Archive June 2016
3 days in Kelowna: where to go, what to eat & drink

3 days in Kelowna: where to go, what to eat & drink

Visiting Kelowna for a few days? Here is what I did: places to see, hiking trails, restaurants, coffee shops, bakeries, and of course, wineries. In May 2016, we…

What I ate during the Whole30 challenge

What I ate during the Whole30 challenge

Earlier this month, I attempted the Whole30 food challenge to refocus on eating whole unprocessed food and stop relying on protein powders and bars. Full disclosure: I cheated several…

Alaskan Cruise Part 3: Mendenhall Glacier and Mount Roberts

Alaskan Cruise Part 3: Mendenhall Glacier and Mount Roberts

In case you missed it, check out Part 1 and Part 2 of our Alaskan cruise adventures. In May 2016, my family and I embarked on a…

Portland Marathon Training Reflections: Week 2

Portland Marathon Training Reflections: Week 2

On October 9, 2016, I will be running Marathon No. 2: the Portland Marathon! Follow along as I post my weekly training recaps. All training recaps can…

My Vancouver #1: Eating and exploring my way through the city

My Vancouver #1: Eating and exploring my way through the city

I love to explore new places in and around Vancouver, get lost on the trails, and eat my way through the city! In the My Vancouver series…

Alaskan Cruise Part 2: Glacier Bay National Park

Alaskan Cruise Part 2: Glacier Bay National Park

In case you missed it, check out Part I of our Alaskan Cruise adventures.  In May 2016, my family and I embarked on a cruise from Vancouver…

Portland Marathon Training Reflections: Week 1

Portland Marathon Training Reflections: Week 1

Training for Marathon No. 2 has begun! During training for and after running my first marathon, I knew I would want to do another. The training process…

Seak the Peak 2016: Race Recap

Seak the Peak 2016: Race Recap

On Sunday, June 12, my friends Nikki, Luke, and I took on the Seek the Peak Challenge as a relay team. Seek the Peak is a 16…

My favourite running routes in Vancouver

My favourite running routes in Vancouver

Since I moved to Vancouver, perhaps unsurprisingly, I have become a runner. In May 2016, I ran my first marathon. During marathon training, I logged countless miles, ate…

May 1, 2016: the day I ran my first marathon

May 1, 2016: the day I ran my first marathon

In November 2015, I ran my first half-marathon. On May 1, 2016, I ran my first marathon. My experience training for and running my first marathon was,…

Danielle Leroux

I am a runner, healthy foodie, city explorer, and adventurer on Canada's west coast.

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Follow @Instagram
  • While I love life on the west coast, it's never easy living on the other side of the country from many friends and family. Grateful for trips home, no matter how long or short (this weekend!) they may be. Back to YVR ✈️
  • Soaking up that Toronto sunshine ☀️
  • Had some of the best vegan food ever at @plantatoronto tonight! I've often been left disappointed (and hungry 😅) by new plant based eateries but this totally exceeded expectations. Loved all the dishes we tried from the cheesy queso dip (pictured here) to the peanut butter chocolate "terrarium" for dessert.
  • Springtime in Victoria #flashbackfriday meanwhile in Toronto... ❄️🌧☀️
  • Last night's surprisingly purple sunset, a welcome sight after a day of rain #tbt
  • From west coast to east coast (sort of! 😛) Toronto bound ✈️ where there is apparently a rainfall warning #cantescapeit