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UBCO Cross Country coach Malindi Elmore has been nominated for Female Coach of the Year. (Jon Adrian)

Sprinting to the top: UBC Okanagan mentor up for female coach of the year

Elmore took part in the 2004 and 2020 Olympic Games

 

Quebec ultra-marathon runner Joan Roch is shown in a handout photo. Roch is preparing for a nearly 8,000 kilometre run from the most southern point of the United States to Quebec’s Gaspé Peninsula. PHOTO PC/HO-Joan Roch

Quebec ultra-marathoner preparing to run nearly 8,000 km from Florida to Quebec

Roch will run an average of 52 km – over a marathon – a day in order to finish in 5 months

 

(Noah Redka/Submitted)

Mini adventures count: Kelowna TikTok creator wants people to be active outdoors

He wants people to enjoy the outdoors in the Okanagan, in all seasons

 

Lucas Cullen (Photo of Lucas Cullen (Tommy DeWitt and Dia Klassen/Submitted)

Kelowna/Vernon run and back raises money and eyebrows for mental health

Lucas Cullen ran 102 km over the weekend to get people talking about mental illness

Lucas Cullen (Photo of Lucas Cullen (Tommy DeWitt and Dia Klassen/Submitted)
Photo of Lucas Cullen (Tommy DeWitt and Dia Klassen/Submitted)

Kelowna man hopes his run is crazy enough to get people talking about mental health

On Dec. 10, at 11:11 p.m. Lucas Cullen will start running from Kelowna to Vernon and back

Photo of Lucas Cullen (Tommy DeWitt and Dia Klassen/Submitted)
Malindi Elmore and Trevor Hofbauer, post Vancouver Eastside 10km (Elmore/ Submitted)

Kelowna Olympians break the tape at the Canadian Marathon Championships

The UBCO Heat coach and athlete are Canada’s marathon champions.

Malindi Elmore and Trevor Hofbauer, post Vancouver Eastside 10km (Elmore/ Submitted)
Jennifer Moffatt and Teece’s Troopers raised over $8,000 for the 2022 CIBC Run for the Cure (Brittany Webster - Capital News)

CIBC Run for the Cure sees Kelowna residents raise over $100,000

More than 400 people registered for the run

Jennifer Moffatt and Teece’s Troopers raised over $8,000 for the 2022 CIBC Run for the Cure (Brittany Webster - Capital News)
(Chris Brinnen/Canine Heroes/ Submitted)

Kelowna dogs run to support retired K9s and for T-bones

Ned’s Wish covers medical expenses of retired RCMP and Military dogs

(Chris Brinnen/Canine Heroes/ Submitted)
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
Malindi Elmore and Trevor Hofbauer, post Vancouver Eastside 10km (Elmore/ Submitted)

Vancouver felt Heat from Kelowna at 10-km race

Olympians and UBCO Heat coach and athlete Elmore and Hofbauer tore up Vancouver’s Eastside

Malindi Elmore and Trevor Hofbauer, post Vancouver Eastside 10km (Elmore/ Submitted)
The first leg of the first day runs along underneath the gondola. (Tom Poole photo)

Endurance runners took on more than 100 kilometres of trail runs in Revelstoke

The TranSelkirks Trail started on Sunday, with participants running 100 k in three days

The first leg of the first day runs along underneath the gondola. (Tom Poole photo)
(Photo - @BenSteiner00/Twitter)

Kelowna’s Jerome Blake sprints to gold at Worlds

Blake and his teammates dropped out of the Commonwealth Games

(Photo - @BenSteiner00/Twitter)
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
The photo finish shows Canada taking gold in the men’s 4x100 metres relay at the World Athletics Championships in Oregon July 15-25, 2022 (World Athletics photo finish)

Kelowna’s Jerome Blake sprints to victory with team Canada

The World Athletics Championship is being held in Oregon July 15-25, 2022

The photo finish shows Canada taking gold in the men’s 4x100 metres relay at the World Athletics Championships in Oregon July 15-25, 2022 (World Athletics photo finish)
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
The Dirty Mutter is coming to Kelowna on Aug. 20 (Rescue Ranch/Submitted)
The Dirty Mutter is coming to Kelowna on Aug. 20 (Rescue Ranch/Submitted)
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)
Kelowna’s Cory Krist set a blistering pace nobody could match in winning the Kal RATS Sprint Triathlon Sunday, June 26, in Vernon. Krist was the only competitor out of 79 to cover the run-bike-run event in under 60 minutes. (Roger Knox - Black Press)

Vernon triathlon makes successful return, despite no swim

After poor water quality closes Kin Beach, Kal RATS Sprint Triathlon goes to run-bike-run race

Kelowna’s Cory Krist set a blistering pace nobody could match in winning the Kal RATS Sprint Triathlon Sunday, June 26, in Vernon. Krist was the only competitor out of 79 to cover the run-bike-run event in under 60 minutes. (Roger Knox - Black Press)
(Image: Canada Games)

Kelowna’s Blake, Gay to represent Canada at the Commonwealth Games

The Commonwealth Games run from July 28 to August 8

(Image: Canada Games)
Kids as young as four participated in the Conquer the Lake fun run (Brittany Webster - Black Press)

Lake Country runners Conquer the Lake in support of KidSport

Runners had the choice of a one mile fun run, a 5 km run, or a half-marathon

Kids as young as four participated in the Conquer the Lake fun run (Brittany Webster - Black Press)