Mind over matter? Mental fatigue and why we slow down

February 21st, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in CR Explains, homepage, Science, Training | No Comments »

Do you ever wonder why you can so easily and effortlessly maintain your pace for the first half of a race before eventually, and sometimes suddenly, you begin to feel tired and are forced to slow down?


Go the distance: Training tips for finishing your first ultra-marathon

February 21st, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Canadian Trails, CRM Training Plans, homepage, Runs & Races, Trail Gear, Trail Races, Trail Running, Training | No Comments »

  An ultra-marathon is any event longer than the traditional marathon distance—42.2K. Some are as “short” as 50K while others are 100K, 100 miles (161K) or even more. And while running an ultra may seem […]


Practice fuelling during the long run to get it right for race day

February 16th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, CR Explains, homepage, Training | No Comments »

One of the biggest mistakes made by beginners and veterans alike, is underestimating the importance of fueling during a longer run or race.


Weekly Workout: Having fun with fartleks

February 15th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, CR Explains, homepage, Running Training Plans, Training | No Comments »

Swedish for speed play, fartlek workouts are unstructured speed training that are as fun to do as they are to say!


Running injury prevention and management – Common complaints and what to do about them

February 14th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in CR Explains, CRM Training Plans, homepage, Running Injuries, Training | No Comments »

  Many runners are now training for their upcoming goal races. With that comes weekly workouts, long runs and higher mileage. It is also the time of year that new and unusual aches and pains […]


Training tips and considerations for the worst days of winter

February 14th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, CRM Training Plans, Expert Q&A, homepage, Trail Running, Training | No Comments »

The freezing cold temperatures, howling winds and non-stop accumulation of snow and ice… Winter can definitely throw a wrench in our training plans. But what, if any, special considerations should we make to our […]


Four things you didn’t know about self-determination

February 9th, 2017 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in homepage, Training | No Comments »

Don’t feel bad if you don’t naturally embody that get-up-and-go attitude at all times. There are ways to improve every runner’s willpower.