What do you get when you take incredible mountain scenery and add a few sightings of grizzly bears and 1000 crazy ultra runners? The answer, it seems, is the Grizzly Ultra; a grueling 50km race for teams of five, two or those who want to take on the trails solo.
The Mt Robson was an awe inspiring event in an incredible landscape just over the border of Alberta into British Columbia. The fifth running of the event in 2015 saw the route extended, increasing the previous marathon route by 8km to become an ultra; clocking in at a round 50km. The Route. Length: 50km Ultra […]
Length: ~46km Ascent: ~1500m Start Height: 1690m Highest Point: 2480m Finish Height: 1160m The Jasper Skyline is one of those must-do trails in Canada. If you’re into mountain hikes, or even if you’re not it’s an incredible route that’s designed for 2-3 days walking, or you can run it in a day like we did. […]
The Route. Length: ~32km Ascent: ~1250m Run Type: Out and Back Loop Start/Finish Height: 1550m Highest Point: 2280m Summer running in the Rockies is a joy to the senses. Lush green forests, sun-baked trails and a heap of elevation to get the muscles pumping. This was my first trip out to Banff National Park and […]