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On July 1st, (otherwise known as Canada Day in the Great White North) Canmore, Alberta hosted its Canada Day Fun Run. Despite the title, it was, in fact, a race, as dozens of local skiers toed the start line. Canmore is home to both Canada’s National Cross Country Ski Team, National Biathlon Team, the Alberta World Cup Academy National Development Center, as well as several powerful Canadian clubs–and the nordic sports were well represented. The 8 k course...

A year ago at the 2009 World Cup in Whistler, Madeleine Williams had her best World Cup finish on the Olympic race course in the 15K pursuit. In a race that saw seven of her Canadian teammates place in the top 30, Williams took 22nd place. Now the 26-year-old athlete from Edmonton will try to replicate a similar result this season on those same trails at the Olympic Games. Williams opened her 2009-2010 season in...