Seventh straight win for Kawauchi in Japanese Father’s Day ultra

June 17th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Today’s race a fitting tribute for Japanese marathoner whose father grew up on Okinoshima


Former Calgary couch potato’s top 10 finish at Seattle Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon

June 12th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | 1 Comment »

Calgary nurse Simon Ong is a poster child for personal transformation through running


Tom Longboat gets a Google Doodle on 131st anniversary of his birth

June 4th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Ontario celebrates the Onondaga runner every year on his birthday, June 4


2019 Boston Marathon registration dates announced

May 16th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Registration to open Monday, September 10 and follow same process as in previous years


Longboat descendant runs 2018 Mississauga Marathon

May 8th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Will Winnie, great-grandson of Tom Longboat, strives to live up to his ancestor’s legacy


Where should I stay in Boston next year?

May 2nd, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Finding suitable accommodation on marathon weekend might be almost as much of a challenge as qualifying


96-year-old breaks U.S. age group record in the mile

April 26th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Retired engineer now sets his sights on the 800m age-group record


How to get into the major marathons

April 25th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

if the Boston and London Marathons have inspired you to run a world major, here are some guidelines on how to get in


A Reminder from Boston

April 23rd, 2018 by Meaghan Archer | Posted in One Step At A Time | No Comments »

Watching the Boston Marathon last week and seeing all the recaps and flood (no pun intended) of happiness from runners wash over social media reminded me why I’m training for my first marathon. Seeing […]


Notable Canadian podium finishes in Boston Marathon history

April 20th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Canada has a great history of putting marathoners on the podium at Boston


In the words of the Boston Marathon champ Des Linden: “Keep showing up”

April 18th, 2018 by Tara Campbell | Posted in Gotta Run! | No Comments »

If there is one lesson to take away from this year’s Boston Marathon it is to keep showing up. Desiree Linden’s win and Krista DuChene’s third place finish proved that if you believe in […]


Toronto runner overcomes travel ban and completes Boston marathon

April 18th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Soroush Hatami gains Canadian citizenship and passport in time to race Boston