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iRun because I cannot say no to a second slice of chocolate cakeEmily Shandruk , Vancouver, BC

iRun to stay fit and release those running endorphinsLiliana Plava , Calgary, AB

iRun because I want to qualify for Boston and raise money for charities near and dear to my heartChristine Gracel , Calgary, AB

iRun because it makes me feel good, allows me to spend time with my friends and gives me a feeling of accomplishmentHelen Kolodziejzyk , Calgary, AB

iRun but not enoughMichael Shaw , New Westminister, BC

iRun because I never thought I would be able toGary Morris , Winnipeg, MB

iRun to challenge myself, physically and mentallyKathleen Keenan , Brampton, ON

iRun because people around me inspire mePina Bevilacqua , Caledon, ON

iRun therefore I amDuncan Walsh , Nottingham, UK

iRun because I liveGeorges Schneller , Laval, QC

iRun to be free and enjoy our beautiful countryCheryl Carter , Clearwater , BC

iRun for overall wellbeingTrish McCourt , Halifax, NS

iRun because it makes me a better person, a better wife, a better mother and a better friendNathalie Joncas-Caissie , St-Antoine, NB

iRun because it makes me feel powerfulCarlene Paquette , Carp, ON

iRun because pecan pie, french fries and beer are chasing meTeresa Sterling , Ottawa , ON

iRun because it’s in meMichael Foley , Stittsville, ON

iRun because it reminds me that I am capable of so much more than I have doneJames Sauve , Ottawa, ON

iRun for meKiza Francis , Ottawa,ON

iRun to prove to myself I canLesley McGougan , Brampton, ON

iRun because all the ladies are chasing my sexy runner’s bodyChris Baker , Etobicoke, ON

iRun because I can and I’m gratefulTerry SanCartier , Gatineau, QC

iRun because when I run I feel most aliveMeghan Lynch , Ottawa, ON

iRun to unleash my inner athleteAdelle Densham , Avonmore, ON

iRun because it cleans up my life, because I drink more water, sleep better and eat healthier foodsRobin McIntyre , Ottawa, ON

iRun because of the peace and strength it brings meMichelle Jordan , Ottawa, ON

iRun because I need it to soothe the soul, keep me in shape and for overall wellbeingBeth Neil , Lombardy, ON

iRun because it is my tonic and my salvation Georgia Ioannou , British Columbia

iRun for relaxation and to motivate my two sonsKeith Bradbury , Newfoundland

iRun because endorphins are freeCassandra Chouinard , Ontario

iRun because somebody once told me I couldn’t Heidi Abbey-Der , Saskatchewan

iRun because couch potatoes die young Cathy Andrew , Ontario

iRun because it’s cheaper than therapy Leah Boulter , Alberta

iRun because I like buying running clothes Pamela Blaikie , Ontario

iRun slowly!Jason Hoffman , Manitoba

iRun because it gives me freedom to relax my brainMarie-Claude Gregoire , Nova Scotia

iRun because I learn more about who I am with every kmSteph Mansell , Quebec

iRun because iEat Sherry Maligaspe , British Columbia

iRun and run, and run, and run, and nobody can stop me Andrei Lucaciu , Ontario

iRun because the wall is meant to be broken Jonathan Bird , Ontario

iRun because it has saved my life John Marshall , Alberta

iRun for the challenge to go faster and farther Steven Matejka , Alberta

iRun to my happy place and some days it’s very Doreen May , Alberta

iRun because food tastes better afterwards Patrick Houston , Alberta

iRun because I can’t dance Mario Javier , Ontario

iRun so I don’t say never ever again Linda Klaric , Manitoba

iRun because it makes me whole Denis Ladouceur , Quebec

iRun because it gets my husband out there Tricia LaLonde , Alberta

iRun away from the negative and towards the positive Teri Lepard , Alberta

iRun because running is like breathing to Stephanie McEvoy , Ontario

iRun because I love the solitude Janene Tailleur , British Columbia

iRun for the moment when both feet are off the ground Catherine Anderson , British Columbia

