Sport psychologist Kim Dawson shares mental skills for runners

February 1st, 2018 by Alex Cyr | Posted in Profiles | No Comments »

Wilfrid Laurier University professor Kim Dawson shares her experiences with Speed River athletes and provides mental skills for runners


Running renaissance man revamps University of Moncton program

January 21st, 2018 by Alex Cyr | Posted in Profiles | No Comments »

The University of Moncton’s cross-country and distance track head coach has turned around the program since taking the role in 2014


Getting to know physiotherapist and sub-3:00 marathoner Maura Wieczorek

December 16th, 2017 by Alex Cyr | Posted in Profiles | No Comments »

We caught up with Maura (and her husband and 2:25 marathoner, Greg Wieczorek) to talk physiotherapy, running and their busy lifestyles as new parents


By the numbers: Trevor Hofbauer’s drive to make his dreams a reality

December 6th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Elite Q+A, Profiles | No Comments »

Trevor Hofbauer, the bronze medallist at the 2016 Canadian Cross-Country Championships, and his will to make his Olympic dreams a reality. “That goal will turn into a reality.” (Photo: Peter Stokes.)


Tom Longboat: Redefining a legacy

November 11th, 2016 by Canadian Running | Posted in Profiles, Sections | No Comments »

Canada’s most misunderstood runner may also be our greatest of all time By Roger Robinson In beginning of the 20th century, marathon running was the hottest sporting entertainment on earth. One of its biggest stars was […]


Unknown Canadian crushes PB by 27 seconds, lands herself in mix for Olympic squad

June 14th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Profiles, Rio 2016 | No Comments »

Canadian Alycia Butterworth, a resident of Boise, Idaho, set a 27-second personal best in the 3,000m steeplechase on June 12 and has Rio on her mind.


Man completes 150th marathon after 12 years of running

May 10th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Profiles, The Scene | 1 Comment »

Ray Lim, a 68-year-old resident of Markham, Ont., completed his 150th marathon at the GoodLife Fitness Toronto Marathon on May 1.


Gerry Dee, Canada’s most famous gym teacher, on his love for running

May 7th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Profiles, The Scene | No Comments »

Canada’s most famous gym teacher, Gerry Dee, on his love of running, short shorts and racing sprint legend Donovan Bailey.


This one-time standout runner is now a best-selling romance author

February 26th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Profiles | No Comments »

Nicholas Sparks, a best-selling author known for his 1996 romantic novel, “The Notebook”, was an accomplished runner in high school and in university.


Behind the scenes of Melissa Bishop’s back-to-back Canadian records

February 22nd, 2016 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Profiles | No Comments »

Melissa Bishop is on fire right now. She’s following up a dream-like 2015 by setting yet another Canadian record, only to then break it just three days later. We talked to her after her […]


Fun facts about Rachel Hannah and her Houston Marathon PB

January 22nd, 2016 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Profiles | No Comments »

In case you missed it, Canada’s Rachel Hannah ran a pretty big PB at the Houston Marathon on Jan. 17. Hannah, who represented Canada in the women’s marathon during the Pan Am Games, bested […]


Our Golden Shoe Awards: Trail Runner of the Year — Alissa St Laurent

December 21st, 2015 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Profiles | No Comments »

We rolled out our Golden Shoe Awards in the latest January/February issue and Alissa St Laurent earned our Trail Runner of the Year.