Is your untrained kid a better endurance runner than you?

April 27th, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Training | No Comments »

A study shows that aerobic fitness at the muscular level decreases significantly as children move into adulthood


Advice from real Canadian parents: “Don’t feel bad about prioritizing yourself.”

October 30th, 2017 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Training | No Comments »

This fall, we’re asking for your tips on how to balance your family life with your training


Children in sport focus better in school

July 8th, 2015 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

Keeping your child involved in organized sports at a young age can have positive effects in school as they age, a new study looking at children between the ages of six and ten has […]


Reasons to put your kid in a track club

June 30th, 2015 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Training | No Comments »

Are you a parent of a young one who is showing signs of potentially becoming a runner? Here’s the case for signing him/her up for a kid’s track club. Have a child who is […]


While obesity declines among kids, so does fitness

June 22nd, 2015 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

Recent research into adolescent health in England has shown how obesity is far from the only measurement of the health of school children, with both fitness and obesity rates falling over the past six […]


Canadian kids not getting active

June 9th, 2015 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

Another report was released this week suggesting Canadian children aren’t spending enough time being active and claiming one of the main problems may be parents not letting them them play. The Participaction  Report Card […]


500 kids run Mud Run in Ontario

May 11th, 2015 by Dan Way | Posted in Canadian Trails, Runs & Races | No Comments »

This past Saturday May 9, Adventure Running Kids, a non profit organization dedicated to getting kids outdoors and active, held the fifth annual Mud Run in Burlington, Ont. The Mud Run attracted over 500 kids, […]


Study: Trail systems decrease childhood obesity

September 16th, 2014 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Health & Nutrition, Science | No Comments »

Unsurprisingly, giving kids more places to run seems to be associated with lower levels of childhood obesity. New research out of the University of Missouri and University of Minnesota has shown that areas with […]


Study: Exercise may help children perform better in school

September 9th, 2014 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

New evidence that getting your kids out running cross-country this fall has more than just health benefits was published this week. A few years ago, in 2012, a study was done on 40 8-10-year-olds, […]


Running Can Improve Bone Density in Children

May 22nd, 2014 by Caela Fenton | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

Obesity as a whole, but particularly the dangers of childhood and teenage obesity are garnering a lot of attention in the health world. This is partly because of the visibility of obesity in the […]


Study: today’s children slower, less fit than parents

November 20th, 2013 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Think you are faster than your kid? Even though a few young runners might be winning all the races and breaking all the records, on average children are less fit than their parents were […]