The easiest way to become a faster runner

July 9th, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Training | No Comments »

The five-minute addition to your run that will seriously change your speed game


10 of the strangest running terms explained

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

A list of running terms that are strange out of context but commonly used on the track and the trails


Get back on track: Essential info for conquering the oval

April 19th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, CR Explains, Training | No Comments »

Whether you’re training for a fast 5K, aiming to finish your first marathon or just want to run on a safe and predictable surface, running on a track can be a valuable addition to […]


If (Yasso) 800s can predict your marathon time, can 400s work for the half?

March 29th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Running Training Plans, Training | 1 Comment »

Many runners are aware of the now infamous Yasso 800s workout in which multiple 800m repeats are run with equal rest. In theory, the average time it takes to run the intervals can help […]


Weekly Workout: Safe and effective post-race intervals

October 19th, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Running Training Plans, Training | No Comments »

In the days and weeks after a race, try these fartlek-style intervals to assist your continued recovery and not risk injury.


MEC Running video series: Episode 3 – Speed work

August 24th, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, CR Explains, CRM Training Plans, Running Training Plans, Trail Running, Training | No Comments »

Mountain Equipment Co-op in partnership with Canadian Running magazine present a six-part video series outlining basic training principles and running advice.


Training tips: Structure your training plan

August 4th, 2015 by Dan Way | Posted in Running Training Plans, Training | No Comments »

With the upcoming race season now just a few months away, it’s time to start thinking about how you plan to train for your upcoming goal race. With several weeks of base training and […]


Workout Wednesday: The road ladder

March 18th, 2015 by Dan Way | Posted in Running Training Plans, Training | No Comments »

Now that conditions are starting to improve and spring is just days away, it’s time to venture out and return to running on the roads. All-seasons athletes who are ready to take their training […]


Intervals and Ultras are like oil and water

March 1st, 2012 by Simon Donato | Posted in Blogs, Training, Ultra Trail Tales | 1 Comment »

Life’s short, but ultras aren’t, so you’ll have plenty of time to think about your next interval session when you’re mid-way through your next 50 miler.