New health tech tracks your sun exposure

June 18th, 2015 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Electronics, Running Gear | No Comments »

Tracking your activity during the day to help promote a healthy lifestyle is being adapted to help with another aspect of staying healthy. A new wrist-based health tracking device, June, has been released onto […]


What does the Apple Watch mean for runners?

March 9th, 2015 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Electronics, Equipment, Health & Nutrition, Running Gear | No Comments »

Apple introduced their new smart watch Monday, the Apple Watch, which will ship in a variety of styles at a huge range of price points, including a $10,000 24 carat gold edition, but the […]


Local tech startup RunGo teams up with Vancouver Marathon

March 3rd, 2015 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Running Gear | 1 Comment »

If you’re training for the Vancouver Marathon, there’s a new app for that. For the Vancouver Marathon, RunGo, which has been in development since last year’s race, will offer turn-by-turn navigation on each of […]


Wearable tomato feeds you tomatoes while you run

February 20th, 2015 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Health & Nutrition, Running Gear, Running videos | No Comments »

In what is almost certainly some sort of advertising gag leading up to this weekend’s Tokyo Marathon, Japanese ketchup company Kagome unveiled their newest product at the marathon’s race expo Thursday: a small humanoid […]


Not all fitness trackers are created equal

February 18th, 2015 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Health & Nutrition, Running Gear | 1 Comment »

Don’t replace your GPS watch just yet. It turns out there aren’t many new fitness trackers performing basic step counting better than a tried and tested pedometer, the $30 SW-200 Digiwalker. Recent research put to […]


New app, Motigo, cheers you on during races

January 29th, 2015 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Running Gear | No Comments »

Friends can’t come watch your race? There’s an app for that. Motigo, released this month, is designed to deliver you personalized, pre-recorded motivational messages throughout your race. The app allows you to select which event you’re […]


What’s the deal with Strava?

January 21st, 2015 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Electronics, Running Gear, Training | 1 Comment »

GPS tracking seems to be pretty much accepted as a thing that runners do. Gone are the days of math. Just hit start when you start to run and hit stop when you stop. But […]


Power meter for runners getting use by world record holder

November 26th, 2014 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Electronics, Equipment, Running Gear | No Comments »

Johnny Ross had been an athlete all his life when, at 45, he had to have knee surgery. The rehab was a tediuous process and he knew there had to be a better way […]


2014 Holiday Running Gift Guide

November 21st, 2014 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Apparel, Electronics, Equipment, Other, Running Gear, Running Shoes | No Comments »

Canadian Running’s 2014 Holiday Running Gift Guide, full of gifts for that special runner. Wearable Tech The best running-related gifts for the gearhead in your life. Stocking Stuffers Smaller gift suggestions for that special runner. […]


Review: Jaybird Reign

November 12th, 2014 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Electronics, Running Gear | No Comments »

Jaybird, a company known for making some of the most popular Bluetooth headphones, has now expanded into the fitness tracking market with their new Reign. After a delayed release, the product hit stores on Nov. […]


Adidas teams up with MyFitnessPal

September 18th, 2014 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Electronics, Running Gear | No Comments »

In an increasingly quick dash to grab a slice of the fitness and health tracking market, Adidas has teamed up with MyFitnessPal to create a more holistic approach for users. Adidas offers their MiCoach […]