The Apple Watch: Is it right for runners?

December 10th, 2015 by Michael Doyle | Posted in Electronics, Running Gear | No Comments »

After eight months on the market and the evolution of some key fitness apps, is Apple Watch ready to be the go-to running watch? The Apple Watch brings to the mainstream what running watch […]


2015 holiday gift guide: Best gifts for runners

December 2nd, 2015 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Apparel, Electronics, Equipment, Running Gear, Running Shoes | No Comments »

Looking for the perfect gift for the runner in your life? We’ve compiled some great running gear into six fun categories. To see product info, click the image and select the “information” icon. The […]


First look: TomTom Spark, the GPS watch that plays music

October 28th, 2015 by Michael Doyle | Posted in Electronics, Running Gear | 4 Comments »

TomTom’s newest GPS fitness watch, the Spark, is hitting Canadian stores this November The Dutch navigation company has rolled out its fourth generation running-oriented timepiece and it comes with significant upgrades from the Cardio, […]


First look: Garmin unveils new running watches, Connect update

October 21st, 2015 by Michael Doyle | Posted in Electronics, Running Gear, Running Gear Video | 1 Comment »

Leading running watch maker Garmin rolled out three new GPS watches on Wednesday. The Forerunner 230, 235 and 630 will feature nice improvements on Garmin’s current roster, the 220, 225 and 620. All three […]


Running Tech: It’s All In the Numbers

August 26th, 2015 by Michael Doyle | Posted in Electronics, Running Gear, Running Gear Video, Science | 2 Comments »

For the last 100 or so years of modern marathoning, crucial training and racing decisions have been made almost entirely on feel. In the next few years, with the evolution of wearable tech and […]


Running Watches

June 19th, 2015 by Canadian Running | Posted in Electronics, Equipment, Running Gear | No Comments »

Running watches are getting smarter,tracking so much more than just your run Suunto Ambit 3 $515 (with heart rate monitor) Who’s it for? Serious trail runners, multisport enthusiasts and gear nerds looking for a fully-featured […]


New health tech tracks your sun exposure

June 18th, 2015 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Electronics, Running Gear | No Comments »

Tracking your activity during the day to help promote a healthy lifestyle is being adapted to help with another aspect of staying healthy. A new wrist-based health tracking device, June, has been released onto […]


Fitbit triples sales in 2014

May 8th, 2015 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Electronics, Equipment, Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

Fitbit, one of the most popular activity trackers on the market, tripled their sales in 2014 and are looking to go public. The company filed S-1 papers Thursday, the forms required to register with the […]


Running apps and wearable tech: Stats runners should track

March 26th, 2015 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Electronics, Running Gear | 2 Comments »

Running apps and wearable tech: Stats every runner should track Runners these days are pretty lucky. Compared to eras past, the modern-day runner has so much more information available to help train wisely. Thanks […]


Google teams up with TAG Heuer for luxury smartwatch

March 19th, 2015 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Electronics, Running Gear | No Comments »

In what will be direct competition to Apple’s recently unveiled smartwatch, Google is teaming up with Swiss watchmaker TAG Heuer and Intel to create the first Android Wear luxury smartwatch. Based on the partnership, […]


What does the Apple Watch mean for runners?

March 9th, 2015 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Electronics, Equipment, Health & Nutrition, Running Gear | No Comments »

Apple introduced their new smart watch Monday, the Apple Watch, which will ship in a variety of styles at a huge range of price points, including a $10,000 24 carat gold edition, but the […]


Charity Miles raises money while you run

March 4th, 2015 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Electronics, Running Gear | 1 Comment »

Want to raise money for a good cause but aren’t as interested in that local 5K? There’s a way to do so without breaking your normal routine or running in large, organized road race […]