How Mindy Kaling is curing my winter running slump

January 23rd, 2017 by Susan Farrelly | Posted in 12 races in 12 months, Blogs, Reviews | No Comments »

Did you know Mindy Kaling was a runner? In the pages of her book, she details her relationship with running and it may just re-energize you to get out the door.


Book review: On the Road to Find Out

December 30th, 2014 by Caela Fenton | Posted in Running Gear | No Comments »

In terms of participation rates, female runners have outstripped their male counterparts in recent years. Yet, while there seem to be certain books that every serious male runner has perused, such as John Parker’s […]


Book review: Oh She Glows Cookbook

December 30th, 2014 by Caela Fenton | Posted in CR Explains, Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

The first thing I have to say is that the Oh She Glows cookbook is gorgeous. Looks aren’t everything, but I do appreciate a cookbook with attractive photos. The book is also a favourite […]


Book review: What makes Olga run?

December 29th, 2014 by Caela Fenton | Posted in Running Gear | No Comments »

In his book What Makes Olga Run? Bruce Grierson attempts to uncover the aging secrets of 91-year-old track phenomenon, Olga Kotelko. It is a task that is timeless – humans are always searching for […]


Book review: Girl Runner

December 27th, 2014 by Caela Fenton | Posted in Running Gear | No Comments »

At the 1928 Olympics in Amsterdam, women – for the first time – were allowed to compete in a handful of track events, including the 800m. In real life, that event’s gold medallist was […]


Book review: A field guide to ultrarunning

December 24th, 2014 by Caela Fenton | Posted in Running Gear | No Comments »

Hal Koerner’s: A Field Guide to Ultrarunning By Hal Koerner As a champion with two Western States 100-miler wins and a running shop owner, Koerner brings both personal athletic credentials and a knowledge of […]


Book review: Running like a girl: notes on learning to run

December 23rd, 2014 by Caela Fenton | Posted in Running Gear | No Comments »

Running Like a Girl: Notes on Learning to Run Alexandra Heminsley Alexandra Heminsley’s book is gut-wrenchingly honest. Sometimes the gut-wrenching is from laughter – do not read and consume your morning coffee at the […]


Book review: The terrible and wonderful reasons why I run long distances

December 20th, 2014 by Canadian Running | Posted in Running Gear | No Comments »

The Terrible and Wonderful Reasons Why I Run Long Distances The Oatmeal (Matthew Inman) Andrews McMeel Publishing Why do we run? This is a deeply personal question. The answer is different for every runner, […]


Book review: Brewster by Mark Slouka

December 8th, 2014 by Caela Fenton | Posted in Other, Running Gear | No Comments »

Sometimes the sport of running and the act of trying to run away from your problems have a lot in common. Mark Slouka’s novel Brewster takes place in the small town of that name […]


Book Review — 4:09:43

September 8th, 2014 by Caela Fenton | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

4:09:43. No, this is not the marathon time of the author, but rather the title of Hal Higdon’s book. The book is named after the time on the clock that witnessed the first explosion […]


Book review: Unmasking superfoods

July 24th, 2014 by Canadian Running | Posted in Health & Nutrition, Training | No Comments »

Unmasking Superfoods: The Truth and Hype About Açaï, Quinoa, Chia, Blueberries, and More  Jennifer Sygo Collins Jennifer Sygo, registered dietician, sports nutritionist, columnist and speaker is bringing her first e-book to print with Unmasking […]


Book review: Marathon Journey, An Achilles Story

May 16th, 2014 by Caela Fenton | Posted in Other, Running Gear | No Comments »

Marathon Journey, An Achilles Story Stephen F. Balsamo Self-published Stephen F. Balsamo’s novel, Marathon Journey, An Achilles Story is a touching edition to the growing genre of inspirational running books. Though Marathon Journey is […]