The Greatest: Ed Whitlock

March 13th, 2017 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Features, homepage, Runs & Races, Special Feature | No Comments »

In 2016, Canada’s Ed Whitlock ran a marathon in under four hours, crushing the 85+ world record by more than 30 minutes. Age-graded, many of his world records could be considered the greatest running performances of all-time. Tim Huebsch goes for a run with Whitlock at his favourite running spot, a cemetery in Milton, Ont., to find out what motivates one of the most talented and intriguing runners alive.

CONTEST: Win a VIP experience for the 2017 Whistler Half-Marathon

March 6th, 2017 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in homepage, Special Feature | 1 Comment »

Experience a Whistler, B.C. race weekend to remember with a VIP package courtesy of Canadian Running Magazine and the Whistler Half-Marathon.

This one’s for Scott: My journey running as I grieve the loss of my husband

January 27th, 2017 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Features, homepage, Special Feature | No Comments »

This past summer, Sara MacDonald’s nightmare became her reality when her husband, Scott, passed away. In grieving the loss of the love of her life, she found a sense of calm through running. Here she describes how running is getting her through this family tragedy.

Amelia Boone’s rapid rise to OCR dominance and her love for ultrarunning

November 30th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in homepage, Special Feature, Trail Running | No Comments »

Star obstacle course racer and ultrarunner Amelia Boone didn’t begin racing until she was 28. In the five years since, she has become one of the sport’s most decorated athletes.

In memory of her

November 21st, 2016 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Features, homepage, Special Feature | No Comments »

Ultra-runner Brad Firth (also known as Caribou Legs) lost his sister, Irene, not long ago to domestic violence. In his running career, he has taken to running extensive distances for issues which he holds close. This year, he ran across Canada for the nation’s missing and murdered women. He has now completed his cross-country journey in memory of Irene– and all the other missing girls.

Interview: Kathrine Switzer reflects on 50-year career since iconic Boston Marathon debut

November 15th, 2016 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Features, homepage, Special Feature, The Scene | No Comments »

Approaching the 50th anniversary of her controversial Boston Marathon run, women’s running icon Kathrine Switzer reflects on her life spent paving the way for generations of female runners and the state of gender equality in the sport today.

Exotic marathon destination: Miami will make you move

November 10th, 2016 by Canadian Running | Posted in homepage, Special Feature | No Comments »

Celebrating its 15th anniversary, the Miami Marathon is a big-city race with a super-relaxed party vibe. It’s the perfect escape from a Canadian winter.