Some races still use gun time as “official” time. Here’s why

September 13th, 2018 by Canadian Running | Posted in Racing | No Comments »

The “gun time v. chip time” debate has mostly been settled, but for marathoners it can be disconcerting to see your gun time listed as your “official time”


Making a mantra that works

September 12th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Expert Tips, Racing, Training | No Comments »

A mantra, formulated in advance of a long race, can be just the thing that keeps you going


10K runners should pre-hydrate with salt in hot weather, new study finds

August 5th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Racing | No Comments »

Runners who took a little sodium with their water pre-race did not run faster, but needed less water during the race, and finished less dehydrated than when they drank only water


Wind speed on the track: how it can affect times at outdoor races

July 16th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Racing | No Comments »

Ever wondered what the “wind” column means in track results? Here’s a primer


What’s a race plan, and do I need one?

May 23rd, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Racing | No Comments »

You may have heard the expression “failing to plan is planning to fail.” It may seem a bit extreme, but there’s no doubt of the value of having a race plan. Whether you’re a […]


Kawauchi competes in half-marathon six days after winning Boston Marathon

April 24th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Racing | No Comments »

International travel and little recovery time no problem for Boston’s newest champion


Canadian university track runner suspended for doping violation

March 29th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Racing | No Comments »

Laurier University student given a one-year suspension for positive test


Watch this disastrous 40-team relay exchange because why not

March 15th, 2018 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Racing | No Comments »

Nailing the baton hand off is one thing. But first, runners had to find their teammates in the chaos that was this 4x400m relay


VIDEO: Race bandits attempt to steal medals at Miami Marathon

January 30th, 2018 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Racing | 6 Comments »

Bandits called out on camera for taking race medals without an official bib



VIDEO: Wild finish in the 3K at McGill Team Challenge

January 27th, 2018 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Racing | No Comments »

A DQ and two falls in the men’s 3K at the McGill Team Challenge in Montreal on Friday as the two then-race leaders get tied up


VIDEO: ‘Mud corner’ at the Canadian Cross-Country Championships

November 25th, 2017 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in ACXC2017, Racing | No Comments »

The hairpin turn on the Fort Henry cross-country course provided some drama during the national championships on Saturday