Run these pre-race workouts to predict if you’re primed for race day success

September 20th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Training | No Comments »

After weeks and months of dedicated training and with race day just around the corner, it’s nice to know whether your race goal is within reach


Training for a marathon? See how you fare in this workout four weeks out

September 14th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Training | No Comments »

We spoke to VFAC head coach John Hill who recommends this tough two by 5K tempo session on a challenging course


I didn’t get my BQ, but it wasn’t a total bust

September 12th, 2017 by Lindsay MacAdam | Posted in Boston or Bust | 4 Comments »

Just three months ago, Lindsay set a goal to try to run a qualifying time to get to the Boston Marathon before having her first child. Days after her race, she reflects on what happened


Boston or bust: I’m mastering my mental game before the marathon

September 7th, 2017 by Lindsay MacAdam | Posted in Boston or Bust | No Comments »

Days before she tries for her BQ, this runner is working on the mental aspect


Marathon workouts that go the distance from the Halifax Road Hammers

August 30th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Training | No Comments »

Lee McCarron of the Halifax Road Hammers offers some useful tips and practical suggestions for getting the most from your marathon preparations


Is marathon training harder than Ironman training? Study says: Yes

August 30th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Science | 1 Comment »

“In spite of Ironman athletes’ superior training time and total or weekly training load… the preparation of a 42K showed to be harder” says Spanish scientists after completing comprehensive research


Boston or Bust: Things were going perfectly… then the injury crashed my party

August 21st, 2017 by Lindsay MacAdam | Posted in Blogs | No Comments »

Everyone has dealt with an injury scare. This is what happened when one runner got hit with a sneaky shin pain as she trains for her big BQ.