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When it comes to storytelling, we’re full of surprises. You never know where your name will pop up. From the Globe and Mail to The Washinton Post or the New York Times, we like to keep you guessing.

Global News Edmonton

Health Matters: Dental injuries on the rise thanks to e-scooter use

 

Get Out There Magazine

Lazarus Lake provides an epic update on this fall’s Big Dog Backyard Ultra and it’s very exciting.

 

Canadian Running Magazine

Running for local hospitals, Victoria marathoner raises $20,000 in 10 days

 

Edmonton Journal

‘Information in front of us:’ Home-based health monitoring trial for rural patients

 

Canadian Trail Running

Dodging traffic in India: a unique Quarantine Backyard Ultra experience

 

Canadian Running Magazine

Victoria woman to run 10 marathons in 10 days for local hospitals

 

Okotoks Today.ca

Quarantine ultra bring out runners’ bests

 

Canadian Trail Running

Second edition of the Quarantine Backyard Ultra lasts 51 hours, 342K

 

Canadian Running Magazine

This family has three generations racing the Quarantine Backyard Ultra

 

CFJC Today

Kamloops’ 90 year old ultra marathon man.

 

Canadian Running Magazine

Training for the mental side of ultramarathons.

 

Mark Pendergast - Podcast - The Ultra Rundown

In a time of lockdown ultra runners had to get creative……..very creative.

 

Runner's World Magazine

The Quarantine Backyard Ultra Is Returning for a Second Edition in July

Canadian Running Magazine

Quarantine Backyard Ultra will return in July

New York Times

The Washington Post

Michael Wardian set out for a virtual ultra marathon. He kept running for   2 1/2 days.

Sports Illustrated

Mike Wardian Wins Quarantine Backyard Ultra Marathon After Running 262.52 Miles in 63 Hours

Trail Runner

The Quarantine Backyard Ultra Was The Race We Deserve During The Coronavirus Pandemic

South China Morning Post

Michael Wardian on his Quarantine Backyard Ultra win, its controversial ending and his wife’s Spartan mindset

Canadian Running Magazine

Quarantine Backyard Ultra : Mid Race Update

Ultrarunning Academy

An Arctic Backyard instead of Barkley Marathons, An Interview with Ultrarunner Anna Carlsson

Runner's World

63 Hours, 262 Miles, and Zero Sleep: Michael Wardian Wins the Quarantine Backyard Ultra

Canadian Trail Running

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Sports Illustrated

You Can run the Quarantine Backyard Ultra from Home

Podium Runner

Inside the Quarantine Backyard Ultra

Canadian Running Magazine

13-year-old boy runs 100 miles in Quarantine Backyard Ultra

CBC

For more than 24 hours, long-distance racer ran laps inside Alberta town’s coffee shop

Cactus to Clouds

Some of the world’s most elite runners are tackling a grueling race- all while adhering to strict public health protocols

CityTV

Some of the world’s most elite runners are tackling a grueling race- all while adhering to strict public health protocols

National Post

Injury ends runner Dave Proctor’s cross-Canada speed attempt in Manitoba

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