2017 Dion Summerstown Forest Snowshoe Race – Results

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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

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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

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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

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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...]

Dion Ontario Snowshoe Running Series

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...]