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Athletics

Our Everyday Athletes

The Canada Games Centre, near the top of Two Mile Hill, opens every weekday morning at 5:30 a.m. I did not get there until 7:00 a.m. and that was an effort.As I walked in, I kept passing people on their way out. They were...

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That Special Olympic Feeling

Serge Michaud doesn’t attempt to hide his feelings about the importance of the Special Olympics movement. “For me, the organization is all about providing opportunities, which is something near and dear to my heart,” he says....

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Take it in stride: The mental game

The mental part of running is more difficult to train for and equally, if not more, important to your ultimate success than the physical aspect.All runners have hit the wall. Your body feels like it wants to shut down and your...

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Take It In Stride: Rock the Walk!

Every Saturday morning just before 10 a.m. there are taps at the door of the Law Courts Building in downtown Whitehorse.Voices echo and feet shuffle, sometimes more quickly on the cold days. The Whitehorse Walkers energetically...

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A Brother’s Bond

As cross-country skier Gary Chaplin walked through the arrival gates at Whitehorse International Airport last month, gold, silver and bronze medals hanging around his neck and bagpipes playing, it was hard to determine who was more proud: Garry himself or his older brother.

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