Startup develops edible water bubble they hope will be used at road races

April 30th, 2017 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Do you see these catching on at road races?


23-year-old dies from heat stroke complications at a Pennsylvania half-marathon

August 29th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

A 23-year-old was taken to hospital after collapsing during a half-marathon in Pennsylvania and later died due to heat stroke complications.


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.


Stay hydrated on Vancouver’s hottest days with map of the city’s water fountains

July 12th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Trail Running, Training | 2 Comments »

This Vancouver water fountain map allows runners the ability to plan their routes according to nearby hydration stops across the city.


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!


Move over coconut water, maple water is here to stay

June 6th, 2016 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

One Vermont duo suggests that drinking maple water is the ultimate way to hydrate after a hard long run in the summer. So they went into the industry to prove it.


The swap: Sugary drinks for nature’s thirst quenchers

May 28th, 2016 by Canadian Running | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

As the weather heats up, most of us always have an ice cold beverage at arm’s length. Sometimes water doesn’t cut it. Instead of reaching for a sugar-loaded drink, try a natural one instead. […]


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


Avoiding performance sabotage when travelling as a runner

February 18th, 2016 by Canadian Running | Posted in Blogs | No Comments »

The first blog post from our newest blogger, Thomas Toth, looks at how to avoid performance sabotage when travelling as a runner.


Thirst quenchers for the final days of dry January

January 26th, 2016 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

If you’re one of those runners who managed to take on and stick to dry January, congratulations. January is nearly at its end and if you stuck it out, you can celebrate your mighty […]


The swap: Pour kombucha, not juice

October 25th, 2015 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

As runners know, hydration is key. Getting enough fluids in is essential but which beverages you choose to drink is equally important. For runners, pouring a glass of kombucha makes for smart sipping.  What is kombucha? […]


Carrot cake smoothies for post-run cravings

October 19th, 2015 by Kimberley Doerksen | Posted in Feed the Run | No Comments »

Anything that tastes like carrot cake while still being healthy will make runners’ tummies happy after the run.  Over the weekend, Kin’s Farm Market, one of Vancouver’s main produce stores, had a special that […]