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


VIDEO: Ottawa Race Weekend 2019 preview

May 10th, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Can’t wait for Ottawa Race Weekend? Neither can we. Check out the 2019 preview


How to make a marathon pace band

April 8th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Training | No Comments »

Here’s a handy tool to help you accomplish your marathon time goal


The Shakeout Podcast: Rachel Cliff is the Marathon Queen; Sasha Gollish and Jess O’Connell inspire with Fast and Female

March 23rd, 2019 by Kate Van Buskirk | Posted in The Shakeout Podcast | No Comments »

This episode is all about girl power! We start by chatting with the new Canadian marathon record holder Rachel Cliff, who ran 2:26:56 in the Nagoya Women’s Marathon 2 weeks ago. Cliff talks about […]


Rob Watson’s advice on the Boston Marathon

March 1st, 2019 by Kate Van Buskirk | Posted in The Shakeout Podcast | No Comments »

We are officially inside 50 days until the 2019 Boston Marathon. In this episode we talk with one of Canada’s fastest marathoners and coaches about how to make the most of your spring race […]


Here’s what happened to Kara Goucher at Houston

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

An old hamstring injury caused Goucher to drop from Sunday’s Houston Marathon


From trails to trials: how Anne-Marie Madden “qualified” for the US Olympic Marathon Trials

December 9th, 2018 by Tory Scholz | Posted in Trail Running | No Comments »

Learn how the Canadian trail runner met the US marathon Olympic Qualifying Standard on a whim


The Shakeout Podcast: For the Love of Beer — The Canada Beer Run, Run TO Beer, and Lanni Marchant

October 31st, 2018 by Kate Van Buskirk | Posted in The Shakeout Podcast | No Comments »

Beer and running have enjoyed a close friendship over the last several years. Once the beer mile exploded in popularity, it was only a matter of time before beer would infiltrate many other athletic […]


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


Top 10 race signs

October 17th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Some race signs are sardonic reflections of the era we live in. And some are just funny


The Shakeout Podcast: The Rookie, The Veteran and The Future of Canadian Marathoning

October 16th, 2018 by Kate Van Buskirk | Posted in The Shakeout Podcast | No Comments »

The Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon is this week, and ahead of the main event, we sat down with two of the biggest Canadian names in the race


Mohamed Aagab wins SSQ Quebec City Marathon

October 14th, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Today at the SSQ Quebec City Marathon, a healthy invitation from Brunet, Mohamed Aagab of Morocco was the winner in a time of 2:28:30