Your next marathon: spring 2019?

October 30th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Training | No Comments »

Here are some great Canadian spring marathons, and even a few U.S. and international destination races


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


Jake Robertson: Running advice from a 2:08 marathoner

October 19th, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Jake Robertson is running the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon on Sunday. He opened up about marathon running and how he approaches the sport


How runners are portrayed vs. how they look in real life

October 2nd, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Usually mid-race there’s a pain face over a smile, and post-workout you’re on the ground, not posing for a photo


How to time your carb intake to maximize performance

October 2nd, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

The carbo-load shouldn’t begin in the hour leading up to the gun


How to prevent chafing

October 1st, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Training | No Comments »

Crossing a finish line with a blood-stained shirt is ideally something runners would avoid, so with that in mind, here’s a list of ways that runners can prevent it


A study on twins: health is not entirely genetic

September 25th, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

A 2018 study of two 52-year-old identical twins revealed major health differences in the two men as a result of their lifestyle differences


Why adding speedwork is essential to improving your marathon time

September 25th, 2018 by Canadian Running | Posted in Features, Training | No Comments »

Speedwork isn’t just for running a fast 5 or 10K. Practicing paces faster than race pace is considered essential for improving your marathon time too.


The worst running advice ever received

September 25th, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

For example, Canadian women’s marathon record holder Lanni Marchant was told that she wasn’t built for running


Sasha Gollish: reflections after not finishing her marathon debut

September 25th, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Gollish had considered various scenarios before the race, but most of those included running a blazing fast time or at the very least, crossing the line. The runner hadn’t even considered not finishing the race


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