Monthly Archives: April 2013

A Beautiful Day for a Fun and Family-Friendly Race!

The sun was shining and the temperatures were climbing for the third annual Alive to Strive Race. Conditions were perfect for the 550+ runners and walkers who completed the 10km run, 5km, 5km team challenge and the 1km walk/run.  Race

Late Registration Information and Important Information for Alive to Strive Race

Race day is almost here! On Sunday, April 28, the Alive to Strive Race will get underway at Hog’s Back Park and the Terry Fox Athletic Facility. On-line registration is closed but it is not too late to join the

Participant Feature: Q & A with Jason Dunkerley and Colleen Hayes

Paralympic athlete Jason Dunkerley has represented Canada on the track at four Paralympic Games. Most recently, he and guide runner Josh Karanja won bronze at the London Paralympic Games in the 1500 metres and silver in the 5000 meters. In

Alive to Strive’s 2013 Race Champion Keeps an Active Lifestyle for Long-term Health

Twenty years ago, Ottawa resident Diana Aiello was diagnosed with chronic kidney disease.  As her kidney function decreased, Diana began daily dialysis treatments that left her too exhausted and lethargic to be physically active. Today, Diana hits the gym five

Race Participant Feature: Tyler and Ida Huneault

Huneaults’ determination and commitment embody spirit of Alive to Strive Fourteen year-old Tyler Huneault and his mother, Ida, are participating in this year’s Alive to Strive 5km Race on April 28. Theirs is a special story, one of a mother

5km Team Challenge Event Starts the Spring Season Off Right

Get psyched for the 5km Team Challenge on April 28! Gather your colleagues, your sports teammates, your club members, your family members, and form a team for the annual 5km Team Challenge. How does it work? Teams are a minimum