Golden Ultra Training Tips

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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

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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

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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

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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...]

Dion Snowshoes Demo Day and Open House

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Have you ever wanted to try snowshoe running, but not wanted to try it for the first time in a race setting? Are you curious why Dion Snowshoes are the best on the market? Join us on Saturday, March 7th as Spafford Health and Adventure hosts a Dion Snowshoes Demo Day and Open House. Derrick … [Read more...]

2015 Dion Red Barn Snowshoe Race (Series Finale)- Results

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The cold and windy conditions didn't seem to affect the hardy group of competitors in the Dion Red Barn Snowshoe Race today held near Napanee, Ontario. The 6.2km course featured a variety of terrain including open fields, single track trails and even a hill that many chose to pull themselves up … [Read more...]

2015 Dion Summerstown Forest Snowshoe Race – Results

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Congratulations to everyone who participated in today's Dion Summerstown Forest Snowshoe Race. It wouldn't be a 2015 Dion series race without yet another snowstorm. Travel was tricky getting to the race, but the quality of racers in the field was very high. Nick Best of Ottawa picked up … [Read more...]

2015 Dion Westbrook Snowshoe Race – Results

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Congratulations to all competitors who ran in the Dion Westbrook Snowshoe Race today at the Kingston 1000 Islands Sportsplex.  The snow was deep from the heavy snowfall and conditions were challenging, but the trails were beautiful and everyone had a great time. Derek Snider of Ottawa took the … [Read more...]

2015 Dion Brighton Snowshoe Race – Results

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  The temperature was a cold -25C in Brighton on race morning, but that didn't dampen the enthusiasm for competitors in the 2015 Dion Brighton Snowshoe Race. The race took place at Goodrich-Loomis Conservation area, with the 6.2km course featuring beautiful trails and some challenging … [Read more...]

2015 Dion Frontenac Snowshoe Race – Results

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Start Video: Start Video #2: Conditions were ideal and the course was fast for the Dion Frontenac Snowshoe Race. Racers travelled from as far away as Kitchener, Cornwall, Ottawa, Quebec and the Adirondacks, New York. The race course featured a moderately rolling route over packed snow, … [Read more...]