HIIT for runners: more benefit in less time

September 20th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Training | No Comments »

High-intensity interval training can benefit your running in a variety of ways


The art of the taper

September 19th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Training | No Comments »

Tapering before a long race is as much an art as it is a science


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


Catching up with Krista DuChene ahead of STWM

September 6th, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in Elite Q+A, Runs & Races | No Comments »

2018 will be Duchene’s fifth appearance at STWM and her 16th marathon in 16 years. We chatted with her about her training and preparations ahead of the Oct. 21st race.


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 […]


Some asymmetry in running gait is normal, study suggests

September 4th, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Training | No Comments »

How many times have you been told that if only you improved your running form, you’d be a better, more efficient runner?


International Dog Day: why dogs make the best training partners

August 26th, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

If you’re a dog owner, you need not ever run but yourself 


5 ways to derail race day

August 21st, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Canadian Running did a social media call out asking: how have you accidentally sabotaged your own race day?


Six unwritten rules of the running path

August 20th, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Follow these simple guidelines, and you’ll be sure to make many a friend while getting your morning run in


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


Go the distance with Krista Duchene’s monster marathon workout

August 8th, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in Expert Tips, Training | No Comments »

Practice running at marathon pace and then slightly faster to prepare for the demands of 42.2K


Marathon pacing 101: How the heck to actually run a marathon

August 7th, 2018 by Canadian Running | Posted in Expert Tips, Training | No Comments »

We break down three common strategies for pacing in the marathon and provide tips to help you decide which strategy might be the best for you