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5 Tips For Technical Trail Running and Racing

5 Tips For Technical Trail Running and Racing

Trail running can cover a broad spectrum of surfaces depending on where you live. One athlete’s version of trails may be vastly different than an...
Training in the Grey Zone: How to Avoid the Zone 3 Plateau

Training in the Grey Zone: How to Avoid the Zone 3 Plateau

Do you find yourself validating a good run with average pace? Have to catch that runner up ahead of you on the path, so you drop the pace and pus...
How math – and eating while running – can help you complete your best marathon

How math – and eating while running – can help you complete your best marathon

Whether standing at the starting line for a high school cross-country competition or, years later, at the cold rainy 2018 Boston Marathon, I have...
Running and jogging for beginners

Running and jogging for beginners

Some general tips for beginners:- See your doctor for a check-up before you start a running program. This is especially important if you are over...
Health benefits of running and jogging

Health benefits of running and jogging

Regular running or jogging offers many health benefits. Running can:- help to build strong bones, as it is a weight bearing exercise- strengthen ...
Lessons from a cancelled marathon: Athletic events, heat and the effects of climate change

Lessons from a cancelled marathon: Athletic events, heat and the effects of climate change

The cancellation of the Manitoba Marathon due to extreme heat may provide a case study for athletic event management in extreme weather.As resear...
What Not to Do When Training for a Half Marathon

What Not to Do When Training for a Half Marathon

Training for a half marathon is all about self discovery and building mental and physical strength. But it doesn’t come without a few challenges....
Our Top Tips to Crush Your First Half Marathon

Our Top Tips to Crush Your First Half Marathon

Gearing up for your first half marathon? First off, get excited—you’re about to embark on an incredible running journey. The half marathon is on...
How to Know If You Should DNF a Run

How to Know If You Should DNF a Run

Sometimes it's easy to know when to call it quits, but other times bailing on a run or race can be a tough decision. Not finishing a run (a.k.a. ...
How to go the (ultra) distance

How to go the (ultra) distance

1. Listen to your bodyWhen you're training for a 100 km race it’s important to have a training schedule, but you must be flexible with it. A lo...
The Best Running Tips We've Ever Heard

The Best Running Tips We've Ever Heard

Whether you've been running for a year or a decade, sometimes you hear a tip that makes you say, "Why didn't I think of that?!" We could always...
Fuelling the engine: 6 principles of nutrition for athletes

Fuelling the engine: 6 principles of nutrition for athletes

How and what we eat is personal to each one of us. Some of us feel better and more energised by certain foods, while others feel quite differentl...