Lynn Valley Trail Run
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Lynn Valley Trail Run

Difficulty: Easy – Intermediate Terrain: Dirt + Gravel Length: ~11 km Flow: lots of trails, some gravel depending on where you start Scenery: Forest Safety Issues:  Might be slippery if raining Bathrooms: No Drinking water: None en route Transit Access: Yes. Buses (see translink Vancouver) Parking: Free on street Night Access: No Special Features: N/A […]

The Beautiful Vancouver Seawall
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The Beautiful Vancouver Seawall

Difficulty: Easy Terrain: Pavement Length: 22 KM Flow: Some roads to cross along the way and lots of walkers Scenery: Ocean, Mountains, and beautiful city of Vancouver Safety Issues:  A lot of bikes to navigate past Bathrooms: Some bathrooms along the way Drinking water: Some vendors to buy water Transit Access: Yes lots of transit access […]

Oliver, BC, Canada – Half Corked Marathon 2016
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Oliver, BC, Canada – Half Corked Marathon 2016

An 18km running and wine tasting event – unique and not to be missed! Difficulty: Easy Terrain:   wide variety: road, gravel path, sandy dirt in vineyards, some uneven and sloped ground Length: 18km Flow: a few roads to cross with the help of volunteers Scenery: wine country, vineyards, wineries Safety Issues:  poison ivy if […]

Cowichan Valley Trail (Vancouver Island, Canada)
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Cowichan Valley Trail (Vancouver Island, Canada)

The Cowichan Valley trail is part of the Trans Canada Trail network. With access points all over the Cowichan Valley (see map below), this trail provides numerous possible running routes of pretty much any distance. Difficulty: Easy/Intermediate – most is railway grade Terrain: Dirt and Gravel (roadway in a few places) Length: over 100 km Flow: for most sections it […]

Greater Vancouver – Maple Ridge / Pitt Meadows Dykes
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Greater Vancouver – Maple Ridge / Pitt Meadows Dykes

Run along the Dykes in Maple Ridge/Pitt Meadows with panoramic views of the countryside, marshes, rivers and mountains. (Greater Vancouver) One of my favourite places to run near my home in Mission, BC, Canada is the dyke system in nearby Maple Ridge/Pitt Meadows Difficulty: Easy Terrain:   well-groomed gravel/dirt trail Length: as long as you […]