Melissa Bishop-Nriagu shuts down 2019 season

August 24th, 2019 by Canadian Running | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Bishop-Nriagu announced on Saturday morning that she has called her season due to injury


What is a Baker’s cyst, and how can I avoid getting one?

August 1st, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Trail Running | No Comments »

A Baker’s cyst is usually not serious, and will sometimes even go away on its own. Clare Gallagher had the bad luck to have one flare up near the end of Western States in 2017, and it cost her the race


Why runners shouldn’t take ibuprofen routinely

June 18th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Training | No Comments »

If you have inflammation, shouldn’t you take anti-inflammatories? No, and here’s why


Why injury often leads to depression

June 16th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Training | No Comments »

It may seem counter-intuitive, but depression following injury may actually be adaptive


The 10 emotional stages of an injured trail runner

May 31st, 2019 by Tory Scholz | Posted in Trail Running | No Comments »

What really happens when a trail runner gets injured


Allie Kieffer sums up exactly how injury feels

March 26th, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

And provides some advice on how to cope with those feelings


Shorter steps, higher turnover may reduce your risk of injury

December 11th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Training | No Comments »

Increasing your cadence has been touted as a way to get faster, but it may also be protective


Knee pain in runners: new theories on patellofemoral pain syndrome

July 11th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Training | No Comments »

Why the clamshell exercise may not be helping


De Grasse shuts down 2018 outdoor season

July 9th, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

The three-time Olympic medalist has suffered another hamstring injury that has forced him to take some downtime before returning to training


How a silly little blister can turn into a full-blown injury

June 22nd, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Training | No Comments »

If not monitored properly, these small skin abrasions can turn into bigger issues


Common trail injuries

May 11th, 2018 by Canadian Running | Posted in Trail Running | No Comments »

Two of Canada’s most experienced trail runners discuss common injuries and how to treat and (hopefully) avoid them.


A survival guide for dealing with a running injury

April 28th, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in Health & Nutrition | 1 Comment »

Most runners will unfortunately find themselves injured at some point. Here’s what you can expect and what you should do when dealing with a running injury.