Dion Ontario Snowshoe Running Series


Snowshoe season is here and only a few weeks until the first race in the Dion Ontario Snowshoe Running Series. As Canada’s premier snowshoe running series, we are very excited about this season and have 7 great races on some of the most beautiful trails in Ontario. The final race in the series on … [Read more...]

2016 Sydenham Fall Trail Run Results


Congratulations to all participants who took part in the 2016 Sydenham Fall Trail Run today. The weather was cool and sunny, with the trail in surprisingly good condition even after the heavy rains over the past few days. The gorgeous fall colours were on full display along the shoreline as well, … [Read more...]

Sara’s Trail Trek for Judy Fundraiser


Last October my family lost my mother, Judy Montgomery, to multiple myeloma. Before her diagnosis in 2012, I had never heard of this disease. One of the first things I learned is that it is one of three main blood cancers (along with lymphoma and leukemia), and that the incidence of myeloma is … [Read more...]

Heading West, A Trail Sampler Menu


Heading West, A Trail Sampler Menu (Sara Montgomery and Derrick Spafford) In June we took a trip to the West Coast of the United States, to Portland, Oregon to visit our friends (who are like family!) Deb and Dan; and then we flew down to San Ramon, California to visit our family (who are also … [Read more...]

Endurance Tap Trail Running Ambassador


I am pleased to announce that I have joined Endurance Tap as a Trail Running Ambassador. Like other brands that I support, I only agree to a partnership if the product is of the highest quality, have fully tested it and that I highly recommend it. I have had the opportunity recently to test out … [Read more...]

Spaff’s Quick Vegan Pizza Recipe


We’ve been vegetarian for a number of years now, and while I’m not really big on labels that go with food (vegan, paleo, fruitarian, flexitarian?….don’t get me started), the one thing that has prevented me from eating exclusively a vegan diet has been PIZZA! I like pizza…. a LOT! I mean, what … [Read more...]

2016 Dion Red Barn Snowshoe Race – Results


Congratulations to everyone who participated in today's Dion Red Barn Snowshoe Race. This was the series finale, with the Dion Eastern Ontario Snowshoe Running Series Champions being crowned. The course was in great shape with a wide range of features including open fields, single track trails, … [Read more...]

Dion Ganaraska Forest Snowshoe Race – Results


Congratulations to everyone who participated in today's Dion Ganaraska Forest Snowshoe Race. Trail conditions were good after the major snowstorm earlier in the week. Mild race day conditions left some slush and soft snow in places, but that just added to the fun! Justin Murphy was the first … [Read more...]

Dion Brighton Snowshoe Race – Results


Congratulations to all who took part in today's Dion Brighton Snowshoe Race held at Goodrich-Loomis Conservation Area, just north of Brighton. The conditions were great for the race with significant snow having fallen over the past few days to help cover up the icy conditions from early in the … [Read more...]

Dion Frontenac Snowshoe Race – Results


Congratulations to everyone who participated in today's Dion Frontenac Snowshoe Race. Freezing rain and icy road conditions made getting to the race a challenge, but once there, participants were treated to lightly falling snow flurries and beautiful trail conditions. Racers came from as far away … [Read more...]