Don’t sweat hotter temps. Heat acclimatization takes time

May 24th, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners | No Comments »

Spring has definitely sprung and warmer temperatures are tempting runners outdoors. Don’t be surprised however if it takes some time to acclimatize to the sudden increase in temperature


Make these pace-specific adjustments to cope with hot conditions

July 6th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Training | No Comments »

You know that running and training on hot and humid days will slow you down. Now use this handy pace adjustment tool to modify your paces to get the desired training effect


Hyponatremia: When drinking too much water becomes dangerous

July 18th, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, Health & Nutrition, Training | No Comments »

The dangers of drinking too much may seem overblown but drinking excessive amounts in hot and humid conditions can in some cases lead to a serious condition caused by an electrolyte imbalance.


Running debate: No shirt, no problem?

July 15th, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, The Scene | 2 Comments »

Hot and humid temperatures have most runners trying desperately to beat the summer heat. Some, mostly men, opt to wear less clothing to keep their cool. Enter the runner’s debate: shirt or no shirt?


Hot or cold: How the temperature of your pre-run drink could affect performance

July 5th, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Health & Nutrition, Science, Training | No Comments »

Having a super chilled iced coffee right before heading out for a hot and humid run is an obvious good choice, right? Well not according to some surprising new science on the subject. Recent research […]


The arrival of summer: Good or bad for your motivation?

June 20th, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

On this the official first day of summer, many are looking forward to a new season with more time spent outdoors in the sunshine, fresh air and warmer temps. That is both good and bad for your running routine.


Beat the heat with these proven but rather unusual cooling tricks

June 7th, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, Training | 3 Comments »

With summer just around the corner and warmer temps now the norm, beating the heat while still logging miles will become a challenge. Fortunately there’s no shortage of ways to succeed at doing both!


Photos: Ottawa race weekend from Canadian Running’s point of view

May 30th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Runs & Races | 1 Comment »

Canadian Running was at Ottawa race weekend, which included the Canadian 10K championships. Here’s the race from our point of view.


How to adjust your race effort for heat and humidity

May 26th, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, Canadian Race Guide, RaceGuide, Running Training Plans, Runs & Races, Training | No Comments »

Even if your training and taper went exactly to plan, a warm or humid forecast can wreck havoc on your race plans. Here’s how to make the most of a less than ideal situation


Fact or fiction: Your hydration/dehydration myths busted

May 6th, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Experts, Health & Nutrition, Science | No Comments »

With the impending hazy days of summer now on the horizon, runners should know the facts from the fiction when it comes to staying hydrated through higher temps and humidity


Team Canada physiologist shares truth about running in humidity

July 21st, 2015 by Caela Fenton | Posted in Expert Q&A, Experts, Health & Nutrition, Q&A, Training | No Comments »

The women’s Pan Am marathon was almost painful to watch as athletes suffered through heat, running in humidity much higher than you would ever want for a 42.2K. Any runner that has ever experienced […]


Training tips: Summer running means listening to the body

July 21st, 2015 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, Running Training Plans, Training | No Comments »

Although there are times we must fight the urge to give in to discomfort and resist the desire to quit or slow down—such as during the last interval of a workout or the final few […]