Rupert Runners

Doreen McKay proudly sports the ‘Wow’ emblazoned medal she received for her efforts in The Northern View Cannery Road Race. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)

Run to Win: Doreen McKay refuses to be kept down

A fighting spirit keeps McKay going through difficult times and beyond

 

Spencer Hodam ran the 10k with a time of 48:13 in The Northern View Cannery Road Race 2019. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)

The Northern View Cannery Road Race: Photos and video

The Northern View’s 2019 Cannery Road Race draws hundreds of runners from Prince Rupert to Terrace

 

Prince Rupert’s Rhonda Stoik gets some encouragement from some of her biggest fans as she finishes off her half-marathon at the Northern View Cannery Road Race. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)

Rupert sees its runners bolt to top times at The Northern View Cannery Road Race

Richard Elkington wins half-marathon, while Katie Beach takes top mark in women’s 5K

 

Runners pass over the Seal Cove Lagoon trestle bridge to start the 5K run. Rheannon Brooks (Third), Jessica Lindstrom (Fourth), Murray Kristoff (Fifth), Marcus Komadina (First) and Kane Komadina (Second) were the top five finishers in the race.

STORY AND VIDEO: Rupert runners blaze a trail

Kaien Trails holds inaugural TrailBlazer runs

Runners pass over the Seal Cove Lagoon trestle bridge to start the 5K run. Rheannon Brooks (Third), Jessica Lindstrom (Fourth), Murray Kristoff (Fifth), Marcus Komadina (First) and Kane Komadina (Second) were the top five finishers in the race.
Ashleigh Lockhart ran her first full marathon at the Totem to Totem Marathon in Skidegate on July 20, 2019. (Submitted photo)

MVP of the Week: Ashleigh Lockhart

Rupert runner completes her first marathon at Totem to Totem race

Ashleigh Lockhart ran her first full marathon at the Totem to Totem Marathon in Skidegate on July 20, 2019. (Submitted photo)
WATCH: At the Skeena River Relay, runners rule the road

WATCH: At the Skeena River Relay, runners rule the road

The 18th annual relay sees 300 runners race up Highway 16 from Prince Rupert to Terrace

WATCH: At the Skeena River Relay, runners rule the road
Mercedes Taylor of the Road Pops, tags teammate, Rob Rushton at Stage 3, the longest of the 10 stages at the Skeena River Relay from Prince Rupert to Terrace. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Heavy foot traffic on Hwy 16 for 18th Skeena River Relay

The annual 142km Prince Rupert to Terrace relay took place along the captivating route on June 1

Mercedes Taylor of the Road Pops, tags teammate, Rob Rushton at Stage 3, the longest of the 10 stages at the Skeena River Relay from Prince Rupert to Terrace. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
More than 85 runners took part in the 34th annual Crest Glory Days on Saturday.

Fast finishes for Rupert and Terrace runners at Crest Glory Days

More than 85 people ran the 5K or 10K course around Prince Rupert on May 11

More than 85 runners took part in the 34th annual Crest Glory Days on Saturday.
Seven Rupert runners made the trip to Seattle for the 2019 Oiselle Tenacious Ten race on Sunday, April 21.                                 Prince Rupert’s Jamie Komadina crushed a time of 46:30 and placed 9th overall in the female 30-34 category and 59th overall out of 752. Erin Mutrie competed in the 10K, and nailed a time of 54:01.                                 For the 10-mile race (16km), Madison Hodam ran it in 1:30:09, placing 7th in her age category 20-24. Gail Bennett finished in 1:32:18 and placed 9th in the female 55-59 category. Jacqueline Hodam finished in 1:36:06, and Bailey Wagner ran the route in 1:38:11. Jessica Lindstrom had signed up for the event earlier but was injured on race day. “She was the best cheerer,” Mutrie said of her friend.

