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

November 8th, 2016 by Reid Coolsaet | Posted in Features, The Scene | No Comments »

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


Running in China

December 19th, 2012 by Reid Coolsaet | Posted in Blogs | 1 Comment »

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


There’s no time to be reserved

September 18th, 2012 by Reid Coolsaet | Posted in Blogs | No Comments »

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


Goddamn it, things fall apart

August 13th, 2012 by Reid Coolsaet | Posted in Blogs | 4 Comments »

Olympic marathoner Reid Coolsaet talks about his race on Sunday.


The ice age is coming, the sun is zooming in

July 17th, 2012 by Reid Coolsaet | Posted in Blogs | No Comments »

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

June 19th, 2012 by Reid Coolsaet | Posted in Blogs | 2 Comments »

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

May 7th, 2012 by Reid Coolsaet | Posted in Blogs | No Comments »

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?

April 15th, 2012 by Reid Coolsaet | Posted in Blogs | No Comments »

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

April 10th, 2012 by Reid Coolsaet | Posted in Blogs | No Comments »

Training in Flagstaff


Stop breaking down

March 18th, 2012 by Reid Coolsaet | Posted in Blogs | 1 Comment »

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


Dazed and confused

February 22nd, 2012 by Reid Coolsaet | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

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

January 27th, 2012 by Reid Coolsaet | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

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