Training tip: the art of the taper

With less than two weeks to go until the RBC Run for the Kids, it’s time to start thinking about tapering your training. Whether you’re […]

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Training tip: running drills and strides

Including running drills and strides in a training program is not just for competitive runners. Everyone can use them as a great way to improve […]

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Back to a schedule

I’m writing this on the last official day of summer vacation. Tomorrow my two kids are back to school and with that comes predictable schedules […]

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Training tip: running with your dog

I don’t own a dog, but I recently had the experience of running with one (okay, he was lost in a storm and following me) […]

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Training tip: preventing overtraining

Many of us are very motivated to train hard to reach our running goals. Training schedules are great to follow as guidelines for how much […]

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Back to basics

When I started running in high school I didn’t own much gear. The running market was not geared at all towards high school girls. I […]

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Training tip: trail running

Late summer, early fall is my favourite time of year for trail running. The bugs aren’t bad, there’s still lots of daylight, and nature is […]

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Training tip: running with kids

If you are a runner and you are a parent then you are also one other important thing: you are a role model. Regardless of […]

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