Recent Articles

Why I can’t sacrifice a payday to run for my country in 2017

“There will always be a few deserving athletes on the outside looking in.”

Running in China

Olympian Reid Coolsaet blogs about his recent running experiences in China.

There’s no time to be reserved

Reid Coolsaet will march in a parade for Canada’s Olympians on Friday in Toronto.

Goddamn it, things fall apart

Olympic marathoner Reid Coolsaet talks about his race on Sunday.

The ice age is coming, the sun is zooming in

Last Thursday Eric and I did our longest tempo workout of the build-up, the same workout we do before every marathon.

You hide your itchy fingers well

Race week! And it’s come at a great time because I need to back-off a little and refresh after the past few weeks. We’ve been doing a little more volume and slightly longer workouts than we were when leading up to the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon.

Look and see the distance in my eyes

Eric and I just finished up our first official marathon workout towards the Olympics. Our marathon build-up starts 14 weeks out

Hey fellas have you heard the news?

Dylan Wykes’ 2:10:47 for 7th place at Rotterdam today qualifies him for the Olympic Marathon!

You never count your money when you’re sittin’ at the table

Training in Flagstaff

Stop breaking down

On Tuesday I was forced to take a day off because my right hamstring was wrecked.

Dazed and confused

I thought I could get away with a 36km run but there were a couple of factors that caused me to fall apart around 34km.

Springing like a young gazelle

Interesting account of a legendary Iten fartlek session from Reid Coolsaet, who is currently training in Kenya.