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.


Runner gets caught in elaborate half-marathon cheating scheme

February 23rd, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in The Scene | 4 Comments »

Jane Seo was disqualified from the 2017 Fort Lauderdale A1A Half Marathon after it became clear she had cut the course and lied about it.


Canada Army Run adds Vimy Challenge to honour 100th anniversary of historic battle

February 23rd, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Destination Race, RaceGuide, Runs & Races | No Comments »

The Vimy Challenge will provide participants the opportunity to run both the 5K and (new for 2017) the 10K at the 10th annual Canada Army Run in Ottawa.


Weekly Workout: Develop speed endurance with a tempo run

January 11th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Running Training Plans, Training | No Comments »

Running for a prolonged period at a comfortably hard pace will afford big benefits on the road to faster race times


Reasons to tackle new race distances

January 3rd, 2017 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Beginners, Training | 2 Comments »

Already mastered the 5K? Why not double up and do 10? Always training for a marathon? Take a season to focus on speed instead.


RaceGuide presents: 2016 Canadian Race Review – Key facts and figures

December 8th, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Canadian Race Guide, Crunching the numbers, RaceGuide, Runs & Races | No Comments »

Some of the key figures from 2016 including largest events and fastest finishers across the most popular race distances.


Final Surge Becomes Official Training Plan Distributor for Canadian Running Magazine

December 7th, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

December 7, 2016 – Canadian Running Magazine has partnered with Final Surge LLC to sell and distribute online training plans for their publication. Final Surge is an online training management system used by thousands of endurance […]