Cross training for endurance runners

April 23rd, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Training | No Comments »

Cross training is often synonymous with injury, but what if it was used weekly to avoid injury in the first place?


Ditching the data: can you really train for a marathon goal without a watch?

April 19th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Training | No Comments »

Few serious runners head out the door without a GPS, but is it really necessary?


Weekly Workout: Get on track for faster 5K and 10K races

April 11th, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in Running Training Plans, Training | No Comments »

Shorter races such as the 5 and 10K are abundant and offer a perfect opportunity to test your speed and strength yet require less total training.


Training tips: Add more mileage to improve performance

April 10th, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in CR Explains, Running Training Plans, Training | 4 Comments »

Those training for a full or half marathon know the value and importance of mileage. To be successful at longer distances, one must gradually increase their overall volume of training. RELATED: The final weeks of […]


Training tips: Practice fuelling and hydration on the run

April 6th, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, Running Training Plans, Training | No Comments »

Knowing when and how often to take fuel as well as hydrate during longer run and races is an important skill that must be practiced well in advance.


Should you train by time or distance?

April 6th, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, CR Explains, Training | No Comments »

What’s the difference between running one kilometre repeats in five minutes and running five minute repeats and covering one kilometre?


Training tips: Choose the right pace

April 5th, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in Running Training Plans, Training | No Comments »

Of the many variables that come with choosing the right training—how often to run, how long, how far—knowing how fast to run is one of the hardest to make. RELATED: Junk miles: Are “easy” runs […]


Marathon taper time: What that means for you

April 5th, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in Training | No Comments »

Resting before any race is always encouraged, but when it comes to the marathon, getting the taper right is essential for peak performance


How to (safely) return to running after taking time off

April 4th, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, Training | No Comments »

If you’re starting to run again after taking time off, be sure to follow a few basic ‘rules’ to stay safe and injury-free


Workout Wednesday: Race prediction efforts for every distance

April 4th, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in Running Training Plans, Training | No Comments »

Here you’ll find a sample of a few of the most effective and runner-approved race prediction workouts for various race distances.


Training tips: Time to set some goals

April 3rd, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, Running Training Plans, Training | No Comments »

With the spring training season upon us, it’s time to set and commit to some running-specific training goals to ensure you’re on the path to success.


Running a marathon soon? On the importance of setting an attainable time goal

April 3rd, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in Training | No Comments »

What does it take to qualify for Boston? To set a personal best or to run a sub-3:00 marathon? What about sub-four or -five? RELATED: 2018 Boston Marathon registration dates announced When it comes […]