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The Secret Weapon to Improving Your Long Run

Thomas Rivers Puzey was still in university when he stumbled across a new way of training for long-distance running. The collegiate cross-country runner laced up for a local trail race in Costa Rica. He...

In Support of the Tech-Free Run

If a tree fell in the woods and no one heard it, did it make a noise? Perhaps the new adage should be, if you don’t have digital proof of your run, did it...

Yoga For Runners

Running is a fabulous sport that invigorates the body and mind, perhaps explaining why it is one of the most popular sports worldwide. But it is common for running goals to be derailed as...

Seeking the truth behind running injuries

Runners seeking a magic bullet to prevent injuries will have to keep searching. A study published in the Journal of Athletic Training in September 2021 sought correlations between running-related injuries and training parameters—such as distance,...

On your Mark, Get Set, Go!

Most of us know the benefits of running long and incorporating tempos in workouts. But we are now understanding that there are huge benefits in including short sprints. Who would have thought that tearing...

A Step Through Time – The Evolution of the Running Shoe

From the earliest leather track spikes to ultra light carbon plated shoes of today, the running shoe has undergone many technological advances over the decades.
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Training for an Ultramarathon

Like most challenges, running an ultramarathon requires preparation. Preparation means more than simply running a lot. Adequate preparation should train both body and mind, increasing confidence and competence in your abilities to tackle the...
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Running in the Rain

No matter where we live running in the rain is a fact of life. While Western Canada sees its share of the wet stuff, the east also experiences precipitation, although it invariably falls as...

Mind, Body and Soul

Running is incredibly simple. A skill developed soon after walking, it promptly becomes a favourite to chase siblings, the family dog, squirrels, etc. In adulthood our lives get complicated. Running does not. It remains...
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Taking Your Training to the Next Level

Has your running hit a plateau? You were making such great progress, but that was a while ago. The fitness gains just don’t seem to be as noticeable lately, and your personal bests are...
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Mt. Terry Fox Trek

The Mount Terry Fox Trek is an annual fundraising event that takes place in Valemount, British Columbia. Hikers can enjoy an experience of a lifetime while...
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The Royal Victoria Marathon Returns in 2022

The Marathon, Half Marathon, 8K and the Kids Run will take place on Thanksgiving Sunday, October 9, the first time that all four distances will...
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The Hottest Thing on Two Wheels

Commuters, families, riders young and old, are searching for more environmentally friendly transportation options that reduce car dependency. They want safer streets. They want...

Runners, have you heard the exciting news?

If you need one more reason to lace up on Sunday May 29th for the 58th Calgary Marathon, you just got it. A new...