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weULTRA – Building the Ontario Trail Community One Badass at a time!

Casey Thivierge is the founder of weULTRA based in Ontario.  His passion for trail and ultra running combined with this initiative and community engagement is growing the sport in a big way in their region. Casey takes on the brutal 68 Mile course with 40, 000ft of elevation gain Georgia Death Race tomorrow. We chatted […]

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Adam Campbell – True Grit, Pure Passion – Massive Comeback

World Class Canadian Mountain and Ultra Runner, Adam Campbell suffered life-threatening injuries last October when he experienced a massive fall during an FKT attempt in Roger’s Pass, British Columbia. His brush with death and aftermath was so stark that those close to him can’t really understand how he is still alive, let alone not paralyzed. […]

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Majo Srnik – Barefoot or Bust – To the Copper Canyons

The craze of barefoot running has seemingly died down since the release of the insanely famous book, Born to Run by Christopher McDougall, featuring the tribe of super athletes who run in sandals across rugged terrain in the Copper Canyons of Mexico for days on end, called the Tarahumara. However, there are still some legitimate […]

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Annie Jean Places 2nd at Snow Shoe World Champs

Last weekend on February 25th Annie Jean of Chelsea, Quebec took part in the World Snow Shoeing Federation World Championships in Saranac Lake, NY where she placed 2nd.   This was Annie’s first Snow Shoeing World Champs and on an 8KM course made up of 2 laps, she took the second step of the podium […]

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Marathon des Sables Launches Half Distance in New Location

The iconic and grueling self supported stage race, Marathon des Sables, dubbed the “toughest foot race on earth,” yesterday launched their half distance version of Marathon des Sables or “Marathon of the sands,” in partnership with the island of Fuerteventura in the Canary Islands to take place from September 25th-30th 2017. The half Distance race […]

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Michael Wardian – Consistency is Key

We had an exclusive chat to the ever-active yet ever-fast Michael Wardian about what he’s up to this year, and by the sounds of it, he has a stacked schedule as usual with a full year of racing ahead…. including Barkley Marathons! With our very own Gary Robbins heading back to Frozen Head National Park […]

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