Feature: Alissa St Laurent, queen of the mountains

May 8th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Canadian Trails, Featured, Features, homepage, Runs & Races, Trail Runner Profiles, Trail Running | No Comments »

She’s a 31-year-old accountant and she grew up in the middle of nowhere. Alissa St Laurent is queen of the mountains.


VIDEO: 26 trails and 12 countries in one running trip across Europe

April 18th, 2016 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Canadian Trails, Trail Runner Profiles, Trail Running | No Comments »

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 gives it his everything at 100-mile Barkley Marathons

April 5th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Canadian Trails, Runs & Races, Trail Runner Profiles, Trail Running | 1 Comment »

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.


Canada’s Rhonda-Marie Avery becomes first blind athlete to race 100-mile Barkley Marathons

April 3rd, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Canadian Trails, homepage, Runs & Races, Trail Runner Profiles, Trail Running | 2 Comments »

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).


VIDEO: How trail running helped me nurture my passion for drawing

March 30th, 2016 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Canadian Trails, Inspiration, Running videos, Trail Runner Profiles, Trail Running | No Comments »

Running through the scenery which he paints, landscape artist Peter Taylor found new inspiration and came back to his passion for sketching.


Training for the Barkley Marathons: A Grouse Mountain trail adventure

March 29th, 2016 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Canadian Trails, Features, homepage, Runs & Races, Trail Runner Profiles, Trail Running | No Comments »

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.


Trail runner saves woman and child from river currents

March 18th, 2016 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Canadian Trails, Runs & Races, Trail Runner Profiles, Trail Running | No Comments »

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 […]