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Trailstoke Ultra Marathon 2015

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2014 Course X-Man Race Mont Sutton – Montreal

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trailstoke ultra marathon

Trailstoke Ultra Marathon 2015 The total distance of the Trailstoke ultra marathon is approximately 55kms with plenty of elevation gain. Trailstoke starts at the base of Revelstoke mountain at 6am. The course is separated into 3 sections: The climb section, the ridge section and the decent. There is a relay option for runners who would like …

La première course de la série X-Man, l’évènement prend lieu le samedi et dimanche suivi par les courses au Mont Orford et au Ski LeRelais. La course X-Man propose 7km de parcours environ avec 4o obstacles obstacles. Les départs en vagues de 20 personnes déclenche à la demi-heure, à partir de 9h jusqu’à 15h30 le samedi …

Salomon EXO S-Lab TwinSkin Compression Shorts TESTED + REVIEWED The TwinSkin Compression Shorts are Salomon’s premium trail running shorts featured on the expensive S-Lab product line.  Using the science of compression, these shorts are said to stimulate blood flow in your thighs and quads, helping you perform better on long trail runs.  They can also …

2013 Tough Mudder Montreal Tough Mudder came to Montreal, well actually, the Roland-Desourdy Airport (map) in Bromont to be exact, on July 6th, 2013. As the location of airport would suggest, the course was very flat, while we were not running on the runways, we did run on flat grass next to the runways and …

Salomon S-Lab Fellcross softground trail-shoe – TESTED + REVIEWED The Fellcross is Salomon’s most lightweight “grippy” trail shoe with a low profile race feel, featuring a 9mm stack height in the heel, 5mm height in the fore foot, giving it a 4mm heel-to-toe drop.  Its tractor-like grip has served me well on mud and snow. …

2013 Montreal Reebok Spartan Sprint The Montreal Reebok Spartan Sprint which took place at Ski Morin Heights (map), was the first event on the Canadian Spartan Race calendar. It was also the biggest in terms of registrants with 16,000 registered in both the Saturday and Sunday events. That’s a lot of people!  The terrain was …

Salomon Skin Pro 10+3 Set Hydration Pack TESTED + REVIEWED The Skin Pro is a great vest-like hydration pack product line offered by Salomon. It comes in 3L, 10+3L and 14+3 sizes, with the +3 representing extra storage capacity due to a zippered expandable section.  It differs from many other hydration packs on the market …

2012 Rawdon 5 Peaks Trail Race Rawdon was the second race in the western Ontario/eastern Quebec devision of the 5 Peaks Trail Race Series. Located at the Kinadapt (map) dog sled and activities farm, Rawdon featured a 6k sport distance race and a 12k enduro distance. Both races shared the same start time and followed the …