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My go-to travel workout & staying active while travelling

My go-to travel workout & staying active while travelling

I have been travelling for the past few weeks and am looking forward to a few more trips this spring and summer. While my trips are generally…

My Favourite Spin Classes in Vancouver

My Favourite Spin Classes in Vancouver

Subtitled: how I maintained my sanity and fitness when I couldn’t run In December, my piriformis injury really flared up and prevented me from running for 3…

17 Goals for 2017

17 Goals for 2017

2016 was a big year. Travelling, running, exploring, adventuring, doing scary things, experiencing new challenges at work, eating at tasty places. I did a lot of things I…

28 Favourite Memories from 2016

28 Favourite Memories from 2016

2016 was a crazy, but incredible year, both personally and of course in general.  January 2016 seems eons ago, yet I can’t believe how fast the year…

Winter Adventures Bucket List: Update #1

Winter Adventures Bucket List: Update #1

Earlier this winter, I made a winter adventures bucket list in hopes of getting over the rainy weather and embracing the season. Find the full list here. Here’s some…

How I became a morning exerciser: 11 tips to try

How I became a morning exerciser: 11 tips to try

For the past 2 years, I have woken up at 5 am four-five days a week to workout. In university, I was very far from a morning person….

Post-Marathon Recovery and Life Lately

Post-Marathon Recovery and Life Lately

Hello internet! It has been a little while. The last few weeks have honestly been a little weird. I am very glad I planned a vacation immediately…

16 More Running & Life Lessons I Learned from Marathon Training

16 More Running & Life Lessons I Learned from Marathon Training

Just when I thought running my first marathon was a huge learning process, I decided to run a second marathon a few months later. Earlier this summer I…

Portland Marathon 2016 Race Recap

Portland Marathon 2016 Race Recap

I can’t believe it. I ran my second marathon last week in Portland.  The marathon still seems a little like it didn’t happen. I have never pushed myself so…

Portland Marathon Training Reflections: Final Week 17

Portland Marathon Training Reflections: Final Week 17

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…

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