Olympic marathon and race walk events moved to Sapporo for 2020

October 16th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

The 1972 Winter Olympics site is expected to be five to six degrees cooler than Tokyo in late July, and significantly less humid


Lyndsay Tessier’s and Krista DuChene’s age-defying performances

September 30th, 2019 by Canadian Running | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Krista DuChene’s and Lyndsay Tessier’s inspiring performances in Doha and Berlin put to rest any doubts that marathoners of a certain age can perform well on the world stage


Introducing the most competitive marathon you’ve never heard of

September 13th, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

The Marathon Grand Championship is the first-ever Japanese Olympic marathon trials. It boasts insanely deep fields and is running tomorrow evening


Beatie Deutsch: from non-runner to Israel’s national marathon champion in three years

August 14th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Beatie Deutsch has some distance to go to fulfil her dream of going to Tokyo for the marathon, but her inspiring story is grounds for optimism


Canadian takeaways from the 2019 Pan Am Games

August 12th, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Canada holds three new Pan Am Games records. Here’s a look at the runners responsible for these killer performances


Larner tests heat and humidity on Tokyo Olympic marathon course one year out

August 5th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Brett Larner of Japan Running News has been out running the Olympic marathon course in Tokyo at 6 am to find out exactly how hot and humid it’s likely to be one year from now


What injury taught Lanni Marchant

August 4th, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

How the Olympian’s training has changed following her injury


Tokyo 2020 unveils Olympic medals made from recycled smarthpones

July 25th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

The gold, silver and bronze used in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic medals was harvested from more than six million donated smartphones weighing 78,000 tonnes


WATCH: Lanni Marchant opens up about her surgery and recovery

July 20th, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Marchant is in the middle of a full-blown comeback. Here’s a look at her journey over the past three years


Kinsey Middleton and Malindi Elmore to contest Canadian Olympic marathon trials at STWM

July 11th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

The two Canadian women have run almost identical marathon debuts in the last nine months, and both are seeking a spot on Canada’s Olympic team going to Tokyo


Malindi Elmore’s favourite workout

June 16th, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Elmore is targeting the Olympics, 15 years after making her first team


Olympic medals and podiums to be made from recycled materials

June 12th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

For the first time, medal podiums and the medals themselves will incorporate recycled materials