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Latest News. . .
Fall Racing Highlights - Karl & Megan Running in Finland  -  Sheila Kealey (2014/10/30)
Here are some racing highlights from our Spring, Summer, and Fall Racing.
Vuokatti Early Season Skiing Loop: Virtual Tour  -  Karl Saidla (2014/10/23)
Karl takes you on a virtual tour of the early season skiing loop in Vuokatti, which opened on October 10.
Chelsea Nordiq Annual Ski and Bike Swap  -  Katie McMahon (2014/10/22)
Looking to Buy or Sell some new and gently used ski and/or bike equipment? Come one come all to the Chelsea Nordiq annual fundraising swap!
Surviving as Setting an Example  -  Arthur Ayers (2014/10/21)
Discussion of training and otherwise staying active with a busy young adult life.
Jim Howe Run 2014  -  Liza Rozina (2014/10/19)
Sunny, hilly, wet and muddy: the perfect xcrunning event!
Team Blizzard Discount Gatineau Park Ski Passes On Sale  -  Nancy Coke (2014/10/18)
Save on your season ski pass and raise more money for CHEO = win-win!
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Cross-Country Canada's Inside Track Program  -  CCC (2014/10/18)
Impossible to Possible Fundraiser - What I learned  -  Katie McMahon (2014/10/16)
Run the Chelsea Challenge on Thanksgiving!  -  Sheila Kealey (2014/10/10)
9 things you never knew about cross-country skiing  -  Steffan Lloyd (2014/10/07)
Ski training in Helsinki with a baby and no car  -  Megan McTavish (2014/10/06)
Dave's Strength Machine  -  Sheila Kealey (2014/09/30)
Get your fit on!  -  Kyla Vanderzwet (2014/09/27)
Three Years.  -  Colin Abbott (2014/09/22)
Andre’s Playlist: Music to Train with, or to Just Simply Enjoy  -  Andre Marchand (2014/09/21)
Head Over Heels  -  Logan Hong (2014/09/14)
XC Zone Releases Hundreds of Videos to YouTube!  -  Dave McMahon (2014/09/12)
XC Ottawa takes on Climb to the Castle  -  Ingrid Hagberg (2014/09/11)
You get what you pay for.  -  Karl Saidla (2014/09/09)
XCOttawa Lake Placid Training Camp  -  Liza Rozina (2014/08/31)
The Tale of Mark and the Forever Dull Rollerski Tips  -  Mark Rajack (2014/08/28)
Chelsea Nordiq, Nakkertok, Skinouk and XCOttawa Rollerski T.T. UPDATED  -  Katie McMahon (2014/08/28)
Join us this weekend! XC Ottawa's Community Fun Run Event - Saturday August 23rd!  -  Mark Rajack (2014/08/22)
Don't get mad, get fed!  -  Kyla Vanderzwet (2014/08/20)
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