How to taper with Trevor Hofbauer

April 3rd, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Training | No Comments »

Spring race season is upon us. Here’s how 2017 Canadian marathon champion Trevor Hofbauer tapers


This is downtime: what runners do when they’re not running

November 12th, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

After a long season, it’s important for runners to spend a few days doing things that aren’t running


Eight things to do on your taper (that aren’t running)

May 23rd, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Training | No Comments »

Some ideas to help you learn to enjoy the taper


Marathon taper time: What that means for you

April 5th, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in Training | No Comments »

Resting before any race is always encouraged, but when it comes to the marathon, getting the taper right is essential for peak performance


Ten marathon taper questions answered

October 5th, 2017 by Canadian Running | Posted in Expert Tips | 1 Comment »

A marathon taper is a gradual reduction in total training volume in the final few weeks before race day. Its purpose: to improve performance