Never underestimate the importance of the easy run

September 6th, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, CR Explains, Training | No Comments »

Hard workouts and long runs may get the majority of attention in our training plans, but the easy run is when and where the biggest improvements take place. RELATED: Are “junk miles” sabotaging your training? […]


Recommit to running just in time for fall

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

Whether it’s been a few weeks or even a few months since you last laced up on a regular basis, now is the best time to return to running.


Beat the heat with these summer hydration tips

August 9th, 2018 by Canadian Running | Posted in Beginners, Health & Nutrition, Training | 1 Comment »

Dehydration is a routine risk during the hottest days of summer. Keep your cool and stay well hydrated with these timely tips and suggestions


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.


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


Running your first race? Tips to make the most of the experience

April 19th, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, Canadian Race Guide, CR Explains, CRM Training Plans, RaceGuide, Runs & Races | No Comments »

Whether your first race or your fiftieth, there are plenty of things you should and shouldn’t do on race day. These are some of them.


Training tips: Practice fuelling and hydration on the run

April 6th, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, Running Training Plans, Training | No Comments »

Knowing when and how often to take fuel as well as hydrate during longer run and races is an important skill that must be practiced well in advance.


Should you train by time or distance?

April 6th, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, CR Explains, Training | No Comments »

What’s the difference between running one kilometre repeats in five minutes and running five minute repeats and covering one kilometre?


How to (safely) return to running after taking time off

April 4th, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, Training | No Comments »

If you’re starting to run again after taking time off, be sure to follow a few basic ‘rules’ to stay safe and injury-free


Training tips: Time to set some goals

April 3rd, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, Running Training Plans, Training | No Comments »

With the spring training season upon us, it’s time to set and commit to some running-specific training goals to ensure you’re on the path to success.


Ten things we (eventually) all learn about running and training

August 18th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, The Scene | No Comments »

On injuries, the importance of rest, how it can be addicting and that it sure isn’t cheap