Should you consider running a “revenge race?”

April 26th, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, CR Explains, homepage, RaceGuide, Runs & Races, Training | No Comments »

You trained. You tapered. You ran your goal race. Unfortunately it didn’t go as planned. Now you’re hoping to get revenge by lining up again and performing better. Not every race is going to…


The best pre-race workouts to do before race day

April 21st, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in homepage, Training | No Comments »

Knowing that you won’t make additional fitness gains in the final two weeks of training, your final hard efforts should be all about maximizing confidence.


Training tips: Heat acclimatization takes time

April 20th, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, homepage, Training | No Comments »

Spring has sprung and warmer temperatures are tempting runners outdoors. Don’t be surprised however if it takes some time to acclimatize to the sudden change of season. Now that spring has arrived (and seems…


Boston Marathon 2016: Catching up with Rachel Hannah after the B.A.A. 5K

April 19th, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Boston2015, Destination Race, Elite Q+A, homepage, Runs & Races | No Comments »

Rachel Hannah has earned herself quite the reputation for her wicked fast times. Most recently, she raced the 5K in Boston and was the first Canadian.


UJA’s Run with Israel offers exciting new 8K in downtown Toronto

April 19th, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Canadian Race Guide, RaceGuide, Running News, Runs & Races | 1 Comment »

Toronto’s newest running event offers a unique 8K distance that is perfect for those looking to make the jump from 5 to 10K.  The UJA’s Run with Israel will take place on Sunday May…


The Boston Marathon by Strava segment

April 16th, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Boston2015, Destination Race, General Interest, homepage, 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…


The 2016 Boston Marathon – By the numbers

April 16th, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Boston2015, Destination Race, General Interest, homepage, Runs & Races | No Comments »

How many pounds of ground black pepper does the Boston Marathon require? 100! That and more (mostly) useless stats and figures from the 2016 Boston Marathon.