Why adding speedwork is essential to improving your marathon time

September 25th, 2018 by Canadian Running | Posted in Features, Training | No Comments »

Speedwork isn’t just for running a fast 5 or 10K. Practicing paces faster than race pace is considered essential for improving your marathon time too.


Weekly Workout: Everything you need to know about running intervals

February 1st, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, CRM Training Plans, Running Training Plans, Training | No Comments »

Once you’ve been running for awhile, have established a good aerobic base and are feeling healthy and injury-free, varying the intensity of your training becomes the next logical step. In addition to routine runs […]


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


Weekly Workout: Time to try a tempo run

November 23rd, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Running Training Plans, Training | No Comments »

As many runners transition from speedwork to endurance training (or vice versa), a valuable and essential type of workout to consider is the tempo run


MEC Running video series: Episode 1 – Tempo Runs

August 9th, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, CR Explains, CRM Training Plans, Running Training Plans, Running videos, Training, Training Video | No Comments »

Mountain Equipment Co-op in partnership with Canadian Running magazine present a six-part video series outlining basic training principles and running advice


New study: Why a fast start can cause a slow finish

March 5th, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Runs & Races, Science | No Comments »

It’s hard to not get caught up in the excitement of a race start, but going out too fast can lead to a slow finish over long distances.