The extreme lengths runners go to run a PB

November 29th, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Stories of running success, brought to you by our readers


How Leslie Sexton went from DNF’ing to a huge PB

November 25th, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

How Leslie Sexton took a rough race and turned it into a huge personal best three weeks later


5 signs you’re becoming a better runner

March 22nd, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Other than your personal bests improving


How to enjoy racing even though you’re not getting faster

February 5th, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Training | No Comments »

Lauren Fleshman wrote a blog post about racing with her fastest days behind her


Learning the difference between PB and PR

January 27th, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

PB versus PR, it’s essentially metric versus imperial. One is Canadian, one is American. And you have to pick a side


Celebrating Canadians who achieved their 2018 running goals

December 31st, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Some inspiration for your 2019 running goals


Running your first race? Tips to make the most of the experience

April 19th, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, Canadian Race Guide, CR Explains, CRM Training Plans, RaceGuide, Runs & Races | No Comments »

Whether your first race or your fiftieth, there are plenty of things you should and shouldn’t do on race day. These are some of them.


Running and racing tips: What to do before, during and after your race

May 4th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in RaceGuide | No Comments »

We runners are a peculiar bunch. We run more miles than we drive. We train in temperatures that feel like plus 40 and minus 40 degrees. And we pay money—sometimes hundreds of dollars—to run […]


Race day recommendations for a successful experience

May 2nd, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in RaceGuide, Training | No Comments »

The most important and accurate piece of advice for race day success is one we’ve all heard before: “Nothing new on race day.” Now is not the time to try a new piece of […]


With race day only weeks away, it’s time to demystify the taper

April 24th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in CR Explains, Training | No Comments »

Don’t waste all the time and energy spent training for your goal race. Make sure you plan and execute a proper taper to get the most out of yourself on race day.


Race Day Do’s and Don’ts

March 13th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Canadian Race Guide, RaceGuide, Runs & Races | No Comments »

The most important and accurate piece of advice for race day success is a simple one: “Nothing new on race day.” A race is no place to try new shoes, experiment with your pre-race […]


Pain as pleasure? You got to believe it to benefit from it

January 17th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Research for the Run, Science, Training | No Comments »

Pain is almost exclusively a negative feeling. We avoid it whenever possible. Runners know this. Running 5K pace is painful. So is kilometre 40 of the marathon, but how we perceive and frame the pain we […]