I just ran my first 5K. Am I ready for the marathon?

May 16th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Training | No Comments »

Are you a born-again runner, determined to finish your first marathon within months of taking up the sport? Some words of caution from a Toronto coach


Is beta-alanine useful for distance runners?

May 14th, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

Is the lactic-acid-inhibiting supplement something you need?


Get heavier, run faster

May 14th, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

How gaining weight can promote recovery, which can cause an improvement in performance


Old-school running wisdom debunked

May 9th, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

We’re here to set the record straight


Upper body strength exercises for runners

May 2nd, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Training | No Comments »

Believe it or not, you need your upper body to run


Man breaks female finisher’s tape in marathon

May 2nd, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Amy Manning didn’t get to break the tape in her first marathon win


REVIEW: Saucony Ride ISO2

May 1st, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Running Gear | No Comments »

The Ride ISO2 is the snappy trainer you need in your marathon shoe lineup


Trevor Hofbauer runs 2:16:48 at Hamburg Marathon

April 28th, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Trevor Hofbauer ran a big personal best in Hamburg on Sunday


7 pictures only marathon runners understand

April 14th, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

If you know, you know


The Shakeout Podcast: One Man’s Story of 29 Consecutive Boston Marathons

April 14th, 2019 by Kate Van Buskirk | Posted in The Shakeout Podcast | No Comments »

Thousands of runners will toe the line on Monday for the 123rd running on the Boston Marathon. One of those runners is Newfoundland’s Derm Holwell. The St. John’s native now lives in Ontario, but […]


What Olympic medallist Brianne Theisen-Eaton wishes she knew before her first marathon

April 12th, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Training | No Comments »

Advice for first-time marathoners from an Olympic medallist


Shakeout Podcast: Alex Hutchinson, Dayna Pidhoresky and Dave Reid Unpack Toronto’s Spring Run Off

April 5th, 2019 by Kate Van Buskirk | Posted in The Shakeout Podcast | No Comments »

The Spring Run Off (SRO) is Toronto’s oldest continuously-held road race. 42 years ago, the Etobicoke Huskies track club started the SRO as a fundraiser. Now organized by the Canada Running Series, the 5km […]