How to stay hydrated in the heat and humidity

June 28th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

With temps about to skyrocket in much of the country, here are some tips on how to stay cool and hydrated on your weekend runs


Recovery runs and rest days: essential parts of training

June 12th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Training | No Comments »

How to simplify the role of rest and recovery in your training


Tempo runs: how fast and how long?

June 11th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Training | No Comments »

Here’s some simple guidance on just how fast, and how long, your tempo runs should be


Don’t sweat hotter temps. Heat acclimatization takes time

May 24th, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners | No Comments »

Spring has definitely sprung and warmer temperatures are tempting runners outdoors. Don’t be surprised however if it takes some time to acclimatize to the sudden increase in temperature


What’s a race plan, and do I need one?

May 23rd, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Racing | No Comments »

You may have heard the expression “failing to plan is planning to fail.” It may seem a bit extreme, but there’s no doubt of the value of having a race plan. Whether you’re a […]


Five tips for your first 5K, 10K or half-marathon

May 23rd, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Features, Training | No Comments »

If you’re new to running or you haven’t raced for a while, signing up for a race is a great way to give your training (and your mindset) a boost


Training tips: Ignore the GPS and run by feel

May 18th, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in Training | 1 Comment »

Whenever possible but especially during easy/recovery runs, forgo the GPS and HR monitor and instead simply ‘run by feel’


How intervals of increasing duration can increase performance

May 16th, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in Training | No Comments »

Spring is a great time for speed training and a few faster efforts now can really pay off later on. When it comes to speed, there’s no surer path to guaranteed success than hard intervals. […]


Train for your fastest ever 5K

May 15th, 2018 by Canadian Running | Posted in Training | No Comments »

Over the last decade, distance running has become accessible to all. Learn-to-run groups and widespread access to training information has benefited everyone, from the elites to the back of the pack. The half- and […]


We celebrate Mother’s Day with three inspiring running moms

May 10th, 2018 by Canadian Running | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

This Mother’s Day we spoke to three running moms about their running, their moms, and their kids


How to return to running after finishing your goal race

May 8th, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in Training | No Comments »

Your training and workouts prepared you well and you ran the best race you could. Whether or not you set a personal best, you should be proud of what you accomplished and are no […]


Back-to-back hard runs: Can they work out for you?

May 5th, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in Training | No Comments »

Doing two hard efforts back-to-back may seem like an odd idea, but with careful consideration, it could provide a unique training boost