ryan chilibeck

people: ryan chilibeck

Ciele FAM Ryan Chilibeck has fully immersed his life in running. He’s the race director for Canada Running Series West, he’s one of the founders of East Van Run Crew, and he has two daughters who he shares his love and passion for running with. To give him a break…

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free to roam

free to roam

words: kyla rose maherimages: kyla rose maher and zach altman Close the store. Stop teaching studio yoga. Breakup with the boyfriend. Move out of the condo. Hit the road. Toward the end of 2018, I made a series of immense decisions that would drastically change the trajectory of my life. Undeniably, in so many ways,…

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udey iswadi

people | udey iswadi

Our Malaysian FRND Udey’s journey with running started the same as many – he got into the sport to adopt a healthier lifestyle and lose some weight. He kept running past that goal – to podiums, medals, plaques, coaching high school, and starting his own run crew. We called him…

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alex massey

people | alex massey

we sat down with our FRND alex to learn more about his relationship with running after he released the short film “here and far,” an exploration in meditation, which captured 60 kms of running (around his house) in 60 seconds of film. ciele: four years ago, you and your wife…

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skin and bones

skin and bones

words by: sierra asplundhimages by: sierra asplundh, diego lopez, claire brieva, & jeff gladstone I wake up on a cool March morning. I head to the bathroom to handle my business, brush my teeth, and head to my yoga mat. I haven’t realized in this moment that yoga is truly…

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this is us

this is us | CSRD

words by: david jaewon oh and members of csrdimages by: david jaewon oh and carissa camp “Yo, it’s like a ghost town now” is a common phrase that we say to each other nowadays over texts or on zoom. It’s also often followed by “I miss us.” It’s ironic that,…

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just one more hurdle

words by: Gabriel Slythe-Léveillé illustrations by: Sarah Cotton From one day to the next, I saw my little world come crumbling down in one fell swoop, Canada will not be participating in this year’s Olympic games. Participating in the Olympic games has always been a dream of mine and an…

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TAP FILM | Days Like These

Athletes: Hillary Osborne, Becca Jay, Marin Brownwell Produced by: Isaiah Jay & The Adrenalin Project  Director & DP: Isaiah Jay Poem:  “phenomenal woman” Maya Angelou The adrenalin project is a Colorado based group of endurance athletes focused on ultra-running, cycling, adventures, and having fun. We are not just mountain bikers,…

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The Fell Runner

Words by: Alex Simpson & Phillip Suddick Directors: Alex Simpson & Phillip Suddick DOP: Gavin Williams Sound Recordist: Julian Tardo Editor: Alex Simpson Colourist: Alex Gregory @ The Mill Runner: Calum Tinnion     ‘Fell-running is simple: It’s a sport that involves running over mountains. Gruelling marathons of more than…

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People | Jovica Spajic

We took some time to speak to Serbian Utlra Marathoner Jovica Spajic before taking on the Atacama Crossing in Chile. Hey Jovica! Where are you now? What is your upcoming race schedule looking like? At the moment I am in Serbia and I’m going through my final preparations before my…

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People | Rory Linkletter

Words and images by: Stephen Kersh Amidst a gaggle of runner-centric tattoos stampeding through another dang marathon-specific workout on Lake Mary Road in Flagstaff, Arizona, a red maple leaf flashes bright as it continues on its perpetual journey on Rory Linkletter’s thigh. Over and over, round and round, his legs…

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Enjoy The Process

Lucas Bruchet and Justin Kent are Vancouver-based distance runners training for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. The pair grew up competing against each other in Surrey, BC, and became teammates on the University of British Columbia’s varsity running team. Bruchet is a three-time national cross-country champion and represented Canada at…

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Portrait | Blacktoe Running

  Words by: Tim Huebsch Images by: Joel Clifton A black megaphone rests on a sill in a condo used as an office, a few floors above the bustling street of Toronto’s King Street West neighbourhood. It rarely collects dust, and hasn’t sat in the same spot for long, showing…

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Journal Notes: Road to Boston in 14 weeks

Words by: Francisco Balagtas Pictures by: Conor Hayden Preface: My formula for the last two years (2017 & 2018) with running was simple; run every day, run as many races as possible, and set a personal best in every distance. In 2017 I ran every race I could and set…

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People | Micah Risk.

People | Micah Risk. Micah Risk, who are you? Well that is a loaded question. This is how I describe myself on Instagram: Mom, idealist, vegan, Janji corps. It’s concise, but a pretty accurate portrayal of who I am. To dive deeper, I’m an athlete and I’ve been running A…

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People | UltraChef

People | UltraChef I had the pleasure of interviewing Aussie Patrick Bowring, a fierce ultra marathon runner and chef – who goes by the name Ultra Chef. Based on the beautiful Mornington peninsular of Victoria, this positive cat who balances work, running, and a healthy family life with his wife Jo Twentyman, and two…

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Portrait | The Whitehouse Runners

Portrait | The Whitehouse Runners Meeting on their high school cross-country team Aidan Yardley-Jones, Akshay Grover, Marc-André Blouin & Matthieu Blouin have been running together ever since. After completing many competitions, varsity level cross-country events and a childhood cancer fundraiser run from Montreal to Toronto they have now set their…

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Nina Sieh by Sydney Allen-Ash

People | Nina Sieh

People | Nina Sieh Nina Sieh is unassuming, lean and quiet, she speaks softly but smiles often. Her long black hair gleams while it whips around her shoulders as she looks at me and looks at the ground. Looks away. Looks back at me. Looks back at the ground. Nina…

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People | Mango Peeler

People | Mango Peeler Fresh off The Speed Project, we chat with Artist Athlete Mango Peeler (also know as Jepoy Garcia) and reflect on creativity, training logs and what it was like to run the relay race through the desert. ——————— “You would come in full throttle and then your…

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