The Rundown: Bluenose Marathon weekend, Diamond League studs, Bish is back and more!

June 13th, 2019 by Kate Van Buskirk | Posted in The Shakeout Podcast | No Comments »

This week on The Rundown, we bring you results from the Scotiabank Bluenose Marathon weekend and the Comrades Marathon in South Africa. We also dish on the top performances from OFSAA, NCAA’s, the Speed […]


Canada’s Catrin Jones snags top 10 Comrades finish

June 9th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

South Africa’s Gerda Steyn smashed the “up” course record by more than 10 minutes


Canadians head to Comrades Marathon

June 1st, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Two of Canada’s strongest ultrarunners will travel to South Africa next week to take on one of the world’s most celebrated road ultras


Brazilian runner who completed 2 Comrades Marathons killed by a truck in Rio

December 5th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

The Rio ultrarunner was tragically killed when struck by a truck during a cycling race in Brazil


2019 Comrades Marathon entries selling quickly

October 24th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Next year’s Comrades is expected to be sold out shortly


South Africa’s other road ultra: Kemboi takes Two Oceans

April 3rd, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Kemboi becomes only the second Kenyan to win scenic SA ultra


VIDEO: Comrades Marathon winner stops prematurely in finish line confusion

June 4th, 2017 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Racing | No Comments »

American Camille Herron stopped short of the finish line at the 2017 Comrades Marathon in South Africa thinking that the race was over


Canadians are getting ready to take on the world’s largest and oldest ultramarathon

June 2nd, 2017 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

More than 50 Canadians are expected to take on the Comrades Marathon in South Africa over the weekend


More than 50 Canadians to run Comrades, an 89K race that will “humble you”

May 26th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Destination Race, Runs & Races | No Comments »

More than 50 Canadians are expected to race the Comrades marathon, the world’s largest and oldest ultramarathon, in South Africa on May 29.


Going out with a long run at the Comrades Marathon

January 4th, 2016 by Noel Paine | Posted in A Runner's View, Blogs | No Comments »

This week’s blog is about a friend taking on an epic challenge this spring. Andrea Moritz Andrea is a 48-year-old runner who also goes by Andi, Bintou or Crash (a nickname she earned while […]


Video: An inspiring mini-documentary on the Comrades Marathon

July 15th, 2014 by Michael Doyle | Posted in Inspiration, Racing, Running videos | No Comments »

New Balance had this very moving and inspirational mini-documentary produced about the 2014 Comrades Marathon. The famed South African race begins in Pietermaritzburg before dawn and carries on along 89K of extremely hilly roads, finishing in […]


Canada’s Ellie Greenwood wins prestigious Comrades Marathon

June 1st, 2014 by Canadian Running | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Ellie Greenwood of North Vancouver, B.C. came back from an eight minute deficit late in the race to win the prestigious 89K Comrades Marathon on Sunday in Durban, South Africa. Ellie is currently representing […]