Episodes


The Shakeout Podcast: All’s fair in love and running

February 15th, 2019 by Kate Van Buskirk | Posted in The Shakeout Podcast | No Comments »

This week we dive into the relationships of some of Canada’s top runners


The Shakeout Podcast: Inside Russia’s State-Sponsored Doping Scandal

February 6th, 2019 by Kate Van Buskirk | Posted in The Shakeout Podcast | No Comments »

This week on the Shakeout we dive into the dark world of doping. We bring you the story of the Russian drug scandal that rocked the global athletic community. And we discuss the response, or lack […]


Olympian Gabriela Stafford: Making moves and smashing records

January 27th, 2019 by Kate Van Buskirk | Posted in The Shakeout Podcast | No Comments »

Middle distance phenom Gabriela Stafford set 2 indoor Canadian records in the last 3 weeks. The University of Toronto student and Olympian ran 14:57.45 in the 5000m on January 4th, and 4:24.80 in the […]


The Shakeout Podcast: 12 Ultra’s, 12 countries, 5 continents: One woman’s goal to run the world

January 8th, 2019 by Kate Van Buskirk | Posted in The Shakeout Podcast | No Comments »

Three years ago Rachel Sklar decided to run her first marathon. The ghostwriter from Thornhill had a background in the combat sport of Muay Thai but was far from an experienced runner. That all changed […]


The Shakeout Podcast: Goal Setting and Year In Review

December 31st, 2018 by Kate Van Buskirk | Posted in The Shakeout Podcast | No Comments »

Today we’re bringing you a year-end Shakeout Special. We revisit an episode from last year in which former Canadian Running web editor Sinead Mulhern chats with sports psychologist Kim Dawson about realistic goal setting. […]


The Shakeout Podcast: The Streakin’ Speedsters and the Santa Speedo Run

December 21st, 2018 by Kate Van Buskirk | Posted in The Shakeout Podcast | No Comments »

This is the time of year for family, fun, and festivities. But it is also an opportunity to give to those in need. Charities use a variety of fund-raising methods around the holidays, but […]


The Shakeout Podcast: Pro tips for injury-free winter running with Dylan Wykes and Kris Sheppard

December 13th, 2018 by Kate Van Buskirk | Posted in The Shakeout Podcast | No Comments »

Throughout December we’re bringing you episodes dedicated to realistic self-improvement. This week’s episode is focused on training and recovery. As the holidays draw near, so do treacherous weather conditions. Staying safe and healthy can sometimes feel […]


The Shakeout Podcast: Eat your way strong through the holidays

December 8th, 2018 by Kate Van Buskirk | Posted in The Shakeout Podcast | No Comments »

Throughout the month of December, we are bringing you episodes dedicated to realistic self-improvement. This as a chance to get a jump on the things that you want to be a little bit better […]


The Shakeout Podcast: Arctic researcher turned Olympian: Gen Lalonde’s victorious return to XC

November 29th, 2018 by Kate Van Buskirk | Posted in The Shakeout Podcast | No Comments »

New Brunswick native Geneviève Lalonde threw her arms up in triumph as she crossed the finish line at the Canadian Cross-Country Championships last weekend. Better known for her exploits on the track–she is an […]


The Shakeout Podcast: Reliving Florence Ilott’s Historic Westminster Bridge Sprint

November 20th, 2018 by Kate Van Buskirk | Posted in The Shakeout Podcast | No Comments »

 A few weeks ago a British author by the name of Scott Pack took to twitter to share a story with the world. He released a series of 12 tweets, the first of […]


The Shakeout Podcast: Cameron Ormond, Four-Time OFSAA XC Champ

November 15th, 2018 by Kate Van Buskirk | Posted in The Shakeout Podcast | No Comments »

Two weeks ago, Cameron Ormond of Aurora, Ontario became the first girl to win four consecutive OFSAA cross-country championships.  OFSAA, the Ontario Federation of School Athletic Associations, boasts the most competitive provincial championship in […]


Justyn Knight and Ben Flanagan – The Sweetheart & The ‘Stache

November 7th, 2018 by Kate Van Buskirk | Posted in The Shakeout Podcast | No Comments »

Justyn Knight and Ben Flanagan are two of Canada’s brightest young stars. Justyn is a 3-time NCAA champion, a World Championship finalist, and holds multiple Syracuse University records. The University of Michigan’s Ben Flanagan […]