Never underestimate the importance of the easy run

September 6th, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, CR Explains, Training | No Comments »

Hard workouts and long runs may get the majority of attention in our training plans, but the easy run is when and where the biggest improvements take place. RELATED: Are “junk miles” sabotaging your training? […]


Recommit to running just in time for fall

September 5th, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, Training | No Comments »

Whether it’s been a few weeks or even a few months since you last laced up on a regular basis, now is the best time to return to running.


Running your first race? Tips to make the most of the experience

April 19th, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, Canadian Race Guide, CR Explains, CRM Training Plans, RaceGuide, Runs & Races | No Comments »

Whether your first race or your fiftieth, there are plenty of things you should and shouldn’t do on race day. These are some of them.


How to (safely) return to running after taking time off

April 4th, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, Training | No Comments »

If you’re starting to run again after taking time off, be sure to follow a few basic ‘rules’ to stay safe and injury-free


Nine classic mistakes beginner runners make in the winter

January 4th, 2018 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Training | No Comments »

So you just took up running. Prevent yourself from making any of these classic winter mistakes this season


Beginners: Train for your first 5K/10K in as little as six weeks

April 25th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, Running Training Plans | No Comments »

With running and racing season just around the corner, now is the perfect time to commit yourself to running and train for a successful first 5K or 10K


Six questions runners are too embarrassed to ask

March 23rd, 2017 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Expert Tips, Training | No Comments »

Below is a list of just a few questions we’ve been asked more than once in secret…


Will spring 2017 be your season? The case for ending your winter hiatus now

March 1st, 2017 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Training | No Comments »

If you usually wait until spring has sprung to kick-start your running routine, we have some convincing reasons to start training early this year.


Why I’ve decided to go for it and run my first marathon in 2017

January 10th, 2017 by Tara Campbell | Posted in Blogs, Gotta Run! | No Comments »

Early in 2017, Tara has decided that this is going to be her year. In mid-January, she has signed up for her first marathon.


On habit formation and making running a routine that sticks

January 6th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners | No Comments »

Getting started running can be a tough task. Habit formation takes time and requires reinforcing new behaviours such as exercise.


Things that new runners ask experienced ones

June 9th, 2015 by Caela Fenton | Posted in CR Explains | No Comments »

Chances are, if you run for long enough, you’ll get hit up for advice by a new runner. Even for the most experienced of runners, some of these questions can be tricky to answer. […]


Beginners: Common running mistakes and their solutions

February 25th, 2015 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, Training | No Comments »

For something as simple as putting one foot in front of the other, running can get pretty darn complicated at times. What gear to buy, what brand to wear, how fast to run and how […]