Archive for 'News & Race Recaps'

Trail Roundup Sept 8.13

There were lots of exciting races this past weekend, including Lost Soul Ultra in Lethbridge, AB; Haliburton Trail Races in Ontario, but none was more exhilarating than the 29th World Mountain Running Championships in Krynica-Zdrój, Poland.  World Mountain Running Championships The Canadian men were lead by savvy veteran Kris Swanson who took 36th overall after […]

Trail Roundup Sept 1.13

UTMB in France  This was a significant weekend for the trail and ultra communities around the world. For much of the weekend the ultra running world had its eyes focused on the The North Face Ultra Trail du Mont-Blanc or UTMB (http://www.ultratrailmb.com/) as it is commonly known. UTMB is a series of 4 races, finishing with […]

Heidt’s Recap of 2013 Death Race Victory

I like to plan. I’m a planner by profession. A list maker. A lover of Excel spreadsheets. When I prepare for an ‘A’ race, I develop a detailed training plan. I track everything. I try out many different shoes and fuels to find the items that work for me. I memorize the course, the aid […]

Andy Reed – Leadville 100 Preview

TRC caught up with Andy Reed of Canmore, AB (’13 Fernie Ultra 80k winner) via email before he tackles the Leadville 100 miler on Saturday. Here’s some of his thoughts.  We have been down in Leadville for a week. My wife just finished the Transrockies Run3, so this has been good prep being down here […]

New Editors for Trail Running Canada eMag

MEDIA RELEASE RE: NEW EDITORS FOR TRAIL RUNNING CANADA EMAG July 30, 2013 Greetings Trail Running Canada readers and followers! Gary Robbins and his partner Linda Barton will be taking over the chief Editor / Publisher duties of Trail Running Canada’s digital magazine (eMag). They will provide new leadership and energy at this time of rapid growth […]

Issue 5 Trail Running Canada Digital Magazine

Trail Running Canada is pleased to announce the publication of Issue 5 of our digital magazine. A big thanks to The North Face for their continued support for our Canadian trail ambassadors. Be sure to subscribe below for our future issues. Browse:   . Sign up to get notified when an issue is published. Subscribe

Exploring New Territory

 *  It was negative 20 Celsius and snowing lightly, my hydration pack tube froze only 15 minutes into what would turn into an over 3 hour run. [Tip: if this happens and you really need a drink, simply drink straight from the top of the bladder] My Buff neck warmer was suffocating me with each […]

First Ever Fernie Ultra a Success

The first ever Wild Mountain Fernie Ultra Solo and Relay 80k by TransRockies Events is now in the books. It took place on Saturday June 29th in Fernie, B.C. featuring approximately 56 solo runners and 13 teams. Fernie, B.C. is typically known as a Mecca for mountain bike enthusiasts, yet until the Fernie Ultra there wasn’t […]

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