Workout take a major nose dive? There’s a surprising silver lining

June 9th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, CRM Training Plans, Training | No Comments »

Not every workout is going to go perfectly to plan. We all experience a session gone wrong.


Five healthy habits to keep you running

May 3rd, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners | No Comments »

Set a spring goal that’s attainable and fun. Here are important tips to keep in mind to ensure you stick to your routine this season.


Beginners: Train for your first 5K/10K in as little as six weeks

April 25th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, Running Training Plans | No Comments »

With running and racing season just around the corner, now is the perfect time to commit yourself to running and train for a successful first 5K or 10K


Get back on track: Essential info for conquering the oval

April 19th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, CR Explains, Training | No Comments »

Whether you’re training for a fast 5K, aiming to finish your first marathon or just want to run on a safe and predictable surface, running on a track can be a valuable addition to […]


How much should you run? A beginner’s guide to appropriate mileage

March 29th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners | No Comments »

Knowing exactly how much to run is something that all runners, beginners and veterans alike ponder. Depending on your past experiences, your present circumstances and your future goals, the amount of mileage one runs will vary substantially […]


How to bounce back from a bad race

March 28th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, Training | No Comments »

Finding the reason(s) why a race went wrong can help learn from the experience and avoid making the same mistakes in the future


Five running events that showcase the best of spring racing in Canada

March 23rd, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, Canadian Race Guide, CRM Training Plans, Destination Race, RaceGuide, Runs & Races | No Comments »

If you’ve been training all winter long, be sure to hop into a worthwhile race this spring.


Training tips: Find the right running fuel

March 21st, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, Training | No Comments »

For those doing longer runs and races, be sure to find a running fuel that works for you.


Celebrating women who run: The womens-only races/events bucket list

March 8th, 2017 by Caela Fenton | Posted in Beginners, Canadian Race Guide, Destination Race, RaceGuide, Runs & Races | No Comments »

Women’s-only races have become increasingly popular and plentiful across Canada. They exist to promote a common and important goal: to showcase and celebrate the achievements of female runners and walkers. RELATED: Search, view, rate […]


Try a mini-taper for a tune-up race

February 28th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, CR Explains, Training | No Comments »

Even if your goal race is still a few weeks or months away, you may have (or should at least consider) a tune-up race of a shorter distance which still requires some attention and planning. RELATED: Tune-up […]


Running injuries 101: What you should know about stress fractures

February 22nd, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, CR Explains, Running Injuries, Training | No Comments »

Think you have a stress fracture? Here’s how to spot one and what to do about it?


Five convincing arguments to start keeping a training log

February 22nd, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, Training | No Comments »

How are you progressing in your training? Where have you gone wrong recently? Track it with the ol’ pen and paper to easily recognize patterns in your fitness habits.