Episodes


The Shakeout Podcast: Caster Semenya: Testosterone, the IAAF and the fight to run (Part 2)

June 17th, 2019 by Kate Van Buskirk | Posted in The Shakeout Podcast | 6 Comments »

Last month, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) released a verdict that has become one of the most hotly debated rulings in sport history. At the centre of this decision is one woman: […]


The Rundown: Bluenose Marathon weekend, Diamond League studs, Bish is back and more!

June 13th, 2019 by Kate Van Buskirk | Posted in The Shakeout Podcast | No Comments »

This week on The Rundown, we bring you results from the Scotiabank Bluenose Marathon weekend and the Comrades Marathon in South Africa. We also dish on the top performances from OFSAA, NCAA’s, the Speed […]


The Shakeout Podcast: Caster Semenya: Testosterone, the IAAF and the fight to run (Part 1)

May 28th, 2019 by Kate Van Buskirk | Posted in The Shakeout Podcast | No Comments »

Last month, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) released a verdict that has become one of the most hotly debated rulings in sport history. At the centre of this decision is one woman: […]


The Rundown: World Relays, Vancouver Marathon, Flying Superman and More

May 21st, 2019 by Kate Van Buskirk | Posted in The Shakeout Podcast | No Comments »

Recently we made some changes to The Shakeout Podcast. From now on, we’ll be bringing you the weekly Rundown, recapping all the results and news from the track, roads and trails. Every second week, […]


The Shakeout Podcast: How a brain tumour changed one woman’s life for the better

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

In 2009, while training for her first half marathon, Lisa Sweetman began noticing unusual and unsettling changes in her body. Her joints ached, her energy plummeted and she began putting on a lot of […]


The Shakeout Podcast: The Rundown + Inspiring the Next Generation of Runners at Lane 6

April 21st, 2019 by Kate Van Buskirk | Posted in The Shakeout Podcast | No Comments »

This week we are rebroadcasting an episode from last year featuring the Lane 6 program. Lane 6 is a partnership between Canadian Running and Nike. Along with Toronto Community Housing, they created a one-on-one […]


The Shakeout Podcast: One Man’s Story of 29 Consecutive Boston Marathons

April 14th, 2019 by Kate Van Buskirk | Posted in The Shakeout Podcast | No Comments »

Thousands of runners will toe the line on Monday for the 123rd running on the Boston Marathon. One of those runners is Newfoundland’s Derm Holwell. The St. John’s native now lives in Ontario, but […]


Shakeout Podcast: Alex Hutchinson, Dayna Pidhoresky and Dave Reid Unpack Toronto’s Spring Run Off

April 5th, 2019 by Kate Van Buskirk | Posted in The Shakeout Podcast | No Comments »

The Spring Run Off (SRO) is Toronto’s oldest continuously-held road race. 42 years ago, the Etobicoke Huskies track club started the SRO as a fundraiser. Now organized by the Canada Running Series, the 5km […]


The Shakeout Podcast: ‘Older Than Boston’: Around the Bay Turns 125

April 1st, 2019 by Kate Van Buskirk | Posted in The Shakeout Podcast | No Comments »

The Boston Marathon is one of the oldest and most prestigious road races in the world. But there’s another race, in Hamilton Ontario, that proudly proclaims its status as the oldest race in North […]


The Shakeout Podcast: Rachel Cliff is the Marathon Queen; Sasha Gollish and Jess O’Connell inspire with Fast and Female

March 23rd, 2019 by Kate Van Buskirk | Posted in The Shakeout Podcast | No Comments »

This episode is all about girl power! We start by chatting with the new Canadian marathon record holder Rachel Cliff, who ran 2:26:56 in the Nagoya Women’s Marathon 2 weeks ago. Cliff talks about […]


The Rundown: Canadian records, world records, race results, oh my!

March 12th, 2019 by Kate Van Buskirk | Posted in The Shakeout Podcast | No Comments »

We didn’t release an episode of The Shakeout Podcast last week, but a lot has happened recently in the world of running. So we decided that we would bring you an extended version of The […]


Rob Watson’s advice on the Boston Marathon

March 1st, 2019 by Kate Van Buskirk | Posted in The Shakeout Podcast | No Comments »

We are officially inside 50 days until the 2019 Boston Marathon. In this episode we talk with one of Canada’s fastest marathoners and coaches about how to make the most of your spring race […]