We are a group of runners in the Hamilton and Burlington area who like to get out to run our amazing local trail system. We’re an inclusive group and welcome runners of all abilities. We host weekly Thursday evening runs in the Burlington area and have an active Facebook Group to organise runs throughout the week. On Saturdays we run with the MEC Meet-up Trail Group at various locations throughout Hamilton and Burlington. See the MEC meet-up page for more details on Thursday & Saturday run locations.
This year’s Seaton Soaker Trail Race took part on Saturday May 13, 2017 in Pickering Ontario. Part of the Ontario Outrace series this race is known for it’s water crossing and beginner friendly trail and elevation profile. In total we had 5 Burlies participate in the race this year with plenty of other familiar faces! We had … Continue reading Seaton Soaker Trail Race 2017
This week’s Burly Bio is Liam K. Liam moved to the Hamilton area two years ago while his wife Melissa was attending McMaster University. It was also closer to his job as a firefighter. When he’s not lighting the trails on fire or putting real ones out, he is busy with his husky puppy Remy … Continue reading Burly Bio: Liam K.
Distance – 50+ km Trail Type – Single and double track, very rocky in parts Accessibility – Easy, many trail heads with parking Trail markers – Easy to find, well-marked I originally headed to Phoenix for a quick visit before I ran the San Tan Scramble 50km. I liked Phoenix so much that we ended … Continue reading Trail Talk Tuesday – South Mountain Park, Phoenix, AZ
This week we are putting the spotlight on an out of town Burly, Steve H…or who some of us refer to as “Trail Dad”. Steve lives in the Orangeville area and mostly runs up in that area, but is always willing to host the traveling Burlies who visit the Bruce trail up in his neck … Continue reading Burly Bio – Steve H.