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  • gary robbins

    Robbed, Yet Unstoppable: Gary Robbins’ Unique 2020

    On March 17th came the announcement Canadian athlete Gary Robbins had been foreseeing: the 2020 edition of the Barkley Marathons, held historically during the first weekend of April, was cancelled. Preparing to head out on his final overnight training session, Gary recalls mentioning to his wife, Linda Barton-Robbins that,  “I had the feeling, with the […] More

  • Gatineau Loppet

    World-class ski event Gatineau Loppet to host 2300 skiers this weekend

    From February 14th to the 16th, the Outaouais region in Québec will host the Gatineau Loppet, Canada’s largest ski event, for the 42nd year. Part of the WorldLoppet, the Gatineau Loppet is 1 of 20 events that compose the WorldLoppet circuit. Only the premier and the best ski marathon from any country can be a […] More

  • 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+ : […] More