Ditching the data: can you really train for a marathon goal without a watch?

April 19th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Training | No Comments »

Few serious runners head out the door without a GPS, but is it really necessary?


In-depth review: running 500 kilometres with Apple Watch Series 2

October 31st, 2016 by Michael Doyle | Posted in Electronics, Running Gear, Running Gear Video | 8 Comments »

So… is the new Apple Watch good for runners? And is it a Garmin killer? I’ll answer those two key questions, and more in this review.


Run the Olympic marathon course from anywhere with this interactive app

August 8th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Electronics, Running Gear, Training | No Comments »

The RioRun mobile application available through a phone’s web browser allows users to run the Olympic marathon course from anywhere.


A web-based app that will tell you nearly everything you need to know about food

August 6th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Articles, Health & Nutrition, Science, Training | No Comments »

A New York City-based technology company has a web and mobile app that will break down many aspects of food and name brands.


5 Canadian must-do routes on RunGo, the last running app you’ll ever need

July 4th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Electronics, Running Gear, Trail Gear, Trail Running | No Comments »

The Canadian-based mobile application, RunGo, is one way to freshen up your running routine with the ability to explore new running routes with ease.


Sleep apps for runners

August 16th, 2015 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

Not sure if you’re getting enough sleep? Sleep is crucial to running performance. Not sleeping enough or not getting good quality sleep can lead to lethargy, decreased energy levels, impairment and sometimes even weight […]


Summer hydration and sun safety apps to help runners

July 27th, 2015 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Training | No Comments »

Runners have a lot of due diligence when it comes to summer running. It’s not just a matter of getting out and going. Things athletic people need to think about when spending time running […]


Charity Miles raises money while you run

March 4th, 2015 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Electronics, Running Gear | 1 Comment »

Want to raise money for a good cause but aren’t as interested in that local 5K? There’s a way to do so without breaking your normal routine or running in large, organized road race […]


Local tech startup RunGo teams up with Vancouver Marathon

March 3rd, 2015 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Running Gear | 1 Comment »

If you’re training for the Vancouver Marathon, there’s a new app for that. For the Vancouver Marathon, RunGo, which has been in development since last year’s race, will offer turn-by-turn navigation on each of […]


Checkpoints Race to virtually pit running teams head to head

February 9th, 2015 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Electronics, Running Gear, Runs & Races | No Comments »

Can’t find a running buddy to take on tough goals with? not a big deal. A new app, Checkpoints Race, is hoping to become the first social running league to put you on a virtual […]


New app, Motigo, cheers you on during races

January 29th, 2015 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Running Gear | No Comments »

Friends can’t come watch your race? There’s an app for that. Motigo, released this month, is designed to deliver you personalized, pre-recorded motivational messages throughout your race. The app allows you to select which event you’re […]


What’s the deal with Strava?

January 21st, 2015 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Electronics, Running Gear, Training | 1 Comment »

GPS tracking seems to be pretty much accepted as a thing that runners do. Gone are the days of math. Just hit start when you start to run and hit stop when you stop. But […]