RECIPE: chocolate trail truffles

December 9th, 2018 by Tory Scholz | Posted in Trail Running | No Comments »

What’s better than trail running? Not much, but eating chocolate might rank a close second. These paleo-friendly and dairy-free truffles are made with coconut oil and dark chocolate. Their antioxidant and flavonoid content can […]


What to pack for a 50K trail race

September 20th, 2018 by Tory Scholz | Posted in Trail Running | No Comments »

Race days are like parties. Trail runners celebrate their training with decorated flagged trails and aid station buffets. Whether it’s your first day racing on trails, or you were a main character in Born […]


Hit the trails to brighten your mood

May 20th, 2018 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

It’s trail season and the sun on city streets its nearly unbearable, making it a great time to get away from your usual route through concrete jungles. Anecdotes and scientific research suggest getting away from […]


Chihping Fu: the most self sufficient ultrarunner

May 1st, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Trail Races, Trail Running | No Comments »

Carrying everything he needs on his back, including his camera, Fu loves the challenge of problem solving on a trail


The hound of the boardwalk: My mid-run kiss attack encounter with a fierce lab

December 7th, 2017 by Canadian Running | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Talk about a close call…


Could Lazarus Lake really be planning a cross-country trek?

October 30th, 2017 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Trail Running | No Comments »

Could the mastermind behind the infamous Barkley Marathons have a cross-country run in his future?  Lazarus Lake is easily one of the kookiest characters in the running world in general and the trail world […]


Will the barefoot fad make a comeback with these weird sticker socks?

June 14th, 2017 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Running Gear | No Comments »

Wait, is barefoot running coming back?


17 Canadian trail running accounts to follow on Instagram

April 8th, 2017 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Trail Running | No Comments »

Into the trail running scene in Canada? Here’s a selection of accounts to follow on Instagram.


Canada’s 15 must-run trail races for 2017

March 31st, 2017 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Canada 150, Trail Running | 11 Comments »

Here’s an updated rundown of Canada’s must-do trail races you will want to run, either this year or in the coming years.


Go the distance: Training tips for finishing your first ultra-marathon

February 21st, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Canadian Trails, CRM Training Plans, Runs & Races, Trail Gear, Trail Races, Trail Running, Training | No Comments »

  An ultra-marathon is any event longer than the traditional marathon distance—42.2K. Some are as “short” as 50K while others are 100K, 100 miles (161K) or even more. And while running an ultra may seem […]


You may soon be able to run between NYC and Canada on a continuous trail

January 14th, 2017 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Trail Running | 1 Comment »

A new proposed multi-use trail system, the Empire State Trail, in New York would connect Manhattan and Canada’s border by 2020.


Karl Meltzer breaks Appalachian Trail record, runs 3,525 kilometres in 45 days

September 18th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Trail Running | No Comments »

American Karl Meltzer bettered the previous Appalachian Trail record as he finished the lengthy run in the early hours of Sept. 18.