Tenacious seven Rupert runners in Seattle

Jamie Komadina places 9th overall in her category at the Oiselle Tenacious Ten race on April 21

Seven Rupert runners made the trip to Seattle for the 2019 Oiselle Tenacious Ten race on Sunday, April 21.                                 Prince Rupert’s Jamie Komadina crushed a time of 46:30 and placed 9th overall in the female 30-34 category and 59th overall out of 752. Erin Mutrie competed in the 10K, and nailed a time of 54:01.                                 For the 10-mile race (16km), Madison Hodam ran it in 1:30:09, placing 7th in her age category 20-24. Gail Bennett finished in 1:32:18 and placed 9th in the female 55-59 category. Jacqueline Hodam finished in 1:36:06, and Bailey Wagner ran the route in 1:38:11. Jessica Lindstrom had signed up for the event earlier but was injured on race day. “She was the best cheerer,” Mutrie said of her friend.
Ashleigh Lockhart won the women’s half-marathon with 01:56.22. (Phuong Nguyen photo)

Runners brave the rain for Rupert’s Half Marathon and 8K

VIDEO: Athletes took part in the first organized running race on Sunday, April 7

Ashleigh Lockhart won the women’s half-marathon with 01:56.22. (Phuong Nguyen photo)
Doug Wilson and Mamie Lawson show off their Christmas spirit at this year’s Fun Run. (Nick Laws / The Northern View)

VIDEO: Third Annual Fun Run

The Prince Rupert Runners Club held its third annual fun run Sunday

Doug Wilson and Mamie Lawson show off their Christmas spirit at this year’s Fun Run. (Nick Laws / The Northern View)
Remo Pomponio gets his race started at the 2018 Quickclimb. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)

Quickclimb record broken for second straight year

Judson Rowse completed the six kilometre Mount Hays ascent in 37:02.728

Remo Pomponio gets his race started at the 2018 Quickclimb. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)
The Northern Pacific Cannery Road Race is returning on Sep. 15. (File photo)

13th Cannery Road Race one month away

Northern View takes on scenic half-marathon, 10k, 5k, and 1k kid fun run after a break in 2017

The Northern Pacific Cannery Road Race is returning on Sep. 15. (File photo)
A few Prince Rupert runners competed in the Totem to Totem race in Haida Gwaii on July 21. (Andrew Hudson / Black Press)

Rupertite wins 10km event at annual Totem to Totem race

Jamie Komadina competed in the Haida Gwaii event alongside 10 other runners from Prince Rupert

A few Prince Rupert runners competed in the Totem to Totem race in Haida Gwaii on July 21. (Andrew Hudson / Black Press)
Sixteen women participated in this year’s sports bra run on June 20. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)

Global Sports Bra Squad day run returns to Prince Rupert

Sixteen women shed their shirts to encourage healthy body image on June 20

Sixteen women participated in this year’s sports bra run on June 20. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)
Gabrielle Milot completes Stage 1 and tags off Kitimat Bastards teammate, Rheannon Brooks in the 17th annual Skeena River Relay. The Kitimat team took first place in the Open Division with a time of 10:54:00. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Kitimat team new top dog at the Skeena River Relay

Thirty teams competed in the 142km running race from Prince Rupert to Terrace on June 2

Gabrielle Milot completes Stage 1 and tags off Kitimat Bastards teammate, Rheannon Brooks in the 17th annual Skeena River Relay. The Kitimat team took first place in the Open Division with a time of 10:54:00. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Erin Mutrie won fastest female in the 10km with her time of 47:48:00 at the 33rd Crest Glory Days race. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Mutrie and Payne repeat top finishes in Crest Glory Days

Learn to Run participants finish their 13-week program with Rupert Runners organized race

Erin Mutrie won fastest female in the 10km with her time of 47:48:00 at the 33rd Crest Glory Days race. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
The 33rd Crest Glory Days run will take place on May 12. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Glory Days back for its 33rd year

Rupert Runners hosts Crest Glory Days on May 12

The 33rd Crest Glory Days run will take place on May 12. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Melissa Rektor rounds a corner followed by Erin Mutrie and Jessie Gibson during the Rupert Half Plus 8 race on April 8. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)

Rupert Runners kick off the season

Prince Rupert’s running club held a half marathon and 8K race on April 8

Melissa Rektor rounds a corner followed by Erin Mutrie and Jessie Gibson during the Rupert Half Plus 8 race on April 8. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)
Crystal Sawatzky was one of more than 100,000 runners submitted to the lottery for the 2018 New York City Marathon. (Keili Bartlett / The Northern View)

Rupert runner wins in race lottery to run in New York City Marathon

Crystal Sawatzky is one of more than 100,000 runners who applied to the marathon’s lottery

Crystal Sawatzky was one of more than 100,000 runners submitted to the lottery for the 2018 New York City Marathon. (Keili Bartlett / The Northern View)