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.


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 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.


Weekly Workout: Predict your marathon time with infamous Yasso 800s

March 8th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in CR Explains, CRM Training Plans, Running Training Plans, Training | 2 Comments »

This popular workout has you complete several speedy 800m repeats and is said to successfully predict one’s marathon time


Go the distance: Training tips for finishing your first ultra-marathon

February 21st, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Canadian Trails, CRM Training Plans, Runs & Races, Trail Gear, Trail Races, Trail Running, Training | No Comments »

  An ultra-marathon is any event longer than the traditional marathon distance—42.2K. Some are as “short” as 50K while others are 100K, 100 miles (161K) or even more. And while running an ultra may seem […]


Running injury prevention and management – Common complaints and what to do about them

February 14th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in CR Explains, CRM Training Plans, Running Injuries, Training | No Comments »

  Many runners are now training for their upcoming goal races. With that comes weekly workouts, long runs and higher mileage. It is also the time of year that new and unusual aches and pains […]


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: 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 […]


Weekly Workout: Practice pacing with increasingly faster 400s

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

Race season may still seem far away but it’s never too early to practice your pacing. Today’s workout will improve your speed as well as test your ability to pace yourself correctly over a […]


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 […]