MRA Athletes Successful at Manitoba Marathon

On June 16, five MRA athletes participated in the Manitoba Marathon relay event.  The team ran an excellent race with a time of 3:11:39.8, finishing 14th overall and 3/394 in the mix-open category. The relay team "Prairie Fire" consisted of Megan Linton, Riley McCharles, Madeline Pickerl, Patrick Thiessen, and Connor Vogt. Well done!

2013-06-19T11:16:46-05:00June 19th, 2013|Uncategorized|

May Rent-a-Rower Success

Manitoba Rowing Association provincial athletes were hard at work in cottage country over the weekend of May 25 and 26 in support of the quest to this year’s Canada Summer Games as well as for athletes who are following Rowing Canada’s Long Term Development model. The previous weekend Lise at Saffies was gathering local cottagers

2013-06-11T08:43:10-05:00June 11th, 2013|Uncategorized|

MRA Training Goals & CSG Selection

Training goals for the 2013-2014 season have been posted and is available at: The Canada Summer Games 2013 selection protocol has been posted and is available at: Note: Athletes interested in trying out for CSG are required to submit a letter of intent to the Executive Director by Friday, May 24th.  CSG selection will

2013-05-16T18:59:40-05:00May 15th, 2013|Uncategorized|

Thiessen and Bergmann successful at Spring Trials

"On April 22, 2013, Rowing Canada Aviron’s Spring Trials events kicked off at Burnaby Lake, BC in conjunction with the host Burnaby Lake Rowing Club. Approximately 120 athletes at the senior, junior and under-23 levels competed in the trials. The results are used as one of the performance measurements for selection to National Teams. Manitoba’s

2013-05-04T14:19:34-05:00May 4th, 2013|Uncategorized|

Rochester Rowing Club Theft & Request for Help

The Rochester Rowing Club was recently set back by a big theft.  John a long time friend of rowing in Manitoba and his wife (who grew up in Winnipeg) sent out the following note for support: I'm reaching out to rowing friends because our club just took a really big hit. When we went to

2013-04-28T20:53:17-05:00April 28th, 2013|Uncategorized|

Information Session: May 1

An information session for the 2013/2014 season will take place on Wednesday, May 1 at the Sport for Life Centre, 145 Pacific Ave, from 7:00-8:30.  All athletes and parents of juniors who are interested in participating in MRA Programming for the 2013/2014 season are invited to attend.  Refreshments will be provided! As part of the meeting we

2013-04-25T18:17:33-05:00April 25th, 2013|Uncategorized|

Announcement: New Executive Director for MRA – Andrea Katz

The Manitoba Rowing Association is pleased to announce that Andrea Katz will joining as our new Executive Director! Andrea brings ten years of marketing and communications experience in the University and corporate world.  Her professional skills and experience were the key attributes that lead to her selection. Andrea graduated from University of Manitoba with a honours

2013-03-29T02:01:10-05:00March 29th, 2013|Uncategorized|

CSG Drug Education

All athletes interested in participating in Canada Games must attend a mandatory drug education session.  The session will take place on Thursday, April 4th at 6:00 pm at the Sport For Life Centre at 145 Pacific Avenue.  The session will take 60-90 minutes.  Athletes are expected to make any necessary arrangements to fit this session into their schedules.

2013-03-08T18:08:40-05:00March 8th, 2013|Uncategorized|

MRA Logo Contest

The MRA is happy to announce a competion to come up with a new logo.  The winner of the logo contest will see their work proudly displayed on the MRA website. Contest Rules: 1.) Each contestent is limited to 3 entries.  (must be a Manitoba resident) 2.) Entries will be posted on the MRA website

2012-11-15T03:54:00-05:00November 13th, 2012|Uncategorized|