Run by effort, not pace, in snow and ice

February 20th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Training | No Comments »

Snow and ice can slow you down, so running by perceived effort rather than trying to hit a specific pace will work better for winter training runs

For maximum efficiency, run on autopilot

November 8th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Training | No Comments »

Contrary to what many experts believe, focusing on pace and form can actually make you less efficient on the road

What’s a race plan, and do I need one?

May 23rd, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Racing | No Comments »

You may have heard the expression “failing to plan is planning to fail.” It may seem a bit extreme, but there’s no doubt of the value of having a race plan. Whether you’re a […]

Hard versus easy: Why run intensity matters

September 1st, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Training | No Comments »

When it comes to intensity, keep your easy days easy so the hard days don’t seem so hard

This handy pacing calculator may help you run your fastest Boston Marathon

April 14th, 2017 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in 2017 Boston Marathon | No Comments »

Determine the appropriate pace chart for you for the 2017 Boston Marathon with this online calculator.

Perfect pacing: Making the case for ‘running by feel’

January 12th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Blogs, Research for the Run, Runs & Races, Training, Training Tips | No Comments »

The body (really the brain!) has a unique and highly effective way of choosing the best pace that can be sustained for the particular race distance… if only we would let it.

Why some workouts are best left undone

March 16th, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, Training | No Comments »

There are no shortage of suggested workouts you should do. But what about the ones you shouldn’t? We all know that workouts are important. They develop speed, strength and endurance by forcing us to […]

How easy is easy running? Two coaches debate

August 28th, 2015 by Canadian Running | Posted in CR Explains | 1 Comment »

There’s No Such Thing As Too Easy By John Lofranco You can’t run too slow on your easy days. Generally speaking, the fastest you want to go is about 75 seconds per k slower […]

Ready, set, pace!

June 15th, 2015 by Tara Campbell | Posted in Gotta Run! | No Comments »

A new training race date is set! As with my blog several weeks ago, announcing a training race, I hesitate to use the exclamation point, being that this is simply a training race, not […]

Having fun with tempo runs

February 27th, 2014 by John Lofranco | Posted in Blogs, Training Tips | No Comments »

In the last couple weeks, I outlined the broad strokes of what a runner might do over the winter. One of the main elements I suggested was the tempo run. This is a workout […]

Threshold Training Tips

February 8th, 2014 by Canadian Running | Posted in Expert Tips | No Comments »

Preparing for a half-marathon requires a mix of speed, strength and endurance.