Weekly Workout: Having fun with fartleks

February 15th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, CR Explains, Running Training Plans, Training | No Comments »

Swedish for speed play, fartlek workouts are unstructured speed training that are as fun to do as they are to say!


Training tips and considerations for the worst days of winter

February 14th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, CRM Training Plans, Expert Q&A, Trail Running, Training | No Comments »

The freezing cold temperatures, howling winds and non-stop accumulation of snow and ice… Winter can definitely throw a wrench in our training plans. But what, if any, special considerations should we make to our […]



Six mental tricks to keep you on top of your game

February 8th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, CR Explains, CRM Training Plans, Running Training Plans, Training | No Comments »

There are also a number of simple mental tricks and psychological tools that are proven to be effective in giving you a head start on the competition.


Weekly Workout: Hill training offers benefits galore

February 8th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, Training | No Comments »

All runners can benefit from these three important types of hill training.


Tune-up races: Why, when and how to race before you race

February 7th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, CR Explains, Runs & Races, Training | No Comments »

Those with an important goal race planned for the spring have probably been asked what ‘tune-ups’ they’re doing as part of their training. We explain everything you need to know about racing before you […]


Weekly Workout: Everything you need to know about running intervals

February 1st, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, CRM Training Plans, Running Training Plans, Training | No Comments »

Once you’ve been running for awhile, have established a good aerobic base and are feeling healthy and injury-free, varying the intensity of your training becomes the next logical step. In addition to routine runs […]


Seven ways in which winter running is actually the best!

January 20th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, Training | No Comments »

Why we embrace the winter running:


Running research: No, running won’t ruin your knees

January 18th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, CR Explains, Health & Nutrition, Science | 2 Comments »

Research continues to show that running actually provides protective benefits to the long-term functioning of the knee


Why you need your rest and recovery

January 17th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, CR Explains, Training | No Comments »

The time spent NOT running is just as important for improvement as the mileage run and workouts done.


Race lingo and phrases every runner should know

January 16th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, CR Explains, RaceGuide, Runs & Races | No Comments »

Whether you’re lining up for the first time or the 50th, here are some of the most common terms and phrases that you’re likely to overhear at your next race or running event. Pace: […]


Race recommendations – Things to look for in a running event

January 13th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, CRM Training Plans, RaceGuide, Runs & Races, Trail Races | No Comments »

What’s the most important thing that you look for in a running event? From the ease of registration through to the email that asks you to provide feedback, having a smooth and well-organized event […]