Dinosaur Half Marathon Race Report – Sanne Lansink

Race: Dinosaur Half Marathon Runner: Coach Sanne Lansink Race Date: 09/11/2022 Location: Drumheller AB, Canada Results: 7th female finisher, 2nd in Category 3 Bests – What aspects of the race did you like the most? The race has amazing views of the Drumheller Valley and Provincial park. Each year the race starts in the brisk … Read more

Whistler Alpine Meadows 25K Race Report – Rohit E

Race: Whistler Alpine Meadows 25K Runner: Rohit E Race Date: 09/21/2019 Location: Whistler Results: https://racedaytiming.ca/results/search.html?name=RohitEipe&fullName=true Strava Activity Link: https://www.strava.com/activities/2728996747 3 Bests – What aspects of the race did you like the most? Small field, so trail wasn’t crowded. The 1 aid station they had was well stocked. I went back for seconds of the bacon. … Read more

Fat Dog 70 Race Report – Jayme H

Race: Fat Dog 70 Runner: Jayme H Race Date: 08/10/2019 Location: Manning Park, BC Results: 25 hours-ish 3 Bests – What aspects of the race did you like the most? The Fat Dog re-route was I think my ideal course. A majority of it was sub-alpine and alpine with a couple brief dips into the … Read more

Tally in the Valley Race Report – Greg J

Race: Tally in the Valley 7km, 6hr, 12 hr day, 12hr night, 24 hr, and The Gong Show Runner: Greg J Race Date: 07/27/2019 Location: Dundas Valley Conservation Area (Hamilton, Ontario, Canada) Results: https://results.raceroster.com/results/36vvsns3g4np29g9 3 Bests – What aspects of the race did you like the most? Well organized, friendly chill atmosphere and great volunteers. … Read more

Sinister 7 100 mile Ultra Race Report

Race: Sinister 7 Ultra – 100 mile / 160k Runner: Alan R Race Date: 07/06/2019 Location: Crowsnest, Alberta, Canada Results: DNF. That’s Did Not Finish! Strava Activity Link: https://www.strava.com/activities/2516208745 3 Bests – What aspects of the race did you like the most? Location – the Canadian Rockies are incredible, lush and verdant in summer, and wild. … Read more

BMO Vancouver Marathon Race Report – Motoko H

Race: BMO Vancouver Marathon Runner: Motoko H Race Date: 05/05/2019 Location: Vancouver BC, Canada Results: 4:09:31 Strava Activity Link: https://www.strava.com/activities/2345033604 3 Bests – What aspects of the race did you like the most? Amazingly beautiful views throughout the course Plenty of Volunteer support. They are so attentive and sweet! Rolling hills 🙂 Not so much … Read more

Toronto Half Marathon Race Report – Tyler M

Race: Toronto Half Marathon Runner: Tyler M Race Date: 05/05/2019 Location: Toronto, Ontario Results: 1:37:09 Strava Activity Link: https://strava.app.link/QNefntQBwW 3 Bests – What aspects of the race did you like the most? Weather Running through the parks How the Marathon and half marathon courses overlap and diverge Not so much – Aspects of the race … Read more

BMO Vancouver Marathon and HM Race Reports/Info

Summary: BMO Vancouver Marathon is a scenic Boston Qualifier that takes runners past beaches, through natural parks, and along Vancouver’s Seawall – the world’s longest uninterrupted waterfront path. Races include a Half Marathon, 8km race, a relay, and a kids’ run. Lessons Learned from Race Reports (Half) Easy to start out fast with the initial … Read more

Squamish 50/50 Race Report – Mark Cliggett

Race: Squamish 50/50 Runner: Mark Cliggett Race Date: 08/18/2018 Location: Squamish BC Results: 14:36:59/10:16:46 3 Bests – What aspects of the race did you like the most? Amazing volunteers. The challenge of running 50 miles and 50k on back-to-back days. Finishing the 50/50 so I don’t have to do it again. Not so much – Aspects … Read more

Hamilton Marathon Race Report – Dan L

Race: Hamilton Marathon Runner: Dan L Date: 11/5/17 Location: Hamilton, ON (Canada) Results: 3:12:16 Strava Activity Link: https://www.strava.com/activities/1264765922 3 Bests – what aspects of the race did you like the most 1) Course is quite favorable. Some rolling hills in the first half. Just after halfway, course heads down Red Hill Parkway dropping ~350 feet … Read more

Hamilton Marathon Road2Hope Race Info

Lessons Learned from Race Reports The race often coincides with Daylight Savings Time, which means an extra hour of sleep, but also means you need to pay close attention to wake up times Much of the course exposed to wind and there is usually a high probability of wind on race day, especially after 30k … Read more

Whistler Alpine Meadows 55K Race Report – Stephen D

Race: Whistler Alpine Meadows 55k Runner: Stephen Date: 9/23/17 Location: Whistler, Canada Results: 9:13:30, 60th out of 175 runners 3 Bests – The absolutely beautiful terrain. I likened it to running the crystal mountain marathon mixed with a run in the enchantments. Gorgeous. Absolutely amazing. Whistler provides lots to do for family and friends, and … Read more

Whistler Apline Meadows 55k Race Info

Date 9/23/17 Avg Temps f. 39/59 Gain/Loss in ft 11,000/11,000 Furthest Aid ~9.5 miles Highest Elev. 5905 ft Start 6:30am Surface Trail Time Limit 12 hours Sunrise/set 6:59/7:08 Longest Climb 3800ft/8.2 miles Summary: The Whistler Alpine Meadows trail races (WAM) happen on the Northwest side of Whistler, on terrain that has only been opened up … Read more

Scotiabank Vancouver HM Race Info

Date 6/25/17 Avg Temps f. 68/52 Gain/Loss in ft ~700/1000 Furthest Aid 4km Highest Elev. 328ft Start 7:30am Surface Road Time Limit 3 hours Sunrise/set 5:08am/9:22pm Longest Climb ~200ft/1.7miles Summary: A point-to-point course that starts out with an out and back, and then follows along the waterfront before ending at Stanley Park, which is much … Read more

Fat Dog 120 – Dave S

Race: Fat Dog 120 – http://www.mountainmadness.ca/fatdog.php Runner: Dave S Date: 8/12/2016 – 8/13/2016 Location: Manning Park, BC Results – 35:53 – 32nd overall (112 finishers) 3 Bests – what aspects of the race did you like the most Beautiful scenery! This area of Canada is remote and beautiful. It’s hard to pick your head up and look around later … Read more

Vancouver Marathon – Anna H

Race: BMO Vancouver Marathon – http://bmovanmarathon.ca/ Runner: Anna H Date: 5/1/2016 Location: Vancouver, BC The distance raced and other options I participated in the marathon, but here was a half marathon as well. The day prior it looked like there was maybe a 5k and an 8 mile race, but I don’t have a lot of information about that. … Read more

Vancouver Marathon – Dan S

Race: BMO Vancouver Marathon – http://bmovanmarathon.ca/ Runner: Dan S Date: 5/1/2016 Location: Vancouver, British Columbia Distance raced and other options Full Marathon; there was also a Half Marathon, Marathon Relay, and 8k option 3 Bests – what aspects of the race did you like the most The event was professionally run and well managed The course included some pretty … Read more