LVA Take Top 2 Spots at Confederation Park 5KM

LVA Highlights at Confederation Park 5KM Lions Valley Athletics Takes Top 2 Spots on Podium Confederation Park 5KM Results Saturday April 29, 2017 On a cool morning Michael Gill and Sean Patterson went to Hamilton for the Subaru of Hamilton & Niagara Running Series – Confederation Park 5KM.  The small field didnt appear to have any familiar faces but today was the first road race of the season for both athletes.  Mike and Sean were at […]

2016 Tannenbaum 10KM Results

Fast Times Give A Sweet End to 2016 2016 Tannenbaum 10KM Results Eric Labelle and Chad Patterson competed in their last race of 2016 as part of a competitive field. The two LVA members both successfully achieved some fast 10KM times in a fitting end to 2016. 800m from the start of the 2016 Tannenbaum 10KM. Watch the start of the race with both Eric and Chad in the front group! Start of 2016 Tannenbaum […]

Toronto Will Host the 2020 World Masters Athletics Championships

TORONTO 2020 DETAILS Toronto will host the World Masters Athletics Championship event for the 2nd time, 45 years after it held the very first one in 1975. Masters Athletics is meant to foster international friendship, understanding and co-operation through these athletics events and I would highly recommend everyone take the opportunity to participate, volunteer or spectate in 2020!  Details The event will take place over 11 days from July 21 – August 2 2020 with 8000 athletes […]

2016 AO XC Championship Results

Lions Valley Athletics Senior Mens Team Finishes 4thDarryl Rowan returns from injury to run the Masters 5KM Lions Valley Athletics Athletes Darryl Rowan, Matthew Reeve, Chad Patterson, Eric Labelle, Sean Patterson, Mike Gill. Lions Valley Athletics sent a team of 6 athletes to the 2016 Athletics Ontario Cross Country Championships in Niagara this past weekend.  Darryl Rowan, our sole Masters competitor ran the Masters 5KM event, the first race of the day.  This was his […]

2016 OMA Sunnybrook 8KM XC Results

2016 OMA Sunnybrook 8K Results October 16, 2016 – Sunnybrook Park, Toronto Mike Gill increasing his lead approaching halfway.   For the second year in a row, Mike Gill competed in the OMA Sunnybrook 8KM XC race.  This year conditions were less than ideal with the recent rain making the ground, muddy and soft which meanst Mike was unlikely to break the M35 course record he set last year. It was another race where Mike kept […]

2016 Nutrience Oakville Half Marathon 10KM 5KM Results & Volunteers

Acute-to-Chronic Training Ratio Calculator Calculate the ratio. The acute-to-chronic training ratio compares your mileage for the last week to your average weekly mileage for the last four weeks. If you’ve run 50, sickness 40, 50, and 60 miles in the past four weeks, your ratio is 60 (last week’s mileage) divided by 50 (average of last four weeks). That’s 1.2. Week Your Mileage Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Your acute-to-chronic ratio is […]

B & O Yorkville Run & Canadian 5KM Road Championship Results

O'Halloran Narrowly Misses Age Group Podium at Canadian 5KM Road Championship Its not often that a 5KM event has the caliber and depth of talent that toed the start line in both the Elite and Masters categories at this Canadian 5KM Road Race Championship. Cynthia O’Halloran competed in the Masters category on this fast downtown Toronto course.  The Men’s and Women’s Open Categories were some of the fastest we have seen in Canada. Charles Philibert-Thiboutot and Andrea […]

Good Friday Road Races 5KM Course Preview

The organizers of the Good Friday Road Races, The Burlington Road Runners, are trying something different for the 43rd edition. The long-standing 5 km race distance along with the kids’ 1 km ‘bunny hop’ remain intact. However, the final race of the morning will now be 10 km as opposed to the traditional 10 miler. Those who have run the 10-mile course in the past know that it was a 5-mile loop completed twice. The […]