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On Your Mark, Get Set: Manitoba Marathon Registration Open

On Your Mark, Get Set: Manitoba Marathon Registration Open

Manitoba Marathon
Runners make it across the Elm Park Bridge during the Manitoba Marathon on Sunday, June 18, 2017. (HOWARD WONG / FOR CHRISD.CA)

Registration for the 40th Manitoba Marathon begins today.

Runners and walkers can begin registering for the full marathon, half marathon, relay, 10K or super run, taking place June 17, 2018.

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Bisons Rally Against Bullying at Local Schools

Bisons Rally Against Bullying at Local Schools

University of Manitoba BisonsWINNIPEG — University of Manitoba student-athletes are rallying against bullying to a group of Winnipeg students today.

The Bisons are speaking to Grade 4, 5 and 6 students at Gladstone School to deliver a message of anti-bullying, marking the 200th local school the Bisons have visited since the program began in 2006.

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U of M Students Take Icy Dip for Charity

U of M Students Take Icy Dip for Charity

WINNIPEG — Some chill-thirsty University of Manitoba students took the plunge into icy water on Thursday in the name of charity.

The annual “Chillin’ for Charity” fundraiser included 40 costumed business students supporting the United Way of Winnipeg.

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Manitoba Bisons Move Women’s Soccer Championship Indoors

Manitoba Bisons Move Women’s Soccer Championship Indoors

Subway Soccer South
Subway Soccer South, 211 Chancellor Matheson Road (GOBISONS.CA)

The University of Manitoba Bisons have had to change venues for the 2017 U SPORTS Women’s Soccer National Championship next week due to inclement weather.

The tournament was originally scheduled for Ralph Cantafio Soccer Complex, but snowfall on Saturday in Winnipeg has altered those plans.

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Winnipeg Emergency Responders Put Through ‘Cold Water Boot Camp’

Winnipeg Emergency Responders Put Through ‘Cold Water Boot Camp’

Beyond Cold Water Boot Camp
Emergency personnel take part in Beyond Cold Water Boot Camp at the Winnipeg Rowing Club. (HANDOUT)

WINNIPEG — A two-day exercise has been teaching emergency responders and other officials the effects of cold water on the body.

Beyond Cold Water Boot Camp is a course being led by Dr. Gordon Giesbrecht of the University of Manitoba — better known as “Professor Popsicle.”

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Three Bison Football Players Make Canada West All-Star Team

Three Bison Football Players Make Canada West All-Star Team

Brad Mikoluff - Jayden McKoy
U of M Bisons’ football players Brad Mikoluff and Jayden McKoy have been named to the 2017 Canada West Football All-Star Team. Jamel Lyles (not pictured) was also selected. (GOBISONS.CA)

WINNIPEG — Three players on the University of Manitoba Bisons football team have been selected to the 2017 Canada West Football All-Star Team.

The Bisons announced Thursday Jamel Lyles, Jayden McKoy and Brad Mikoluff have been chosen.

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University of Manitoba Recognized for Boost in Research Income

University of Manitoba Recognized for Boost in Research Income

University of Manitoba
University of Manitoba (UMANITOBA.CA)

The University of Manitoba has been recognized among Canada’s top 50 research universities.

RE$EARCH Infosource Inc. placed the U of M 12th due to its 17.4 percent growth in research income. The U of M also moved into the top three, by tier, for medical-doctoral university growth, placing second out of three Canadian universities in this category.

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