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Surrey man wants to run fastest across Canada for mental health, ‘like what Terry Fox did for cancer’

Ultramarathoner Sachin Latti was drenched during this year’s ‘Run to Remember,’ for Honour House

 

Phil Harbridge, who was diagnosed with multiple myeloma in 2019, runs on of the nine half-marathons he’s completed this year. (Contributed photo)

Marathon runner aims to raise funds for myeloma research through White Rock event

Phil Harbridge wants to aim $10,000 through White Rock Multiple Myeloma March

 

Grandview Aquatic Centre (Aaron Hinks photo)

Triathlon ‘TRI IT’ event set for Grandview Aquatic Centre

One-day session aims to introduce participants to the multi-event sport

 

Natasha Wodak of Canada celebrates winning the gold medal in the women’s 10000m final during the athletics at the Pan American Games in Lima, Peru, Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019. The 40-year-old from North Vancouver, B.C., who grew to love training for the marathon, shattered the Canadian record in that distance in Berlin on Sunday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Martin Mejia

Vancouver’s Natasha Wodak smashes Canadian marathon record in Berlin

40-year-old finished in two hours 23 minutes 12 seconds

Natasha Wodak of Canada celebrates winning the gold medal in the women’s 10000m final during the athletics at the Pan American Games in Lima, Peru, Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019. The 40-year-old from North Vancouver, B.C., who grew to love training for the marathon, shattered the Canadian record in that distance in Berlin on Sunday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Martin Mejia
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COVID-delayed Run Surrey Run race to hit pavement for first time in September, in City Centre

Registration for the inaugural in-person event is capped at 500 participants

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Andre De Grasse, of Canada, wins the final in the men’s 4x100-meter relay at the World Athletics Championships on Saturday, July 23, 2022, in Eugene, Ore. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Ashley Landis

De Grasse leads Canada to men’s 4x100m relay gold at world championships

Canadians set a national record and world-leading time of 37.48 seconds Saturday

Andre De Grasse, of Canada, wins the final in the men’s 4x100-meter relay at the World Athletics Championships on Saturday, July 23, 2022, in Eugene, Ore. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Ashley Landis
Dave Proctor ran across Canada in 68 days to beat the record for the fastest cross-country run. On Wednesday, July 20, he passed through Aldergrove. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Record-breaking cross-Canada run passes through Langley, Fraser Valley

Dave Proctor wrapped up his run on Thursday, July 21

Dave Proctor ran across Canada in 68 days to beat the record for the fastest cross-country run. On Wednesday, July 20, he passed through Aldergrove. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Galen Rupp, of the United States, and Cam Levins of Canada (right) compete during the men’s marathon at the World Athletics Championships Sunday, July 17, 2022, in Eugene, Ore. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Patrick Smith/Pool Photo via AP

B.C. marathoner Cam Levins finishes historic 4th at world championships

Black Creek-born runner beat his previous Canadian record by about 2 minutes

Galen Rupp, of the United States, and Cam Levins of Canada (right) compete during the men’s marathon at the World Athletics Championships Sunday, July 17, 2022, in Eugene, Ore. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Patrick Smith/Pool Photo via AP
Kalyn Head of Chilliwack is doing a 100-kilometre birthday ultra marathon on July 23 to mark her 25th birthday, all while raising money for Special Olympics British Columbia. She is seen here near Vedder Park in Chilliwack on July 9, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

B.C. woman to celebrate birthday with 100-km ultra marathon fundraiser for Special Olympics

Kalyn Head will mark her 25th birthday with a fundraiser run from Chilliwack to Vancouver

Kalyn Head of Chilliwack is doing a 100-kilometre birthday ultra marathon on July 23 to mark her 25th birthday, all while raising money for Special Olympics British Columbia. She is seen here near Vedder Park in Chilliwack on July 9, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Surrey runners Luc Bruchet (left) and Justin Kent (right) finished first and third in the Vancouver Sun Run Sunday. (File photos)

Surrey runners finish 1st, 3rd at Vancouver Sun Run

Luc Bruchet and Justin Kent land on podium in popular event’s return

Surrey runners Luc Bruchet (left) and Justin Kent (right) finished first and third in the Vancouver Sun Run Sunday. (File photos)
South Surrey's Maya Kobylanski finished second in the women's U20 race at Canadian Cross-Country Championships in Ottawa Saturday. (Contributed photo)

