Destination Race – Hamilton Marathon Road2Hope

November 3rd, 2016 by Canadian Running | Posted in Canadian Race Guide, Destination Race, RaceGuide, Runs & Races | 2 Comments »

It’s hard to ignore a moniker like “Canada’s fastest Boston Qualifier.” But that’s exactly what the Hamilton Marathon is!


Is the Road2Hope Hamilton Marathon Canada’s fastest?

November 1st, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Canadian Race Guide, Destination Race, RaceGuide, Runs & Races | No Comments »

Not only is this speedy marathon course the fastest in Canada, it routinely ranks among the top in North America for highest percentage of Boston Qualifiers.


MEC Running video series: Episode 6 – Race Day

September 17th, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, CR Explains, CRM Training Plans, Inspiration, Racing, Running Training Plans, Running videos, Runs & Races, Trail Races, Trail Running, Training, Training Video | No Comments »

Mountain Equipment Co-op in partnership with Canadian Running magazine present a six-part video series outlining basic training principles and running advice.


Twenty one (point one) tips to run your best half-marathon

September 13th, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, CR Explains, CRM Training Plans, Personal Bests, RaceGuide, Runs & Races, Training | No Comments »

Whether your goal is to run your fastest race yet or simply finish with a smile, these tips will help you run your best race. 1. Train for it. This should go without saying but […]


Inspired by seeing my kids finish their race, I sprinted to a 5K PB

May 20th, 2016 by Susan Farrelly | Posted in 12 races in 12 months, Blogs | No Comments »

Inspired by seeing her kids sprint to the end of their race, blogger Susan sprinted to the end of the Chocolate Race and set a 5K personal best.


Fast fall races to set a new PB

September 6th, 2015 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Canadian Race Guide, RaceGuide, Runs & Races | No Comments »

Running a fall race? If you managed to train through the intensely hot weather from this summer, you want it to be worth it. One of the most satisfying feelings during a race is […]


How to make sure running doesn’t take over your life

January 10th, 2015 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Training | No Comments »

Staying on top of eating healthily, getting in daily runs, updating the gear wardrobe, planning new routes, shopping for the right shoes, and reading all our articles – all of this is a lot […]


Five tips for a successful and stress-free race week

October 7th, 2013 by Canadian Running | Posted in Expert Tips | No Comments »

Follow these five race-week tips from Tara Quinn-Smith to put yourself in the best position to succeed on the big day