Paramedic Ride Stops in Merrickville

Paramedic Ride Stops in Merrickville

Merrickville residents once again hosted paramedics from all across Ontario as they bicycled into the village for a much needed rest and food break. The Paramedic Ride, now in its 6th year journeys from Toronto to Parliament Hill in Ottawa, The ride spanned 14 to 17...
Canal Pursuit for Mental Health

Canal Pursuit for Mental Health

(In the above photo Merriclkville Councillor Chuck MacInnis is seen welcoming Canal Pursuit for Mental Health relay runners Clay Williams (blue shirt), Bob Joynt (Smiths Falls) and Lori Bates (Franktown) when they arrived in Merrickville Friday, 24 August.) On Friday,...
Dream Rider Anisa Aubin completes Gruelling Race

Dream Rider Anisa Aubin completes Gruelling Race

Anisa Aubin has finished her 7300 km bicycle race. She left North Cape in Norway 20 Jun 2018 and reached the beach in Tarifa, Spain on 19 July 2018 at 8:42 am. Unofficial scoring puts her in 9th place. She said, “I have not had time to deal with emotions still on...
Ultra-distance Cycling!

Ultra-distance Cycling!

Anisa Aubin, an area resident and long distance cycling enthusiast is once again entered into an ultra-distance cycling event.  She will be setting off in the Midnight Sun June 20th to ride from Northcape in Norway to Helsinki in Finland, a distance of 1755km and...
Caps available for Run Merrickville

Caps available for Run Merrickville

The Run Merrickville organizing Committee is offering ‘Merrickville Heritage Classic’ caps for sale.  The caps are a new addition for the third annual run and come in two versions. Race Director, Lori Urquhart said they have a mesh runner’s cap (pictured above) and a...