About Trail Running Canada

dscn0294Trail Running Canada is dedicated to promoting Canadian trail running. Trail Running Canada and www.trailrunner.ca is produced by a collaboration of trail runners and event organizers from across Canada. It was started in 2008 and has seen growing popularity in the years and months since.  Trailrunner.ca and our sister digital magazine Trail Running Canada and our active Facebook and Twitter pages are becoming the prominent web source for Canadian trail running news, stories, maps and events. Contributors to Trail Running Canada are from across the country and cover all running abilities. A special focus of Trail Running Canada is telling the amazing stories of Canada’s trail runners. If you have a story to tell send us an email to run@trailrunner.ca, we would love to hear from you.


Chief Administrator: Jonathan Schmidt

Jonathan-CouleeCactus_0753Trail Running Canada was started by Jonathan Schmidt in 2008. After surviving the 2007 TransRockies Run, Jonathan decided there was a need for more resources on trail running in Canada. After all, Canada has some of the best places in the world to go trail running. Since his immersion into trail running at TransRockies, Jonathan has finished numerous trail races in Alberta and British Columbia, including Powderface42, Lost Soul Ultra 50k, Heiko’s Half and Coulee Cactus. Jonathan is a two-time runner up at the Lost Soul 50k, three-time winner of Coulee Cactus and top 5 finisher at Powderface42. You can contact Jonathan at jon@trailrunner.ca.

Chief Contributor: Keith Iskiw

ambassadors-thumbs-iskiwKeith is a frequent contributor to Trail Running Canada both on the website and in our digital magazine. On the website Keith is the chief writer for the weekly (or sometimes bi-weekly) Trail Roundup, a news feature highlighting recent events and race results about Canadian trail runners or trail races in Canada.Keith Iskiw is an elite trail and ultra runner based in Kingston, Ontario. He was the 2012 The North Face / Trail Running Canada Ambassador for Ontario and has finished dozens of ultramarathons and trail races. Keith is a two-time winner of the Haliburton Forest 50 miler. He writes for Snowshoe Magazine and Trail Running Canada.

You can contact Keith at keith@trailrunner.ca or visit his blog at: http://keithiskiw.wordpress.com/


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