Review: Endure by Alex Hutchinson

February 14th, 2018 by Canadian Running | Posted in Reviews | No Comments »

Endure is broken down into elegant and somewhat discreetly readable chapters, always finding a way back to Nike’s Breaking2 project


Where Dreams Go To Die: Gary Robbins and The Barkley Marathons

December 21st, 2017 by Canadian Running | Posted in Reviews | No Comments »

What Where Dreams Go to Die does best is allow Robbins to be the brash, charming yet self-effacing running star he is, and this scene needs so badly.


Why What Made Maddy Run is an important book that all runners should read

October 25th, 2017 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Reviews | No Comments »

Kate Fagan’s book about the struggles of student-athlete Madison Holleran is a must-read running book


Oscar Pistorius Blade Runner Killer is a new low, even for the Lifetime channel

October 11th, 2017 by Canadian Running | Posted in Reviews | No Comments »

The TV movie, “inspired by the tragic story of Reeva Steenkamp’s death” airs on Nov. 11, and based on the trailer, looks like a tragedy of the cinema


Documentary showing Gary Robbins’ Barkley attempts goes on tour across Canada in October

September 6th, 2017 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Reviews, Trail Running | 1 Comment »

A second big-deal Barkley Marathons documentary hits the big screen, with Robbins and filmmaker Ethan Newberry


Why I loathe Once A Runner

September 1st, 2017 by Caela Fenton | Posted in Reviews | 3 Comments »

A take down of the much-adored running novel


The 18 best running movies you can stream right now

July 28th, 2017 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Reviews | 1 Comment »

Sit back, relax and enjoy these running-related films from any where you have a device that can stream video


New running read: Big Fit Girl highlights body positive message for all athletes

February 24th, 2017 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Reviews | 1 Comment »

Louise Green feels that plus-sized women have been left out of fitness industry conversations. To bridge that gap, she has written Big Fit Girl as a body-positive guide to motivate runners of all shapes and sizes.


Documentary to watch: Gun Runners

February 3rd, 2017 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Reviews | No Comments »

Nairobi-based director and filmmaker Anjali Nayar turns the camera on two Kenyan runners in her documentary Gun Runners to show what it’s like to make the journey to the leading pack in the world’s biggest races.


Top five Netflix picks for the Canadian runner

January 25th, 2017 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Reviews | 1 Comment »

If you haven’t yet sat down to watch The Barkley Marathons, this winter is the opportune time. Or on your next recovery day, sit back and enjoy any of these other top Netflix picks.


How Mindy Kaling is curing my winter running slump

January 23rd, 2017 by Susan Farrelly | Posted in 12 races in 12 months, Blogs, Reviews | No Comments »

Did you know Mindy Kaling was a runner? In the pages of her book, she details her relationship with running and it may just re-energize you to get out the door.


Review: Patriots Day

January 13th, 2017 by Canadian Running | Posted in Reviews, The Scene | No Comments »

Mark Wahlberg and Peter Berg have created a sensitive and all-too real reenactment of the Boston Marathon bombing. But is this a film that needed to be made?