Goats at Miller Creek

My sons and I had the most fun volunteering at the Totem to Totem Marathon this year. The highlight (no offense to the runners) was the visit we had from two cheeky goats.

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Kitkatla Runners

As I ran towards the finish line, my eyes filled with tears, tears of joy! My legs felt so weak at one point, but I found it within myself to push harder as I heard the cheers!

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Our Sponsors

Totem to Totem wishes to acknowledge and thank the people and organizations who help support T2T: Robert Davidson & Eagle of the Dawn Artists Ltd – the ongoing support of Mr. Davidson is sincerely acknowledged and appreciated James Sawyer of Old Massett,...

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Thanks – Howa’a

Thanks – Howa’a - to all the volunteers who helped make T2T a success – at Balance Rock, Miller Creek, Jungle Beach, St. Mary’s Spring, the Finish Line Crew and our inimitable Cheer Leader who was at the finish line to cheer on every runner. A Special...

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2017 Race Report

The weather on Haida Gwaii this summer was cool and wet. It rained hard race day morning, but about an hour before the start the rain stopped. The day stayed cool, with the odd shower, but, essentially, from the start until the last marathoner came in, the...

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T2T 2017 – Run for Jaylund

Xuuya Daagwiiyas "Strong Raven" — of the Clan Kaadaas GaaK’iiguwaay. This year the Totem to Totem Marathon, Half Marathon and 10km Run will be held as a separate event from Skidegate Days. Skidegate Days will be held the weekend of July 8. Totem to Totem will be held...

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Thanks – Howa’a

Sponsors & Supporters Our event could not happen without the ongoing support of local organizations. Totem to Totem organizers wish to thank the organizations which help support T2T. The ongoing support of Robert Davidson and Eagle of the Dawn Artists Ltd is deeply...

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Record Breaking 10th Anniversary!

2016 Totem to Totem Haida Marathon Records fell at the 10th running of the Totem to Totem Marathon held on July 16th at Skidegate. Special guests Olympic gold medalist Clara Hughes and her husband Peter Guzman added to the celebration of the day. Clara and Peter came...

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T2T 2015 – Coming in Hot!

 T2T 2015 is behind us now. Like each year, this race was memorable for what made it unique. And in 2015 it was the heat. Although our event is held in the middle of July, the temperatures are usually quite moderate. Not so in 2015. Haida Gwaii, like most of BC, was...

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A Marathon at the Edge of the World

"You're going where?!" That was the most common question I heard, when I announced to friends in New York City that I was flying over 3,000 miles to Haida Gwaii to run a marathon this summer. A little incredulous, and a lot suspicious, as if there was some ulterior...

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Thank you

I just wanted to thank all the race organizers and volunteers this year at the 2014 Totem To Totem Race. It was truly an experience worth every bit of effort required to prepare, and took place in one of the most beautiful corners of the world. Looking forward to next...

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Howa’a for the Memories

Haida Gwaii is a long way to go to run your first half-marathon, but then, it's a long way to go for anything. And of course that was kind of the point: signing up for a run on these islands at the edge of the world was just an excuse to travel back to a far-flung...

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2013 Race Report

Totem to Totem Marathon : Saturday, July 20, 2013 The sixth Totem to Totem Marathon, Half Marathon and 10 km run are behind us now. But as I reflect on the 2013 events, I hope it is a sign of things to come. More people competed this year in the marathon and...

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2012 Totem to Totem Marathon: Race Report

The stories told, the friendships made and the love shared could not be fully described in words. Like marathon moments, that sweet mixture of the senses, a view never to be forgotten, and the emotions of success, we the runners enjoyed this event in such a way as it will be a forever time to remember.

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In the Media…

Fit finishes at 2017 Totem to Totem, Haida Gwaii Observer

Race Report: Totem to Totem Marathon, Marathon Globetrotters Newsletter (pg 10)