Boston doesn’t want the 2024 Olympics

March 20th, 2015 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

The idea of a Boston Marathon course playing host to no biggest sporting event in the world. Though it’s been picked as the United States’ bid city for the 2024 Olympics, residents of the […]


Gear of the Year 2014 – Part 1

December 5th, 2014 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Apparel, Electronics, Equipment, Running Gear, Running Shoes | No Comments »

We’re nearing the end of the 2014 year and all the major brands have shown their hands for the products which will find their way into homes this holiday season. Lots of gear comes […]


2014 Holiday Running Gift Guide

November 21st, 2014 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Apparel, Electronics, Equipment, Other, Running Gear, Running Shoes | No Comments »

Canadian Running’s 2014 Holiday Running Gift Guide, full of gifts for that special runner. Wearable Tech The best running-related gifts for the gearhead in your life. Stocking Stuffers Smaller gift suggestions for that special runner. […]


2015 Winter Running Shoes

November 19th, 2014 by Canadian Running | Posted in Running Gear, Running Shoes | 4 Comments »

Last year was a tough one for most runners across Canada. This year, don’t miss a stride with these Gore-Tex and waterproofed winter running shoes for every type of runner.  Brooks Adrenaline ASR 11 GTX […]


Boston Marathon raised $38.4 million for charity

July 2nd, 2014 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

The 2014 Boston Marathon nearly doubled the charity dollars raised by participants compared to the previous year. The marathon this year raised USD$38.4 million for charities, up from the $20 million raised in 2013, […]


Boston Marathon security force doubled for 2014

March 11th, 2014 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

The  2014 Boston Marathon security will be more than doubled from last year’s event, that saw two bombs detonated at the finish line. There will be more than 3,500 police officers guarding the course […]


Commonwealth Games marathon course announced

February 7th, 2014 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

The route for the 2014 Commonwealth Games marathon in Glasgow, Scotland, was announced today. It will be a 21.1K loop that will be run twice. The race will start in the city’s Glasgow Green […]


Elite coordinator talks about London Marathon field, believes Bekele unlikely

January 6th, 2014 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Running fans may not get the heavyweight showdown they were hoping for this spring. Elite athlete director for the London Marathon, and former race director, David Bedford, believes it is unlikely Kenenisa Bekele will […]


More New Year’s lessons and resolutions

January 2nd, 2014 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

We have a few more 2014 lessons and resolutions from runners around the country. Reid Coolsaet What did you learn in 2013 that you want to apply to your training in 2014? Focus more […]


Canadian Olympic sprinter named to Sochi bobsled team

December 16th, 2013 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Canadian sprint Olympian Bryan Barnett will be going to the Olympics again, this time as a bobsledder. On Monday, Dec. 16, Bobsleigh Canada announced the 2014 Canadian Olympic squad and Barnett was included in […]


Mo Farah looking to “respect” the marathon

December 12th, 2013 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Mo Farah seems to be taking his humble approach to distance running dominance from the track to the roads with him. The double Olympic and double world championship gold medallist in the 5000m and […]


Banff to hold inaugural marathon, again

November 27th, 2013 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Canada’s oldest national park, Banff, is set to try and get their marathon off the ground again in 2014. The Banff marathon was expected to be run for the first time last summer but […]