Runners with depression: you’re in good company

August 15th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

Some of the most accomplished athletes in the world are not strangers to depression. Their openness and advocacy on the subject go a long way towards reducing the stigma around mental illness


The Shakeout Podcast: She Ruled the Death Race

August 5th, 2018 by Joan Chung | Posted in The Shakeout Podcast | No Comments »

Edmonton runner Alissa St. Laurent became the first woman to win the Canadian Death Race.


Hardrock disqualification splits ultra community

July 24th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Trail Running | No Comments »

Though many criticized the unprecedented DQ of Thevenard, others support the decision


Dave Proctor’s cross-Canada run starts with hat-dip in Victoria

June 27th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Ultrarunner begins cross-Canada speed record quest this morning


Three Canadians to watch at Western States 100

June 13th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Trail Running | No Comments »

Canadians Devin Featherstone, Ailsa Macdonald and Stan Wiens share their thoughts about this year’s edition of the world’s oldest 100-miler


The Shakeout Podcast: 20 Days, 885K, 8% Vision

June 11th, 2018 by Joan Chung | Posted in The Shakeout Podcast | No Comments »

A blind runner attempts to run the Bruce Trail end-to-end and almost comes up short.


Kim Magnus first Canadian to finish at 2018 Trail World Championships

May 13th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Trail Running | No Comments »

Only three out of six Canadians finish grueling 85K race in the mountains of Spain


The Barkley Marathons: A brief timeline

March 21st, 2018 by Canadian Running | Posted in Trail Running | 2 Comments »

The first Canadian finisher? Gary, we’re counting on you. Let’s make history!


Ultrarunner to cover 2018 Tour de France route on foot

February 17th, 2018 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Peter Thompson will try to match Zoe Romano’s 2013 feat


Yukon Arctic Ultra runner at risk of losing hands and feet

February 15th, 2018 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Trail Running | No Comments »

Bone-chilling temperatures leaves Italian participant’s limb health in jeopardy


One runner finishes Yukon Arctic Ultra 300-Miler

February 8th, 2018 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

The Yukon Arctic Ultra conditions sound like that of a frozen tundra nightmare in what could be the Canadian equivalent of the Barkley Marathons


Runners would continue racing if they learned ultras were bad for them, study says

February 4th, 2018 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

“If you were to learn, with absolute certainty, that ultramarathon running is bad for your health, would you stop your ultramarathon training and participation?” the study asks