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Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend Newsletter
Current Issue: November 2013

There is a chill in the air. Yes, indeed, November is here. Time to break out the toques, mitts and plenty of reflective clothing for evening runs. But cold weather running also has its upsides. The motivation it takes to complete a run on a cold day can be put in the psychological bank for future challenges. To get an even bigger motivational boost, check out this month’s Motivation column about an inspiring running program for youth struggling with mental health issues. Then boost your nutrition with hearty sweet potato and black bean burgers (our recipe of the month). Check out Race News for the latest registration numbers and don’t miss our interview with Elite Athlete Coordinator, Manny Rodrigues. Okay, now where is that thermal base layer?

Race News

November 2013

Registration Update and More

In this month’s Race News, we look at the latest registration numbers (the half-marathon is selling fast!) and send a big congratulations to new record breakers Lanni Marchant and Krista Duchene! Read More »

Motivation

November 2013

Team UNBREAKABLE: Helping Teens Take Life’s Hills and Valleys in Stride

perspectives on running and motivation. This month, find out how running is making a huge difference in the lives of teens struggling with mental health issues. Read More »

Interview

November 2013

Running Talk with Manny Rodrigues

We caught up with Manny Rodrigues, Elite Athlete Coordinator of the Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend, to find out how he went from high school x-country runner to bringing the fastest athletes in the world to Ottawa. Read More »

Le Mot de Joe

November 2013

The 14th Annual Cookie Run – Race Recap

Chilly temperatures and construction couldn’t keep the annual Cookie Run down. This year was the biggest turn out ever for this favourite event on the Run Ottawa calendar. Get the full recap. Read More »

Nutrition

November 2013

Recipe of the Month – Sweet Potato and Black Bean Burgers

Another great recipe from a Pulse reader, this nutritious, delicious, vegan spin on the tired old burger will keep the carbs and beta carotene topped up for those fall runs. Read More »

November 2013

Fall Running Means Winter Squash

Sport dietitian and exercise physiologist Beth Mansfield gives us the low down on why squash should be a staple of any runner taking on a fall (and winter) training plan. Read More »

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