Training tips: Add more mileage to improve performance

April 10th, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in CR Explains, Running Training Plans, Training | 4 Comments »

Those training for a full or half marathon know the value and importance of mileage. To be successful at longer distances, one must gradually increase their overall volume of training. RELATED: The final weeks of […]


Workout Wednesday: Race prediction efforts for every distance

April 4th, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in Running Training Plans, Training | No Comments »

Here you’ll find a sample of a few of the most effective and runner-approved race prediction workouts for various race distances.


RaceGuide’s Race of the Week: New Balance Chilly Half-Marathon & Frosty 5K

March 1st, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in Canadian Race Guide, RaceGuide, Runs & Races | No Comments »

One of Canada’s biggest winter races takes place Sunday March 4 in Burlington, Ont.


6 things that are setting me up for my best half-marathon yet

February 25th, 2018 by Jessica Kuepfer | Posted in MissAdventures | No Comments »

Even though the race is not my goal spring race, I certainly am not diminishing its importance and have been focusing on six key things to get my ready to race the half


Canada’s top-21 half-marathons in the second half of 2017

August 14th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Runs & Races | 3 Comments »

These are among the top Canadian 21.1Ks (i.e. half-marathons) to consider running and racing this summer and fall


Feeling post-race pain? DOMS may be to blame

May 8th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Running Injuries | No Comments »

Delayed onset muscle soreness or DOMS is a common complaint among many first-time racers and almost all marathoners. Fortunately, it’s entirely normal and often only temporary.


With race day only weeks away, it’s time to demystify the taper

April 24th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in CR Explains, Training | No Comments »

Don’t waste all the time and energy spent training for your goal race. Make sure you plan and execute a proper taper to get the most out of yourself on race day.


Weekly Workout: Classic mile repeats can reap rewards for every race distance

April 5th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Running Training Plans, Training | No Comments »

This is a classic workout and for good reason. Mile repeats can help runners assess fitness regardless of the distance of their goal race.


If (Yasso) 800s can predict your marathon time, can 400s work for the half?

March 29th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Running Training Plans, Training | 1 Comment »

Many runners are aware of the now infamous Yasso 800s workout in which multiple 800m repeats are run with equal rest. In theory, the average time it takes to run the intervals can help […]


How much should you run? A beginner’s guide to appropriate mileage

March 29th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners | No Comments »

Knowing exactly how much to run is something that all runners, beginners and veterans alike ponder. Depending on your past experiences, your present circumstances and your future goals, the amount of mileage one runs will vary substantially […]


Is this Quebec race North America’s fastest 42.2K?

March 23rd, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Canadian Race Guide, Destination Race, RaceGuide, Runs & Races | 1 Comment »

It’s downhill, run on a trail and was created by a former Olympian. Enough said.


Training tips: Find the right running fuel

March 21st, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, Training | No Comments »

For those doing longer runs and races, be sure to find a running fuel that works for you.