Give Your Coffee Table Something to Brag About.
As a business member of Club Fat Ass Breathe Magazine offers members a discounted rate. Visit www.breathemag.ca/subscribe and enter “CFA” for the coupon code to get 25% off.
Welcome to our newest business member, Shem Sharifi and the Burrard Health Centre Massage Therapy.
Distance Runwear specializes in useful stuff for people who love to run. It's conveniently located on Vancouver's popular Main Street.
The Easter Seals 24 Hour Relay is an annual community based fundraising
event that challenges groups of people to run or walk Relay-style for
24 hours. Teams of runners and/or walkers made up of Corporate and
Recreational groups collect individual pledges or organize team
fundraising events to raise funds towards their collective team totals.
The Fixing Your Feet E-zine is published twice a month to inform and educate athletes and non-athletes about proper foot care skills and techniques, provide tips on foot care, review foot care products, and highlight problems people have with their feet.
We thought this new website might be of interest to Club Fat Ass members.
Geokov.com is a free web application with maps, trails, conditions and info exchange.
Currently it covers BC, Alberta, Washington and Idaho. The "Help" page explains all the functionality in detail.
Help us raise some Big Sisters team spirit AND some funds for our Little Sisters by joining the Big Sisters Team at the Scotiabank Vancouver Half-Marathon & 5k on June 28th!
Big Sisters of BC Lower Mainland is one of the chosen charities for the Scotiabank Vancouver Half-Marathon & 5K. We have about 10 free entries left on a first come first serve basis. The registration fee ($30 for 5k and $70 for half-marathon) will be waived if the runner/walker is willing to fundraise $50 for Big Sisters of BC Lower Mainland.
Impact Magazine is a bi-monthly magazine for people who care about improving their overall health, fitness and lifestyle.
A leader in the fitness industry, IMPACT Magazine is committed to publishing content provided by the best experts in their fields for those who aspire to higher levels of health, fitness, and individual sport performance.
In 1999, the Romay brothers set out to redesign the basic structure and shape of the regular sock. Their intentions were pure and simple: “We
wanted to create the best possible interface that allowed the entire
foot to perform naturally and freely inside our shoes, just like being
barefoot. There had to be a way to combine the comfort and dexterity of
bare feet with the protection of a seamless sock. Everything about the
conventional tube sock works against your feet’s natural form and
On 23rd. October 2005, the first fully documented run around the world was completed - the World Run. During this run, some ultrarunners met up and decided that it could be interesting to go for the ultimate longest distance in the history of distance running - a run from the North to the South and back. This time not it would be the goal of a single runner but of a group of international runners: World Run 2: The North - South Run !
"Protecting the Health of Active Families"
In addition to being an active Business Member of the Club, Kintec provides the prizes for our our annual contests, convenient venues for speaker events and offers each CFA member a free biomechanical assessment and a discount on select products.
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Landsea Tours & Adventures, owned & operated by 3 locals - one being a 'Club Fat Ass' member, offers a variety of half-day and full-day sightseeing excursions as well as Private Tours and Charters in and around Vancouver, Victoria, Whistler and Vancouver's North Shore.
Thanks to a standing offer of a free beer to all participants and crew of Club Fat Ass events, the Mosquito Creek has become the de facto location in the Vancouver area for the post-event parties after Club events.
Many thanks to Manager Kelly Nielson and his wife, Lucie Paquet!
The MEC is Canada's one-stop shop for outdoor gear. A business co-operative, they are also quiet supporters of many grassroots outdoor clubs such as Club Fat Ass.
MEC and Club Fat Ass actively support several common causes. One of those causes is Porter's Progress, an organization based in Kathmandu, Nepal that helps poor porters obtain shoes and clothing.
The complete resource for the multiday runner.
North Shore Rescue (NSR) is a Mountain Search and Rescue Team based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
The team consists of approximately 40 volunteers skilled in search and rescue operations in mountain, canyon and urban settings.
Looking for fun and interesting activities all year round?
Come and join the Pacific Ski Club! Our members enjoy a variety of activities, social events, and organized trips throughout the year. Skiing (downhill & cross country) is just one of the many sports, but if you don't ski there are plenty of other events to enjoy! Hiking, cycling trips, dances, kayaking, white water rafting, car rally, bowling, and softball are just some of our regular activities.
We are Canada's leader in individualized training solutions. Whether you exercise for performance improvements, health or fitness, you are driven by results. We too are driven by results, because your success is our goal.
TRAIL RUNNER is a magazine for runners of all ages and abilities. We strive to inspire and inform with accurate, useful and in-depth articles, off-road writing and compelling photography.
A big "Thank You!" to Paula Stepp at Trail Runner Magazine for the support of Club Fat Ass since 2006. Trail Runner provides subscription certificates as draw prizes for many Club events.
Trail Runner also offers members of Club Fat Ass a special discounted subscription price for Trail Runner magazine. You can go to https://trailrunnermag.com/subscribe_frm.php?special=152 and enter this promotion code (CCFA0112) to get $5 off a regular subscription price: $17.95 for 8 issues.
TrailHunger.com is an online mapping site for trails. We have a large and growing collection of trails and race courses for Vancouver, Squamish and Whistler. We also have some trails for Washington, California and Prince George.
TrailNote™ is a FREE online alert program for individuals or groups that allows you to "Get There, Get Back, and Be Safe!" Always leave a trail note!
Simply inform TrailNote™ when, where, and how long you will be traveling and if you do not return in time we will electronically inform your contacts of your absence. GPS, cell phones, and wireless devices can not always get through but TrailNote™ can be relied upon. Learn more about TrailNote™!
Curb's client list includes people of all abilities from those recovering from injury to elite athletes. His sport specialties include endurance sports such as running, triathlon, & adventure racing; mountain sports such as mountain bikinig, skiing, & climbing; water sports such as kayaking & windsurfing; individual sports such as golf & tennis.
UltraRunning is devoted to covering the sport of long distance running, also known as ultramarathoning, or, as we prefer, ultrarunning. How far is "a long distance"? The standard definition is anything past the marathon, or 26.2 miles. However, the shortest standard distance that is considered an ultra is the 50 kilometer distance, or 31.07 miles. Other standard distances are the 50 mile, 100 mile, 100 km, and a series of events that last for specified time periods such as 6 hour, 12 hour, 24 hour, 48 hour, and 6 days.
West Coast Grouting provides professional sewer and storm drain, telespection and grouting services. Owner Tom Mills has been supporting Club Fat Ass for a number of year and was actively involved in the success of the city boys conquering the Sunshine Coast Trail back in 2003.
The Western States Endurance Run is one of the oldest ultra
trail events in the world and certainly one of the most challenging.
The Run is conducted along the Western States Trail starting at Squaw
Valley, California, and ending in Auburn, California, a total of 100
miles. The trail ascends from the Squaw Valley floor (elevation 6,200 feet)
to Emigrant Pass (elevation 8,750 feet), a climb of 2,550 vertical feet in the
first 4½ miles. From the pass, following the original trails used by the
gold and silver miners of the 1850’s, runners travel west, climbing
another 15,540 feet and descending 22,970 feet before reaching Auburn.