8 reasons to do this big-city marathon that you never considered

March 20th, 2018 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Features, Runs & Races | No Comments »

Cleveland’s prime location in relation to southern Ontario makes it an attractive option for late-spring marathoners


Asics opens first flagship store in Canada

March 9th, 2018 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Features, The Scene | No Comments »

The chic two-storey glass and steel retail space is the first of its kind in Canada, and features both the Japanese brand’s latest performance and Tiger shoes and apparel


Lane 6: Mentor Toronto’s next generation of runners

March 5th, 2018 by Canadian Running | Posted in Features, The Scene | No Comments »

The one-on-one mentorship program, called Lane 6, for youth aged 7-18 will be ongoing for eight weeks early April


Track Legend Roger Bannister passes

March 4th, 2018 by David Chaundy-Smart | Posted in Features | No Comments »

Roger Bannister has died at the age of 88 on March 3 in Oxford, England. Bannister was a legend of sportsmanship and athletic performance in running, most famous for achieving the first sub-4:00 mile […]


More than a beer miler: Corey Bellemore’s unfinished business

February 20th, 2018 by Alex Cyr | Posted in Features | No Comments »

Tecumseh, Ont., track runner Corey Bellemore rose to international fame after crushing the world record for the beer mile, chugging four beers in between laps around a track as fast as you can. The once obscure stunt caught the attention of mainstream and social media in 2016, just as Bellemore, a four-minute miler, decided to give it a shot on a lark. His beer-chugging dominance has earned him sponsorships and global media attention, but the 23-year-old wants to be known as more than just the beer miler


The 2018 Spring Shoe Guide

February 13th, 2018 by Canadian Running | Posted in Features, Running Shoes | No Comments »

In our comprehensive spring guide, our wear testers logged thousands of cumulative kilometres on 20 of the most cutting-edge shoes, to see how they performed under pressure


What is Under Armour HOVR?

February 1st, 2018 by Michael Doyle | Posted in Features | No Comments »

A look at the next big tech innovation in running


From pack-a-day smoker to Ottawa Marathon champion

January 30th, 2018 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Features | No Comments »

Eleanor Thomas was the first-ever women’s winner of the then-National Capital Marathon in Ottawa. This is her story:


How an Ottawa man became an experienced marathoner by age 11

January 25th, 2018 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Features | No Comments »

Alan Forster is one of the Scotiabank Ottawa Marathon’s youngest-ever participants


Eric Gillis’s New Life

January 18th, 2018 by Alex Cyr | Posted in Features | No Comments »

Three-time Olympian Eric Gillis on moving back to his hometown to become a university coach in Nova Scotia


Ottawa man’s devoted and enduring race streak hasn’t faltered in 43 years

December 19th, 2017 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Features, Runs & Races | No Comments »

Howard Cohen has completed his local race, the Scotiabank Ottawa Marathon, every year, dating back to 1975. Here are the craziest conditions and personal moments of adversity he’s overcome in the 43 editions


Exotic marathon destination: Miami will make you move

December 14th, 2017 by Canadian Running | Posted in Features | No Comments »

The Miami Marathon is a big-city race with a super-relaxed party vibe. It’s the perfect escape from a Canadian winter