Category Archives: 5k

Alt+Run-To

Alt(ernative)+Run(ning)-To(ronto) is a new style of running group starting in Toronto in April 2018. With a focus on simplicity, fun, results, community and authenticity the group will offer an ethical, plant-based alternative to the cities growing running scene. The Alt+Run-To will meet on Saturday mornings from the end of April on the running track at Earlscourt Park, Lansdowne Ave, Toronto, ON M6H 3Z8. Entrance to the club, and track, is free; if you have any questions, and to register interest in coming along, email dave@trekandrun.com Meet the group founders; Jenn (co-ordinator for the Toronto…

Achilles St. Patrick’s Day 5K Run/Walk – March 18, 2018

The Trek and Run Team were supported during this event by; Kusaga Athletic Salba Chia Dave – This is quite possibly my favourite race of the season, despite the fact that I’m far from a good 5k runner, and that it’s usually pretty cold this early in the year. It’s just such a good atmosphere, the Achilles charity does excellent work helping the disabled get into sport, and Steam Whistle beer is great so the after party always is, too. And add to all this, the race starts underneath the…

New Balance Chilly Half Marathon & Frosty 5K – March 4, 2018

The Trek and Run Team were supported during this event by; Kusaga Athletic Salba Chia Adam – The New Balance Chilly Half Marathon and CIBC Wealth Frosty 5k took place in Burlington, Ontario in March. Predominantly run along Burlington’s Brant Street and Lakeshore Road, the course was relatively flat and you could expect a fast race. This was my first ever half marathon last year, so this year my goal was to obtain a personal best. Born and raised in Burlington, this race was especially fun to me. Last year…

The Fall Angus Glen Race Weekend 5k – Nov 4th 2017

The Trek and Run Team were supported during this event by; Kusaga Athletic Salba Chia There are a selection of distances to choose from at the Fall Angus Glen Race Weekend that takes place on a golf course just outside of Toronto. There’s an Apple Creek Kids K, a 5K, 10K and a Ten Miler. Virgil took on the 5k, this is what he thought of it.  This delightful small community, family friendly race on a picturesque golf course offers a stark contrast to the big, corporate races that I often…