Add strength to your running with bodyweight exercises

August 16th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Training | No Comments »

Most runners know they should strength train. Here are some simple ways to add strength to your running routine


Are Norwegians the fittest people on earth?

August 16th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Norway is a small country of unassuming, modest people, but is the Ingebrigtsens’ success on the track an anomaly, or indicative of the national character?


Running in smoky conditions

August 16th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Training | No Comments »

With forest fires threatening much of B.C. and northern Ontario, residents are concerned about smoke pollution and the advisability of running outdoors


Runners with depression: you’re in good company

August 15th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

Some of the most accomplished athletes in the world are not strangers to depression. Their openness and advocacy on the subject go a long way towards reducing the stigma around mental illness


Leslie Sexton to run Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon

August 15th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Sexton will defend her Canadian Championship at Scotiabank on October 21, but is aiming for a new PB


Kevin Hart will run Bank of America Chicago Marathon

August 15th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Comedian hopes to improve on his time of 4:05:06 at last year’s TCS New York City Marathon


How long should your longest run be?

August 14th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Training | No Comments »

Marathoners love to debate the different components of their training, and few subjects are as contentious as how long your longest run should be


New Canadian road mile record for men 70-75 set in New Brunswick

August 14th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Raymond Caissie, 71, runs a 5:54 at New Brunswick mile race, shaving a cool 20 seconds off the previous record


Kilian Jornet wins his sixth Sierre-Zinal title in Swiss Alps

August 13th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Trail Running | No Comments »

Jornet beats Scottish rival Robbie Simpson for a sixth win in eight outings at the popular Swiss mountain race


Vegan ultrarunner attempts new John o’ Groats to Land’s End speed record

August 13th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Trail Running | No Comments »

Dan Lawson’s journey from the northeastern tip of Scotland to the southwestern tip of Cornwall started this morning at 6 a.m. local time


NACAC Track and Field in the 6ix: day three recap

August 12th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Highlights of the third and final day of competition at Toronto’s Varsity Stadium


Kirui, Chumba and Kosgei join Bank of America Chicago Marathon elite field

August 12th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

As usual, Chicago will have a stacked field for this year’s marathon on October 7, with an impressive elite roster that now includes Abel Kirui, Geoffrey Kirui, Brigid Kosgei and Birhane Dibaba