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Klondike Trail of '98 International Road Relay

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Issue: 2018-09-05, PHOTO: courtesy of Bailey Staffen

Only in the Yukon would we conceptualize a relay race where hundreds of people (when it first started) run along a highway through the night. Not to mention, we’ll decide to make all the race legs about a half marathon, so while you are battling... Read more

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Issue: 2016-09-15, PHOTO: George Maratos

If there's a competitive foot race nearby, or a fun run for charity, Tom Ullyett will almost certainly be there. The 58-year-old deputy minister of Justice has been an avid runner since his teen years, with at least 40 half-marathons under his... Read more

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Issue: 2016-09-08, PHOTO: Selene Vakharia

What you eat and drink before a long run impacts your performance and your ability to recover, post race. If you’re looking to beat a previous time, or just finish, it’s important to focus on the fuel you are giving your body. Read more

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Locally, Don White coaches our junior athletes and regularly offers coaching to the rest of us through clinics like Run for Mom and "Getting started, getting better, getting faster" sessions. He has given me a lot of important tips.... Read more

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Q: There is this woman I have known for a few years now and I know she is single. I asked her out for coffee about a year ago and she said no. Lately I have been running into her again and I have been striking up conversation. I still really want... Read more

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Aged to Perfection (ATP) is a team of "masters plus" female runners that participates in the Klondike Trail of '98 International Road Relay each year. They get together every Saturday morning—rain, shine or snow, all year long— to do a run, socializ Read more

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This year the iconic Klondike Trail of 98 International Road Relay from Skagway to Whitehorse turns 30! On September 7 and 8,, teams of runners will cross 176.5km of terrain broken into 10 legs (between nine and 25.6kkm in length), all while... Read more

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"A slight glow on the eastern horizon beckons to me and I anticipate the brilliant splashes of intense color that characterize our spectacular Yukon mornings—an incredible visual feast to welcome the day! "We knew with certainty it was going to be... Read more

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It's been called one of the hardest marathons in North America by iRun magazine and one of the top 10 trail races in Canada by Canadian Running magazine. And it's in our backyard. The Yukon River Trail Marathon takes place annually in Whitehorse... Read more

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This is just what hundreds of cyclists will be doing next week, as the Kluane Chilkat International Bike Relay celebrates its 19th birthday. Teams ranging from one to eight riders will attempt to traverse the 238 km between Haines Junction and... Read more

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Issue: 2008-09-02, PHOTO: George Maratos

Be warned: if you are travelling along the Klondike Highway on the evening of Sept. 5 or into the wee hours of Sept. 6, you may come across a 200-pound chicken Read more

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Anyone who has taken part in competitive cycling or running in the Yukon, in these past 20 years or so, has most likely experienced the typical post-race symptoms of excessive sweating, agonizing pain, rewarding sense of accomplishment and that one Read more

Making A Difference!