Hot Ticket: Cape to Cabot – October 16

From North America’s easternmost edge to the city’s iconic promontory, Cape to Cabot is a race of superlatives. It’s 20 grueling kilometers over thigh-burning, knee-jarring hills and inevitably wet asphalt (‘cause let’s face it—it’s October). It bills itself as the “toughest race in eastern North America,” and there’s no question C2C is only for the most stout-hearted runners. 400 racers will compete not just for glory, but for the right to say they completed this insane course without collapsing into a heap in Shea Heights. The race goes October 16. Visit for race and registration info.


Kicking the Help

Kicking the Help are decidedly unapologetic about their influences. “U2, Tori Amos, Muse, Meatloaf, Jack’s Mannequin, and shitty 80s hair metal,” reports Adam Carter. “A typical show includes off-kilter humour, Phil and Melanie forging a united front against my bad taste, and the entire band forging a united front against Rob’s bad scarves. Oh, and […]

29 July 2010

  1. Elling Lien · July 29, 2010

    The weather for this is notoriously shitty. I remember waiting to for my brother to finish on the top of Signal Hill and the weather was doing everything short of tornados and ball lightning.


  2. Sarah Smellie · July 29, 2010

    Gee, Elling. Thanks for that.

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