Tag: trailrunning

  • 100 Reasons to Run 100

    Many making plans for 2024 races, here’s a little reminder of why you should chase your dreams and go big next year! This zine goes out to Greg Penner on his birthday, who in 2023 tackled his first 100 miler (and threw in 100km as well). Wishing you many future kudos. Also special mention to…

  • Primary Colours of Fall

    Here’s a little Sandilands haiku to inspire your autumn adventures. As we arrived in the Sandilands last weekend, my wife remarked, “I forgot how red the grasses get.” It’s true. Every autumn we share our amazement of how even the ditches, however briefly, turn vibrant shades of red and orange. Another reminder to savour the…

  • We’re Going on a Trail Run

    Nothing brings out the best in human ingenuity and resourcefulness than putting obstacles in front of trail runners. This zine, inspired by Michael Rosen’s We’re Going on a Bear Hunt, explores one of my favourite trail obstacles.

  • How to Catch a Trail Runner

    Having observed the habits of the elusive “Trail Runner”, here are a few tips for catching one in the wild.

  • Trail Runner’s Guide to Berry Picking

    The best thing about summer trail running is picking berry snacks along the way. Here’s a look at the art of picking berries on the run, featuring Manitoba berries.

  • The Chairs of Running

    The places we sit.

  • Suffer on Centennial

    Last weekend I had the privilege of running 50km across rugged Canadian Shield on the Centennial Trail with a bunch of other crazy and wonderful people! Over the past 48 hours, we’ve been working with the latest Big Data and AI-powered technology to crunch the numbers of this spectacular day, and compiled all our findings…

  • Prairie Mountain Running

    This goes out to all my hill-rep-loving friends. The mountains are calling, and we must go… up, down, up, down, etc See you at the hill!

  • Powered by Pickle Juice

    We’re tackling all the myth, legend, the magic of pickle juice in the zineternet today! Here’s a story from the 2022 Grizzly Ultra in Canmore, AB. Note: Don’t believe everything you read in zines. The author of this zine is not a medical professional, but has read some iRunFar articles (this one and this one,…

  • The Grizzly

    While I’ve identified as an “ultrarunner” (mostly because it sounds cool) for several years, I realized, with all the cancellations over the past years, it had been nearly three years since I last ran an actual ultra marathon! Who am I anymore? But last week I finally had the chance to slap on a 50K…