Gear of the week: Trigger Point Kit

October 30th, 2015 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Equipment, Running Gear | No Comments »

Runners, you’ve chosen a hobby that just so happens to be great for knotting muscles, stiffening calves and causing all sorts of confusing aches and pains and agonizingly tight muscles. Just as fitting in […]


Bugaboo stroller ad sparks controversy

August 5th, 2015 by Caela Fenton | Posted in Equipment, Running Gear | No Comments »

The stroller company, Bugaboo, recently released a new ad featuring model Ymre Steikema. The Dutch model, at age 23, has a two-year-old daughter and has achieved many modelling milestones already: walking for Prada, Calvin Klein […]


Vyper Hyperice vibrating foam roller

June 23rd, 2015 by Canadian Running | Posted in Equipment, Running Gear | No Comments »

Hyperice VYPER $300 The foam roller is simultaneously the runner’s best friend and arch-nemesis. When it’s working, it feels like a torture device on tight muscles. The foam roller is a cheap tool for […]


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 […]


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 […]


Mother’s Day gifts for the mom-that-runs

May 5th, 2015 by Caela Fenton | Posted in Apparel, Equipment, Running Gear | No Comments »

Mother’s Day is fast approaching and chances are, you have yet to snag the perfect gift for mum. If your mother is a runner, we’ve got you covered with our Mother’s Day gift guide. […]


Five Perfect Trail Packs

March 26th, 2015 by Canadian Running | Posted in Equipment, Running Gear | No Comments »

More and more everyday Canadian runners are exploring the trails. A pack is a must-have if you’re heading off into the woods. Arc’teryx Chilcotin 12 $150 One of the famed Canadian outdoor brand’s “essentials,” […]


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 […]


Review: Garmin Fenix 2

February 6th, 2015 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Electronics, Equipment, Running Gear | No Comments »

$399 Living in the city, I don’t do a lot of serious trail running. I run in Toronto’s High Park and through the Don Valley, which are both beautiful, but I’m never more than […]


Who’s wearing wearable tech?

January 29th, 2015 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Equipment, Running for Weight Loss, Running Gear | No Comments »

Wearable tech might not be so great at helping people get healthy. Recent surveys have found that, though a major, expanding industry, wearable tech isn’t as popular among those who would benefit most from […]


Buying the right treadmill

January 22nd, 2015 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Electronics, Equipment, Running Gear, Training | No Comments »

Like shovelling snow and wearing two pairs of socks, treadmills are an unfortunate fact of life during Canadian winters. You can use treadmills at the gym, but getting there in the snow and waiting 30 […]


2015 Winter Running Clothing Guide

January 15th, 2015 by Canadian Running | Posted in Apparel, Equipment, Running Gear | No Comments »

Running outdoor in Canada in the winter requires smart clothing and layering choices. We have put together a comprehensive guide to the best winter running clothing this season. Chandler Adidas Men’s Sequencials Climaproof Jacket, $130 Wind, […]