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From The Vancouver Sun - April 14, 2014 By Bethany Lindsay After radiation therapy to treat breast cancer left Val MacLanders in the worst shape of her life 10 years ago, she realized she needed a big push to get back into fighting form. “I couldn’t even make it down to the mailbox. My health had really declined,” said the Surrey woman, who is in her early 50s. She decided to take a huge leap and sign up for theSun Run, hoping that the InTraining clinics offered by SportMedBC would help take her from barely walking to running 10 kilometres in one go. At her very first clinic, MacLanders was...
By Yuri Artibise Runners are social people. We may not all be talkative - especially in the middle of a run - but we are supportive of one another's goals and enjoy motivating and being motivated by each other. Some of us even enjoy a competitive rivalry. This social aspect is why nearly 50,0000 of us participate in the Vancouver Sun Run each spring. It is also a main reason why so many people return to the Sun Run InTraining Clinics each year. For many of us, the Sun Run InTraining Clinic is a ‘support group’ to help meet our running and fitness goals. InTraining participants know there is...
WEBINAR - Life After 10K. What's Next? Less than a month away from the 2014 Vancouver Sun Run! As Sun Run InTraining continues, be sure to check out our third SportMed RunWalk Webinar! Do you see yourself crossing the finish line victoriously every time you finish a workout? Success is 99.9% mental. In this webinar, SportMedBC RunWalk Coach and Olympian Lynn Kanuka covers mental imagery and what happens to your newfound fitness after the big event. Lorne Terichow of Peninsula Runners' joins us to discuss various RunWalk options, including what's involved in preparing for a half marathon and...
WEBINAR - Finish Line & Beyond: What's Next? Just one month away from the 2014 Vancouver Sun Run! As Sun Run InTraining continues, don't miss this FREE SportMed RunWalk Webinar! Do you see yourself crossing that finish line victoriously every time you finish a workout? Success is 99.9% mental. Let's talk about mental imagery and what happens to your newfound fitness after the big event. Joining me will be Peninsula Runners' Lorne Terichow to discuss various RunWalk options, including what's involved in preparing for a half marathon and beyond. REGISTER NOW! Title: Finish Line & Beyond...
WEBINAR - Keeping Those Aches & Pains in Check Just two months away from the 2014 Vancouver Sun Run! As Sun Run InTraining continues, be sure to check out our second SportMed RunWalk Webinar! It's normal to experience some aches and pains in response to your training. Most of these will disappear as your body adjusts to the workloads, and some might require rest and special treatment. Join SportMedBC RunWalk Coach and Olympian Lynn Kanuka and sport physiotherapist Timberly George as they cover the RunWalk experience and analyze common RunWalk discomforts and how you can manage them.
WEBINAR - Keeping Those Aches and Pains in Check Just two months away from the 2014 Vancouver Sun Run! As Sun Run InTraining continues, don't miss this FREE SportMed RunWalk Webinar! It's normal to experience some aches and pains in response to your training. Most of these will disappear as your body adjusts to the workloads, and some might require rest and special treatment. Join SportMedBC RunWalk Coach and Olympian Lynn Kanuka as she covers the RunWalk experience and analyzes common RunWalk discomforts and how you can manage them. Lynn will also provide some cross training ideas to help...
WEBINAR - Let's Get Started! Sun Run InTraining Program and Clinic Information Here we go! 2014 Sun Run InTraining is just about to begin. If you want to Walk or Nordic Walk, Learn to Run 10K or Run 10K Stronger, be sure to check out our first SportMed RunWalk Webinar! SportMedBC RunWalk Coach and Olympian Lynn Kanuka presents RunWalk & InTraining program information. You'll find out what's involved, what you'll need and where you can find online and clinic support to take you safely and comfortably through the Sun Run finish line!
WEBINAR - Let's Get Started! Sun Run InTraining Program and Clinic Information Here we go! 2014 Sun Run InTraining is just about to begin. If you want to Walk or Nordic Walk, Learn to Run 10K or Run 10K Stronger - Don't miss this FREE SportMed RunWalk Webinar! Join SportMedBC RunWalk Coach and Olympian Lynn Kanuka for specific RunWalk program information and find out what's involved, what you'll need, and where you can find online and clinic support to take you safely and comfortably through the Sun Run finish line! REGISTER NOW! Title: Let's Get Started! Sun Run InTraining Program &...
* For program information, email info@sportmedbc.com or call 604.294.3050 - ext. 101. Looking to improve your health and increase your level of physical fitness? Confused as to where to start? Over the past seventeen years, SportMedBC has trained nearly 50,000 people to run and walk the 10K distance and take part in one of North America's largest 10K events - The Vancouver Sun Run ! Sun Run InTraining clinics cater to all fitness levels, from the beginning walker wanting to get off the couch to the experienced runner looking for an improved 10K race time. You will start slowly and gradually...
On Tuesday, January 28th 2014, hockey legend Ken Dryden talks about concussions with BC athletes, physicians, researchers, and sports officials, from awareness of the problem to awareness of its answers. Chan Centre for Family Health Education 950 West 28th Avenue Vancouver, BC 5-9pm Free Admission - Open to General Public, Seating is Limited! RSVP required Concussion Awareness Training Tool (CATT) for Parents, Players, Coaches and Trainers. This event will highlight the importance of the soon-to-be released Concussion Awareness Training Tool (CATT) developed by the BCIRPU in partnership with...

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