How to create a marathon training plan

November 27th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Training | No Comments »

No coach? No problem. Here are some basics on how to create your own marathon training plan


When should you do your last long run?

October 19th, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Training | No Comments »

The timing of the final long run in a marathon build is key but there are many opinions as to when it should happen


How to rock your last long runs before a fall marathon

September 12th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Training | No Comments »

Your last long runs before a marathon may come with some jitters: Have I trained enough? What if my long run doesn’t go well? Here are some pointers for the last few long runs before your taper


Rachel Hannah’s marathon workout will help you set the pace

September 4th, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in Expert Tips, Training | No Comments »

With your upcoming marathon now just weeks away, it’s time to focus your efforts and put in some solid training. Rachel Hannah has established herself as one of Canada’s top female marathoners with a […]


How long should your longest run be?

August 14th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Training | No Comments »

Marathoners love to debate the different components of their training, and few subjects are as contentious as how long your longest run should be


Marathon Training 101: What matters most for 42.2K success?

July 31st, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in Training | No Comments »

We break down the essential aspects of marathon training and offer our best tips on ensuring you prepare properly


Recovery runs and rest days: essential parts of training

June 12th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Training | No Comments »

How to simplify the role of rest and recovery in your training


Fibonacci sequence makes a handy miles-to-kilometres converter

May 31st, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Famous number series has some unusual properties, including the 1.6 “golden” ratio


Shake up your long run with goal marathon pace workouts

March 12th, 2018 by John Lofranco | Posted in Training | 3 Comments »

New Brunswick marathon record holder Shelley Doucet’s long run workouts


Looking past the physical and to the psychological power of the long run

February 21st, 2018 by Tara Campbell | Posted in Gotta Run! | No Comments »

The mental benefits of the long run aren’t talked about nearly as much the physical, but I believe most runners will attest to its confidence boosting character and stamina building nature


If you’re not running long, you’re doing it wrong

July 28th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Training | No Comments »

A weekly long run will have benefits for every runner and can take your training and fitness to the next level


Go long to be strong: Making the most of the long run

June 10th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Training | No Comments »

Runners know that the long run is critical for success in the marathon. However, incorporating a longer run each week can be valuable no matter what distance you’re training for