New study: Why a fast start can cause a slow finish

March 5th, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Runs & Races, Science | No Comments »

It’s hard to not get caught up in the excitement of a race start, but going out too fast can lead to a slow finish over long distances.


Big city marathons profitable for hosts

September 3rd, 2015 by Canadian Running | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

When you bring a large number of visitors to a city for weekend, they tend to leave their money there. The Chicago Marathon generated $254 million US its host in 2014, contributing to the […]


The benefits of going (mostly) barefoot: Increased running economy?

January 21st, 2013 by | Posted in Blogs | 1 Comment »

A recent study found that a 4-week introduction of simulated barefoot running (using Vibram Fivefingers) by a group of trained male runners was in fact able to significantly improve running economy.