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Trail Running with Fernie's Stag Leap Running Co.

Wednesday • April 20, 2016

Set up by a husband and wife trail running duo, Stag Leap Running Co. is Fernie’s Trail Running resource.

Spending as much time as possible running the amazing trails of Fernie, Mike and Abi Moore are as passionate about running trails, as they are getting others to join in the fun. So they've built a much needed local resource to help grow a trail running community in their awesome little mountain town of Fernie.

"With so many trails to explore, mountains to climb, and likeminded runners to meet, we hope, through Stag Leap's community offerings, coaching, races and events, we can help Fernie become the strong, passionate and much loved trail running community that it’s ready to be." states Abi Moore.

Abi is a Brit who’s been living in Fernie since 2006, despite only coming for one winter to ski. Now she spends most of her time racing, running, talking about running, purchasing running items, encouraging others to run, and organising local Fernie races, such as Fernie Tears & Gears. As a kid she hated running, but it’s now become a huge part of her life and makes her a lot happier and healthier for it. Abi is now an Ultra Runner and outside of running career she works with Fernie Brewing Co. as their Marketing & PR Manager.

Mike started running 15 years ago, on a casual basis, to get the dog out. These days he trains hard on the trails of Fernie for a busy, demanding race season all over North America and beyond. A huge advocate of proper form and technique, he’s happy to chat running all night…over a few Fernie Brewing Co. beers of course.

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Stag Leap Running is Fernie’s newest trail running resource.

Set up by a local husband and wife trail running duo, who spend as much time as possible running the amazing trails of Fernie. We are as passionate about running trails as we are getting others to join in the fun. So we’ve built a much needed local resource, Stag Leap Running, to help grow a trail running in our awesome little mountain town. With so many trails to explore, mountains to climb, and likeminded runners to meet, we hope, through our community offerings, coaching, races and events, we can help Fernie become the strong, passionate and much loved trail running community that it’s ready to be.

Stag Leap's main aim is to build a running community through Club Runs, a Trail Team, Strava Club and Social Media. Offering some coaching and training advice as it grows.

Want to set goals, challenge yourself or see what others are up to in Fernie? Join the Stag Leap Trail Running Club on Strava. It will help you inspire, plan and find your way on the Fernie trails.

An annual membership of $10, open to locals and visitors, helps cover insurance costs, provide twice weekly Run Club, online support, in-store discounts, and local events.

- See more at: http://tourismfernie.com/activities/trail-running/stag-leap-running-co#sthash.ZecgXfOQ.dpuf
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