running

Trilliums on the Trail Side

May 21, 2016

This is the time of year that the Trillium are in bloom. I always love seeing Ontario’s Provincial Flower along the trail side when I go for my runs. Here is collage I made and shared on Instagram. The images above were taken during one of my [Keep Reading]

First Trail Run of the Year

April 4, 2016

I decided to kick off the running season with a trail run through Meadowlily Woods. It rained heavily for two days though, so when I got there, I decided that it might be best to stick to the paved trail. This sign warned me that the area is subject [Keep Reading]

Wawanosh Wetlands Nature Trail

December 12, 2015

Let’s remember the bright and warm days of Autumn, now that we are stuck in the throws of Winter. Wawanosh Wetlands Conservation Area is in Sarnia and is a nice place to go for a run. If you want to know more about Wetlands, click the picture [Keep Reading]

Bridgeview Nature Trail

December 3, 2015

Bridgeview Park is located in Petrolia, Ontario and I thought it was the perfect place to go for a trail run this afternoon. The trail is wide and winds for two kilometers. There is also a leash free dog run here. This plaque gives us some [Keep Reading]

Springwater Trail Run

November 30, 2015

Springwater Forest is part of Catfish Creek Conservation Area and is located in St. Thomas, Ontario. The trails through the forest are absolutely beautiful. This boardwalk leads over a lush bog. There are several foot bridges along the route as [Keep Reading]

Archie Coulter Conservation Area Trail

November 23, 2015

Archie Coulter Conservation Area is in St. Thomas, Ontario. I stumbled across it by chance and just knew I had to go for a run and explore. I didn’t realize that there was a formal parking lot a little further down the road until the end of my [Keep Reading]

My 2015 Running Season

November 21, 2015

I had a lot of fun out on the trails this season. It is the first time I actually have data about all of those runs, however. It is nice to have an app on my phone that not only tracks the distance I run every time, but also records the time, my [Keep Reading]

Laurier Woods Trail

November 4, 2015

This past weekend I was in North Bay and had the chance to get out for a trail run at Laurier Woods. It was absolutely beautiful. I wanted to share that with you. The trail had a lot of rocky sections and places where I needed to slow down or do [Keep Reading]

Lions Lake Trail Run

August 26, 2015

I collect trails. I am always on the lookout for a new spot to explore. My latest adventure was at Lions Lake Trail in Floradale, Ontario. The parking lot brings you right to the shore and the Woolwich Dam. The trail is only a few hundred meters [Keep Reading]

Oh No, The Bridge is Out! (but not for long)

July 27, 2015

I have nothing but respect for people who maintain all of the nature trails that I go running on. Most of the trails I visit are kept up quite nicely, either by the Park Association or a dedicated group of volunteers. Earlier this summer, I came [Keep Reading]
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