Day One of Training – March 5th, 2018

Hi everyone, my name is Deborah and guess what, I signed myself up for some professional running sessions to train for the Alive to Strive Race this April 29, 2018! In so doing, the organizing committee for the race asked

Join Our 5KM Training Group!

“Ask nothing from your running, and you’ll get more than you ever imagined.” Christopher McDougall, author of Born to Run. Join us for our twice weekly training runs starting March 5th. Our group runs are friendly, fun and motivating to

The Most Scenic Running Routes in Ottawa: Vol. 1 – Lunch Hour Power Run

A motivating running route can make all the difference. On the days when your legs just don’t want to carry you and your lungs are burning, finding inspiration from your surroundings can make the difference between sticking it out or

Early Bird Pricing Ends February 28th

Attention all runners and walkers! Register now for the 2018 Alive to Strive Race before the early bird pricing ends on February 28th! Our April 29, 2018 race offers all the same incredible things you have loved about our past

4 reasons you should register for our Alive to Strive Race on April 29

Our 2018 Alive to Strive Race is on Sunday, April 29 at the Terry Fox Athletic Facility in Ottawa, Canada. Register now for our 1K, 5k or 10k events There are so many great reasons to participate. Here are a

April 30th, 2017

It was a chilly Sunday morning but that didn’t stop the fun! Over 600 bright eyed runners and walkers came out for our 7th annual Alive to Strive Race and completed the Fresenius Medical Care 5km, 10km and 5km team

Alive to Strive 2017: Everything you need to know for race day! (April 30)

Our next Alive to Strive Race is this Sunday, April 30, 2017. Keep reading for quick access to race day details, including the day’s schedule, course maps, parking information and how to register in-person (if you missed our April 26

What’s in a name? The creation of “Alive to Strive”

By Marie-Eve Chainey, President of Alive to Strive: I remember sitting down in the Chapters on Rideau St. during the summer of 2010, with five or six open dictionaries and thesaurus lying on the table, trying to find a name

Ottawa Breweries Brew Up Special Suds for Alive to Strive

Whoa, whoa, hold up! What does beer have to do with Alive to Strive?! Seems an unusual connection until you consider that Ottawa has a pretty special community of micro-brewers. This year, several of Ottawa’s finest micro-breweries are contributing in

Alive to Strive: March E-News from the Kidney Foundation of Canada

In 2011, rising-athlete Marie-Eve left home to study in Spain. Soon after settling into school, Marie-Eve began to feel ill. After four months of dizziness, unexplainable weight gain and severe headaches, Marie-Eve was diagnosed with a rare form of kidney


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