Sulphur Springs selling out

April 10th, 2014 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Canadian Trails, Runs & Races | No Comments »

Have you wanted to get started in the trail running scene? Sulphur Springs trail races may be the perfect place to get started, if you get signed up in time. The May 24, 2014, […]

Fuelling for the Long Run

January 12th, 2014 by Canadian Running | Posted in Health & Nutrition | 1 Comment »

Nutrition can make or break your distance dreams.

Study finds ultramarathoners healthier, but injury-prone

January 10th, 2014 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

There has been much debate recently on whether ultramarathon races do more harm than good but a new study may leave the naysayers silent, at least for a little while. The study observed a […]

Older ultramarathon runners less injury prone

January 9th, 2014 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

Experienced ultramarathon runners seem to be more resilient to injury than their younger peers. A new study has found that older ultramarathon runners are less susceptible to injury than younger ultramarathon runners. The study, […]

A conversation with “Ultra” author David Carroll

December 21st, 2013 by Michael Doyle | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Author David Carroll. Photo: Andy Carroll Ultra David Carroll Scholastic, 2013 192 pages Review In David Carroll’s debut novel, Ultra, the award-winning CBC producer confronts the challenge of making running cool for a generation […]

Treadmill trainer wins debut 50-mile race

November 26th, 2013 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

How many miles are you willing to run on a treadmill? Zach Miller must do plenty, and he does them on a cruise ship. Miller, of Columbia, Pa., (not to be mistaken for the […]

Study: who is driving the ultramarathon boom?

November 13th, 2013 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Ultramarathons are on the rise, and, according to a comprehensive survey of the discipline, it’s a middle-aged man’s world. The study reveals that men in their forties are flocking to ultramarathons. While the participation […]

Sulphur Springs Trail Run registration now open

November 1st, 2013 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Have the roads got you bored? The Sulphur Springs Trail Run is open for registration. The event is back for its 22nd year and with 40 new participant openings. The run can be a […]

Scott Jurek talks whole foods for runners

October 28th, 2013 by Canadian Running | Posted in Health & Nutrition | 1 Comment »

A day in the nutrition life of vegan ultramarathoner Scott Jurek

In a rut – change it up

March 25th, 2013 by Canadian Running | Posted in Blogs | No Comments »

…it’s always important for us to step-back from our day to day and take a critical look at our lives. Are things getting stale? Are we in a rut? Are there obvious solutions? For many, change, even small ones, is not easy, however it’s often the only way we can rejuvenate ourselves.

Expanding your Reality – One Adventure at a Time

March 6th, 2013 by Canadian Running | Posted in Blogs | No Comments »

Life is about continually pushing your limits – and not always in sport. To rest on our laurels, in my opinion, is like living in a cage. You accept artificial boundaries, which ultimately shape your thinking, and your reality. Pushing limits is not about being awesome in other people’s eyes, but about redefining your reality to allow you to be your best.

the continuation of “A glance back, a look ahead”

January 10th, 2013 by Simon Donato | Posted in Blogs, Ultra Trail Tales | No Comments »

An experience like this is worth nothing without learning some life lessons along the way. Filming this show was the hardest challenge I have ever undertaken. The toll it took on my body, spirit, and mind cannot be summed in 600 words.