Weekly Running Post–August 6, 2014


Weekly Running Podcast – August 6, 2014 <13 mins – 11.6MB>
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On today’s podcast, I start talking quite a bit about the benefits of cross-training because of an article from iRun Magazine about the benefit of upper-body training. I also give my personal insight on two of the biggest races this weekend in Quebec: the Mont-Tremblant Half Marathon and the Endruance 5K. Keep reading for the entire list of races in the Quebec City-Toronto corridor this weekend.

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This Weekend’s Racing Schedule



Name of Race


Aug. 6 Magog, QC Les courses du mercredi 1km, 2km, 3.5km, 5km, 7km, 10km
Aug. 9 Vaudreuil-Dorion, QC Abominable Obstacle Course 5km (Obstacle)
Aug. 9 Rigaud, QC Course 3 Série JOGX-T 1km, 4km, 7km
Aug. 9 Ste-Adèle, QC Ultranza Trail Running 7km, 15km
Aug. 9 Saint-Roch-de-L’Achigan, QC Roch-Race (Obstacle)
Aug. 9 Saint-Sylvestre, QC Prison Break Race 5km (Obstacle)
Aug. 9 Albion Hills, ON 5 Peaks – Race #4 5.7km, 11.4km
Aug. 9 Hamilton, ON Sketchers Summer Series 5km
Aug. 9 St. Albans, VT The Brandon M. Stephenson 4.4 Mile Memorial Run/Walk 7km
Aug. 9 Irasburg, VT Kingdom Run 5km, 10km, 21.1km
Aug. 9 Stowe, VT Fun Run on Spruce Loop 5km
Aug. 9 Massena, NY Donate Life 5K Family Fun Run/Walk 5km
Aug. 10 Laval, QC Course 5 MEC Montréal 2.5km, 5km, 10km
Aug. 10 Mont-Tremblant, QC Demi-marathon de Mont-Tremblant 1km, 5km, 10km, 21.1km
Aug. 10 Saint-Augustin-de-Desmaures, QC Défi Garneau 10K 10km
Aug. 10 Saint-Sylvestre, QC Prison Break Race 5km (Obstacle)
Aug. 10 Williamstown, ON Great Raisin River Foot Race 5km, 11km
Aug. 10 Brockville, ON Brockville Ribfest Piggy Run 1km, 5km
Aug. 10 Peterborough, ON Stoney Lake Sprint 1km, 5km, 10km
Aug. 10 Mississauga, ON Erica’s Wish 1km, 5km, 8km
Aug. 10 Colchester, VT Get Your Rear in Gear 5K 5km
Aug. 10 Colchester, VT Green Mountain Athletic Association Scholarship Trail Race 5km
Aug. 12 Trois-Rivières, QC Courses au crépuscule 5 1km, 3km, 5km
Aug. 12 St. Albans, VT Ben & Jerry’s Tuesdays 5K’s at Hard’ack 1km, 3km, 5km
Aug. 12 Rutland, VT Go Play: Summer Sunset Running Series Race 3 5km
Aug. 13 Dollard-des-Ormeaux, QC Le 5km Endurance 1km, 2km, 5km

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