This fall, join the Great Canadian Hike

Fire up your hiking boots and your daypacks, cottagers! In an effort to safely reconnect fellow Canadians, the Trans Canada Trail (TCT) has invited all 13 provinces and territories to take part in their second annual Great Canadian Hike. From September 15 to October 31, the non-profit organization that promotes and maintains the 28,000 km … Continued

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Virtual Terry Fox Run set for Sept. 19

The Terry Fox Run will be on September 19. Once again it will be a virtual run, using the slogan “One day. Your way.” On September 19, people all over Ontario and Canada will be running, walking or cycling to raise money for the Terry Fox Foundation. Each participant decides their own route, the time […]

Waterfront cycling adventure winds through Grey-Bruce

Dozens of cyclists are making their way along the shorelines of Grey and Bruce counties this weekend to mark the expansion of a provincewide cycling route. About 70 cyclists are taking part in the six-day Great Waterfront Trail Adventure along the Great Lakes Waterfront Trail. The ride is being held by the Waterfront Regeneration Trust, […]

Groups trying to reopen Cabot Head Road as a pretty, wilderness trail

A plan to turn the picturesque but storm-damaged Cabot Head Road into solely a walking and cycling trail has the money and stakeholder support to complete the job this year, says a coalition of Bruce Peninsula charitable organizations proposing it. The compacted gravel road leads to the popular Cabot Head lighthouse at the end of […]

Ready to try bikepacking?

The 101… Bikepacking mixes everything a proper outdoorsy person loves: camping and cycling and a chance to see the surroundings at a slower pace, alone or with a group. As the name suggests, it’s like backpacking, but on a bike rather than by foot. Types of bikes The best kind is the one you already … Continued

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Owen Sound woman completes marathon for mental health

Owen Sound woman completes marathon for mental health

Olivia Duwyn reached her goals on the weekend, completing a marathon and blowing past her target of raising $10,000 for child and youth mental health. “It went really well and I am happy with it,” Duwyn said Monday. “It was really cool just to finish it and realize I had ran that far.” Duwyn, 20,…

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