iRun to someday win the race Lindy Dunlop , Yukon

iRun to stay ahead of the weight gainMyra Abstreiter , Alberta

iRun because otherwise I’m grumpy Alexandre Charest , Quebec

iRun because I get foot rubs afterward Kate Howerton , British Columbia

iRun because iLoves my man Beverly Huang , Alberta

iRun because not everyone can Olivia Harvey , New Brunswick

iRun to get to know myself, my strength and my spirit Lisa Groulx , Ontario

iRun whenever I feel the need to escape Iona Hillis , Ontario

iRun because it’s like flying, only lower Glenn Johnson , Ontario

iRun because it makes me feel powerful Sarah Kallaghan , Alberta

iRun because I’ve lost 80 lbs and running has become fun Cheryl Kelly , Ontario

iRun because there is no finish line Claire Kilgour , Ontario

iRun so my daughters know that they can, too Shelley Kirkpatrick , New Brunswick

iRun because it reminds me of how strong I can be Monique Lavoie , Ontario

iRun because it’s a great way to see the world Sherry Mahoney , British Columbia

iRun because my heart tells me to William Martin , Manitoba

iRun to prove to them that iCan Catherine Smith , Manitoba

iRun because it’s fun when it’s done Sue Matte , Ontario

iRun because I am not as clumsy I thought I was Hanna Baer , Quebec

iRun see where my feet will take me todayMegan Dolinskas , New York

iRun for the cool t-shirts! Pina Bevilacqua , Ontario

iRun because I want to be a role model for our six kids Catherine Empey , British Columbia

iRun to inspire my kids to tryGlen Johnston , Nunavut

iRun so I can eat ice cream Sandy Bolan , Ontario

iRun because I want to live to be 100! Colette DeJean , Ontario

iRun for health, i Run for life Pat Cheung , British Columbia

iRun because it gives my day a boost of energy Sara Campbell , Nova Scotia

iRun because it’s better than almost everything else Nathan Carey , Ontario

iRun at 50 years old because at 43 I couldn’t Peter Cicalo , Ontario

iRun because it is my tonic and my salvation Georgia Ioannou , British Columbia

iRun for relaxation and to motivate my two sons Keith Bradbury , Newfoundland

iRun because endorphins are free Cassandra Chouinard , Ontario

iRun because somebody once told me I couldn't Heidi Abbey-Der , Saskatchewan

iRun because couch potatoes die young Cathy Andrew , Ontario

iRun because it's cheaper than therapy Leah Boulter , Alberta

iRun because I like buying running clothes Pamela Blaikie , Ontario

iRun slowly! Jason Hoffman , Manitoba

iRun because iEat Sherry Maligaspe , British Columbia

iRun because I learn more about who I am with every km Steph Mansell , Quebec

iRun because it gives me freedom to relax my brain Marie-Claude Gregoire , Nova Scotia

