The Shakeout Podcast: Jen Sygo’s hot tips for fuelling on summer runs

July 10th, 2019 by Kate Van Buskirk | Posted in The Shakeout Podcast | No Comments »

Summer is officially upon us, and so is the start of training for the fall race season. This time of year, the heat and humidity can feel oppressive, particularly as our mileage starts to […]


The Shakeout Podcast: Running Ottawa with the Prime Minister

July 2nd, 2019 by Kate Van Buskirk | Posted in The Shakeout Podcast | No Comments »

Yesterday was Canada Day. In honour of the occasion, this week we’re rebroadcasting an episode from last year featuring Adam Scotti, the official photographer of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Trudeau and Scotti are both […]


The Rundown: Vancouver Half Marathon and Harry Jerome results, Grouse Grind grit, Pre Classic preview, and more!

June 26th, 2019 by Kate Van Buskirk | Posted in The Shakeout Podcast | No Comments »

This week on The Rundown we bring you all the recent west coast excitement. We cover results from the Harry Jerome International Track Classic, the Vancouver Half Marathon, and the Multi-Grouse Grind. We also […]


The Rundown: Cam Levins guest-hosts as we talk Diamond League, Winnipeg Marathon, Leadville Trail Marathon, and more!

June 19th, 2019 by Kate Van Buskirk | Posted in The Shakeout Podcast | No Comments »

This week on The Rundown we’re joined by Canadian marathon record-holder and Olympian Cam Levins. Cam helps us break down the news and results of the week from the track, trails and road. We […]


The Shakeout Podcast: Caster Semenya: Testosterone, the IAAF and the fight to run (Part 2)

June 17th, 2019 by Kate Van Buskirk | Posted in The Shakeout Podcast | 6 Comments »

Last month, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) released a verdict that has become one of the most hotly debated rulings in sport history. At the centre of this decision is one woman: […]


The Rundown: Bluenose Marathon weekend, Diamond League studs, Bish is back and more!

June 13th, 2019 by Kate Van Buskirk | Posted in The Shakeout Podcast | No Comments »

This week on The Rundown, we bring you results from the Scotiabank Bluenose Marathon weekend and the Comrades Marathon in South Africa. We also dish on the top performances from OFSAA, NCAA’s, the Speed […]


The Shakeout Podcast: Caster Semenya: Testosterone, the IAAF and the fight to run (Part 1)

May 28th, 2019 by Kate Van Buskirk | Posted in The Shakeout Podcast | No Comments »

Last month, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) released a verdict that has become one of the most hotly debated rulings in sport history. At the centre of this decision is one woman: […]


The Rundown: World Relays, Vancouver Marathon, Flying Superman and More

May 21st, 2019 by Kate Van Buskirk | Posted in The Shakeout Podcast | No Comments »

Recently we made some changes to The Shakeout Podcast. From now on, we’ll be bringing you the weekly Rundown, recapping all the results and news from the track, roads and trails. Every second week, […]


The Shakeout Podcast: How a brain tumour changed one woman’s life for the better

April 27th, 2019 by Kate Van Buskirk | Posted in The Shakeout Podcast | No Comments »

In 2009, while training for her first half marathon, Lisa Sweetman began noticing unusual and unsettling changes in her body. Her joints ached, her energy plummeted and she began putting on a lot of […]


The Shakeout Podcast: The Rundown + Inspiring the Next Generation of Runners at Lane 6

April 21st, 2019 by Kate Van Buskirk | Posted in The Shakeout Podcast | No Comments »

This week we are rebroadcasting an episode from last year featuring the Lane 6 program. Lane 6 is a partnership between Canadian Running and Nike. Along with Toronto Community Housing, they created a one-on-one […]


The Shakeout Podcast: One Man’s Story of 29 Consecutive Boston Marathons

April 14th, 2019 by Kate Van Buskirk | Posted in The Shakeout Podcast | No Comments »

Thousands of runners will toe the line on Monday for the 123rd running on the Boston Marathon. One of those runners is Newfoundland’s Derm Holwell. The St. John’s native now lives in Ontario, but […]


Shakeout Podcast: Alex Hutchinson, Dayna Pidhoresky and Dave Reid Unpack Toronto’s Spring Run Off

April 5th, 2019 by Kate Van Buskirk | Posted in The Shakeout Podcast | No Comments »

The Spring Run Off (SRO) is Toronto’s oldest continuously-held road race. 42 years ago, the Etobicoke Huskies track club started the SRO as a fundraiser. Now organized by the Canada Running Series, the 5km […]