Southridge grad leads Surrey contingent at Canadian Cross-Country Championships

Maya Kobylanski finishes second in U20 women’s race in Ottawa

South Surrey's Maya Kobylanski finished second in the women's U20 race at Canadian Cross-Country Championships in Ottawa Saturday. (Contributed photo)
Victoria resident and ultra-marathoner Veronique Bourbeau wants to use her gift for running to give back. She hopes to provide safe drinking water to villages throughout Africa during her fundraising the length of the continent. (Jane Skrypnek/News Staff)

B.C. resident aims to provide safe water, become first woman to run across Africa

Veronique Bourbeau plans to run 13,000 kilometres over the course of a year

Victoria resident and ultra-marathoner Veronique Bourbeau wants to use her gift for running to give back. She hopes to provide safe drinking water to villages throughout Africa during her fundraising the length of the continent. (Jane Skrypnek/News Staff)
Elizabeth Model at the 2013 Ironman World Championship in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. (submitted/file photo)
Elizabeth Model at the 2013 Ironman World Championship in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. (submitted/file photo)
Members of the Semiahmoo Sunrunners compete in a three-legged race during a 2008 Sports Sunday event at the South Surrey Track. Next week, the club will celebrate its 40th anniversary with a day of similar games, as well as a barbecue and a walk/run. (File photo)

Semiahmoo Sunrunners set to celebrate club’s 40th anniversary

White Rock/South Surrey running group to host birthday bash at Campbell Valley Park

Members of the Semiahmoo Sunrunners compete in a three-legged race during a 2008 Sports Sunday event at the South Surrey Track. Next week, the club will celebrate its 40th anniversary with a day of similar games, as well as a barbecue and a walk/run. (File photo)
North Delta resident Kaushal Parikh is running 90 kilometres around the new North Delta Secondary track in under nine hours on June 13 to raise money for Save the Children’s India COVID-19 Crisis Fund. (Submitted photo)

North Delta man to run 90 km in under 9 hours for India COVID-19 fundraiser

Kaushal Parikh running a virtual ultramarathon at NDSS’s new running track this Sunday (June 13)

North Delta resident Kaushal Parikh is running 90 kilometres around the new North Delta Secondary track in under nine hours on June 13 to raise money for Save the Children’s India COVID-19 Crisis Fund. (Submitted photo)
Gurjinder Bhurji (left) and Hardip Jhaj are among organizers of the Run Surrey Run event. (File photo: Tom Zillich)

‘Run Surrey Run’ will kick off as a virtual event this spring

For 2021, registration is limited to 2,000 participants, for $25 each

Gurjinder Bhurji (left) and Hardip Jhaj are among organizers of the Run Surrey Run event. (File photo: Tom Zillich)
Participants run down the trail at Crescent Park at the 2020 Resolution Run. The 2021 event was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Contributed photo)

South Surrey’s Resolution Run cancelled due to COVID-19

Other two events in Fraser Valley Trail Run Series still tentatively scheduled to go ahead

Participants run down the trail at Crescent Park at the 2020 Resolution Run. The 2021 event was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Contributed photo)
Luc Bruchet (left), shown here competing at the 2016 Olympics, clocked a personal best in the 10,000-m in Burnaby last weekend. (Laci Perenyi/Sportphoto photo)

Elgin Park alum clocks personal-best in 10,000-m race

Luc Bruchet inches closer to Olympic qualifying standard

Luc Bruchet (left), shown here competing at the 2016 Olympics, clocked a personal best in the 10,000-m in Burnaby last weekend. (Laci Perenyi/Sportphoto photo)
20-year-old Merritt man Darius Sam raised over $100,000 for the Nicola Valley Food Bank after his attempt to run 100 miles in 24 hours gained widespread attention. Sam will be attempting the feat again Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020, this time to raise awareness on the topic of addiction. (Contributed)

Merritt man attempts to run 100-miles in 24 hours for addiction awareness

After raising $110,000 for the food bank in his first 100-mile try, Sam is focusing on a new cause

20-year-old Merritt man Darius Sam raised over $100,000 for the Nicola Valley Food Bank after his attempt to run 100 miles in 24 hours gained widespread attention. Sam will be attempting the feat again Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020, this time to raise awareness on the topic of addiction. (Contributed)
Earl Marriott grad adjusting to NCAA life amid COVID-19 restrictions

Earl Marriott grad adjusting to NCAA life amid COVID-19 restrictions

Jeremiah Mackie joins older brother Jaxon on Gonzaga University cross-country team

Earl Marriott grad adjusting to NCAA life amid COVID-19 restrictions