Sunscreen safety: mineral vs. chemical

July 12th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

Why you should consider mineral and paraben-free sunscreen this summer


Ultrarunner forgets to reapply sunscreen mid-race, then this happens

June 28th, 2017 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Julie Nisbet posted a photo of the back of her legs a few days after completing a 111K ultramarathon in the United Kingdom. Warning: it’s pretty gross


Sunscreen not to best way to beat burns

August 19th, 2014 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

With skin cancer rates on the rise, it’s important to make sure you’re avoiding overexposure to sun during the summer months. Skin damage can happen even when it’s cloudy outside and so sunscreen is […]


How the sun sees your skin

August 15th, 2014 by Canadian Running | Posted in Health, Running videos | 1 Comment »

Check out this engaging and somewhat terrifying video of what ultraviolet light does to your skin. It’s a great look at how sunblock helps to keep your skin protected and healthy. As runners, we are exposed to […]


Sunscreen pills: what’s the deal?

August 11th, 2014 by Caela Fenton | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Not many of us enjoy applying sunscreen. It’s sticky, clogs pores and we often see it as preventing us from having the perfect summer tan. It’s tempting to tell ourselves: “I’m only running for […]


Picking the right sunscreen

June 17th, 2014 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Other, Running Gear | 1 Comment »

Summer officially starts on June 21, which is Saturday, and stores across the country are starting to catch up with runners and aisles are filling with sunscreen options. But how do you know what’s best? […]


Sun skin care tips

April 2nd, 2014 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Articles, Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

After a long, cold winter in much of Canada, a lot of the country is finally starting to warm up and the sun has been shining. The sidewalks are packed with runners eager to […]