Canada’s 15 must-run trail races for 2017

March 31st, 2017 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Canada 150, Trail Running | 11 Comments »

Here’s an updated rundown of Canada’s must-do trail races you will want to run, either this year or in the coming years.

Couple gets engaged at finish line following wins at Canadian Death Race

July 31st, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Runs & Races, Trail Races, Trail Running | No Comments »

Matthew Leduc of Ajax, Ont. won the solo category at the Canadian Death Race on Saturday in Alberta and proposed to his girlfriend at the finish line.

Canadian Death Race the ultimate of extreme and adventure racing

July 28th, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Canadian Race Guide, Canadian Trails, Destination Race, RaceGuide, Runs & Races | No Comments »

Every August long weekend, elite and recreational runners gather in Grande Cache, Alta. and attempt to complete what has become one of the world’s most challenging adventure races. Grand Cache, Alta. is a town of […]

Edmonton runner is first woman to win Canadian Death Race

August 4th, 2015 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Trail Running | No Comments »

Edmonton runner Alissa St Laurent became the first woman to win the Canadian Death Race over the weekend, finishing nearly an hour and a half ahead of the next finisher and almost three hours […]

Weekend recap: Doping allegations and a female Death Race champ

August 4th, 2015 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

German broadcaster makes allegations of rampant athletics doping German broadcaster ARD and The Sunday Times aired a documentary claiming there has been rampant doping in the world of athletics, based on test results ranging back […]

RaceGuide’s featured events for August 1-3

July 30th, 2015 by Dan Way | Posted in Canadian Race Guide, RaceGuide, Runs & Races | No Comments »

After several weeks featuring fewer events, the racing calendar is starting to fill up. This week features several trail and road races including one of Canada’s most challenging ultras and most unique 10Ks. Saturday August […]

The Canadian Death Race: What A Day For A Run

September 29th, 2013 by Bob Nicol | Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments »

It’s hard to describe the exhilaration of getting ready for an event like the Canadian Death Race. After running two legs of the relay in 2012, I knew I wanted to do it solo in 2013. It was […]

The Canadian Death Race Training Camp 2013

July 6th, 2013 by Bob Nicol | Posted in Blogs | No Comments »

  Once again this year, I’m taking part in The North Face Canadian Death Race (CDR) in August, but this time I’ll be taking it a step further and competing solo. Last year I was part of […]

Stronger = Longer?

May 8th, 2012 by Simon Donato | Posted in Blogs, Ultra Trail Tales | No Comments »

I had always been into barefooting as a way to develop strong blister-free feet and generally strengthen the legs, but as I experimented with barefoot running, I began to think that there was more to running injury free than simply losing the shoes. Together with Amy Barnett, who handled strength and conditioning for Adrenaline Rush Athletics in Calgary we designed a study to test the role core strength played in maintaining a natural running gait and preventing breakdown and injury over distance.