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Trail Gangsta of the Month

💥Trail Gangstas of the Month (Aug '22): 🐇 Halifax Hares Trail Running Club 🇨🇦 💥

💥Trail Gangstas of the Month (Aug '22): 🐇 Halifax Hares Trail Running Club 🇨🇦 💥

Run Club Name: Halifax Hares Running Club 

Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada 🇨🇦

Established: December 24th, 2020

When: Wednesdays at 6pm 

Founder of Club: Peter Smith, @Running_in_Woods

Learn More: hfx_hares on Instagram and HFX Hares on Strava 

 

1. What the origin story of the Halifax hares? 

The Halifax Hares’ first group run was on December 24th, 2020. Five people showed up to that first run. The idea came after spending years discovering and getting lost in our local trail systems, and wanting to share the experience with as many people as possible. I wanted to...


💥Trail Gangsta of the Month (June '22): Justin Snair, Business Owner and Former Combat Marine💥

💥Trail Gangsta of the Month (June '22): Justin Snair, Business Owner and Former Combat Marine💥

Full Name: Justin Snair

Age: 39

Hometown:  Worcester, MA

Current Residence: Evergreen, CO

Occupation: Managing Partner of SGNL Solutions, a health security consulting firm



1. How did you discover trail running and what makes it different/better for you than running on the roads/track? 

I’ve been running since I was 11 and did all the normal school XC, track, etc., but I have always preferred trail running (and managed as a child to annoy my family on every single “hike” by running and playing instead of walking).  I was brought on my official trail run by...


💥Trail Gangsta of the Month (May '22): Lovelyn Findley of Orlando, FL💥

💥Trail Gangsta of the Month (May '22): Lovelyn Findley of Orlando, FL💥

Name: Lovelyn Findley 

Age: 41 

Hometown:  Orlando, FL but originally from Philippines

Current Residence: Orlando, FL 

Occupation: Project Manager

 

Originally from the Philippines, Lovelyn is heavily involved in the Central Florida running community, even starting a trail running club, the O-Town Blazers, which meets every Saturday morning at 7:30 am.

She will be lacing up for her second 100 miler in a few weeks and is raising money for the Cancer Foundation of the Florida Keys in honor of her mom who is a breast cancer survivor. Read the full interview on our blog! 

 

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💥Trail Gangsta of the Month (APRIL '22) : Adam Foster Carlin of San Diego, CA💥

💥Trail Gangsta of the Month (APRIL '22) : Adam Foster Carlin of San Diego, CA💥

Name: Adam Foster Carlin

Age:  40

Hometown:  San Diego, CA

Current Residence: San Diego 

Occupation: Elementary School Principal / Lead Learner / Mistake Maker / Growth Specialist 


Adam is using his newfound passion for trail running to make an even greater impact in his community through his roles as Elementary school principal and cofounder of the “Father Figures Social Club.” 

Amidst the pandemic and filing for divorce, Adam dived headfirst into ultra running by completing the  4 x 4 x 48 challenge, logging a self supported 50k on the MIssion Trails, and most recently completing...


💥Trail Gangsta of the Month (MAR '22) : Kylie Aldaz of Tucson, AZ 💥

💥Trail Gangsta of the Month (MAR '22) : Kylie Aldaz of Tucson, AZ 💥

Full Name: Kylie Aldaz

Age:  33

Hometown: Colorado Springs, CO

Current Residence: Tucson, AZ

Occupation: HR Director for the University of Arizona Global Campus and Running Coach 

 

1. How did you discover trail running?

  • I started running in 2010 as a way to deal with emotions and cope with grief after losing...