2017 AO XC Results – Bracebridge, ON

2017 Athletics Ontario Cross Country Championships – Bracebridge, ON November 12, 2017 It was cold and there was a light dusting of snow on the ground for the Athletics Ontario Cross Country Championships at Morrison Meadows in Bracebridge. The course was one of the most challenging courses we have seen in years with ice, wood chips, mud and rolling terrain. The Lions Valley Athletics Team arrived at Morrison Meadows Saturday afternoon to preview the course […]

LVA Take Top 2 Spots at Confederation Park 5KM

Lions Valley Athletics Takes Top 2 Spots on PodiumConfederation Park 5KM ResultsSaturday April 29, 2017On 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 the front from the beginning with one other runner until […]

2016 AO XC Championship Results

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 return to racing after taking some time off due to injury and he was pleased with how he finished. He finished 92nd in 24:18.  Our Senior Mens team of Mike Gill, Eric Labelle, Chad […]

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

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 Seccafien both placed first by mere seconds in the open categories making the […]

NEW Wednesday Group Run – 5KM, 7.5KM or 10KM

We encourage anyone who is interested in running with a group but not ready for our other weekly “workouts” to join us and run with us for our NEW Wednesday Group Run.  On Wednesday June 22 we will begin a new weekly group run from Palermo Physiotherapy & Wellness Centre.  This weekly run is an easy group run where you can run our 5KM, 7.5KM or 10KM routes.  The routes all start together at 7:00pm […]

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 […]

2015 AO XC Results

Athletics Ontario 2015 Provincial Cross Country ChampionshipsLions 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 the start and took each lap one at a time but the discomfort got worse and […]

Rotary Burlington Turkey Trot 5KM Trail Race Results

Another Win for Lions Valley Athletics  David Gallant…Sunday October 18 the Rotary Burlington Turkey Trot 5KM Trail Race took place just around the corner in Bronte Creek Provincial Park Oakville, ON.  David Gallant went and ran the ,5KM event and blazed through the trails for the win.  His 1st place finish was in a time of 18:01.  This Thursday Oct 29, David will compete in the GHAC Cross Country Championships in Hilton Falls Conservation Area […]