Trail running: an essential life skill

January 23rd, 2020 by Shelby Drope | Posted in Trail Running | No Comments »

When Einstein said “The whole is greater than the sum of its parts” he was almost certainly referring to trail running

The Shakeout Podcast: Anna McNuff: 90 marathons across Britain in her bare feet

November 24th, 2019 by Kate Van Buskirk | Posted in The Shakeout Podcast | No Comments »

Most runners couldn’t dream of traversing the length of Britain on foot in even the sturdiest running shoes. But Anna McNuff needed a bolder challenge: in June, she set out to run 100 marathons […]

The Shakeout Podcast: Sarah Wells and Sam Effah redefine their limits on The Amazing Race Canada

October 19th, 2019 by Kate Van Buskirk | Posted in The Scene, The Shakeout Podcast | No Comments »

This summer fans across the country tuned into CTV to watch their favourite pairs compete for the title of The Amazing Race Canada. One of the most popular teams was comprised of two Canadian […]

Lyndsay Tessier’s war of attrition in the World Championships marathon

October 10th, 2019 by Kate Van Buskirk | Posted in The Shakeout Podcast | No Comments »

The IAAF World Championships wrapped up on Sunday in Doha, and our Canadian team did our country incredibly proud. There were numerous standout, and somewhat surprising, performances. But perhaps none were as thrilling or […]

The Shakeout Podcast: How Mark Hanlon redefined his limits at the Under Armour Eastside 10K

September 26th, 2019 by Kate Van Buskirk | Posted in The Shakeout Podcast | No Comments »

The 6th annual Under Armour Eastside 10K kicked off two weeks ago. Nearly 2500 runners charged through downtown Vancouver en route to fast times and tons of fun. One of those runners was UA Eastside […]

Podcasts every runner should add to their listening library

September 18th, 2019 by Ben Snider-McGrath | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Looking for some inspiration to get you out the door for a run or workout? Here are some podcasts that you should check out for an extra boost of motivation during your next training session.

The Shakeout Podcast: How a brain tumour changed one woman’s life for the better

April 27th, 2019 by Kate Van Buskirk | Posted in The Shakeout Podcast | No Comments »

In 2009, while training for her first half marathon, Lisa Sweetman began noticing unusual and unsettling changes in her body. Her joints ached, her energy plummeted and she began putting on a lot of […]

A lifetime of inspiration: how we can all ignite a passion for sport

December 16th, 2018 by Evan Dunfee | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Olympian Evan Dunfee reflects on his most recent sources of inspiration

Why running is not a selfish sport

April 2nd, 2018 by Tara Campbell | Posted in Gotta Run! | No Comments »

One incredible quote from Canadian marathoner Reid Coolsaet puts it all into perspective

Three years ago, I started this blog. Here’s what the journey has taught me

January 23rd, 2018 by Tara Campbell | Posted in Gotta Run!, Training | No Comments »

The path towards meeting your running goals never stays the same. One writer reflects on the changes she’s seen in her three-year journey this far

Five things I learned from running abroad that I’m taking with me

January 18th, 2018 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Running while travelling is the best way to discover hidden gems that could have otherwise been overlooked. Before her next travel experience, our web editor writes five take-home points learned from lacing up on vacation

Readers share heart-warming top running moments of 2017

December 14th, 2017 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in The Scene | 1 Comment »

As the year comes to a close, readers share their best running moments of 2017