Trail Striders Running Vacations

Trail Striders

Trail Striders Running Vacations by TransRockies Events, the ultimate vacation for runners of all abilities and experience levels.

Whether you’re curious about trail running but you’ve never run except when chased, or you want to stride further or faster in the backcountry, or you’re seeking the camaraderie of other Trail Striders, join us for one of our specialized unforgettable camps that will help you achieve your goals. Whether you come alone, with friends, or a spouse, we guarantee you’ll leave with a new community of trail running buddies, a deep sense of accomplishment, and an inexplicable desire to run feverishly through the wildlands in your own habitat.  (At Trail Striders Camps by TransRockies, people “get you,” your outdoor addiction, and your odd habits).

Gather with other Trail Striders in one of the unforgettable destinations we’ve scouted, get access to the best local trails, obtain insider information on all things trail running, and gain inspiration from some of the swiftest and most revered athletes in the field.

Payment is by cheque (mail-in) or credit card.   All credit card transactions are subject to a 2.5% processing fee.  During online registration, if paying by credit card, simply select the cash/cheque option to complete your registration and you will receive a confirmation email directing you to our secure online payment form.  Alternatively, you may call us at 403-668-7537 to process your credit card over the phone.

Event: Ladies Only Trail Running Weekend – A weekend of trail running, education and wine in beautiful Canmore, AB.

The focus of the Ladies Only Weekend is relaxation, restoration, health, balance and education.  Not only will you be guided on some amazing trail running but you’ll get an evening of wine tasting and tapas courtesy of The Iron Goat and The Cellar Door, inspiring speakers, trail running tips, and so much more.

This two day running camp is designed for those:
– curious about trail running and where to begin their journey to becoming a ‘Trail Strider’
– wanting education on technique, training, nutrition or gear
– looking to hone their already developing trail running skills
– wanting to increase their confidence on the trail

Date: June 8-9th, 2013

Distances:  5k, 10k, or 15k.  We will break into groups based on comfort level and ability.  Trail sessions will include running and walking as we work through skills.

Location: Canmore Nordic Centre.

Directions: HERE.


$324  Register Now

*No Refunds. Substitutions are permitted prior to June 1st , 2013 and subject to a $20 Administration Fee.

Event Schedule:


9-10AM:  ‘Trail Running Basics’ (technique, gear, etc…) – Canmore Nordic Centre.
10-12PM:  5k,10k or 15k Walk/Run ‘Intro to the Trail’ at the Canmore Nordic Centre.  Skills, pacing, descending, climbing, etc…
12-1PM: Lunch catered by the Canmore Nordic Center.
1) Imagination Workshop with Marty Hansen, M-2 Sport ( – learning to use the strength of imagery / visualization training for running.
2) ‘Where to Run – Trail running in Calgary, Canmore and beyond’.
3-5PM: Hotel Check-in
5-8PM: Wine tasting and tapas at the Iron Goat.


9-10AM: Breakfast on own.
10-1PM: 5k, 10k or 15k Walk/Run on Local Trails.
1:00-1:30PM:  Shower at Elevation Place.
1:30-2:00PM: Lunch at Elevation Place.
2-3 PM: ‘Running Healthy – Staying Injury Free’.
3-4PM: Wrap up and question period.

*Transportation and accommodations are not included.


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