This month’s Burly Bio is Alexi Menjivar. He’s got slick moves both on and off the trail and is a very proud father of four amazing kids. Born in Texas to Salvadorian parents, raised in downtown Hamilton where running as a hobby was not only uncommon but often made fun of. Money was tough for … Continue reading Burly Bio: Alexi M.
This month’s Burly Bio is Jennifer LaRocque. Jennifer grew up in Kingston and her mom would often say, “you’ve got two feet and a heart beat” when she was called for ride. She also had a curfew and if she was late, she’d be grounded so her two feet became two fast moving feet and … Continue reading Burly Bio: Jennifer L.
Distance – More than 55km of trails in total Trail Type – Mostly groomed double track Accessibility – Easy but need a car from downtown Seattle Trail markers – Easy to find, well-marked While on a recent trip to Seattle I had the opportunity to run with a local running group called High Heel Running … Continue reading Trail Talk Tuesday – Cougar Mountain
The Burly Trail Runners’ colours may be blues, but our favourite colour is probably brown. Dirt is brown, mud is brown, the path is brown. Plus we’ve also got Ryan Brown, trail runner, MEC guy and certified dog expert. Ryan is starting back into running after a two-year hiatus. He’s spent the past few years … Continue reading Burly Bio: Ryan B.
Trail and Ultra running is a growing sport and we want to make sure all our lovely Burlies prepare for their first Ultra in the most effective way by getting to that start line prepared and stronger than ever. That’s why we’ve reached out to some very knowledgable veterans to share their advice in this … Continue reading Mistakes We’ve Made Along The Way #UltraTrainingBlogSeries
Trail and Ultra running is a growing sport and we want to make sure all our lovely Burlies prepare for their first Ultra in the most effective way by getting to that start line prepared and stronger than ever. That's why we've reached out to some very knowledgable veterans to share their advice in this … Continue reading Foot Related Tips for Injury Prevention #UltraTrainingBlogSeries
It’s Burly Bio time. This edition is all for Spenny L. With a passion to help people, a strong stomach and a distaste for desk jobs, Spenny is a nursing student at Queen’s University. This summer, he as been a summer student for the City of Hamilton’s Public Works department.His typical summer day includes going … Continue reading Burly Bio: Spenny L.