Head to head clashes to watch at the 2020 U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials

February 20th, 2020 by Ben Snider-McGrath | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Here are a couple two-person matchups to keep an eye on


Why the 21.1K shouldn’t be called the half-marathon

February 15th, 2020 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Four arguments for why half isn’t a fitting name for the 21.1K distance


Nuun launches a guide to creating sustainable endurance events

February 11th, 2020 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Nuun wants to help all endurance events become better for the planet


Hawaii has the slowest marathoners in the US, study says

February 5th, 2020 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Runners from Florida were the second-slowest, and their times increased by 40 minutes–more than any other state


The Shakeout Podcast: Strength training for runners, from beginners to Olympians

February 1st, 2020 by Kate Van Buskirk | Posted in The Shakeout Podcast | No Comments »

In this episode we talk with 3 elite runners who are also coaches, about the value of incorporating strength training into your running program. Jess O’Connell, Dylan Wykes and Brittany Moran each share some […]


Man in a banana suit runs 2:41 marathon

January 25th, 2020 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Jordan Maddocks ran a 2:41 marathon while wearing a banana suit at Rock n’ Roll Arizona


How much does wind slow you down?

January 14th, 2020 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Training | No Comments »

Our advice on how to run with the wind


The Shakeout Podcast: A Canadian running decade in review!

December 31st, 2019 by Kate Van Buskirk | Posted in The Shakeout Podcast | No Comments »

In our final episode of the decade we look back on some of the most memorable moments in Canadian running from the last 10 years. From national records to Olympic medals, age-defying performances to […]


The Shakeout Podcast: The Rundown ft. Rachel Cliff’s Canadian record, Yuki’s 100th marathon and ultra running madness

December 21st, 2019 by Kate Van Buskirk | Posted in The Shakeout Podcast | No Comments »

This week Maddy and Kate discuss amazing results from Japan. Rachel Cliff set yet another Canadian record, breaking her own half-marathon best by 2 seconds. Yuki Kawauchi ran his 100th marathon — oh, and 94 of […]


The shocking depth of Japanese women’s road running

December 20th, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Rachel Cliff’s account of the Japanese road running depth and why she loves racing there


2019: the fastest year of marathoning in a decade

December 16th, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

The number of men and women running under 2:10 and 2:27 respectively has doubled since 2016. That’s nearly 100 per cent improvement in four years


The extreme lengths runners go to run a PB

November 29th, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

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