Trail Runner Profiles
Celebrating the stories of dedicated runners who take to the trails.
She’s a 31-year-old accountant and she grew up in the middle of nowhere. Alissa St Laurent is queen of the mountains.
Guillaume Arthus is an ultra runner who works in Paris. When he’s not at his 9 to 5 office job, he’s out running the less travelled trails.
Canada’s Gary Robbins battled hallucinations, sleep deprivation and left it all out on the course in an attempt to finish the 100-mile Barkley Marathons.
Canadian Rhonda-Marie Avery became the first-ever blind athlete to attempt the 100-mile Barkley Marathons when she began the race on Saturday (Photo: Christian Griffith).
Running through the scenery which he paints, landscape artist Peter Taylor found new inspiration and came back to his passion for sketching.
The Barkley Marathons is one of the toughest endurance events there is. This secretive race takes place in forested hilly Tennessee terrain ever year. No Canadian has ever finished which is why one Canadian trail runner, Gary Robbins has taken to running the grueling paths on North Vancouver’s Grouse Mountain this winter. Photos courtesy of Gary Robbins.
How another regular, weekend long run took a dramatic turn and wound up being one to remember. Mike Thornton, a 25-year-old runner from Brantford, Ont. was out on his long run last weekend […]