Trail Runner Profiles
Celebrating the stories of dedicated runners who take to the trails.
The run home used to be tough to get through. Not only has he managed to lose 100 pounds, but Andre Lessard has also completed two Boston Marathons and is running his third this […]
Hallucinations, sleep deprivation and vertical cliffs: What Gary Robbins’ Barkley Marathons was really like
The 2016 Barkley Marathons was tougher than Gary Robbins thought. Weeks after the toughest endurance race has come to an end, one of Canada’s most famous trail runners tells us exactly what happened out on the course.
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.