Category: Trails

Running for the Mountain

Last weekend I participated in the 9th annual Run for the Mountain 6K (R4TM) race around Westwood Lake. The goal of the event is to raise funds for Mount Benson Regional Park. This beautiful 1,023M mountain serves a magnificent backdrop

Posted in Racing, Running, Trails

Lost in the Linley Valley

Earlier this week, I ran in Nanaimo’s lovely Linley Valley with my buddy Stephanie. It was only my second time there and she had never been. I knew she would love it, being a trail girl and all. I had

Posted in Linley Valley, Running, Trails

Running to myself or how did I get here?

About this time last year, my running life knocked itself up a notch. I had been a runner for about a decade after not being a runner for several decades. It was not that I was not active; it was

Posted in Books, Racing, Running, Swimming, Trails, Yoga

Trail running

I’ve discussed this topic before, but I can’t help it… I love running on trails! This past weekend I ran with friends on essentially the same trail two days in a row. I’d run these same trails before and the

Posted in Running, Trails

Cross training: Yard Raking

I went for a lovely run this morning in the sunshine with a friend. That alone is enough to cheer me up! As I ran I noticed that lots of folks had neat little piles of leaf and branch litter

Posted in Cross training, Running, Trails, Yoga