Wednesday, August 13, 2008


The latest research from California finds that running is anti-aging. Why not stay fit and young by joining the Back Nine Marathon, Sunday, Aug 17th 2008 at The Running Room Country Hills. The event starts at 6:30AM for the 40k, 30k and 20k and at 8:30AM for the 10k. In this informal event runners and walkers do as much as they can at whatever pace they choose. Consider it a race, time trial, regular training run, or social event.

The course is 10km and you can repeat it to your heart's content. You can walk or run on asphalt or grass. There will be an aid station at the top of escarpment and one station at Beddington/ Harvest Hills junction. Water, Gatorade, Nestea Activ, e-caps electrolyte replacement, de-fizzed cola, candy, GU & Hammer gels in 5+ flavours, protein bars, various fruit, snacks. Drop off your customized bag of foods if you have special needs. Washrooms, water, and food for purchase available at The Running Room.

No official registration, just show up. Contact to volunteer. Awards to all participants and volunteers. No fee; self-timed. RDs: Margaret Li and Scott BrassEmail: Phone: 403-251-2417
Brunch/ Awards@60 Country Hills Terr. Starts at 10:00. Must be present to pick up award. Two showers available; bring your own towel. Catering provided by Mary Anne and Ronald Brenya (M&R Cafe).

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