MEC trail video series: Mastering proper trail running technique

May 9th, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in Running videos, Trail Running | 1 Comment »

Trail running requires a unique combination of skills and technique. We chat with MEC ambassador Jim Willet who helps break down the basics


MEC trail video series: Planning and executing an all-day trail running adventure

August 28th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Running videos, Trail Running | No Comments »

We catch up with Chris Chapman of MEC Ottawa who outlines how to plan and prepare for an all-day or multi-day trail adventure


Swap out the greasy fries for these crispy zucchini matchsticks

August 25th, 2017 by Kimberley Doerksen | Posted in Feed the Run, Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

Bring them in fresh from the garden, bake them ’till they’re crispy and these zucchini sticks become a healthy swap for high-fat fries


Shock Absorber’s Ultimate Fly Bra ditches padding while still providing adequate support

August 24th, 2017 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Apparel | 1 Comment »

Gone are the days when high support calls for heavy padding


Gear: Why we’re obsessed with the Nike Breathe running top this summer

August 23rd, 2017 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Apparel, Running videos | No Comments »

If summer running has you feeling hot and sticky, the Nike Breathe top is likely to zap the sweat.


This seasonal berry cake is the fresh taste of victory after summer long running

August 22nd, 2017 by Kimberley Doerksen | Posted in Feed the Run, Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

This berry cake recipe is just what you need in summer. You don’t run those kilometres for nothing!


The original Lululemon store’s updated look gives nods to its early days

August 18th, 2017 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Apparel, Features | No Comments »

This space may be newly updated but to take a walk through it is to see relics of the past.


MEC trail video series: Essential trail running gear and apparel

August 10th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in Trail Running | No Comments »

In this MEC trail video, Canadian Running heads to MEC North York to get equipped with essential trail running gear and apparel


After ending up over-trained and burnt out, I let my son dictate my workouts. Here’s what happened:

August 2nd, 2017 by Seanna Robinson | Posted in Running Well | No Comments »

After burning out in spring, one runner let her son become her new workout buddy. Here’s what workouts look like on a ten-year-old’s schedule.


Keep summer meals light with this simple green bean and radish salad

August 2nd, 2017 by Kimberley Doerksen | Posted in Feed the Run, Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

Looking to lean up on time for fall? This green summer salad topped with an egg is your new favourite lunch meal.


MEC trail video series: An introduction to trail running

August 2nd, 2017 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Trail Running | No Comments »

Our Race Guide editor, Dan Way, was joined by Nat Korol, Salomon ambassador and trail runner. Together they introduce some of the basics of hitting the trails.


Classic summer running fails

July 20th, 2017 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Training | No Comments »

How many of these mistakes have you made this summer?