Category: Trail Tips

BYO cups and water bottles

If you’re running a trail race, there’s a very good chance you appreciate the beauty of nature. If you’re participating in this year’s Summer Trail Series, I’d like to encourage you to help protect that natural beauty, including… Read More

Running to the course: advice for your best performance at the Summer Trail Series

Did you sign up for any of this year’s races in Trail Run Manitoba’s Summer Trail Series? Are you hoping to race competitively or set a personal best? Joel, Alain and I wanted to share our advice for… Read More

Your first trail race? Hone these skills.

Alain, Joel and I make it our goal to host trail races that are first-timer friendly. We think trail running is great and we want other people to have the opportunity to try it out. This includes people… Read More

The benefits of speedwork on the trails

If you’re training for an upcoming trail race or ultramarathon, you’re probably already incorporating weekly speed workouts because they improve the efficiency of your stride and your aerobic and anaerobic capacity. How often do you double down and… Read More

Will this be your first trail race?

The first-ever race in the Summer Trail Series was held on July 14, 2016. I’m biased, but I think the race was a success. It attracted a great group of runners who ran well and told us they… Read More