Monthly Archives: April 2016

Top 14 Moments of Alive to Strive 2016 (what would you add?)

Thank you to the 800+ runners and walkers who came out on Sunday, April 24, for our 6th annual Alive to Strive Race. Relive the day with our list of the top 14 moments. Did we miss your highlight? We’d

Participating in Alive to Strive Race 2016? What you need to know:

Race day is coming up on Sunday, April 24, 2016. Here’s your brief guide to all the day’s details. Bookmark this page for quick access to the day’s schedule, parking information, late registration (bring family or friends!), course maps and

A Second Chance at Life for 2016 Alive to Strive Race Ambassador  

Four years ago, Ottawa resident Linda Rankin, 69, faced a life threatening series of events: heart failure, kidney failure and a stroke left her in a month-long coma. “I thought I was done for. I’d never walk again, I’ll never

The Big Reveal: Meet the 13 Members of our 3KG Challenge Team

 Some familiar faces (and voices!) will be participating in this year’s 3KG Challenge on April 24.  These 13 individuals will simulate running 5 km as a dialysis patient by wearing 3-kg of extra weight as they run. These specially-weighted vests imitate

Why I am Running with a Weight on my Back

“Running and life are about adversity and overcoming challenges.” I have been running for almost 30 years and during that time life and running have thrown me a few curve balls. I have had to climb a few hills mentally