Trail running: an essential life skill

January 23rd, 2020 by Shelby Drope | Posted in Trail Running | No Comments »

When Einstein said “The whole is greater than the sum of its parts” he was almost certainly referring to trail running

The Shakeout Podcast: Running towards mental health

February 22nd, 2019 by Kate Van Buskirk | Posted in The Shakeout Podcast | No Comments »

January 30th was Bell Let’s Talk Day. This week on the show we connect with sports psychology consultant Dr. Penny Werthner to explore the link between running and mental health. We talk about stigma, […]

UVic runner publishes depression story in Globe and Mail

December 2nd, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Josh Kozelj is an accomplished varsity runner who manages his depression through counselling and creative writing. He wants others who are suffering to know they are not alone

Runners: 10 ways to boost your mental health

October 10th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

It’s #WorldMentalHealthDay, and we’ve compiled a list of ways you can give yourself–and others–a mental health boost

Canadians run 24 hours in sensory deprivation on Spartan Worlds site

October 2nd, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

The LL24H running-in-darkness challenge was designed to raise awareness and funds for mental health in military personnel and first responders

Runners with depression: you’re in good company

August 15th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Trail Running | No Comments »

Some of the most accomplished athletes in the world are not strangers to depression. Their openness and advocacy on the subject go a long way towards reducing the stigma around mental illness

Running and mental health linked for Toronto Waterfront 10K charity partner

June 17th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Stella’s Place’s relationship with Lululemon highlights running and mental health

The Shakeout Podcast: Big or Small, parkrun is for All

March 26th, 2018 by Joan Chung | Posted in The Shakeout Podcast | 1 Comment »

This free 5K run is not actually about the run at all.

My panic attacks during the run led me to discover my ADHD. Here’s my coping method:

December 20th, 2017 by Tara Campbell | Posted in Gotta Run! | No Comments »

When she got to the bottom of her panic attacks, it was a cue that she was suffering from ADHD. Two years later, she reveals the tactic that helped

Better sleep means better recovery, but this many Canadians struggle to doze off

November 7th, 2017 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Training | No Comments »

We know we’re supposed to sleep for eight hours a night but what do our habits actually look like?

Tarrant Cross Child: Rehab, running and rising in the North

November 1st, 2017 by Tara Campbell | Posted in Features | No Comments »

Through his own experience emerging from the depths of despair, he’s now bringing hope to communities in northern Saskatchewan facing high rates of suicide and mental health challenges among their youth

Learning to squash the body image issues that have been ruining your run

November 1st, 2017 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Training | 1 Comment »

For some, it’s not race day that causes anxiety, it’s body image issues. If you suffer from this common problem, here’s what to do about it.