Hallucinations, sleep deprivation and vertical cliffs: What Gary Robbins’ Barkley Marathons was really like

May 10th, 2016 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Canadian Trails, Trail Runner Profiles, Trail Running | No Comments »

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.


The world’s steepest 400m race is returning to Canada this summer

May 7th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Canadian Trails, Runs & Races, Trail Races, Trail Running | No Comments »

The world’s steepest 400m race, the Red Bull 400, is returning to Whistler, B.C. on July 30. The race is run on a 37-degree incline at the Olympic Park.


55-year-old ultra runner and mother of two going for Trans America record

May 2nd, 2016 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Canadian Trails, Runs & Races, Trail Running | No Comments »

Please visit www.runthenation.org #RUN_The_Nation A photo posted by RUN The Nation (@run_the_nation) on Apr 13, 2016 at 6:12am PDT An American ultra record which has existed for over 36 years is being challenged this […]


The Grouse Grind at North Vancouver’s Grouse Mountain opens for the season

April 30th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Canadian Trails, Runs & Races, Trail Running | No Comments »

North Vancouver’s Grouse Grind trail at Grouse Mountain, one of the Lower Mainland’s most popular destinations, is now open for the season.


New event coming to Ontario’s Bruce Trail: Tobermory trail race weekend

April 26th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Canadian Trails, Runs & Races, Trail Races, Trail Running | No Comments »

The Bruce Trail will be the site of the inaugural Tobermory trail race weekend this September at the northern tip of the Bruce Peninsula on Lake Huron.


Quebec’s David Le Porho joins U.S. running icons for French trail race

April 24th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Canadian Trails, Runs & Races, Trail Running | No Comments »

Canadian David Le Porho chats about the opportunity to race alongside Americans Ryan Hall and Deena Kastor for Asics’ Beat the Sun in June.


North Vancouver trail runner Ellie Greenwood’s latest adventure in Barcelona

April 23rd, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Canadian Trails, Running videos, Trail Running, Training Video | No Comments »

North Vancouver’s Ellie Greenwood and American Max King take a tour of Barcelona in Salomon Running TV’s latest feature film.


Racer dies in Chilean ultra, Canadian gives first-hand account of race conditions

April 22nd, 2016 by Canadian Running | Posted in Canadian Trails, Runs & Races, Trail Races, Trail Running | No Comments »

Unfortunately, amongst the major obstacles facing the runners this year, a few were of the unexpected and, according to many, of the unforgivable kind.


Earth Day gives runners even better reason to enjoy Canadian trails

April 22nd, 2016 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Canadian Trails, Runs & Races, Trail Running | No Comments »

How to you plan to celebrate Earth Day? We have come up with a few running-related ideas.


Introducing the beer mile’s long-distance, trail spin-off: The Beer Relay

April 22nd, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Canadian Trails, Runs & Races, Trail Races, Trail Running | No Comments »

In a long-distance version of the beer mile, the Beer Relay is a four-hour team race run on 5K loops with the option to gain a competitive edge by drinking.


Racer dies at Ultra Fiord 100-mile race, Patagonia, Chile

April 21st, 2016 by Michael Doyle | Posted in Canadian Trails, Trail Races, Trail Running | No Comments »

By Jacqueline Windh A racer died last weekend while competing in an ultramarathon in southern Patagonia, Chile. Mexican runner Arturo Martínez Rueda was competing in the 100-mile Ultrafiord race when he succumbed to apparent […]


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.