Exercising on your period: changing the conversation

March 25th, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

Most women have never been educated on how their period affects their athletics. A recent study is trying to change this


Women’s reaction to breast-size study: Duh

March 7th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Many larger-breasted women simply find running too uncomfortable, and the lack of adequately supportive (or affordable) sports bras doesn’t help


The Shakeout Podcast: Running for Freedom in Afghanistan

August 20th, 2018 by Joan Chung | Posted in The Shakeout Podcast | No Comments »

Two courageous women fight for freedom in Afghanistan through running.


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.


The Shakeout Podcast: Celebrating Mother’s Day with the Marathon Mom

May 12th, 2018 by Joan Chung | Posted in The Shakeout Podcast | No Comments »

Krista DuChene opens up about balancing motherhood, work, and running on her way to winning third place at the 2018 Boston Marathon.


The Shakeout Podcast: The Road to the First Olympic Women’s Marathon

March 19th, 2018 by Joan Chung | Posted in The Shakeout Podcast | No Comments »

23-year-old Silvia Ruegger raced for Canada at the first Olympic women’s marathon.


The Shakeout Podcast: Silvia Ruegger, Pioneer of Women’s Running

December 27th, 2017 by Joan Chung | Posted in The Shakeout Podcast | No Comments »

Silvia Ruegger’s dream of being an Olympian began in a farmhouse in Ontario.


The Shakeout Podcast: Why a 2:36 Marathoner Had to Break Up with Running to Get Pregnant

November 27th, 2017 by Joan Chung | Posted in The Shakeout Podcast | No Comments »

After nine years without a period, Tina Muir took a break from the sport to recover from amenorrhea and is now pregnant.


How to talk to your friend who suffers from amenorrhea

November 24th, 2017 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Health & Nutrition | No Comments »

The woman in your life who has lost her period is in need of support. How can you best provide that?


When teammates build each other up and provide support, you get stars like Shalane Flanagan

November 16th, 2017 by Tara Campbell | Posted in Gotta Run! | 1 Comment »

You can build each other up or knock each other down. Shalane Flanagan and her team members are products of the former


Almaz Ayana is running her first half-marathon and there’s nearly 35K on the line

November 3rd, 2017 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

She’s got the women’s 10,000m world record. Does she have this 35K in the bag?


Five Canadian elite women weigh in on recent debate surrounding cross-country uniforms

November 2nd, 2017 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments »

When one particular petition about cross-country uniforms created quite a stir, we asked some of Canada’s top female runners what they thought