iRun at 50 years old because at 43 I couldn't Peter Cicalo , Ontario

iRun because it's better than almost everything else Nathan Carey , Ontario

iRun for my heart, so it runs for me! Cathy Brzoza , British Columbia

iRun to inspire my children! Wendy Bowen , Manitoba

iRun because it sure beats the bus Robin Robbins , Alberta

iRun for the challenge and to remember to fully live Pascale Synnott , Québec

iRun to kickstart my day Sharon Strueby , Saskatchewan

iRun for me! Judi Wearing , Saskatchewan

iRun because it's a great stress release Brooke McKenzie , Yukon

iRun because i love to Mirella Petriello , Ontario

iRun because it helps me see things more clearly Jennifer Pitts , Ontario

iRun to eat Maureen Tritscher , Alberta

iRun to correct years of sedentary living! Mike Scott , Ontario

iRun away from the abyss Charlene Thomas , Ontario

iRun all the livelong day Pierre Saint-Laurent , Québec

iRun to challenge my perceived limitations Cassandra Williams , Ontario

iRun to maintain a strong physical and mental state Tammy Rainville , Ontario

iRun so that I can live longer and stronger Derek MacPhail , Ontario

iRun to feel great Kathryn Rachar , Saskatchewan

iRun because I like to be healthy Melanie Oickle , New Brunswick

iRun to eat more, especially sweet potatoe fries Joanna Skomra , Ontario

iRun for the fresh air and adrenalin Charlyn McGregor , Saskatchewan

iRun for the individual pursuit Robert Pelletier , New Brunswick

iRun to satisfy the irresistible urge Tim Nixon , British Columbia

iRun because I love the sense of accomplishment Amber Moase , Nova Scotia

iRun to challenge my mind, body and soul Sonia Mendes , Ontario

iRun because walking is too slow Barry Knapp , Ontario

Up To Speed

Universal Children’s Day welcomes “Generation Slow”

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013

It’s Universal Children’s Day, and the American Heart Association has told us that our kids may not run as far, or as fast as you did when you were their age. The findings of the study were presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2013. Data involving over 25 million children ages 9-17, taken […]

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The Toronto Santa Claus Parade Needs Your Help

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

Santa has a chance to keep in shape this year with the first ever Holly Jolly Fun Run in support of the Toronto Santa Claus parade this weekend. The Toronto Santa Claus Parade has been a feature of the Christmas Season for over one hundred years for people from all over the city, province and […]

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Krista DuChene Breaks 28 Year Canadian Marathon Record for Women

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013

“She’s not the only one who’s going to break this record, I am too” It’s been three days since Krista DuChene broke a 28-year record and became the second fastest woman marathoner in Canada, and only now is she finding it easier to sleep. “It usually takes a few days to come down after a […]

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It’s a Beautiful Race: Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the Ottawa Marathon

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013

[Browse pictures from Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend 2013] Next Spring, the City of Ottawa will gather for the 40th time to watch as runners from all over the country and world commit themselves to 42.2 kilometres throughout the streets of the Nation’s Capital. The course takes place in what Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend Race Director and […]

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Celebrate Kale!

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013

Since our neighbours to the south are celebrating #NationalKaleDay, we thought we’d dig through the archives and compile some of the Kale recipes iRunNation has shared with us over the years! Kale is a powerful anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory food full of minerals — think green for recovery! Quinoa, Kale slaw with Cilantro Lime dressing This […]

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Bringing Back the Mile

Monday, September 23rd, 2013

Geordie McConnell is the type of runner you come across every now and again; he lives and breathes the sport and he wants to make sure that everybody has an equal opportunity to feel the same way. If you’ve ever run Ottawa race weekend you might know him as the guy running in a giant […]

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Ben Mulroney: red carpet runner

Saturday, September 21st, 2013

The latest iRun celebrity cover runner is a familiar face to many Canadians. Television host and son of former Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney, Ben Mulroney has established himself as a media celebrity in his own right. But did you know Mulroney is also a runner? Test your celebrity journalism knowledge below: 1. What marathon did Ben […]

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Registration for Ottawa Race Weekend Opens Tuesday September 3rd

Saturday, August 31st, 2013

As the Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend nears it’s 40th anniversary, registration for the 2014 milestone event is set to open on  September 3rd. Races sold out quickly in 2013 and event organizers are expecting an even faster sell out for the 40th anniversary. In May, over 44,000 participants took part in seven of the 2013 Tamarack […]

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Large Canadian Contingency headed to Russia for 2013 IAAF World Championships

Thursday, August 1st, 2013

46 athletes will be representing Canada at the 2013 World Championships in Athletics in Moscow, Russia later this month. The count down is on for the event organized by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) which takes place from August 10 to 18 at the Luzhniki Staidum, the site of the 1980 Olympic Games. […]

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“Prison Break” Themed Race Latest in Obstacle Racing Trend

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013

A new race popping up this summer in Eastern Ontario and Quebec brings new meaning to the motivational saying “Run like you stole something!“ “You have been convicted of a crime you did not commit,” reads the Prison Break Race website. The In a nutshell, it’s a 5 km obstacle course race with the added […]

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