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Fight Like A Girl 2014

One of the biggest goals with Run Like A Girl has been to be able to give back to the community, and raise money for various organizations and charities. So far we have been able to donate to various organizations with the help of our amazing community! We donated 10,000$ to the Boston Marathon bombings, 3500$ to breast cancer last …

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Squamish 50/50 2014

Last year I ran the Squamish 50km race as my first Ultramarathon. The next day I had heard, from a little bird, that Gary and Jeff, the Squamish 50 race directors, were planning a Squamish 50/50 race, the 50 mile course on Saturday and the 50km course on the Sunday, for 2014. Yep, that was it decision was made, I …

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Trekking Poles

Aren’t poles for skiing? No way! You know those people you see out walking with poles… and you think to yourself “that is weird why are you walking with poles”… well these people are on to something. I have recently had quite a few people ask me about my poles while out running through trails and I always express how …

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Jeff’s Transformation Story

We love hearing people’s transformation stories. Reading their struggles, their set backs, their triumphs. Seeing where they started, the where they are now. Here is Jeff’s story. It’s hard not to be inspired! When I was 23 I paid a plastic surgeon $7500 to liposuction my chest. My man-boobs were huge. I was starting to finally grow insecure with my …

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Sara and Alex Cohen

Sara and her husband Alex have a very special relationship and have created a unique bond doing something they both love. Sara had sent us a message asking for advice, she shared her story with us and from the moment I read the first sentence I was beyond inspired. I shared Sara’s question on our page and we had an …

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The Rim 2 Rim!

The Rim to Rim trail is about 40 kms in distance with a elevation gain of 8250 ft (2500m) and spans the Grand Canyon from it’s North to South end. It had been Dayna’s dream for a long time to run the Rim to Rim, (instead of the Rim to Rim to Rim which is also an option!) She came up with …

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What I Have Learned About Racing!

Whether you are a season veteran, or a race virgin, race day can be intimidating. So much time and effort goes into that day. You have possibly been training for months, dreamed of the race for a long time, and put a lot of thought into your race day outfit. Everyone is going to have an amazing race day, where …

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Fight Like A Kid

 When Dayna shared with us the story of her friend’s son, Caleb, sadly lost his battle with a form of childhood brain cancer, we knew we wanted to try and give back. Caleb’s parents have started a foundation in Caleb’s name (A cure for Caleb) and have raised money for awarness of brain cancer, research and treatment for childern currently …

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Adam’s Quinoa Energy Bars

Our friend Adam is super awesome. He is an amazing photographer, awesome trail running, cycler, mountain biker, and aspiring mountaineer. He is a great cook, awesome in the back country and very artistic. (And ladies… he’s single!) Anyways, enough of the Adam pump up… he made these super sick awesome delcious quinoa energy bars and shared them with me on …

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Fight Like A Kid; Virtual and Local 5, 12 and 21km run.

One of our biggest dreams with this community is to be able to reach out and help others through running. Already this community has raised over 10,000$ for the Boston One Fund that helped victims of the Bostom Marathon bombings, and over 3,000$ for the Breast Cancer Foundation through our “Fight Like A Girl” virtual and local run. This time, …