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 […]

O’Halloran 3rd at Egg Nog Jog 10.8KM

Photo courtesy of Sue Sue Sitki Photography.

It was a damp morning on the 13th of December for the 33rd Egg Nog Jog at Terra Cotta Conservation Area presented by the Georgetown Runners.  This event has become a holiday classic in Southern Ontario because it’s well organized, fun, and scenic.  The course is challenging for runners of all abilities with the 10th line hill that can make or break your race. Cynthia O’Halloran has had a spectacular year and wasn’t ready for a […]

2015 AO XC Results

Athletics Ontario 2015 Provincial Cross Country Championships Results November 15, 2015 – Centennial Park, Etobicoke Athletics Ontario 2015 Provincial Cross Country Championships Lions Valley Athletics only had a few entries for this championships event and David Gallant produced the best results for the day. Kevin J Smith was a DNS for the Masters 5KM race and Mike Gill was not at 100% after feeling some discomfort after his great race at the OMA Sunnybrook 8KM.  Mike still attempted […]

OMA Sunnybrook 8KM Results & Photos

OMA Sunnybrook 8K Results & Photos November 1, 2015 – Sunnybrook Park, Toronto Enjoy the OMA Sunnybrook 8KM Results & Photos from November 1st, 2015. @MikeG was the only Lions Valley Athletics runner at the Ontario Masters Athletics Sunnybrook 8KM Cross Country Event. One of the favourites to win the race he was calm and cool while getting ready for his race.  Some last minute surprise entries showed up and they were 3 Kenyans from TOC […]

Chicago to Toronto – Two Journeys to the Marathon

A Tale of Two Marathons Two Lions Valley Athletics members took the long road towards running a marathon this fall,  Darryl Rowan at Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon and Cynthia O’Halloran at The Bank of America Chicago Marathon. Training for a marathon is hard work, time consuming and sometimes you have to make sacrifices to ensure success on race day.  They trained for the same distance but had very different journeys to get there. Scotiabank Toronto […]

2015 Pre-GHAC, GHAC Results

2015 Pre-GHAC Results Craig Kielburger Spartan’s Present the “Invitational Cross Country Meet” The Craig Kielburger Spartan’s Present the “Invitational Cross Country Meet” was held Fri Oct 24 on the GHAC course at Hilton Falls Conservation Area.  Pre-GHAC gave athletes the opportunity to race on the course prior to the championships a qualifying event for OFSAA Cross Country. Not all schools were present including cross country powerhouse Christ The King Secondary School but competition was still strong. […]

Nutrience Oakville Half 10k & 5k Results

 David Gallant was our sole runner in the 5k race with an early 7am start that had perfect conditions for racing. Once the gun went off, he stayed with a small group at the front which eventually became only two.  Coming around the corner into the finishing chute David out-sprinted Oliver Bartozek for his first ever win and a new personal best of 17:20.3 for 5k.  5K 1 1 2 3 4  In the 10k […]

Toronto 10 Miler Results

TORONTO 10 MILER Cynthia O’Halloran trekked into Toronto on Sept 27 for the Toronto 10 Miler as part of her prep for the Chicago Marathon.  She had a solid run in 1:15:36 and claimed 2nd in her age group! You can read all about her race day on Cynsspace where she tells how the day went down in her own words.   Source: Cynsspace – Testing 1, 2 and 3: Since mid-June, I have had my eye on […]