Canadian Paralympic athlete Jason Dunkerley does unthinkable and finishes fifth at Paralympics

September 14th, 2016 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Rio 2016 | No Comments »

Canadian Paralympic runner Jason Dunkerley is celebrating achieving yet another career highlight after the men’s T11 1,500m final.


Olympian Jessica O’Connell weighs in on the upcoming Canadian 5K Championships

September 8th, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Elite Q+A, Rio 2016 | No Comments »

The Canadian 5K Road Race Championships take place Sunday morning in Toronto. Olympian Jessica O’Connell chats about why she’s looking forward to it.


Understanding Paralympic athletics classification

September 8th, 2016 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Rio 2016 | No Comments »

Phase two of the Olympics has begun. On day one of the track events, running fans need to get familiar with the athlete classifications.


Nate Brannen looks to follow up Olympic success at the Canadian 5K Championships

September 7th, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Elite Q+A, Rio 2016 | No Comments »

The Canadian 5K Road Race Championships take place Sunday in Toronto. A stellar field of athletes have been assembled to compete including several Olympians from the Rio Olympic Games.


After Rio, Lucas Bruchet refocuses on the 5K Championships

September 6th, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Elite Q+A, Rio 2016 | No Comments »

The Canadian 5K Road Race Championships take place Sunday in Toronto. A stellar field of athletes have been assembled to compete including several Olympians from the Rio Olympic Games.


Andre De Grasse’s Olympic triple-medal training schedule in Rio

September 5th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Expert Tips, Rio 2016, Training | No Comments »

Stuart McMillan, the coach of Andre De Grasse, shared the triple Olympic medallist’s training routine leading up to Rio and during the Games (photo: COC).


Olympians get star treatment at Calgary Stampeders football game

August 30th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Rio 2016, The Scene | No Comments »

Two of Canada’s long-distance Olympic runners were invited to the Calgary Stampeders football game on Sunday after racing in Rio.


Olympians headline stellar field for upcoming Canadian 5K Championships

August 29th, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Canadian Race Guide, RaceGuide, Rio 2016, Runs & Races | No Comments »

The Canadian 5K Road Race Championship is set to take place on the morning of Sunday, Sept. 11 in downtown Toronto (photo: Dave Holland).


Beyond the podium: Canada’s fourth-place finishes at the Rio Olympics

August 27th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Rio 2016 | No Comments »

Canada’s fourth-place finishers are among the best in the world. It happened four times for Canada’s athletics team at the Rio Olympics (photo: COC).


PHOTOS: Canada’s Olympians return home to warm receptions

August 27th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Rio 2016 | 1 Comment »

Canada’s Olympians returned home this week following extended stays in Rio for the Games and there were plenty of warm receptions upon arrival.


Kenyan Olympic committee disbanded only days after Olympics end

August 25th, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Rio 2016 | No Comments »

Team Kenya appears to be in chaos just days after the end of the Rio Olympic Games. Despite having their best-ever showing at the recent Rio Olympics–taking home six gold, six silver and one […]


Eric Gillis shares the details of his incredible Olympic marathon

August 24th, 2016 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Rio 2016 | No Comments »

One of Canada’s standout performances in Rio was Gillis’s top 10 finish in the marathon. We talked to the three-time Olympian about the race of his life.