With race day only weeks away, it’s time to demystify the taper

April 24th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in CR Explains, Training | No Comments »

Don’t waste all the time and energy spent training for your goal race. Make sure you plan and execute a proper taper to get the most out of yourself on race day.


Get back on track: Essential info for conquering the oval

April 19th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, CR Explains, homepage, Training | No Comments »

Whether you’re training for a fast 5K, aiming to finish your first marathon or just want to run on a safe and predictable surface, running on a track can be a valuable addition to […]


How to make the most of being undertrained

April 18th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in homepage, Runs & Races, Training | No Comments »

If your race preparation went less than ideal, here are some ways to make the most of being undertrained


Marathon Training 101: What matters most for 42.2K success?

April 13th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in homepage, Training | No Comments »

We break down the essential aspects of marathon training and offer our best tips on ensuring you prepare properly


New Balance Zante v3 is the performance package you’re looking for

April 13th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in CR Sneakerhead, homepage, Running Gear | No Comments »

Although the previous versions were pretty darn good themselves, the old cliche that the “third time’s a charm” may well apply to the New Balance Fresh Foam Zante v3. The Zante is a neutral […]


Canada’s most consistent marathoner, Eric Gillis, forced to withdraw from Monday’s Boston Marathon

April 12th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in 2017 Boston Marathon, Running News | No Comments »

Very unfortunate news this morning regarding one of Canada’s top marathoners just days ahead of Monday’s Boston Marathon. Eric Gillis of Guelph, Ont. was the only Canadian male on the elite start list but […]


The Boston Marathon by Strava segment

April 12th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in 2017 Boston Marathon, Runs & Races | No Comments »

Users of the popular activity tracking website and app Strava are likely familiar with the concept of segments. These are short sections of road, track or trail that cover a set distance in a particular […]