Hellishly good trails

On August 24 at 8 a.m, over 50 runners nervously lined up for the start of Heiko’s Hellish Half Marathon 2013.

On August 24 at 8 a.m, over 50 runners nervously lined up for the start of Heiko’s Hellish Half Marathon 2013. There is no doubt about it; this is one of the best trail runs around.

The trail was well marked, the aid stations had enthusiastic attendants and prize giving was at El Guapo, with every competitor receiving a hearty meal and prizes (thank you sponsors).

Events like these take a lot of organizing and in this case, it’s a very small group of people (Ross and his friends) that come together to make it so successful.

If you haven’t done this run yet, plan to next August. It makes you proud to live in Fernie and it’s a great way to showcase our mountains to the out-of-towners.

Still Aching.

P and T McDonald

Fernie

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