The Barkley Marathons documentary directors Q&A

April 11th, 2014 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Events, Sections | No Comments »

Timothy Kane and Annika Iltis are co-producers and co-directors of an upcoming documentary film about the exclusive Barkley Marathons race in Frozen Head State Park, Tenn. We caught up with them to ask about […]


Numbers to remember for the London Marathon

April 10th, 2014 by Scott Leitch | Posted in CR Explains, Events | No Comments »

With the London Marathon only a few days away, there are multiple stories developing. We’ve highlighted a few numbers to watch for when the race gets started. 2:03:23 – Men’s world record There aren’t a […]


Running with the best in Copenhagen

April 4th, 2014 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Beginners, Events, Runs & Races | 1 Comment »

Edward Ing, 49, started running at a local Running Room in Toronto three years ago in the spring of 2011. He raced the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront half-marathon in the fall of 2011 and has […]


Weekend road races put on a show

March 31st, 2014 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Events | No Comments »

The Carlsbad 5000m, deemed the fastest 5K road race in the world, did not disappoint over the weekend. For the fourth straight year, Ethiopian Dejan Gebremeskel won the race, outkicking American Bernard Lagat in […]


Whistler half-marathon sold out

March 24th, 2014 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Destination Race, Events, Runs & Races | No Comments »

One of Canada’s more scenic races, The North Face Whistler half-marathon, has sold out in under 90 days. The race, which sold 1,200 bib numbers between Jan. 1 and March 23, is becoming a […]


Vancouver Marathon launches Legacy Club for longtime runners

March 20th, 2014 by Canadian Running | Posted in Events | No Comments »

A new program honouring long term, loyal runners will be introduced this year at the BMO Vancouver Marathon. The Legacy Runners Club recognizes runners who have participated in and completed the Vancouver Marathon, half-marathon […]


Chicago marathon registration opens Wednesday

March 19th, 2014 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Events, Runs & Races | No Comments »

After a two-week delay, the Chicago Marathon registration will open Wednesday, March 19, for the lottery entry into the 2014 race. The entry was delayed when organizers announced that the lottery system was not […]


Harry’s Spring Run-Off around the corner

March 18th, 2014 by Canadian Running | Posted in Destination Race, Events, Profiles, Runs & Races, Sections | No Comments »

If history is the judge, the 2014 Harry’s Spring Run-Off, the second Canada Running Series event of 2014, on April 5 will generate as much excitement as any other footrace in its thirty-seven year […]


BMO St. Patrick’s Day 5K sees course records

March 17th, 2014 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Events, Racing, Running videos | No Comments »

Although the event saw a busy post-race party with green beer, music and prizes, the elites still came out to run fast for the local BMO St. Patrick’s Day 5K in Vancouver. Amid the St. […]


New Avengers Super Heroes half-marathon announced

February 25th, 2014 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Events, Runs & Races | No Comments »

RunDisney has announced it will be adding a new event to its growing list of races. The company will be hosting the inaugural Avengers Super Heroes half-marathon weekend from Nov. 14-16 at their Disneyland […]


Canicross: Two Legs Good, Six Legs Better

August 26th, 2013 by Michael Doyle | Posted in Canadian Trails, Events, Runs & Races | No Comments »

The sport of canicross-racing with dogs-is taking off in Quebec.