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  • Irlande

    Discovering the inviting and enchanting Ireland

    Mountains, flat rolling lands, lakes, woodlands… Ireland is not big, but it is grand. The country is also dotted with trails that make you want to explore it on foot. I suggest some memorable trail sites that I had the chance to visit during my stay in the land of my ancestors, as well as […] Plus

  • compétition

    A great option: combining racing and family holiday

    We sometimes pull our hair out trying to reconcile family life and training. The time of year when we potentially have the most time for us is also the perfect time to reunite with family. This is why we suggest when planning your annual races, for example, to choose a sporting event at your future […] Plus

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    Five practical tips for taking better outdoor pictures

    For many people, taking a good picture is a coincidence. They are at the right place at the right moment. But those who take a closer look at the photographic medium know that making a good photograph is rather a clever mix of technical and creative knowledge. They make it possible to capture the moment […] Plus

  • arizona

    Arizona: a paradise for runners and outdoor enthusiasts

    In southwestern USA lies one of the world’s most beautiful playgrounds for runners, cyclists, hikers, and all of those who enjoy being active. Arizona is a mythical place with a stunning decor for outdoor activities. Here’s a few suggestions for your excursions in this American State that will take your breath away. Monuments and red […] Plus

  • Pico Ruivo

    Madeira: a feast for the eyes… and legs

    With serrated peaks, green canyons, and cliffs that dive straight into the ocean, Madeira has it all. Located 700 km off the coast of Morocco, this 727 square kilometer island is a discrete, well-hidden gem that ranks high among the best places in the world for trail running. And for good reason! With countless itineraries […] Plus


    Cape Town, South Africa: Hiking at Land’s End

    Before setting foot in the province of Western Cape, South Africa, little did I know that I was about to explore the ultimate playground for outdoor enthusiasts. Dominated by grey, jagged peaks, and with the ocean nearby, this surreal landscape is perfect for running, hiking, cycling, paragliding, hand gliding, and surfing. If you can muster […] Plus

  • Ray Zahab

    Long-Distance Adventurer Ray Zahab Off to the Arctic Again

    While most of us are cozying under heavy blankets through cold winter months, the Canadian adventurer and ultra-runner Ray Zahab is heading off today to a far different reality.​ Distances+ sat down with him to discuss his new expedition to the Arctic, and what drives him to continue his exploration of our planet. Distances+ : […] Plus