Five reasons to love the summer running season

August 8th, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners | No Comments »

It’s hot and humid and the cottage is calling your name, but summer running can be one of the best seasons to get active


Junk miles: Are “easy” runs sabotaging your training?

August 8th, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, CR Explains, Training | No Comments »

Some consider junk miles to be runs that are done too slow. Others suggest it’s the exact opposite: running too fast on easy days.


Go the distance with Krista Duchene’s monster marathon workout

August 8th, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in Expert Tips, Training | No Comments »

Practice running at marathon pace and then slightly faster to prepare for the demands of 42.2K


Fuel during your long run to get it right for race day

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

Don’t underestimate the value and importance of fueling during a long run or race. Practice fueling in training to get it right for race day.


A week-by-week breakdown on how to approach marathon training

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

A week-by-week breakdown of what marathon training should look like as you approach race day


Tempo running explained

August 2nd, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in CR Explains, Training | No Comments »

You’ve heard the term a hundred times. And yet, every time the explanation seems to differ slightly. So what the heck is a tempo run? (And, more importantly, why should you do one?) RELATED: […]


A mid-season self-assessment: Are you on track to accomplish your fall running goals?

August 2nd, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in Running Training Plans, Training | No Comments »

The month of August has arrived and that means fall is not that far away. For runners, fall not only means better running and training conditions but also plenty of opportunities to test that summer […]


How to stay safe during impromptu summer thunderstorms

August 1st, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in Health & Nutrition, Trail Running | No Comments »

Along with the summer heat and humidity comes the occasional threat of a thunderstorm complete with pouring rain, driving winds, hail, lightning and cracks of thunder


Break up monotonous track workouts with “broken” intervals

August 1st, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in Training | No Comments »

Canadian elite mid-distance runner Sasha Gollish shares her suggestion on a favourite workout that any athlete can do


When it’s okay to skip out on your workout

August 1st, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in Training | No Comments »

While gutting it out is often a worthwhile endeavour, sometimes it’s better to just skip the run entirely or cut the workout short


Marathon Training 101: What matters most for 42.2K success?

July 31st, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in Training | No Comments »

We break down the essential aspects of marathon training and offer our best tips on ensuring you prepare properly


Training Plans by Canadian Running presented by Final Surge

July 31st, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in Running Training Plans, Training | No Comments »

Train to run your first or fastest race using training plans from Canadian Running magazine