Last week for free t-shirt & enter to win $50 Sportchek gift card

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Kamloops Marathon has partnered with SportChek to help TRU bring you the best marathon possible! We will be giving away a $50 SportChek gift card to a lucky person who likes and shares our post on Facebook. Simply click here and “like” and “share” our post to be entered!

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Register before April 1st to get your free technical t-shirt!

We want to make sure you get your free technical t-shirt!

After April 1st the price of the t-shirt will be added to the registration cost. So register today to guarantee your free technical t-shirt and sizing!

Who are we fundraising for?

Proceeds from the Kamloops Marathon will support TRU WolfPack Athletes. In addition to assisting student athletes to travel to games, competitions & races, funds raised will create bursaries to help these students offset the cost of tuition and

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Hitting the Trails with Dirty Feet

Last Sunday, over 360 participants ran in the first North Face Dirty Feet Trail Run of the season in the Batchelor/Lac Du Bois Grasslands Park.

It was the second year in a row that our entire family has participated in the 5km event and the kids were far more engaged this year!

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My husband ran with our six year old while I ran with our youngest. It was a little chilly at the start of the race for the little one, but it quickly became comfortable enough for her to shed a layer.  The rain that threatened to fall before the race never materialized and all of us racers enjoyed the calm weather and dry terrain.

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My daughter ran/walked the entire way, stopping only to take off

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Kicking off the 2016 Dirty Feet Race Series with the Family

Our family took part in the North Face Dirty Feet Snowshoe Fun Run/Walk at Stake Lake last Sunday. It was our second year participating in this fun 5km event on the snowshoe trails maintained by the Overlander Ski Club and the conditions were excellent!

We were greeted with a beautiful, sunny morning and plenty of fresh powder when we arrived at Stake Lake that day.  Vehicles and drivers generously provided by River City Nissan shuttled us (and all of our gear!) from the parking lot to the location of the start of the race.

Of course, we took the customary pre-race photo before we set off on our snowshoeing adventure as a family, along with just under 100 other participants!RSCN3842

I raced with our 6 year old, while my husband stuck to the back with our 5 year old as she tends to check things out at a much slower pace. My son kept up the pace by chatting with me throughout the race, singing songs and even surprising me with periodically running 10 second intervals!DSCN3832

When we finally arrived at the finish line, it wasn’t long before my son and I realized that he was about 20 minutes faster than last

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Around the Lake Snowshoeing Adventure

It’s no secret, our family LOVES snowshoeing and the conditions in Kamloops this season have so far been fantastic! One beautiful bluebird day last week, our family drove out to Stake Lake, hopped on our snowshoes and made the 2.7 km trek around the Lake trail, operated by the Overlander Ski Club. We started right at … Read more Around the Lake Snowshoeing Adventure

Winter in Kamloops: Outdoor Skating at Centennial Park

Are you looking for a winter activity to do with your family this weekend? The outdoor rink at the Ralph Clearwaters Complex is open and the ice conditions are absolutely perfect for skating!

Located at Centennial Park and entirely run by volunteers with the Westsyde Community Development Society, this well-maintained outdoor skating rink features a parking lot, heated change rooms as well as a covered bench.

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Our family has skated there multiple times this week and it was great to see so many families out enjoying this winter pastime.  The

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