Road.athletics.ca will serve as the information hub for Athletics Canada’s four road running championships, Canadian road race rankings and the Timex National Road Race Series. The site also features an elite bloggers section providing access to Canada’s top distance athlete bloggers and information on the Run Canada initiative.
The 2012 Canadian 10km Wheelchair Championships will take place April 28 in Montreal, Que., as part of the 29th edition of Défi sportif. Michel Filteau and Diane Roy are the reigning men’s and women’s Canadian champions in this event. Défi sportif is an international event assembling elite and newcomer athletes with all types of disabilities. In 2011 the event brought together 4,000 athletes from 20 countries with support from 900 volunteers.