Tag: zine

  • 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.

  • Plowshare Prayer

    This song found me, through some benevolent algorithm (and some friend connections, so it wasn’t “random” at all, I suppose) at the end of a long week, stopped me in my tracks, struck some chord deep inside, and has been working on my ever since. Maybe it will work on you too. Thanks Spencer for…

  • The Fire Inside

    In her characteristic weaving of old and new texts from a wide variety of sources, Maria Popova of The Marginalian first brought this quote from Vincent van Gogh to light, framing a discussion of the myth of normalcy from Alain de Botton’s book. Here’s her quote: “Does what goes on inside show on the outside?”…

  • The Chairs of Running

    The places we sit.

  • 25 Ways to Taper

    Big race coming up? Here are some tips for handling the days before your big day.

  • Heard a Bird

    It is dire poverty indeed when a man is so hungry and poor that he won’t stop to pick up a penny. But if you cultivate a healthy poverty and simplicity, so that finding a penny will literally make your day, then, since the world is in fact planted in pennies, you have with your…

  • 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!

  • Grouse will scare you sockless

    What? Me? Scared of some little bird that just flew up out of nowhere making that heart-pounding sound? No way, hehe… But unrelated, did you pack extra TP?

  • Barkley vs Barkman

    This weekend saw the inaugural Barkman Marathons, a Barkley-inspired running event in Steinbach, Manitoba. How do these two events compare? In this zine we find out.

  • Skunks are cute as buttons

    An oft-forgotten truth, particularly when your eyes are burning…