Men’s and women’s world record-holders to race together

October 23rd, 2014 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Both world record-holders in the marathon are scheduled to race together at the start of December, though that may be where the similarities end. Dennis Kimetto, who less than two weeks ago broke the men’s […]


Cape to Cabot runners battle hurricane Gonzalo

October 21st, 2014 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Runs & Races | 3 Comments »

Races in late fall can be a dice roll in hitting good weather, but runners in Newfoundland on Sunday morning saw a bit more than bad weather for the Cape to Cabot 20K, with the […]


York University track renovations cancelled

October 21st, 2014 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

The Toronto Track and Field Centre, located at York University, has had many intended renovations cancelled in advance of the Pan American Games which will see track and field events held there next summer. […]


Athletics Canada unveils new logo

October 21st, 2014 by Michael Doyle | Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments »

Athletics Canada, the country’s national governing body, revealed its new logo on Tuesday. The bilingual design features a maple leaf being encircled by a blue track. “In recent years the organization has grown and has […]


Oscar Pistorius sentenced to 5 years in jail

October 21st, 2014 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Olympic and Paralympic South African sprinter Oscar Pistorius was sentenced to five years in prison earlier today in Pretoria, though there are chances he serves less than one year of the sentence jailed. Pistorius […]


Runners set Guinness World Records at Waterfront Marathon

October 20th, 2014 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Though the elites missed record marks at Sunday’s Toronto Waterfront Marathon, there was no shortage of Guinness World Records set deeper in the results list, including Canadian Running former editor Michal Kapral. Kapral set the record […]


30,000 runners brave smog in Beijing Marathon

October 20th, 2014 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

The Beijing Marathon was held over the weekend despite smog reaching hazardous levels during the event. The city is known to have problems with air pollutions, but Sunday’s smog was particularly bad with levels reaching 16 […]


Korir, Seboka win Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon; Marchant and Gillis top Canadians

October 19th, 2014 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

No records fell on Sunday at the 25th running of the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, though the race again provided an exciting finish in the elite men’s event. Passing and pulling away from a […]


BMO Vancouver Marathon registration opens

October 16th, 2014 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

One of Canada’s most popular races, the BMO Vancouver Marathon, has opened registration for the 2015 race. The event is the only marathon in B.C.’s most populous city and is among the largest running […]


Athletics Canada set to host inaugural Race Director Summit

October 15th, 2014 by Dan Way | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

There are over 2,000 road races held every year in Canada. Some of them host tens of thousands of participants and take place in hundreds of cities and communities from coast to coast. While […]


Short runs boost working memory

October 15th, 2014 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Articles, Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

If you’re stuck on a problem at work, a quick run over lunch — a regular happening here at Canadian Running — might be just what you need to help figure it out. A recent […]


Buenos Aires Marathon champ mistaken as bandit runner

October 14th, 2014 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Mariano Mastromarino became the first Argentine runner to win the Buenos Aires Marathon in 10 years over the weekend, though race officials along the way didn’t believe a local man could have beaten the […]