Evaluating the world rankings, six months in

September 1st, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Evan Dunfee weighs in on how he thinks the world ranking system is functioning and what could be done to improve it ahead of an Olympic year


Rachel Cliff’s redemption after Olympic heartbreak

August 18th, 2019 by Kate Van Buskirk | Posted in The Shakeout Podcast | No Comments »

In 2016 Vancouver’s Rachel Cliff was left off the Rio Olympic Team. Since then, she set the Canadian half and full marathon records, and has represented Canada on multiple national teams. RELATED: Rachel Cliff […]


Tokyo 2020 unveils Olympic medals made from recycled smarthpones

July 25th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

The gold, silver and bronze used in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic medals was harvested from more than six million donated smartphones weighing 78,000 tonnes


The Shakeout Podcast: Caster Semenya: Testosterone, the IAAF and the fight to run (Part 2)

June 17th, 2019 by Kate Van Buskirk | Posted in The Shakeout Podcast | 6 Comments »

Last month, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) released a verdict that has become one of the most hotly debated rulings in sport history. At the centre of this decision is one woman: […]


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 […]


The Shakeout Podcast: Inside Russia’s State-Sponsored Doping Scandal

February 6th, 2019 by Kate Van Buskirk | Posted in The Shakeout Podcast | No Comments »

This week on the Shakeout we dive into the dark world of doping. We bring you the story of the Russian drug scandal that rocked the global athletic community. And we discuss the response, or lack […]


IAAF announces new partnership with mountain- and trail-running organizations

August 29th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Trail Running | No Comments »

The new partnership between IAAF, ITRA and WMRA seems designed to bring greater standardization to trail- and mountain-running, a development that sparks skepticism in some members of the trail running community


New Mo Farah documentary gives a glimpse of the unglamorous life of elite runners

August 6th, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Sir Mo Farah is an Olympic and World Championship gold medalist. He’s arguably one of the best known and most well-decorated distance runners currently competing. Yet Farah’s life on the road isn’t what most would consider to be glamorous or exciting


Three-time Olympian Nate Brannen announces retirement

March 26th, 2018 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

One of Canada’s fastest and most consistent middle-distance runners announces that he’s storing away his spikes for good


Olympic hurdler Phylicia George wins bobsleigh bronze in Pyeongchang

February 21st, 2018 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

The two-sport Olympian captures bronze in the women’s bobsleigh in Pyeongchang, South Korea


VIDEO: What life is like at an Olympic champion’s training camp

February 20th, 2018 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Training Video | No Comments »

Gwen Jorgensen shares another behind-the-scenes video on her new YouTube channel


The runners representing Canada at the 2018 Winter Olympics

February 11th, 2018 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

The list of runners, some former and others current, who made the Canadian squad for the 2018 Winter Olympics is in the double digits