DION Ontario Snowshoe Running Series – Champions

IMG_9560

Congratulations to Lisa Leskien of Cambridge and Gonzalo Espinosa of Trenton for winning the 2017 DION Ontario Snowshoe Running Series! The top 3 races for each participant counted towards the series, with the lowest total winning. Lisa scored a perfect total of 3 with wins in each of her … [Read more...]

2017 Dion Ganaraska Forest Snowshoe Race – Results

tutu

Good snow conditions and springlike weather greeted racers at the Dion Ganaraska Forest Snowshoe Race held near Port Hope today. The weather certainly played a huge role in allowing everyone to have a wonderful day. Members of the Durham Triathlon Club and Whitby and Oshawa Running Room brought a … [Read more...]

2017 Dion Summerstown Forest Snowshoe Race – Results

16601933_1863575963912688_1825495501301629257_o (1)

A highly competitive field of snowshoe racers competed at today’s Dion Summerstown Forest Snowshoe Race. With key points on the line in the Dion Ontario Snowshoe Running Series, each place could make a big difference in the overall series standings. Lisa Leskien of Cambridge continued to dominate … [Read more...]

2017 Dion Winter Goose Chase Snowshoe Race – Results

GooseStart

The Dion Ontario Snowshoe Running Series brought snowshoe racing to the Cambridge area for the first time today with the Dion Winter Goose Chase Snowshoe Race. Snowshoe runners from beginner to advanced all enjoyed the ideal conditions over the rolling 6.2km course at Shades Mills Conservation … [Read more...]

2017 Dion Brighton Snowshoe Race – Results

Brighton

Some last minute snowfall over the two days before the race helped to make good conditions for the Dion Brighton Snowshoe Race. The snow was hard packed and insured a fast race over the 6km course. Lisa Leskien of Cambridge took the women’s title again this week following her win at last week’s … [Read more...]

2017 Dion Ignite the Night Snowshoe Race – Results

C2urhPhW8AU3jV8.jpg-large

Mother Nature didn’t exactly cooperate with us this year making conditions not suitable for snowshoes, so the Dion Ignite the Night (non)Snowshoe Race took place as a night trail run and road race. Participants were still treated to the spectacular display of lights within Upper Canada Village and … [Read more...]

Golden Ultra Training Tips

KHMR

The Golden Ultra is a three day stage race being held for the first time this year in beautiful Golden, BC. Runners may participate solo in the stage race, as a relay team of three, or may register for any single stage individually. Day 1 - The Blood (5km uphill with 1000m of elevation … [Read more...]

Julbo Trailrunning Sunglasses

IMG_5869

Trail runners spend a large amount of time outside and are prone to the harmful effects of the sun. With early warning signs of glaucoma, I am particularly careful to take care and protect my eyes as much as possible. Finding a good pair of running sunglasses is always a challenge though. I am … [Read more...]

I2P Greece Expedition

i2P_block_logo2

I feel fortunate to be involved with a wonderful organization called Impossible2Possible. For those not familiar with i2P, it gives selected Youth Ambassadors the opportunity to travel to different parts of the world to participate in a running expedition where they will run up to a marathon a day … [Read more...]

2015/16 Dion Ontario Snowshoe Running Series

Brighton_snowshoe-99-(ZF-2442-38210-1-001)

The snowshoe racing season has been over for a while, and the days where you can still snowshoe run are numbered before spring and summer fully hit. We have been working hard to plan for next season already though! Spafford Health and Adventure and Dion Snowshoes are excited to announce the race … [Read more...]