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BareMinimum (founded by past guest David Yona ) is a group of good friends who often run in the Toronto trails. Up the Don Valley, through Brickworks and where ever the path happens to take us. A few weeks ago a member of the group, Samantha , took us for a tour of her favourite route. A section of the trail we ran that day, behind a group of apartment buildings off Thorncliffe Park Drive was some of the most beautiful running I’ve ever done, especially considering it’s in the heart of Toronto. However, it was completely littered with junk, trash and garbage. A week or two later, Sam and I were running together, going to cheer on fellow BareMinimalist, Damien , at a race and to enjoy some trails in Taylor Creek Park. We were discussing the idea that running feels best when it’s for something, a cause or a greater good. The idea to clean up the trails came up in the conversation, then passed. The thought wouldn’t leave my head all day, then the next day and the next…
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