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  • Writer's pictureTammy Williams

Russell Run Club's Weekly Run-Down July 1, 2024

Updated: Jul 3

Summer is in full swing at the Russell Run Club. We started with Beer Mile (blog coming soon) and a Canada Day-themed 5km run.

In This Issue

Happy Canada Day from the New York Central Fitness Trail parkrun

Club News

Canada Day at the New York Central Fitness Trail parkrun

 The New York Central Fitness Trail parkrun leveraged the Canada Day Festivities and held a bonus 5 km event. They welcomed 22 runners, walkers and joggers from various locations - New Edinburgh, Maine, Stittsville, Moose Creek, Montreal and Cornwall.

Welcome to our village and congratulations to you all.

This Week in Pictures


Members' Achievements

Ontario Masters Championship

Maurice Bonneville again lived up to his nickname - Mauchine - at the 52nd Annual Ontario Masters Championship at the Toronto Track & Field Centre on June 29, 2024. Maurice snagged:

  • 3rd in his age group (70 to 79) in the 5000 m (27:18:53)

  • 3rd in his age group in the 1500 m (6:58:49)

Congratulations and thank-you for representing the club

Ironman 70.3 Mont Tremblant

Congratulations to Stephane Desjardins on his 5:06:08 1/2 Ironman Finish at Mont-Tremblant on June 22, 2024. That's a 1.9 km swim, 90 km bike and a 21.1 km run!


This Weeks Schedule

We meet at various times and locations throughout the week for a run, walk or workout.

If you are new to these events, please fill out our waiver and select a two-week trial. We hope you enjoy it and meet our awesome members.

NOTE: For parkrun go to to register. You only have to do it once. Remember to bring your barcode or put a snapshot of it on your phone

Group Runs

Trail Runs in Larose Forest

Track Thursday

New York Central Fitness Trail parkrun

Walking Club


Upcoming Events

Le sentier de l'espoir trail race

July 20, 2024 at Rigaud Municipal Park, 15 Rue du Boisé des Franciscaines Rigaud, QC

Run through a nature reserve and raise money for the Sacré-Coeur Hospital of Montreal. Distances of 1km, 6km, 10km, 20km, and 40km available with events starting between 8:30 am and 11:00 am.

Run The Farm 5km

Run the Farm is a family-friendly walk/run through the fields of the Avonmore Berry Farm. The event raises money for the Canadian Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation.

August 17th, 2024 at the Avonmore Berry Farm in Avonmore, ON


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