Western States 2020 cancelled due to COVID-19

March 27th, 2020 by Anne Francis | Posted in Trail Running | No Comments »

The iconic 100-miler announced the decision today via Twitter


Moncton to host Canadian 5K Championships in September

March 6th, 2020 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Traditionally held in Toronto, this year will see the championship hosted in the Maritimes


Barkley Bootcamp videos give Barkley Marathons fans a taste of what’s coming

March 4th, 2020 by Anne Francis | Posted in Trail Running | No Comments »

This year will mark Jamil Coury’s sixth, and Gary Robbins’s fourth, attempts to conquer the race


How Aliphine Tuliamuk’s crocheted beanies helped her get healthy and win the Trials

March 3rd, 2020 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

The Kenyan-American started crocheting to occupy her mind and fingers while recovering from a stress fracture


WATCH: Karel Sabbe at the 2019 Barkley Marathons

February 19th, 2020 by Anne Francis | Posted in Trail Running | No Comments »

The Belgian dentist’s documentary is required viewing for any Barkley fan


Ottawa’s new marathon relay and Bytown Challenge mark change of direction

February 14th, 2020 by Anne Francis | Posted in Features, Runs & Races | No Comments »

Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend’s new race director, Ian Fraser, discusses some of the exciting innovations runners will see this year


Denmark’s Kristina Madsen wins Antarctica Marathon overall at World Marathon Challenge

February 9th, 2020 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Extreme weather conditions on the continent meant the challenge started in South Africa this year


Ailsa MacDonald dominates at Tarawera 100-mile

February 9th, 2020 by Anne Francis | Posted in Trail Running | No Comments »

Canadians saw excellent results in both the 100-mile and 100K events


How ultrarunning could make you a faster marathoner

February 6th, 2020 by Anne Francis | Posted in Training | No Comments »

But don’t do it to get faster. Do it because it’s a whole new world


Nike Air Zoom Alphafly Next% provokes cynical reactions

February 6th, 2020 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Cynicism is high among those who think the Alphafly shouldn’t be legal


The Nike Air Zoom Alphafly Next % is here, and it’s legal (probably)

February 5th, 2020 by Anne Francis | Posted in Running Gear | No Comments »

The shoe has a single carbon-fibre plate, air pods, and (presumably) a stack height of not more than 40mm


Treadmills for home use: a basic guide

February 5th, 2020 by Anne Francis | Posted in Training | No Comments »

Buying a treadmill? Some basic tips to aid the search