Tales From the Trails

When Sam first asked if I would be interested in being a trail running ambassador for Mt. Waddington’s I remember trying to explain to him that this was a bit of a stretch. I certainly wasn’t the fastest trail runner who was winning races on a regular basis and there were certainly trail runners out […]

2015 Around the Lake Give’ R Take 30

Race Day for the Around The Lake Give R Take 30 last weekend dawned with the promise of sunshine as the volunteers scurried about setting everything up for the big event.  As with all races, excitement was in the air as the runners prepared with their rituals and nervous chatter filled the air.  This year […]

Ultra Trail Running

So what inspires a person to go from casually running the trails around our beautiful Chilliwack area, to register for a 50 km race that takes 6-9 hours and involves grueling elevation gains in rugged terrain? Just over a year ago I knew the answer to that question as I headed for the starting line […]

Tis The Season For Trail Running

If you didn’t think running was a social sport, you probably haven’t run with “trail runners”.  The reality is that it seems that trail runners in Chilliwack will use any excuse to get together socially on and off the trails.  It makes sense then that with the holiday season comes more eating, more running, and […]