Run on the Ice
  6. Upcoming Events May 4 2019 Black Fly Track and Field Meet and May 12 SudburyRocks!!! Marathon
  7. Running Room Run Club Update: 
  8. Track North News LU XC/Track: Athletic Banquet Awards








The Sudbury running community are proud to be sending 2 athletes to the 123rd running of the Boston Marathon this coming Monday. We wish Tricia and Chantal all the best on their upcoming quest.


21779 3/6 Grynspan, Tricia 50 F Sudbury ON

14085 2/7 Dagostino, Chantal 43 F Skead

Find out how to follow the athletes at the link below. The race will also be televised in Canada on TSN and NBC Sports plus a local Boston station WBZ-TVwhich some Canadians can access. There is also a streaming service at CBSBoston.com.








How to Train Your Greg


Greg Williams is running the SudburyRocks Race, Run or Walk 5KM Celebrity Run in honour of his Mom's battle with cancer. Check out Greg's "training" video below and follow this link to make a donation to the Northern Cancer Foundation & Health Sciences North Foundation: https://www.927rock.ca/gregs-run-for-cancer/









Bobcat Program Starts Soon!



Just a reminder that the Track North Bobcat Program for elementary-school age kids will start soon. It’s an 8-week track and field program that runs from Tuesday April 30 to Thursday June 20 with sessions on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:45 PM to 7:00 PM.

Registration is Thursday April 25 from 5:30 to 7:00 PM at the Laurentian track stadium. HOWEVER, THIS YEAR, YOU CAN REGISTER AND PAY IN ADVANCE ONLINE IF THAT’S MORE CONVENIENT!!

Cost is $155/individual, $260/family (max of 5)

Here’s the information page, including a link to the online registration page:






Last Race of the Season


Fun team sprint with Kate McIlraith. Love that we got to race together. Crazy we are still racing in April.

Sara McIlraith







Last Run on the Ice

April 10




Upcoming Local Events


 May 4, 2019

The Laurentian University XC and Indoor Track Team will be hosting the 2019 Black Flies Track and Field Meet at the Laurentian Community Track. The meet will run from approximately 10am to 4pm. The meet will be open to all athletes in Grades 7 and 8, High School, University and Open.




   May 12, 2019


1k Kids, 5k, 10k, 1/2 Marathon, Marathon and Relay







Run Club Update




Store News


Good afternoon Sudbury Runner's and Walker's,


We have FREE run club Wednesday nights at 6pm and Sunday mornings at 8:30am.








Track North News - by Dick Moss



LU XC/Track: Athletic Banquet Awards


Women’s XC: Jenny Bottomley
Men’s XC: Paul Sagriff
Women’s Track: Megan Crocker
Men’s Track: Justin Graenert

Coach’s Pride & Tradition Award:
Women’s XC: Nicole Rich
Men’s XC: Liam Passi
Women’s Track: Erin Hansel
Men’s Track: Eric Gareau

Graduating Athletes
1. Jenny Bottomley
2. Megan Crocker
3. Kirsten Crowe
4. Kelsey Lefebvre
5. Jesse Nussselder
6. Michael Petta
7. Nicole Rich
8. Eric Roque
9. Danielle Roy
10. Skyler Savage-Perreault
11. Breanne Steven
12. Mika Muinonen. Not graduated ye
13. Daniel Daniel Longuépée

School-Wide Nominations (but didn’t win)
Rookie of the Year: Eric Gareau
Women’s Voyageur MVP: Megan Crocker

All-OUA Winners
Megan Crocker - 2nd Team, XC
Paul Sagriff - 2nd Team XC

There were two other nominees that weren’t mentioned:
Voyageur Award: Mika Muinonen
Special Voyageur Award: Dan Longuepee (trainer)

I’m waiting for a list of our Academic All-Canadians.


P.S. Photos from the athletic banquet can be seen and downloaded from SmugMug: https://bit.ly/2FRlb2g

Dick Moss, Head Coach
Laurentian XC/Track Team
c/o Coach Moss <pedigest@cyberbeach.net>
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