Ten ways to learn, improve and perform while racing

September 13th, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in Training | No Comments »

Running a race is a great way to test yourself, your training and offers a number of opportunities to learn, improve and perform


10K runners should pre-hydrate with salt in hot weather, new study finds

August 5th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Racing | No Comments »

Runners who took a little sodium with their water pre-race did not run faster, but needed less water during the race, and finished less dehydrated than when they drank only water


Japanese AED teams monitor races for sudden cardiac arrest

August 2nd, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Road races are hugely popular in Japan, and the Japanese have become experts at finding and treating victims


Oxytocin: how the “love hormone” can help your running

August 1st, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Training | No Comments »

If you associate the hormone oxytocin with breastfeeding, and are wondering what it has to do with running, read on. Oxytocin, a neuropeptide secreted by the hypothalamus, is popularly known as the “love hormone,” […]


Europe knows track meets

July 23rd, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

On a Wednesday night, in a sleepy Belgian city, you can find thousands of people watching track, drinking, and enjoying themselves


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 […]


Five tips for your first 5K, 10K or half-marathon

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

If you’re new to running or you haven’t raced for a while, signing up for a race is a great way to give your training (and your mindset) a boost


Training tips: Ignore the GPS and run by feel

May 18th, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in Training | 1 Comment »

Whenever possible but especially during easy/recovery runs, forgo the GPS and HR monitor and instead simply ‘run by feel’


How intervals of increasing duration can increase performance

May 16th, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in Training | No Comments »

Spring is a great time for speed training and a few faster efforts now can really pay off later on. When it comes to speed, there’s no surer path to guaranteed success than hard intervals. […]


Top 10 irrational thoughts pre-race

May 14th, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Racing is hard and it can cause a runner’s mind to go to strange places on the start line


TRACK RESULTS: Big Canadian Showings in California

April 21st, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

The Mount Sac Relays and Bryan Clay Invitational took place Friday evening in sunny California.


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.