How to do quality workouts away from the track

November 20th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Training | No Comments »

If you don’t have access to a track (or you hate the track), here are some other ways to build strength and speed during the off-season


Training tips: Choose the right pace

April 5th, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in Running Training Plans, Training | No Comments »

Of the many variables that come with choosing the right training—how often to run, how long, how far—knowing how fast to run is one of the hardest to make. RELATED: Junk miles: Are “easy” runs […]


Hard versus easy: Why run intensity matters

September 1st, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Training | No Comments »

When it comes to intensity, keep your easy days easy so the hard days don’t seem so hard


A six-week guide to better speed training

May 3rd, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Running Training Plans | No Comments »

After building a solid base of steady mileage, now is the time to develop and improve your speed training, which is ideal for preparing for a faster 5 or 10K.


Weekly Workout: Revisit and revamp a past session

March 15th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Running Training Plans, Training | No Comments »

Coming up with 52 original workouts for each week of the year is no easy task. It’s also not practical and somewhat irresponsible. Doing a different workout each week might seem like a good […]


Pain as pleasure? You got to believe it to benefit from it

January 17th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Research for the Run, Science, Training | No Comments »

Pain is almost exclusively a negative feeling. We avoid it whenever possible. Runners know this. Running 5K pace is painful. So is kilometre 40 of the marathon, but how we perceive and frame the pain we […]


Man runs 97K in 11 hours while playing 237 holes of golf

December 18th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

A New Zealand man covered more than 97K in just under 11.5 hours setting a new world record for most holes of golf played in a 12-hour period.


When the weather outside gets frightful, training indoors can be delightful

December 6th, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, CR Explains, CRM Training Plans, Running Training Plans | No Comments »

When winter is at its worst, opting to stay indoors and using an indoor track or treadmill may be the safest and most effective way to get a run in.


Weekly Workout: Short repeats for early season speed training

November 16th, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Running Training Plans, Training | No Comments »

With mileage low and future races still far away, improve your speed training by running a variety of shorter, faster repeats


Go the distance with longer endurance intervals

August 31st, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, CR Explains, CRM Training Plans, Training | No Comments »

In addition to strength and speed endurance these efforts help develop a greater sense of confidence and comfort running at race pace for prolonged periods.


Fine-tune your summer speed with this intense interval workout

June 8th, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Elite Q+A, Personal Bests, RaceGuide, Runs & Races, Training | No Comments »

Vancouver’s Kevin Friesen reached the podium at a national championship for the first time at the Ottawa 10K. Here he shares his blistering pre-race workout.


World’s fastest runner captures viral footage with a GoPro on her back

May 31st, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Workers at Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden strapped a GoPro on the back of Savanna, a resident cheetah, with awesome results.