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   Hello Everyone,                                                                                                                                                         May 1, 2014

In this Issue:


  1. Sudbury's First Night Run 5km
  2. Rocks!! Shawn Schryer Hits the Trails
  3. Sudbury Sportswriter Launches New Book
  4. ARC Thanks Sudbury
  5. Upcoming Local Events - SudburyRocks!!! FINAL INFORMATION and INSTRUCTIONS
  6. Running Room Update -
  7. Track North News - 2014 LU "Black Flies" Track and Field Meet


Saturday April 26, 2014

Sudbury's first Night Run took place in Bell Park this Saturday and 86 enthusiastic runners came out to run the evening 5km. Race Director Dan Welch put it on "because there wasn't one and they are gaining in popularity across the country". Everyone was issued a head lamp and at the start line all were reminded of the words "FUN" and "RUN" which the lack of often drives newbies or those less confident. away. It’s not a race, Welch said.

That being said we did time the event as many participants just love to know how they performed. Medals were given to the fastest, oldest and youngest male and female runners. Finally all participants got a chance at draw prizes.

Funds raised will go to the Northern Water Sports Centre working to raise $500,000 through community support. They are gathering funds through various endeavours and support like the Night Run and including the Reel Paddling Film Festival – all the world’s best paddling films on display – on May 8 at Sudbury Secondary School.

From Run Director Dan Welch:

A big thank you to everyone who came out to make Sudbury’s first 5K night run a huge success, especially to our volunteers!

Hosted by the Sudbury Canoe Club and organized by Dan Welch, nearly 90 runners and walkers participated and raised nearly $1,500 for the construction of the Northern Water Sports Centre!

With the construction of the new facility well underway, we'll be hosting the run from our new home next year!

Results Here




Rocks!! Shawn Schryer Hits the Trails

On Saturday I completed 25km. of PYP in Horseshoe Valley. This trail run is a real treat for trail runners that enjoy ascending and descending ski hills and slopes. I have participated in this race a few times,it is a 12.5 km loupe and it offers a 12.5 km to 50km
Due to a lengthy winter,the ski hills were snow packed,it made it more challenging for footing. On a lighter note I found myself yawning a lot and not for reasons of fatigue but more overwhelmed by the fresh air up in the hills, Im not use to all this fresh air
*Shawn chuckles*
My final thoughts is that I have a deep respect for runners that complete the ultra 50km,it is no cake walk going the distance,it would
be very difficult to continuously run the whole 50km without walking at some point especially up these gradient hills.
I was able to get all my outdoor/snow running and hill training in about 3 hrs,pretty good deal for me as most people know me as an indoor track runner in the winter months.
This race continues to be on Shawn,s list of favourites...try PYP in Horseshoe valley,its a special place.

Shawn S.

All Results at: http://pickyourpoison.ca/



Sudbury Sportswriter Launches New Book



Solo, Yet Never Alone
Swimming the Great Lakes

Sudbury sportswriter
Laura E. Young

Thursday May22nd
6:30 to 9:30pm
Bahnuk Lounge
Ben F. Avery Building
Laurentian University

(free parking: Lots 13 or 14)
Author reading
Book sales and signing
$22.95 + hst
Free Admission and

“Open water swimmers are a different breed. They encounter rough water, bad weather, variable
temperatures, marine life and vegetation, and take it all in stride. Laura Young gives us
insight into what makes these athletes tick. A good read.”—Alex Baumann, Canadian Olympic
double gold medallist and double world record holder in swimming

“…one of the most inspiring books I have ever read. The swimmers had heart, they were brave,
and relentlessly focused. Great book. Great people. Great swims. A Great success for Laura E.
Young!”—Lynne Cox, open-ocean swimmer extraordinaire; author of Swimming to Antarctica

For more information Contact
Laura E. Young at 705-522-3977 or Scrivener Press at 705-522-5126

PDF Poster Here




Thanks Sudbury!

ARC, Sudbury’s new climbing, yoga, and fitness facility would like to thank everyone for their invaluable input into our fitness and yoga programming. We couldn’t have guessed the uptake would be so significant, nor could we imagine the responses would be so enthusiastic. If you haven’t had the chance to fill the survey out yet, don’t worry, there’s still time

Survey Link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/HJF3RNF

!Things are really rolling now with roofers roofing, plumbers plumbing, and framers framing! It seems like it won’t be long before we can welcome you all to our space where you’ll be able to see first hand how you’ve helped us shape what we have to offer.

As always, get in touch with us if you have questions, comments, or recommendations. We’re listening!

Allan, Andrew, and Joe

Website: www.arcclimbing.ca
Email Address: info@arcclimbing.ca
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/arcsudbury



Upcoming Local Events



 June 21, 2014

Welcome to the MAYHEM!!


Event Site: http://tristyle.weebly.com/the-miners-mayhem.html




Run Club Update



Store News

Good afternoon Sudbury!

We are looking for some clinic coaches for some upcoming spring clinics, we would need coaches to teach learn to run clinics all the way up to half marathon clinics. Being a clinic coach is a great way to keep yourself on track for your fall races and allows you to pass on the knowledge you have gained from previous clinic coaches and help others, you also get the benefit of a staff discount at the store.

The Sudbury Rocks! race, run, or walk for Diabetes is only 1 and a half weeks away now, if you have not signed up yet please do so now and help support the local branch of the canadian diabetes association. Don't forget this is a Boston qualifier race! sign up online @ sudburyrocksmarathon.com or runningroom.com. Don't feel like running or walking then contact sudburymarathon@hotmail.com to volunteer during this great event!

Happy running

Training Program News

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

Join us for FREE Practice Club



Track North News - by Dick Moss


2014 LU "Black Flies" Track and Field Meet

Saturday May 3, 2014

All information at http://www.tracknorth.ca/


Dick Moss, Head Coach
Laurentian XC/Track Team
c/o Coach Moss <pedigest@cyberbeach.net>
Web: http://laurentianxctrack.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/laurentianxctrack/


For information call me.
Vincent Perdue
341 Fourth Ave, Sudbury On. P3B-3R9
vt perdue@cyberbeach.net

Proud sponsor of the Sudbury Rocks!!! Race, Run or Walk for Diabetes



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