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Toronto Olympic Club combines competition with fun "Success is the satisfaction which comes when you know you've done your best to become the best you are capable of becoming." - John Wooden.
'The Rats' embrace chaos, running in T.O.'s downtown core The Running Rats, or 'The Rats' as the club members call themselves, started in 2002 when Jonathan Hughes, an avid runner.
Kamworor's world record was two back-to-back 10,000m world qualifiers Geoffrey Kamworor ran a new half-marathon world record of 58:01 on Sunday at the Copenhagen Half-Marathon. The runner did this in reportedly sub-optimal conditions that were described as stormy.
Maritime Race Weekend: three out of four course records broken The inhabitants of the aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth, who had been at sea for two weeks, welcomed the chance to mix it up with some local runners during its Canadian stopover before carrying on to the US's eastern coast, where it will run trials of the new F35 Lightning fighter jets.
Wannabees focus on community over finishing times The Wannabees started out as anything but. With a name like the that, you could assume this Ajax-based club focused on beginner runners, maybe training.
How to run a personal best while parenting But running found its way back into her life in 2018, and now she's hoping to make her second Olympic team in October at STWM 16 years after making her first. RELATED: Cam Levins breaks Canadian record at 2018 Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon. But this time, trying to get to the Olympics looks significantly different than it did before.
Watch: Running Form Fundamentals Xpollination Productions and frequent PodiumRunner contributor Jason Fitzgerald have recently released a feature-length video course on the fundamentals of running for beginner and intermediate runners: Running Smarter, Running Stronger. You can watch an excerpt on running form here:.
Cam Levins DNFs at Philadelphia Rock n' Roll Half-Marathon Canadian marathon record-holder Cam Levins didn't finish the Philadelphia Rock n' Roll half-marathon on Sunday. Levins, who's preparing for the upcoming Canadian Olympic Trials at the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, stopped just beyond 5K due to residual fatigue.
Dave Proctor announces a second cross-Canada speed record attempt The world and Canadian record-holder and Outrun Rare founder plans to try again on May 18, 2020, this time starting in Newfoundland.
Ragnar Race Training and Team Finding Do you need to change your training for a Ragnar? Well that largely depends on what you've been training for and how many miles you get assigned! It's often varied based on how hard that particular portion of the course is.
Richmond Marathon 2019 On 15th September I took part in the Richmond Marathon, as part of the Richmond Runfest. It was a jam packed weekend, as the Richmond Runfest started on Saturday with the Kew Gardens 10k, followed by the Richmond Sundown 5k.
Kellyn Taylor's monster marathon workout Kellyn Taylor, the eighth fastest marathoner in American history, did a big workout yesterday and NAZ Elite, her training group, live tweeted the training day. Taylor was third at the USATF World Trials earlier this summer in the 10,000m.
6 reasons to do the Golden Ultra next weekend Tuesday, September 17 is the last day to register for the 2019 Golden Ultra trail races, and we have six reasons why you should just go. The race happens September 20 to 22 and consists of distances of 3K to 120K. Weekend errands aren't going anywhere, but the 2019 Golden Ultra is.
Geoffrey Kamworor breaks world record at Copenhagen Half-Marathon Get the digital edition of Running for your chosen platform:. Nook. iTunes. Zinio. PressReader.
Mindfulness and Running In the lead up to World Mental Health Day on the 10th October, here at runr we're going to be sharing your stories and blogs around running and mindfulness, and how that helps improve mental health in the blogs section on our website. One of our favourite things about running is how easy it is to access.
E-Bikes in National Parks: NPS Unveils New Rules for Greater Access The new policy treats e-bikes like traditional bikes and aims to provide greater access, reduce environmental impact, and ‘expand the option of bicycling to more people.’.
Richmond Sundown 5k On the 14th September 2019 I took part in day one of the Richmond Runfest. First of all I paced the sub 45 #funbus at the Kew Garden 10k for the 3rd year in a row. I have been organising the Pacers for this event for the past 3 years, and you can check out my review from Kew Garden 10k 2018 HERE.
Shogo Nakamura Wins WILD and THRILLING Japanese Olympic Marathon Trials as Honami Maeda Crushes Women's Field The Marathon Grand Championship men's race will be remembered for many reasons. For its history: this was the first-ever Japanese Olympic marathon trials. For its drama: this was a thrilling race, with nine men still in contention with five kilometers to go.
Nakamura and Maeda Win Japanese 2020 Olympic Marathon Trials The world's window into elite japanese distance running, since 2007 After an almost two-year qualification period that made it the most difficult marathon in history to get into, Japan's Marathon Grand Championship 2020 Tokyo Olympics marathon trials went off perfectly Sunday in warm and sunny conditions.
Woody Kincaid Opens Up People who are criticizing-it's like when you don't go to a party and then find out that party was awesome. They call it cheap because they missed out. PR: People are still saying Woody who? Lagat, Solinsky, Ritzenhein, Chelimo-all these guys had won NCAA titles and whatnot.
Solstice24 24-Hour Running Festival Announced The team behind the award-winning Equinox24 event, held at Belvoir Castle in Leicestershire, are delighted to announce the launch of a second event for 2020 - Solstice24.
Nike increases protections for female athletes after Allyson Felix's move to Athleta 12 to athletes it sponsors, the Beaverton, Ore.-based brand said it had revised contracts to include more protections for pregnant athletes. The update includes an 18-month period - starting eight months prior to a woman's due date - wherein performance-related reductions cannot be applied.
Marathon lessons you don't need to learn twice Making a mistake in a marathon can lead to physical pain so unfortunate, that those mistakes become lessons you never need to learn again. RELATED: Worst advice for marathon training. Canadian Running reached out to our readers to ask what their biggest mistakes were in their first marathon.
Run Happy at the #BrooksBestFest On 11th September 2019 I had the privilege of joining the #runhappy team from across Europe at the #brooksbestfest. The Brooks Best Fest was a meet up about celebrating all personal bests. It is not every day you meet a brand whose purpose is not about being the best, its about getting the best out of you.
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