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 Health & Nutrition | 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.


Why What Made Maddy Run is an important book that all runners should read

October 25th, 2017 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Reviews | No Comments »

Kate Fagan’s book about the struggles of student-athlete Madison Holleran is a must-read running book


How one documentary explores the benefits of running for those struggling with mental health

April 20th, 2017 by Noel Paine | Posted in A Runner's View, Blogs | No Comments »

A group behind a new running documentary: RxRun are attempting to show how running can have a positive impact on those dealing with mental health issues.


Painting scenes from the trail has become part of my depression recovery plan

March 29th, 2017 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Trail Running | No Comments »

After hours of focus, he has a picture, not dissimilar to the process and accomplishment felt after a big run.