A week in Oregon (Part 1): Exploring Portland

A week in Oregon (Part 1): Exploring Portland

After running the Portland Marathon, I spent a week in Oregon exploring, eating, and attempting to hike. Planning a trip? Here is part one of my trip: 3…

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…

Friday Favourites #1 – Vancouver Eats and Adventures

Friday Favourites #1 – Vancouver Eats and Adventures

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

16 (mostly free) ways to spend your lunch break in Downtown Vancouver

16 (mostly free) ways to spend your lunch break in Downtown Vancouver

Like many others, I work at an office job. I can’t make it through the whole day without going outside for a walk but that can get…

Portland Marathon Training Reflections: Week 16 + Weekly Meal Plan

Portland Marathon Training Reflections: Week 16 + Weekly Meal Plan

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…

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…

Danielle Leroux

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

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  • Spent a few hours wandering the trails (and getting a little lost) in Lower Seymour Conservation Reserve🌲No matter how many hikes I go on, there are still so many new places to explore 🙌
  • Yup, still scared of heights 😂
  • Hurray for sun! ☀️ Paid a visit to one of my favourite places today. Check out the full adventure on @bcadventuregirls Instagram Stories!
  • Sunsets: good for the soul. Can I get a TGIF? 🎉
  • Excited to be taking over the @bcadventuregirls account tomorrow to share my winter (spring 😜) weekend adventures! Hopefully we'll luck out with some sunshine ☀️
  • Summer days at Rice Lake #tbt