MARS Contest!

Our friends at The Limberlost Challenge have offered us four free entries for their July 13 race.  Two entries are reserved for teenagers.  To qualify for a chance to win these entries simply attend 4 MARS runs between April 2 and the end of May.  The runs are Tuesdays 6:30-7:30 am (meeting at Conroy Track) and Sundays 9 am (meeting at Arrowhead Park lower gates). Once you have attended four runs, contact us through the Contact tab at this website and let us know.  We will draw the four winners June 1 and then let you know.


Runners at Limberlost Challenge 2012

MARS Landing at Hardwood Hills?

The 5 Peaks trail race series returns to Southern Ontario this spring. The first race of the series takes place at nearby Hardwood Hills on May 25, with 1 and 3 km races for kids and 6 and 12 km races for adults. Team entries are also permitted. Why not join the club and represent Muskoka Algonquin Runners? Details at

MARS Conquers Around The Bay!

Muskoka Runners had a great day at the Around The Bay 30K race today. Over 8000 runners completed the 30K race today. Around The Bay is the oldest road race in North America, first run in 1894. It is famous also for its late race series of demanding hills and The Grim Reaper who awaits suffering runners at km 26 at the top of the last hill.


Start of the 1896 race Continue reading


Muskoka Algonquin Runners held its first information meeting and executive meeting yesterday at The Active Living Centre. Thank you for a fabulous turnout despite winter storms!

Those who signed up for the club will receive email receipts once Louise Choquette is back from holiday and has had time to enter you on the Ontario Athletics website. Those interested in joining the club, please visit the Membership tab for details. Continue reading

MARS Landing in Hamilton March 24

Hamilton will be invaded by a healthy contingent of Muskoka runners next Sunday at The Around The Bay 30K.  This race is the oldest running race in North America, first run in 1894.  In preparation for this race, a group of local runners has been meeting every Saturday morning for a few months.  Continue reading

MARS Track Request

Some high school students have expressed an interest in having MARS start a “track and field sector”.  If there is anyone interested in helping with this, consider coming to our March 19 Meeting, 7-9 pm Active Living Center.  They will already receive coaching through the high school team but likely would be interested in attending some Athletics Ontario Meets with our club affiliation.