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Portland Marathon Training Reflections: Week 7

Portland Marathon Training Reflections: Week 7

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 #5: Smoothie Deliveries & Goji Berry Picking

My Vancouver #5: Smoothie Deliveries & Goji Berry Picking

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…

Hiking Garibaldi Lake {in pictures}

Hiking Garibaldi Lake {in pictures}

On a Sunday in July, my friend Angela and I finally lucked out with a sunny day and made the 1-1.5 hour drive to Garibaldi Provincial Park…

Portland Marathon Training Reflections: Week 6

Portland Marathon Training Reflections: Week 6

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…

5 Peaks Trail Race Series: Cypress Mountain Race Recap

5 Peaks Trail Race Series: Cypress Mountain Race Recap

“We lose ourselves in the things we love. We find ourselves there too.” – Kristin Marz Last Saturday, I ran my second trail race: 5 Peaks Cypress Mountain…

My Vancouver #3: Two scenic hikes in BC’s Lower Mainland

My Vancouver #3: Two scenic hikes in BC’s Lower Mainland

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 5

Portland Marathon Training Reflections: Week 5

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 #2: Eating my way through the city

My Vancouver #2: Eating 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…

Portland Marathon Training Reflections: Week 4

Portland Marathon Training Reflections: Week 4

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…

8 hours in Victoria: what to see, eat & do

8 hours in Victoria: what to see, eat & do

Taking one of the floatplanes from Vancouver Harbour to Vancouver Island has been on my adventure bucket list ever since I moved to Vancouver. Over Canada Day…

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
  • The ferry is fun, but these views can't be beat. YYJ ➡️ YVR ✈️
  • Thanks Victoria for the sunshine, great eats, good coffee, and those Island views. Now to the float plane!