How to really love running

December 19th, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, Personal Bests | No Comments »

It won’t always be easy but with the help of these simple tricks, you can make it more worthwhile


Twenty one (point one) tips to run your best half-marathon

September 13th, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, CR Explains, CRM Training Plans, Personal Bests, RaceGuide, Runs & Races, Training | No Comments »

Whether your goal is to run your fastest race yet or simply finish with a smile, these tips will help you run your best race. 1. Train for it. This should go without saying but […]


Fine-tune your summer speed with this intense interval workout

June 8th, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Elite Q+A, Personal Bests, RaceGuide, Runs & Races, Training | No Comments »

Vancouver’s Kevin Friesen reached the podium at a national championship for the first time at the Ottawa 10K. Here he shares his blistering pre-race workout.


Leslie Sexton chats about her marathon breakthrough

October 20th, 2015 by Dan Way | Posted in Elite Q+A, Personal Bests, RaceGuide | 1 Comment »

Leslie Sexton of London, Ont. entered Sunday’s Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon as a relative unknown. With only two marathon finishes to her name and a personal best of 2:39, few would have predicted the […]


It’s OK to love running

January 12th, 2015 by John Lofranco | Posted in Beginners, Personal Bests, Training Tips | No Comments »

What is the best bit of running advice you can get? Love running. It sounds obvious, right? And yet, a perusal of recent click-bait lists claiming “27 things every runner thinks on a run” […]


10 of the wackiest running world records

May 23rd, 2014 by Caela Fenton | Posted in Personal Bests, Runs & Races | No Comments »

Runners tend to be a competitive bunch. If you aren’t Olympic-bound, fear not, there are still world records out there within your grasp. Canadian Running has compiled some of our favourite random running records […]


Terri Rowan ran anyways: NYC Marathon 2012 story

March 11th, 2014 by Canadian Running | Posted in Beginners, Personal Bests | No Comments »

Terri Rowan had been a regular runner and triathlete for over a decade in 2012, but she hadn’t run a marathon. She had finished an ironman, but she had never run a marathon on […]