After a month in the Saucony Ride ISO, our reviewers weigh in

June 19th, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in Running Gear, Running Shoes | No Comments »

Since its official release in May, the Saucony Ride ISO has been making waves. The neutral, cushioned trainer is the successor to the perennially popular Ride 10, and yet somehow the latest iteration of […]

Gollish and Coolsaet lead record number of participants at 2018 Waterfront 10K

June 16th, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

  An estimated 8,500 participants took to the streets of Toronto this morning on what turned out to be a near-perfect day for the 2018 Waterfront 10K. RELATED: This is your 2018 Waterfront 10K […]

Top Canadian prospects share their excitement for 2018 Waterfront 10K

June 12th, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Some of Canada’s best distance runners will toe the line this Saturday for the third annual Waterfront 10K. We spoke to some of them.

PHOTOS: The end of Lane 6 is bittersweet, but successful, for all involved

June 11th, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in Features | No Comments »

After six exciting sessions, Lane 6 came to a close Saturday June the 2nd. The pilot project was a partnership between Canadian Running, Nike Canada and Toronto Community Housing that paired urban youth with […]

Don’t sweat hotter temps. Heat acclimatization takes time

May 24th, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners | No Comments »

Spring has definitely sprung and warmer temperatures are tempting runners outdoors. Don’t be surprised however if it takes some time to acclimatize to the sudden increase in temperature

Training tips: Ignore the GPS and run by feel

May 18th, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in Training | 1 Comment »

Whenever possible but especially during easy/recovery runs, forgo the GPS and HR monitor and instead simply ‘run by feel’

How intervals of increasing duration can increase performance

May 16th, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in Training | No Comments »

Spring is a great time for speed training and a few faster efforts now can really pay off later on. When it comes to speed, there’s no surer path to guaranteed success than hard intervals. […]

MEC trail video series: Mastering proper trail running technique

May 9th, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in Running videos, Trail Running | 1 Comment »

Trail running requires a unique combination of skills and technique. We chat with MEC ambassador Jim Willet who helps break down the basics

How to return to running after finishing your goal race

May 8th, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in Training | No Comments »

Your training and workouts prepared you well and you ran the best race you could. Whether or not you set a personal best, you should be proud of what you accomplished and are no […]

Back-to-back hard runs: Can they work out for you?

May 5th, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in Training | No Comments »

Doing two hard efforts back-to-back may seem like an odd idea, but with careful consideration, it could provide a unique training boost

When running less will get you further ahead

May 3rd, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in Training | No Comments »

When it comes to training, we’re often told we should run a bit longer, a bit faster and a bit more often if we want to improve. But that’s not always the case. Sometimes […]

Trail running reminders just in time for spring

April 28th, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in Trail Running | No Comments »

  Just as temperatures start to climb and the hours of daylight increase, so to do the reasons to get off the roads and hit the trails. Most trails offer cool, comfortable and covered […]