Outdoor Adventures

Algonquin Backpacking Adventure

I am finally catching up on a backlog of posts and am so excited to share all of the adventures I have been up to lately!  One of the most exciting and crazy adventures I took this summer was a backpacking trip to Algonquin. Last year I began looking into backpacking trips and thought it… Continue reading Algonquin Backpacking Adventure

Outdoor Adventures, Races

Race Recap: Storm the ‘Scarpment – My First Adventure Race

For anyone who's unfamiliar, adventure racing is super fun.  It's a race that involves a variety of disciplines, and in this case we took part as a team.  I had found out about this race through web searching and other races and pitched the idea to my boyfriend and my cousin. The four of us… Continue reading Race Recap: Storm the ‘Scarpment – My First Adventure Race

Outdoor Adventures, Races, Running

Race Recap: Haliburton Forest Trail Run

Wow it's been a while! I took a hiatus from both running and blogging for a bit.  It was a well needed break to get refreshed and fall back into love with running.  Now that my favourite running season is back upon us I am very excited to be back out on the trails. The only… Continue reading Race Recap: Haliburton Forest Trail Run

Outdoor Adventures

Friday Five Linkup: Killbear Camping! and 30×30 Challenge – Get Outside!

This week's Friday Five Linkup with Courtney, Cynthia and Mar is a day in the life! So what's more fun than me sharing a day of doing something I love, hanging outdoors and camping From Monday - Wednesday my boyfriend and I made our way to Killbear Provincial Park just outside of Parry Sound.  This was our first camping trip… Continue reading Friday Five Linkup: Killbear Camping! and 30×30 Challenge – Get Outside!

Fitness, Outdoor Adventures

SweatPink – 1 million minutes kick off!

This post is to celebrate the kickoff of the SweatPink 1 million minutes kickoff!  As a community we are trying to reach 1 million minutes of activity over the summer!  Sign up and help us reach this goal! I am so excited to join #1MillionMinutes with #sweatpink! This summer my goal is to do  2000… Continue reading SweatPink – 1 million minutes kick off!

Fitness, Outdoor Adventures

Mountain Biking Adventures!

As you may have read already, I started mountain biking this year, and I am really loving it!  I have been riding weekly when I can at the Hardwood Hills Wednesday night race series and I have been off on a few other adventures as well.  I am enjoying having the flexibility of choosing whether… Continue reading Mountain Biking Adventures!

Outdoor Adventures

Long Weekend Outdoor Fun!

Hello everyone!  How was your weekend?!  Mine was fantastic!  It was a long weekend for us so I got to enjoy it at the Cottage and out on the trails!  Cottage sunsets are my favourite thing in the world. I finally hit up the cottage trail for the first time this summer, which was super… Continue reading Long Weekend Outdoor Fun!

Outdoor Adventures

Trying Something New: Mountain Biking!

Over the past few days I have been hitting the trails a lot, except this time I have been biking.  I took my first ride of Tuesday afternoon in Glen Major Forest in Pickering and it was awesome.  My boyfriend and I did a 4km ride through the trails and it was a super fun… Continue reading Trying Something New: Mountain Biking!

Outdoor Adventures, Running

#MotivateMe Monday: Race Season is upon us

Hi everyone!  I hope you are enjoying your Monday!  Today I decided to link up with Fitness Cheerleader and Running Rachel to talk about my training and stay motivated through this change in season! I am so excited that it is finally beginning to warm up and I can get outside to get consistent with my training… Continue reading #MotivateMe Monday: Race Season is upon us

Outdoor Adventures

100 Finds! A Week of Spring Geocaching

This past week I finally hit 100 finds!  After only geocaching for about 10 months I was super excited to make it to 100 finds.  Usually these finds come during a vacation exploring a new city or while out on the trails!  The 100th find came on a walk with my boyfriend near his home.… Continue reading 100 Finds! A Week of Spring Geocaching

Outdoor Adventures, Races

Polar Rush Obstacle Race: Race Recap!

I officially tackled my first obstacle race today and it was so much fun!  Ever since obstacle races have come around I thought it would be something my family and I would enjoy and we did!  We took part in the inaugural Polar Rush obstacle race not too far from our home! This race boasted… Continue reading Polar Rush Obstacle Race: Race Recap!

Outdoor Adventures

Snow Tubing Fun!

Another winter first!  Today we spent the evening snow tubing.  It was so much fun! I have not been snow tubing in years and I am glad to be enjoying the winter outdoors! We went to Horseshoe Resort and enjoyed the snow tubing at the Adventure Park.  The hills were in great condition and the… Continue reading Snow Tubing Fun!

Outdoor Adventures, Running, Training

Back to reality..

I had my first day back on the trails since the marathon and it was fantastic!  I have been doing some running indoors but have chickened out on braving the cold and hitting the trails.  Yesterday I finally decided I needed to go outside and I forgot how much I love the trails.  It was… Continue reading Back to reality..