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How To Take Your Triathlon Training Online

How To Take Your Triathlon Training Online

Cyberspace offers a plethora of info and inspiration for both beginning and veteran triathletes. Here are our top places to surf.

24/7 Behind the Scenes: Gladiator

24/7 Behind the Scenes: Gladiator

Go behind the scenes with two of UBC REC’s Events Crews into the planning and execution of their main February event, Gladiator.

A Triathlete’s Guide to Training in Vancouver

A Triathlete’s Guide to Training in Vancouver

Want to train for TriDu but don’t know where you can lay down your workouts? Our guide tips you off on top places to train around town.

Growing Up With Field Hockey

Growing Up With Field Hockey

A staggering amount of B.C children are not given the opportunity to become involved in extra-curricular activities due to a lack of funding. I was one of the lucky ones, and thanks to my experience, I know how important it is to Lace Up for Kids.

Trekking On

Trekking On

From the “Fairview Shacks” to “A Place of Mind”, Great Trek has a long and colourful history!

Day of the Longboat 2011 Wrap-Up Video

Day of the Longboat 2011 Wrap-Up Video

376 teams competed this year in one of the largest Day of the Longboats ever! See what happened this past weekend at Jericho Beach!

What’s a Longboat?

What’s a Longboat?

     It’s fall at the beautiful UBC Vancouver campus. Vibrantly colourful leaves are coating the walkways, there’s a crisp breeze in the air, and a growing anticipation for UBC REC’s largest fall event and the largest voyageur canoe boat race in all of North America – the Day of the Longboat. Since 1987, the […]

Did You Know…? Top 5 Unique REC Programs and Activities

Did You Know…? Top 5 Unique REC Programs and Activities

It’s already September, and that means REC is gearing up for another year filled with adrenaline pumping, heart stopping, and absolutely fun activities!

8 Steps to Looking Like a Professional Team

8 Steps to Looking Like a Professional Team

From matching socks to coloured Pumas, get your team looking like pros.

The 5 People You Meet at Storm the Wall

The 5 People You Meet at Storm the Wall

The REC Staffer, the Pedestrian, the Heckler, the ‘Speedo’, and the Ironman all make your Storm the Wall experience!