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.


Tempo running explained

August 2nd, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in CR Explains, Training | No Comments »

You’ve heard the term a hundred times. And yet, every time the explanation seems to differ slightly. So what the heck is a tempo run? (And, more importantly, why should you do one?) RELATED: […]


The 8 Do’s and Don’ts of Track and Field Parenting

April 24th, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in CR Explains | No Comments »

We’ve gathered some tips you can use to help your child achieve their goals.


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: Add more mileage to improve performance

April 10th, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in CR Explains, Running Training Plans, Training | 4 Comments »

Those training for a full or half marathon know the value and importance of mileage. To be successful at longer distances, one must gradually increase their overall volume of training. RELATED: The final weeks of […]


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?


Indoor track etiquette

December 10th, 2017 by Caela Fenton | Posted in CR Explains | 2 Comments »

There aren’t quite as many track etiquette rules as there are for having high tea, but here are some of the things that you need to know: 1) Look both ways before crossing the […]


Become bonk-proof: How to avoid hitting the wall

August 29th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in CR Explains, Training | No Comments »

You felt great at 30K, but now your legs feel heavy, your mind foggy and you feel like you’re falling apart. You may be “hitting the wall”


On running and finding flow

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

For runners, flow is most likely to apply to any hard or prolonged effort, such as during a workout, long run or race


Assess your risk of overtraining to avoid burning out

August 18th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in CR Explains, Training | 2 Comments »

One part physical and another part psychological, overtraining is a period of prolonged fatigue, decreased performance and a general loss of motivation for running and training


Why the length of your rest breaks can make or break your workout

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

Deciding how long to rest in between hard intervals might not seem all that important but the length of your breaks can drastically change the outcome of your workout


How well do you know your Canadian records?

June 3rd, 2017 by Caela Fenton | Posted in CR Explains | 1 Comment »

How often does a Canadian record fall? With the increase in training knowledge, resources and scientific research being put into modern athletes, it can be easy to think that records must get broken all the […]