Making a mantra that works

September 12th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Expert Tips, Racing, Training | No Comments »

A mantra, formulated in advance of a long race, can be just the thing that keeps you going


Rachel Hannah’s marathon workout will help you set the pace

September 4th, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in Expert Tips, Training | No Comments »

With your upcoming marathon now just weeks away, it’s time to focus your efforts and put in some solid training. Rachel Hannah has established herself as one of Canada’s top female marathoners with a […]


Go the distance with Krista Duchene’s monster marathon workout

August 8th, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in Expert Tips, Training | No Comments »

Practice running at marathon pace and then slightly faster to prepare for the demands of 42.2K


Marathon pacing 101: How the heck to actually run a marathon

August 7th, 2018 by Canadian Running | Posted in Expert Tips, Training | No Comments »

We break down three common strategies for pacing in the marathon and provide tips to help you decide which strategy might be the best for you


Ten marathon taper questions answered

October 5th, 2017 by Canadian Running | Posted in Expert Tips | 1 Comment »

A marathon taper is a gradual reduction in total training volume in the final few weeks before race day. Its purpose: to improve performance


Summer workout and training tips from club coach Kevin Smith

August 16th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Expert Tips | No Comments »

Smith is a GTA-based coach and top masters runner with over a decade of experience. He gives some tips and suggestions for planning and executing a successful summer workout


How to train for hills where (or when) there are no hills

June 3rd, 2017 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Expert Tips | No Comments »

Six treadmill workouts from two national team members


When issues arise, see a specialist for expert advice

March 31st, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Expert Tips, Running Injuries, Training | No Comments »

Whether you’re dealing with injury, want to improve your diet or looking to achieve lofty goals, seeing a variety of running specialists can help improve your training


Six questions runners are too embarrassed to ask

March 23rd, 2017 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Expert Tips, Training | No Comments »

Below is a list of just a few questions we’ve been asked more than once in secret…


Learning to love your off-season running

December 14th, 2016 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Expert Tips, Training | No Comments »

Running on ice crusted streets during months with no races is a tough sell. Here’s how to learn to love winter running.



5 effective tips from a master trainer to keep you running injury-free

October 15th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Expert Tips, Features, Sections, Training | No Comments »

Nathan Helming on running high mileage as a privilege and not a right, how to “couch stretch” and other simple ways to become a better runner right now