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 […]


Surviving and thriving during the marathon taper

May 1st, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in CR Explains, Training | No Comments »

You’re running less and less but worrying more and more. Why the two-to-three weeks before your big race might just be the hardest part of training. If you’ve run a marathon before, you know […]


With race day only weeks away, it’s time to demystify the taper

April 24th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in CR Explains, Training | No Comments »

Don’t waste all the time and energy spent training for your goal race. Make sure you plan and execute a proper taper to get the most out of yourself on race day.


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 […]


Everything you need to know about a dreaded DNF

April 5th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in CR Explains, Elite Q+A | No Comments »

We all have bad days. So you didn’t end up finishing that goal race. How do you bounce back?


Irish Canadian champions of the past

March 17th, 2017 by Scott Leitch | Posted in CR Explains | No Comments »

Editor’s Note: This story originally appeared on our website on March 17, 2015.  Today is St. Patrick’s Day and, beyond all the beer, Irish-Canadians have a notable history as some of Canada’s top athletes on the roads […]


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


Try these race week workouts to get your best result

March 1st, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in CR Explains, Training | No Comments »

With race day just around the corner and all your hard earned training and fitness on the line, what and when you do your last hard workout can help optimize your performance for the […]


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?


Carbohydrates: What you need to know about the runner’s preferred fuel

February 22nd, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in CR Explains, Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

What counts as a carb, why do we need them and are they all the same?