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The Shakeout Podcast: A Rwandan Refugee Runs for His Life

How a 16 year old runner from Rwanda came to Canada and had to decide between staying alone in a foreign country or returning home to face violence.

The Shakeout Podcast: Why a Fun Run is a Serious Holiday Tradition

On this week’s episode of the Shakeout, I share with you my bizarre holiday running tradition, which includes a fake beard, a love story, and hundred and hundreds of Santas

The Shakeout Podcast: New beginnings for Canada’s favourite marathoner

Canada’s favourite marathoner is back. We chat with Rob Watson about the return of his popular podcast, his full-time coaching role, and his honest takes on the state of running in Canada.

The Shakeout Podcast: Why a 2:36 Marathoner Had to Break Up with Running to Get Pregnant

After nine years without a period, Tina Muir took a break from the sport to recover from amenorrhea and is now pregnant.

The Shakeout Podcast: The Hart House Runners

We visit a running group that has been meeting every week at lunch since 1974.

The Shakeout Podcast: Ben Flanagan Talks NCAA, Family and Future

We chat with Kitchener, Ont. native Ben Flanagan about racing in the NCAA, coming from a running family, and his future plans.

The Shakeout Podcast: The story of the New York City Marathon

As the NYC Marathon approaches, we look back at the history and significance of this big city marathon.

The Shakeout Podcast: Marathon Stories from Brianne Theisen-Eaton and Michal Kapral

We are in the thick of fall marathon season. We chat with Brianne Theisen-Eaton about running her first marathon and Michal Kapral about his Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon joggling fail.

The Shakeout Podcast: The Story of Ed Whitlock’s Last Marathon

One year after his 3:56:38 marathon, we tell the story of one of the greatest races in running history

The Shakeout Podcast: The Dirty Race

We ask Hilary Stellingwerff about racing at the 2012 London Olympics, her thoughts about the subsequent doping revelations, and what can be done to ensure clean sport.

The Shakeout Podcast: Why do women still run shorter distances than men in cross-country?

Although there have been many changes in the last year, at nearly every level women still run less than men at cross-country races in Canada. We ask various runners why

The Shakeout Podcast: The “Fearless” Episode

In this week’s episode, Sinead and Michael talk to pioneer of women’s running Kathrine Switzer. Sinead also chats about body image and training with personal trainer and author Louise Green.