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.


High school student sets world record at B.A.A 5K

April 18th, 2018 by Canadian Running | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Aidan Puffer, a 13 year old high school student, has accomplished more in his first 13 years than most people do in their lifetime.


Banque Scotia 21k de Montreal Preview

April 17th, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

This coming weekend is the exciting Banque Scotia 21k in Montreal.


Weekly Workout: Get on track for faster 5K and 10K races

April 11th, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in Running Training Plans, Training | No Comments »

Shorter races such as the 5 and 10K are abundant and offer a perfect opportunity to test your speed and strength yet require less total training.


Ten types of racers we see on every start line

April 5th, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Just as there are some stereotypical types of runners we all know and recognize, so too are there common types of racers we see at every race. Which one(s) can you relate to? 1) […]


Training tips: Time to set some goals

April 3rd, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, Running Training Plans, Training | No Comments »

With the spring training season upon us, it’s time to set and commit to some running-specific training goals to ensure you’re on the path to success.