The Shakeout Podcast: Melissa Bishop-Nriagu on coaching, motherhood, and the hunt for an Olympic medal

January 18th, 2020 by Kate Van Buskirk | Posted in The Shakeout Podcast, Uncategorized | No Comments »

Last week one of Canada’s most decorated mid-distance runners opened her 2020 racing season with a bang. Melissa Bishop-Nriagu hasn’t been on the indoor circuit since the birth of her daughter, Corinne, 18 months […]


Tirunesh Dibaba gives birth to second baby

January 16th, 2020 by Anne Francis | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

The Ethiopian distance runner, Tirunesh Dibaba, 34, has posted a photo of herself holding her new baby, Allon, a second child for Dibaba and her husband, Sileshi Sihine and sibling to their first child, […]


Jim Walmsley and Courtney Dauwalter are Ultrarunners of the Year

January 15th, 2020 by Anne Francis | Posted in Trail Running, Uncategorized | No Comments »

Walmsley takes UltraRunning Magazine’s top honour for the fourth and Dauwalter for the second year in a row


Laz Lake is planning another very long walk in 2021

December 4th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene, Uncategorized | No Comments »

This time Laz plans to walk from the top of the US to the bottom, and his route just might take him into Canada


Tokyo’s new National Stadium completed

December 3rd, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene, Uncategorized | No Comments »

Tokyo’s new National Stadium, started in 2016, seats 60,000 and is fully accessible


U of T student’s Run Score idea sparks interest

November 28th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene, Uncategorized | No Comments »

A University of Toronto student athlete calls for the development of a Run Score in the pages of an urban planning magazine


5,000m absent from World Athletics’ new Continental Tour 2020

November 24th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races, Uncategorized | No Comments »

Echoing the demise of the 5,000m at the Diamond League, it also will not be a core event of the new series


Barefoot runner Anna McNuff completes 3,700K #BarefootBritain journey

November 17th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races, Uncategorized | No Comments »

The pink-haired ultrarunner has finally ended her journey


Smeenk still in contention at World Para Athletics championships

November 14th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races, Uncategorized | No Comments »

Austin Smeenk has advanced to the finals in the men’s T34 800m, tomorrow evening in Dubai


Austin Ingram sets Canadian visually impaired record at WPA Championships

November 13th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races, Uncategorized | No Comments »

The young visually impaired runner from Petawawa, Ont. broke his own pending Canadian record in the heats of the T13 100m, and brought his PB down even further in the final


Diamond League cuts 3,000m steeplechase and 200m from 2020 final

November 6th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races, Uncategorized | No Comments »

The Diamond League has now mostly eliminated the 5,000m, 10,000m, 200m and 3,000m steeplechase from 2020 meets


Papa Massata Diack, son of former IAAF president Lamine Diack, faces judge in Senegal

November 6th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene, Uncategorized | No Comments »

The Diacks’ trial on corruption charges connected to the Russian doping scandal of 2015 is scheduled to start in France on January 13