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Actif Epica

This is no fun run. On Saturday, Feb. 13, racers from around the world will gather in Winnipeg to run or cycle a 125 km course – equivalent to more than two marathons – in the freezing cold.

Most athletes will take between 12 and 24 hours to complete the fifth annual ultra-endurance Actif Epica, but cyclists can choose to extend their race to 160 km.

The course takes racers from St. Malo to The Forks, where fans and passers-by are encouraged to come out and cheer on the participants. Course information, event rules and entry forms are available at actifepi. ca.

Support your stress away

The last workshop in the Lunch and Learn series will be on Tuesday, Feb. 9.

The series focuses on bringing students together to discuss and learn healthy ways to cope with the stress of managing school, work, relationships and relaxation.

This final instalment focuses on developing communication skills and will run from noon to 12:55 p.m. in P310 at EDC. The workshop is open to all RRC students. Anyone interested is invited to drop by the session with a bagged lunch.

Counting down

It’s the final melt down.

“Melting Week” runs from Monday, Feb. 8 to Friday, Feb. 12. Things kick off on Monday where students can take part in Wipeout, a series of obstacle courses, ZORB soccer, giant slide climbing and other low-organized sports, starting at 5 p.m. in NDC’s north gym.

If you’re interested, you can register in advance at any RRCSA office.

On Thursday, Feb. 11, it’s Glowga – a free glow yoga class held from noon to 1 p.m. in The Cave at NDC. Information about other events throughout the week is available at