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Luc Bruchet (left), shown here competing at the 2016 Olympics, clocked a personal best in the 10,000-m in Burnaby last weekend. (Laci Perenyi/Sportphoto photo)

Elgin Park alum clocks personal-best in 10,000-m race

Luc Bruchet inches closer to Olympic qualifying standard

 

20-year-old Merritt man Darius Sam raised over $100,000 for the Nicola Valley Food Bank after his attempt to run 100 miles in 24 hours gained widespread attention. Sam will be attempting the feat again Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020, this time to raise awareness on the topic of addiction. (Contributed)

Merritt man attempts to run 100-miles in 24 hours for addiction awareness

After raising $110,000 for the food bank in his first 100-mile try, Sam is focusing on a new cause

 

Earl Marriott grad adjusting to NCAA life amid COVID-19 restrictions

Earl Marriott grad adjusting to NCAA life amid COVID-19 restrictions

Jeremiah Mackie joins older brother Jaxon on Gonzaga University cross-country team

 

Jeff Clarkson and his son Logan, 3, go for a run in an undated handout photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Kari Clarkson, *MANDATORY CREDIT*

Runners find joy in virtual racing during COVID-19 pandemic

Canada’s road racing season was about to begin when COVID-19 hit in March

Jeff Clarkson and his son Logan, 3, go for a run in an undated handout photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Kari Clarkson, *MANDATORY CREDIT*
Run for Water: Abbotsford man raises $100,000 running 100-mile marathon

Run for Water: Abbotsford man raises $100,000 running 100-mile marathon

Kevin Barata ran up and down Ledgeview Trails 32 times, exceeding elevation of Mt. Everest

Run for Water: Abbotsford man raises $100,000 running 100-mile marathon
Chelley Carvelli was one of four runners who took part in the “San Juasn’t” half marathon on Saturday, May 16, 2020. The event was created by trainer Shelley Hatfield after the San Juan Island Half, which her team trained more than a year for, was cancelled. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

Fraser Valley trainer brings ‘San Juasn’t’ half marathon to her team after race cancelled in U.S.

It was a full half-marathon experience for just four runners with spectators, noise-makers and more

Chelley Carvelli was one of four runners who took part in the “San Juasn’t” half marathon on Saturday, May 16, 2020. The event was created by trainer Shelley Hatfield after the San Juan Island Half, which her team trained more than a year for, was cancelled. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)
South Surrey teacher runs DIY marathon after Vancouver event cancelled due to COVID-19

South Surrey teacher runs DIY marathon after Vancouver event cancelled due to COVID-19

Colleagues, family cheer Elgin Park Secondary’s Lindsey Ellett on solo run

South Surrey teacher runs DIY marathon after Vancouver event cancelled due to COVID-19
As the COVID-19 virus outbreak forces people into their homes, it’s still important to get outside and go for a run or a walk, says Innovative Fitness president Curtis Christopherson. (Pixabay photo)

‘We can’t just retreat’ during COVID-19 isolation, says South Surrey fitness expert

Fitness tips, ideas proposed for those working from home or social-distancing

As the COVID-19 virus outbreak forces people into their homes, it’s still important to get outside and go for a run or a walk, says Innovative Fitness president Curtis Christopherson. (Pixabay photo)
A few days after Langley runner Sarah Inglis realized her long-standing dream of representing her native Scotland, it was put on hold (file)

B.C. runner ‘a bit gutted’ that COVID-19 virus concerns postponed major event

Organizers of World Half-Marathon Championships in Gydnia, Poland delay till October

A few days after Langley runner Sarah Inglis realized her long-standing dream of representing her native Scotland, it was put on hold (file)
Participants at the Rugged Maniac Obstacle Race at Cloverdale Fairgrounds in July of 2018. (File photo: Ryan McLeod, contributor)
Participants at the Rugged Maniac Obstacle Race at Cloverdale Fairgrounds in July of 2018. (File photo: Ryan McLeod, contributor)
Gurjinder Bhurji (left) and Hardip Jhaj, among organizers of the new Run Surrey Run event, hold medals they’ve earned doing a variety of runs and marathons in recent years. (Photo: Tom Zillich)

New ‘Run Surrey Run’ event on downtown city streets this spring

Organizers of 5K/10K event want to avoid traffic disruptions caused by marathon in 2012-13

Gurjinder Bhurji (left) and Hardip Jhaj, among organizers of the new Run Surrey Run event, hold medals they’ve earned doing a variety of runs and marathons in recent years. (Photo: Tom Zillich)
Kelowna’s Malindi Elmore competed at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece. (Contributed)

B.C. woman crowned the fastest female marathon runner in Canadian history

Malindi Elmore ran an incredible 2:24:50 at the Houston Marathon

Kelowna’s Malindi Elmore competed at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece. (Contributed)