Rachel Cliff’s redemption after Olympic heartbreak

August 18th, 2019 by Kate Van Buskirk | Posted in The Shakeout Podcast | No Comments »

In 2016 Vancouver’s Rachel Cliff was left off the Rio Olympic Team. Since then, she set the Canadian half and full marathon records, and has represented Canada on multiple national teams. RELATED: Rachel Cliff […]


The Shakeout Podcast: Why trail running could be the perfect addition to your summer training

July 18th, 2019 by Kate Van Buskirk | Posted in The Shakeout Podcast | No Comments »

This month, we’re bringing you episodes dedicated to helping you run smart and strong throughout the summer. We’ll equip you with the tools you need to survive and thrive all season long. This week, […]


Build your base now to prepare for spring marathon training

December 3rd, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Features | No Comments »

Feeling antsy in the off-season? Focus on base-building in preparation for spring marathon training


8 reasons you need a run coach

October 2nd, 2018 by Tory Scholz | Posted in Trail Running, Training | No Comments »

Get focused this fall with a run coach


It’s Taper Time!

September 21st, 2018 by Tory Scholz | Posted in Trail Running | No Comments »

How to avoid tantrums and embrace normality


Eight mental tricks to get you through tough training

September 7th, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in Training | 1 Comment »

Because the little things you do can make a big difference


Never underestimate the importance of the easy run

September 6th, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, CR Explains, Training | No Comments »

Hard workouts and long runs may get the majority of attention in our training plans, but the easy run is when and where the biggest improvements take place. RELATED: Are “junk miles” sabotaging your training? […]


Recommit to running just in time for fall

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

Whether it’s been a few weeks or even a few months since you last laced up on a regular basis, now is the best time to return to running.


Junk miles: Are “easy” runs sabotaging your training?

August 8th, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, CR Explains, Training | No Comments »

Some consider junk miles to be runs that are done too slow. Others suggest it’s the exact opposite: running too fast on easy days.


A week-by-week breakdown on how to approach marathon training

August 3rd, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in Training | No Comments »

A week-by-week breakdown of what marathon training should look like as you approach race day


Tempo running explained

August 2nd, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in CR Explains, Training | No Comments »

You’ve heard the term a hundred times. And yet, every time the explanation seems to differ slightly. So what the heck is a tempo run? (And, more importantly, why should you do one?) RELATED: […]


How to stay safe during impromptu summer thunderstorms

August 1st, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in Health & Nutrition, Trail Running | No Comments »

Along with the summer heat and humidity comes the occasional threat of a thunderstorm complete with pouring rain, driving winds, hail, lightning and cracks of thunder