Build your base now to prepare for spring marathon training

December 3rd, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Features | No Comments »

Feeling antsy in the off-season? Focus on base-building in preparation for spring marathon training


Eight mental tricks to get you through tough training

September 7th, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in Training | 1 Comment »

Because the little things you do can make a big difference


How to stay hydrated in the heat and humidity

June 28th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

With temps about to skyrocket in much of the country, here are some tips on how to stay cool and hydrated on your weekend runs


MEC Running video series: Episode 4 – The Long Run

August 31st, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, CR Explains, CRM Training Plans, Expert Tips, Racing, Running Training Plans, Running videos, Runs & Races, 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.


How to adjust your race effort for heat and humidity

May 26th, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, Canadian Race Guide, RaceGuide, Running Training Plans, Runs & Races, Training | No Comments »

Even if your training and taper went exactly to plan, a warm or humid forecast can wreck havoc on your race plans. Here’s how to make the most of a less than ideal situation


Training tips: How to put together a plan

November 17th, 2015 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, CR Explains, Running Training Plans, Training | No Comments »

If you’re like many runners in between training seasons, you’re no doubt thinking carefully about what you aim to accomplish the next time around. Will you run more or less mileage? Will you add […]


The long run re-examined

April 3rd, 2014 by John Lofranco | Posted in Blogs, Training Tips | No Comments »

The long run is often the centrepiece of a training week, especially for marathoners. It’s a great aerobic stimulus, and for marathoners and half-marathoners, it can be a race-specific workout, too. Many runners will […]


If you could see me now

February 26th, 2010 by Rebecca Gardiner | Posted in Blogs | 3 Comments »

Are there so many runners that people are domestically blind to us?


Couch to Kenyan: Good News Day

February 19th, 2010 by Rebecca Gardiner | Posted in Blogs | 2 Comments »

Despite four days of sleep deprivation, my sneakers welcomed the feet of a changed woman yesterday.