Hello Everyone,                                                                                                                                                                                                                             November 29, 2023        

                    In this Issue:


  1. Dec 2 Santa Shuffle THIS SATURDAY
  2. A Wrap on Laurentian's XC Season
  3. Run the best racing line in your next marathon
  4. Photos This Week
  5. Upcoming Events:   Dec 16 Santa Hat Run
  6. Running Room Run Club Update: 
  7. Track North and Laurentian XC News





New for 2023 Santa Shuffle is Back


in a new location


Saturday, December 02, 2023

The Santa Shuffle has returned to Sudbury, bringing with it passionate individuals from
across our community who support The Salvation Army’s Sudbury Cedar Place. The
shelter gives HOPE to women, children and families who need a place to call “HOME.”
Individuals, co-workers, family members, friends are signing up to for the 1K or 5K Elf Walk.


Trophies for 5km Top 3 Females and Males

Everyone gets a loot bag, shirt and a finishers medal


- Best dressed Elf
- Best dressed Santa
- Best Workplace Christmas Costume Ensemble
- Person who raised the most money
- Group who raised the most money
Family who raised the most money


1.   How to Register: Go to Running Room Online Event Registration
2.   Choose your event: The 5 K run or 1 K Elf Walk and your shirt size
3.   Pay your registration fee:
4.   Find sponsors: Sponsors can donate online under your name/group at Running Room
       Online Event Registration

5.   Pick up your Race Kit (free shirt and medal) SUDBURY RUNNING ROOM Cedar Pointe
       Plaza 117-1984 Regent Street
       Thursday, November 30 th from 11:00 A.M. TO 5:00 P.M.
       Friday, December 1 st from 11:00 A.M. TO 5:00 P.M.
6.   Race Location and Times

                                             Gather at the Jeno Tihanyi Olympic Gold pool at Laurentian University 
                                           Race starts at 10:00am


The Salvation Army Sudbury Cedar Place Thanks YOU for helping US give HOPE to those in need.

Final Map




A Wrap on Laurentian's XC Season


That's a wrap on the XC season. Track North sent a combined group of Sudbury runners and Gerry Holliday's Manitoulin athletes to the Athletics Canada XC Championships in Ottawa this weekend. The U18 Girls finished 12th out of 21, ahead of a number of excellent clubs. The U18 Boys finished 27th out of 29 teams. Way to go, everyone!

Photos from the meet are now on SmugMug at:

The Laurentian XC Bosses "the Dick and Darren Show"






Run the best racing line in your next marathon

If you’re a speaker who’s prone to going on tangents, you’re content to meander before reaching your point. Paradoxically, if you’re a runner who “goes on a tangent” while racing, it means you’re optimizing your path for the shortest distance. In a geometric sense, following the tangent of your race course means taking the most direct path possible to minimize your race distance. When a race organizer says that their marathon is 26.2 miles long, that is measured by the shortest possible legal route – the “race line” – tracking close to corners as the race unfolds. Of course that’s not always possible when you’re stuck in a big pack and forced to the outside of a turn. Those extra steps are why your GPS watch may read: 26.4 miles when you’ve crossed the finish line. It’s not always as simple as just hugging the inside of your race course, since you can get pinched at a corner with all runners converging on the “race line.” Instead, it may be faster to run a little further on the outside edge of the course to avoid a mosh pit. The racing line will be different for every course, so it’s important to familiarize yourself with the important twists and turns you’ll have to take. Looking far ahead to stay aware of the path to come can help you plan the optimal route, and it’s one part of the perfect “Race Strategy for the Marathon.” Proper positioning at the starting line can also make things much easier. Generally speaking, faster runners should go to the front, and slower runners can hang back to minimize the chances of bunching up.





Photos This Week

Nov 22 Rocks!! Apex Wednesday pm run

Nov 22 Science North

Nov 23 Perch Lake pond

Nov 24 Moonlight poleline

Nov 24 Perch Lake trail

Nov 25 Rocks!! Saturday am run

Nov 25 Ramsey Lake north shore

Nov 25 Bell Park

Nov 25 Bell Park

Nov 25 Bell Park

Nov 25 Bell Park

Nov 25 Bell Park

Nov 27 Moonlight backcountry

Nov 27 Moonlight duck trail

Nov 28 Laurentian Lake

Nov 28 Hill workout at Corsi Hill

Nov 28 Corsi Hill















Upcoming Local Events







We are going to be doing our annual Santa Hat run for Sudbury Rocks!! out of the Sudbury Armouries on Saturday Dec 16th @ 8 AM. We are planning to do some photos inside or out depending on weather etc. We will go for a short run and then meet in the Irish Mess (Senior NCOs and Officer's Club) for coffee and potluck at 9 AM. Vince and I will be providing coffee, tea and other drinks. There are change rooms outside the mess if needed.

There will not be a run out of the Elizabeth St location on this day.
Ugly sweaters are encouraged!!

Andrew Breckon and Vince Perdue



2022 Santa Hat group

Santa Hat Runs Past








Run Club Update




Store News


Good afternoon Sudbury Runners and Walkers,



Cancelled until Further Notice

NOTE: There is a Wednesday pm group leaving the Apex Warrior gym On Loach's Rd. at 6pm








Track North and Laurentian XC News










For information call me.
Vincent Perdue

Proud sponsor of the Sudbury Rocks!!! Race-Run-Walk for the Health of it




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