Muskoka Algonquin Runners (MARS) were a force to be reckoned with at the 120th running of the Around The Bay 30K race in Hamilton, Ontario on March 30, 2014. Around the Bay is the oldest road race in North America, older than the Boston Marathon. Continue reading
Muskoka Algonquin Runners have given up on spring. It’s not coming. We’ve run through a horrible winter so are a tough bunch. We will soldier on despite the absence of normal seasonal temperatures. With this in mind there is lots going on on MARS. Continue reading
Welcome back to MARS after the break. Despite -30C this am, we feel certain that winter is done for. Good riddance. There’s lots going on on MARS in the coming weeks and months. Keep reading to learn more. Continue reading
MARS will take a break from organized runs next week during the school March Break. We are sure members will still find each other to run. Regular scheduled runs resume Tuesday March 18 at 6:30 am in the High School parking lot. That day we will do a stride workout. If you have no idea what that is, come out and find out!
Stay tuned for an exciting announcement regarding a 8 week running clinic to begin in late April for those interested in training for a 5 or 10k at Band on the Run. There will be a group dedicated to our grade 6,7,8 runners lead by Troy Cox. More details after the break. Continue reading
MARSians everywhere are wondering when they will have dry roads under their feet? Why not come to the Ontario Masters Indoor Track and Field Championships this weekend and run in perfect weather? Click here for details.
MARS would like to introduce another of its runners. Katherine Ahokas “exploded” onto the running scene in 2008 and her results have improved steadily each year. In February of 2014 she went under 1:25 in the half marathon and she has big plans for the rest of the year. Meet Katherine: