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,…

Our cruise through Alaska’s Inside Passage

Our cruise through Alaska’s Inside Passage

1,750 nautical miles. 3,241 kilometres travelled. 7 days at sea. 3 ports. In May 2016, my family and I embarked on a family vacation – our 2nd…

My attempt at the Whole30 Challenge or that time I went paleo

My attempt at the Whole30 Challenge or that time I went paleo

After 3 months of intense marathon training, 1 month of recovery, and 1 week spent on a cruise ship, this June I felt it was time to revisit…

Welcome to Wild Coast Tales

Welcome to Wild Coast Tales

Hello and welcome to Wild Coast Tales! Thank you for stopping by. My name is Danielle. This is my space to share my love for running and fitness,…

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!