Race lingo and phrases every runner should know

January 16th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, CR Explains, homepage, RaceGuide, Runs & Races | No Comments »

Whether you’re lining up for the first time or the 50th, here are some of the most common terms and phrases that you’re likely to overhear at your next race or running event. Pace: […]


Race recommendations – Things to look for in a running event

January 13th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, CRM Training Plans, RaceGuide, Runs & Races, Trail Races | No Comments »

What’s the most important thing that you look for in a running event? From the ease of registration through to the email that asks you to provide feedback, having a smooth and well-organized event […]


Running intensity: How fast? How often? Not as much as you think

January 13th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, Blogs, CR Explains, CRM Training Plans, Research for the Run, Running Training Plans, Training | 4 Comments »

In order to run faster you have to run faster. But how fast and for how long is what really counts.


Fer your health: The importance of iron for athletic performance

January 13th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, Blogs, CR Explains, Health & Nutrition, homepage, Research for the Run, Training | No Comments »

Most runners are at least generally aware that iron is an important micronutrient for health and for their running. However, iron’s essential role for improving athletic performance is often overlooked. And it’s not just elite […]


Perfect pacing: Making the case for ‘running by feel’

January 12th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Blogs, homepage, Research for the Run, Runs & Races, Training, Training Tips | No Comments »

The body (really the brain!) has a unique and highly effective way of choosing the best pace that can be sustained for the particular race distance… if only we would let it.


It’s never the “off” season: Canadian winter running races/events in January and February

January 12th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Canadian Race Guide, CRM Training Plans, homepage, RaceGuide, Runs & Races | No Comments »

From the mild coastal climate of Vancouver to the bitter cold of Ottawa and even the snow-covered east coast, there’s a winter run/race for everyone


Weekly Workout: Develop speed endurance with a tempo run

January 11th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in homepage, Running Training Plans, Training | No Comments »

Running for a prolonged period at a comfortably hard pace will afford big benefits on the road to faster race times