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Friday, September 29, 2023

Running TIP: Safety Tips for Spring Trail Running

Canadian Trail Running Magazine published a great article to help keep us safe with our early spring trail running training. With 5 weeks to go before my first 5-Peaks trail race of the season, I am feeling very behind on my training.

Safety tips for spring trail running

Changes are happening. Early spring is an exciting time. The warm weather comes with longer and brighter days, but also rapid changes from winter conditions. From avalanche risks to deep snow, sheets of ice, and high flowing streams, the trails are transitioning. Like a prepubescent teenager, you never know what state the trails will be in. Heading into the trails and mountains means being informed and prepared this season. Here are some things to consider during this awkward time of year…..

Enjoy the article here:


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Mark Hanlon


Mark is an avid photographer, Starbucks addict, motivated cyclist, struggling runner, and rocking single parent living outside of Toronto, Ontario. Living with two chronic ilnesses, Crohn’s Disease and Diabetes, life for this Transportation Planner and Registered Professional Planner (RPP) can be an interesting mix.