running

Oh Deer, Unxepected Running Companions

September 13, 2020

Komoka Provincial Park is one of my favourite places to run. I haven’t ran the front portion of the trail, the one that starts on Oxford Road, in a while. I have mainly been running the blue trail lately. But I felt like a change, and boy did [Keep Reading]

Cup and Saucer Trail Run

September 2, 2020

The Cup and Saucer Trail is an absolutely beautiful place to hike on Manitoulin Island and one of the most popular trails in the province. There are 12 km of hiking trails through the hardwood bush, as well as 2 km of adventure trails. As you can [Keep Reading]

M’Chigeeng Trail

August 26, 2020

The M’Chigeeng Hiking Trail is located on First Nations’ land on Manitoulin Island. The trail starts off rather rocky and runs uphill for quite some time. The run was worth it just for this beautiful rocky terrain. But it gets even nicer [Keep Reading]

Bridal Veil Falls

August 20, 2020

Bridal Veil Falls is located in a small village on Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada. I spent some time on the island last week and wanted to find a few interesting places to run. This definitely fit the bill. Here you can see the Kagawong River [Keep Reading]

Running During the Corona Virus Lockdown

May 7, 2020

I love trail running and I didn’t think I’d be able to do it during the Corona virus restrictions that have been in place for a long time now. Fortunately, there are many trails that are still open in my area. There are signs posted to [Keep Reading]

A.W. Campbell Trail Run

September 10, 2019

A.W. Campbell Conservation area is located in the small township of Brooke-Alvinston, Ontario. Unfortunately, I forgot to take a picture of the front entrance or the trail map when I was there for a run on the weekend. But let’s go on a little [Keep Reading]

That One Time I Ran Steeplechase

August 29, 2019

In middle school, I ran track and cross country. I still remember the first time I went to a meet and saw this beautiful red track. I was in awe. The surface was soft and had a bit of a bounce to it. It was nothing like the dirt tracks I had seen. [Keep Reading]

Tower Trail at MacGregor Point Provincial Park

July 22, 2019

MacGregor Point Provincial Park is located at 1593 Bruce Road 33 in Port Elgin, ON. Canada. There are several trails that you can run or bike on here. However, you have to pay a day-use fee to access the park. If you don’t want to pay the day [Keep Reading]

See the Trilliums While You Can

May 23, 2019

I love trail running this time of year and getting to see trilliums starting to bloom. Warbler Woods in London, Ontario is one of the best places to see Ontario’s Provincial Flower every spring. The flowers line the trailside and it is [Keep Reading]

Strange Ice Hills at the Beach

February 27, 2019

I decided to stay active this winter. Normally, when it starts to get cold, I hang up my running shoes for the season. I don’t like running outside when it gets below 5°C. The funny thing is, it’s been warmer than that several times [Keep Reading]
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