London New Balance Racing Team Elite Q&A
Join us at Boston Pizza on February 9th for dinner and the opportunity to ask a panel of local elite runners about their training and racing. Tickets are $20 and include a buffet dinner of salad, pasta, and pizza.
Tickets can be purchased at Runners' Choice, New Balance London, or online: http://londonrunner....
London New Balance Racing Team Set to Launch in 2014
In 2014, the former London Runner Athlete Assistance Program takes on a new name as the London New Balance Racing Team, or London NB Team for short. Looking to build on the success of 2013, the 2014 Team will benefit from increased support and is an excellent opportunity for post-collegiate athletes who wish to co...
2013 Canadian Cross Country Championships
Twelve athletes from the London Runner Distance Club will be competing at the 2013 Canadian Cross Country Championships this Saturday in Vancouver, BC, with five of those athletes also competing as members of Team Ontario. With only four on the line in in both Senior races, there will be no room for error as LRDC looks...
The 3rd Annual LRDC Cross Country Runathon
Saturday, September 21st, 2013
On Saturday, September 21st, the London Runner Distance Club will be holding a fundraiser runathon during its regular Saturday morning workout.
As with any major fundraising event, individual athlete fundraising will be tracked and 50% will be earmarked for their indivi...
1,500-metre Night shines bright
There were 320 athletes coming out for the 1,500-metre Night Friday evening (July 5), but Aaron Hendrikx stood above the rest....
Saturday Fun Run and Lunch
On Saturday, July 6th, partners in the London Distance Project will host a casual Fun Run and Lunch; this is open to any runners wishing to join, including athletes and coaches taking part in the 1,500m Night and Forest City 5k track meets.
The Fun Run will take place at Springbank Park at 10:00am, with options of running a 5k,...
Runners go the distance in the rain
Rain or shine, the 12th Annual Go the Distance eight and three kilometre race Friday (June 28) was going to have runners at the starting line.The biggest race was the 223 athletes in the eight-kilometre, but the 57 people in the three-kilometre run managed to get just as wet by putting away the umbrellas and stomping in puddles...
Hendrikx earns first senior medal
Already a CIS all-Canadian with the dominant Guelph Gryphons cross-country program, distance runner Aaron Hendrikx isn't wasting any time leaving his mark on the 5k as a first-year senior.
The 20-year-old London Runner Distance Club (LRDC) athlete from nearby Parkhill, Ont. headed to the Canadian Track and Field Championships in...
Great Week for LRDC Athletes at Canadian Championships
The London Runner crew had a great weekend at the Canadian Track and Field Championships this past weekend in Moncton, New Brunswick. Four athletes from the London Runner training group placed top-6 at the Championship! This years Canadian Championships marks the first time the London Runner Distance Club has had two medals at...
LRDC Athletes at Canadian Track and Field Championships
This weekend, Thursday June 20th to Sunday June 23rd, is the Canadian Track and Field Championships held in Moncton, New Brunswick. Four London Runner Distance Club athletes will be competing at the Canadian Championships ranging from the 800m to the 10,000m. These athletes include: Kyle O’neill, Ben Procter, Aaron Hendr...
Trackie Mania Review
The number of competitors at this year’s Trackie Mania was up from the 2012 edition (Roberts Meet of Champions), as the Runners’ Choice London Distance Series continues to grow in its ninth year.
In the fast section of Men’s 1500m, the field fell a few metres behind the pacer and went through 800m a couple...
Trackie Mania Preview
Trackie Mania is the third meet of this years Runners’ Choice London Distance Series starting tomorrow, June 9, at 7:30pm at the TD Waterhouse stadium. Events will include the 1500m and 3000m races.
The fast section of the Men’s 1500m will be paced through 800m by local London Runner athlete Aaron Hendrikx. Ben Pr...
Three LRDC Athletes Compete at Speed River Inferno
Three London Runner Distance Club athletes competed yesterday at the Speed River Inferno. The races were delayed fifty minutes due to thunderstorms, but Ben Procter, Leslie Sexton and Aaron Hendrikx of LRDC went out and ran strong races.
First to get on the start line was Ben Procter in the first heat of the Men’s 1...
4th Annual London Distance Classic
The fourth edition of the London Distance Classic managed to avoid a thunderstorm, allowing races to continue in very calm but humid conditions. Hussein Hashi (Central Toronto AC), Mathew Walters (North Bay Legion) and Chris Dulhanty (Speed River) were the three men able to achieve the 2013 Canadian Track and Field Championsh...
London Distance Classic Preview
The Runners’ Choice London Distance Series continues tomorrow, May 21, with the London Distance Classic, hosted by the London Runner Distance Club. The 800m and 5,000m events will be contested at TD Waterhouse stadium, starting at 7:20pm with the 800m sections, followed by the 5,000m sections beginning at 8pm.
London 10,000m Meet Recap
The 8th edition of the London 10,000m (inc. Athletics Ontario 10,000m Championships) proved to be the strongest competition yet, as 7 athletes ran under the Canadian Championships 10,000m qualifying standard, including 2 women under the Francophone games standard. The mens race was exciting throughout, as eventual winner Huss...
London 10,000m Opens 9th Year of Runners' Choice London Distance Series
On Sunday, May 5th, the London 10,000m (including Athletics Ontario 10,000m Championships) will kick off the 9th annual Runners' Choice London Distance Series. 2012 Ontario and Canadian 10,000m Champion Leslie Sexton will return to defend her title. While Sexton was the only local athlete to race the 10,000m last year, th...
Summer Programs for Youth
April is a great time to get involved in a Youth running program for kids ages 6 and up. Youth-oriented running programs provide a great opportunity to learn from outstanding coaches about the fun of training and racing. For those aged 6-11, Matt Suda coaches a summer clinic that will run from April 20th to June 29th. These s...
London Runner 'Roadies' are Back
Following a successful introduction in 2012, coach Paul Roberts will once again lead a Road racing focused group for London Runner Distance Club athletes looking for an alternative to the summer Track season. 'Roadie' workouts will begin on Saturday, April 6th with Springbank Park and the extensive London bike path sys...
2013 AAP Team Announced
Saturday night at their annual winter gala, the 2013 London Runner AAP Team was formally announced. In its 3rd year, the AAP carding program will double in size, due in part to increased support thanks to new sponsor New Balance London, who will join Runners' Choice, New Balance, and CBI Health as partners in this initiat...
2013 London Runner Athlete Assistance Program
Following a hugely successful 2nd year, the London Runner Athlete Assistance Program will expand significantly in 2013, thanks in part to the addition of specialty retail sponsor New Balance London, who will work alongside Runners' Choice London, New Balance, and CBI Health in supporting this initiative. Under this program...