Training tips and considerations for the worst days of winter

February 14th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, CRM Training Plans, Expert Q&A, Trail Running, Training | No Comments »

The freezing cold temperatures, howling winds and non-stop accumulation of snow and ice… Winter can definitely throw a wrench in our training plans. But what, if any, special considerations should we make to our […]

PHOTOS: Bone-chilling Yukon Arctic Ultra, ‘world’s coldest,’ underway

February 10th, 2017 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

See why the Yukon Arctic Ultra calls itself the “world’s coldest and toughest ultra” as runners battle incredibly-tough conditions.

Seven ways in which winter running is actually the best!

January 20th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, Training | No Comments »

Why we embrace the winter running:

The latest in compression gear: Asics Finish Advantage Tight

January 15th, 2017 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Equipment, Running Gear | No Comments »

The Asics Finish Advantage Tight is the latest in compression running gear from the Japan-based sportswear brand and will have runners going longer and faster.

What winter running looked like across Canada this weekend

January 9th, 2017 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in The Scene, Trail Running, Training | No Comments »

“Who got in those winter kilometres today?”

The unseen benefits of winter running and training

December 13th, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, CR Explains, CRM Training Plans, Running Training Plans, Training | No Comments »

Winter-like conditions have arrived in most parts of the country which means running and training has basically become harder. Whether it’s slippery, icy sidewalks; sloppy snow-covered trails; or the unrelenting cold temperatures and biting […]

Winter running injuries to watch out for

November 29th, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, Running Injuries, Training | No Comments »

Winter running is upon us and with it comes unique and sometimes treacherous conditions. Slippery surfaces, harder ground and cold, wet weather create a unique environment that increases a runner’s risk of several injuries […]

Marathon and half-marathon at Ottawa’s Winterman cancelled due to cold

February 14th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Race organizers for Ottawa’s Winterman cancelled the event’s marathon and half-marathon distances due to cold but the 3K, 5K, and 10K are still being run.

Cold-FX involved in lawsuit for being no better than placebo

February 2nd, 2016 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

If you thought Cold-FX was going to fix that bug on time for race day, you may just have thought wrong. Several are claiming that the well-known cold remedy is nothing more than a […]

This piece of gear may be the best way to freak out other runners this winter

November 10th, 2015 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Running Gear | 4 Comments »

Options for animal-themed balaclavas include cats, mice, tigers and pandas. Winter is coming. And so are the latest winter trends. Teya Salat, a 22-year-old Russian tattoo model, is behind these animal-themed balaclavas that have […]

Second cold winter for Around the Bay runners

March 24th, 2015 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

The weather forecast for Sunday’s Around the Bay 30K seems set to fall in the chilly but bearable single digits, but those set to race have just gotten over training through their second notably […]

When is it too cold to run?

January 27th, 2015 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Articles | No Comments »

At what temperature is it too cold to run? Generally, with the right clothing, there are few cities in Canada that experience regular, extended periods of temperatures that would be considered dangerously cold to run in, […]