Archive September 2016
17 Things About Me

17 Things About Me

Thanks to Jo at Living Mint Green and Jen at Peanut Butter Runner for sharing this survey on their blogs. I thought I would switch things up…

My Vancouver #9: Hiking Dam Mountain & Thunderbird Ridge {in photos}

My Vancouver #9: Hiking Dam Mountain & Thunderbird Ridge {in photos}

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…

Portland Marathon Training Reflections: Week 15 + Run Fast Eat Slow Cookbook

Portland Marathon Training Reflections: Week 15 + Run Fast Eat Slow Cookbook

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…

Fear, Limiting Beliefs, and Self-Ownership: Thoughts on Running and Goals

Fear, Limiting Beliefs, and Self-Ownership: Thoughts on Running and Goals

“Running has taken me on adventures great and small, at home and around the world. It has provided me with hope and perseverance on days when I…

Hawaiian Coffee and Hollyburn Mountain

Hawaiian Coffee and Hollyburn Mountain

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…

Portland Marathon Training Reflections: Week 14

Portland Marathon Training Reflections: Week 14

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…

15 healthy restaurants to try in Vancouver

15 healthy restaurants to try in Vancouver

You may have gathered by now that I love food, but really who doesn’t. I also love food that makes me feel energized, happy, and healthy.  While…

A summer of adventures: recapping summer 2016 on the wild west coast

A summer of adventures: recapping summer 2016 on the wild west coast

The other day I was mourning the end of summer, but as I scrolled through my Instagram (i.e. my photo album of life) I was reminded of what…

Portland Marathon Training Reflections: Week 13

Portland Marathon Training Reflections: Week 13

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…

27 running mantras to motivate your next run

27 running mantras to motivate your next run

With just over a month to go until Portland Marathon, the nerves are starting to kick in. The night before my first marathon, I made a list…

Danielle Leroux

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

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  • 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