When The Medicine Makes You Sick: How my experience with running went toxic and then made me healthy again

Last year, Topo Elite Zac Marion had an emotional reckoning after losing two of the most important people in his life. In reflection of Mental Health Awareness Month and Global Running Day, Zac shares with us how that experience forced him to take a hard look at the way he coped with his pain via… [view more]

A Great Ultraventure: The Pursuit of the Triple Crown

The Bennett Family is trail famous for thru-hiking both the Pacific Crest Tail, Pacific Northwest Trail, and Continental Divide Trail. On April 13, the family put foot to trail on a quest to complete the Triple Crown by thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail (the Triple Crown = Pacific Crest Trail + Continental Divide Trail + Appalachian… [view more]

Parts of The Whole: Learning what it means to let go and trust the journey.

Today we’re introducing you to Larsen Tormey. Larsen is embarking on a 6,000+ mile journey, aiming to complete both the Appalachian Trail and the Continental Divide Trail this year. He’ll be starting with the AT in a just about a month and today he’s sharing some pre-trail thoughts and intentions with us, as well as… [view more]

Yes, I Race Like A Girl

Women’s History Month starts on March 1st and in the spirit we’re sharing Topo Elite and World Class Triathlete Angela Naeth’s encouragement to stomp out the stigma associated with the word “term.” Angela founded and heads up a women’s endurance team and community called I Race Like A Girl, aiming to provide opportunities for girls… [view more]

Sport Beyond the Binary

In the spirit of Pride Month , Topo Elite Athlete Rach McBride shares with us their experience of identifying as non-binary, not only in the world as a whole, but especially in the very binary world of sport. Rach McBride (they/ them) is a 42-year-old professional triathlete from Vancouver, BC. They have been racing triathlon… [view more]