Try these race week workouts to get your best result

March 1st, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in CR Explains, Training | No Comments »

With race day just around the corner and all your hard earned training and fitness on the line, what and when you do your last hard workout can help optimize your performance for the […]


Try a mini-taper for a tune-up race

February 28th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, CR Explains, Training | No Comments »

Even if your goal race is still a few weeks or months away, you may have (or should at least consider) a tune-up race of a shorter distance which still requires some attention and planning. RELATED: Tune-up […]



Racing and running event trends to watch for in 2017

February 1st, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Canadian Race Guide, RaceGuide, Runs & Races, The Scene | No Comments »

Three esteemed race directors share their insight into the evolving nature of road races and running events


Great Scottish Run Half measured incorrectly, 9,500 runners affected

January 31st, 2017 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

The Great Scottish Run Half-Marathon course was remeasured on Sunday resulting in bad news for more as many as 9,500 participants from 2016.


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.


Ottawa Marathon unveils 2017 coast-to-coast-themed race shirt

January 7th, 2017 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

One of the country’s most talked-about events unveiled its race shirt on Friday. See photos of the Ottawa Marathon swag here.


2016 Golden Shoe Awards: Best Race of 2016 – Ottawa Race Weekend

December 26th, 2016 by Canadian Running | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

If you want a truly immersive vibe, Ottawa Race Weekend nails it


RaceGuide presents: 2016 Canadian Race Review – Key facts and figures

December 8th, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Canadian Race Guide, Crunching the numbers, RaceGuide, Runs & Races | No Comments »

Some of the key figures from 2016 including largest events and fastest finishers across the most popular race distances.


Plan your next race now

October 23rd, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, Canadian Race Guide, RaceGuide, Runs & Races, Training | No Comments »

If you’ve recently finished a race, you’ve no doubt at least considered doing another one. RELATED: Search, view, rate and review with RaceGuide Signing up for your next or an important goal race is […]


Man with a Rubik’s Cube races Usain Bolt and wins

August 16th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Racing, Running videos, The Scene | No Comments »

A man with a Rubik’s Cube tested his solving abilities by racing head-to-head with Jamaican Usain Bolt with surprising results.


Competitors bake but don’t break at Ontario’s EndurRun

August 15th, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Canadian Race Guide, RaceGuide, Runs & Races, Trail Running | 2 Comments »

An event that spans eight days and includes 160K of racing, the EndurRun is a stage race that has been called the ‘Tour de France’ of running.