Will this device actually offer protection on the run?

December 12th, 2017 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Running Gear | No Comments »

Go Guarded is a plastic serrated knife for those concerned about their safety while out on a run


VIDEO: The 10 essentials for trail running and backcountry adventure

July 17th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Expert Tips, Trail Running, Training | No Comments »

Endurance runner Gary Robbins, notable for his Barkley Marathons performance this year, lists his 10 trail running essentials to stay safe.


Florida runner encounters a scary surprise during recent trail run

January 2nd, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

A Florida runner encountered a rather scary surprise on a recent run when they mistook a certain reptile for a tree branch.


When the run goes wrong: Problems and fixes

September 11th, 2015 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Training | No Comments »

Every so often, an accident happens while out on the run. It shouldn’t stop you from getting out to exercise but should a situation arise, runners have to know how to deal with it. […]


Safety for urban runners

August 14th, 2015 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Training | No Comments »

  So you’re an urban runner. Not to scare you, but when running, there are some pretty key things to watch for in terms of your safety. We often bring you articles on trail […]


Beat the heat: Run at night

July 20th, 2015 by Caela Fenton | Posted in CR Explains, Training | No Comments »

As the temperatures climb and air quality deteriorates, one of the best ways to prevent your run from becoming a suffer-fest is by getting out there late at night when things have cooled down […]


Self protection for runners on the trail

July 12th, 2015 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Trail Running, Training | No Comments »

Ever encountered someone that made you feel unsafe on the run? We’ve consulted police to get the best tips for runners to protect themselves while out on the trails this summer. Out running the trails […]


Tips for dealing with an aggressive dog on the run

June 11th, 2015 by Caela Fenton | Posted in CR Explains | No Comments »

You’d be hard-pressed to find a runner who hasn’t had at least one experience with an aggressive dog on the run. If this has happened to you, you’ll be able to relate to the fact […]


What to do if you have a wildlife encounter while running

June 1st, 2015 by Caela Fenton | Posted in CR Explains | No Comments »

As the weather heats up, more and more runners are coming out of winter hibernation. And so are their animal friends. Here are some tips for what to do if you have a wildlife encounter […]


Runner attacked by bear twice on same trail

April 27th, 2015 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

A man from Washington says he won’t be returning to a certain trail after having now twice been attacked by a bear running there. The runner, who spoke to ABC, says on April 16 […]


Car versus runner: Don’t give drivers the finger

March 25th, 2015 by Caela Fenton | Posted in Uncategorized | 5 Comments »

As runners (along with our cardio-happy companions, cyclists), we often find ourselves complaining about drivers that disregard our right of way in certain situations, or are simply oblivious to our presence. In fact, I was […]


Ultrarunner’s air rescue brings discussion on trail safety

January 8th, 2015 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Late last Saturday, a B.C. a woman’s run went horribly wrong and ended in her being airlifted off Mount Horne, near Qualicum Beach after search and rescue squads and the RCMP were unable to […]