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Tata Consultancy Services is the new sponsor of the Toronto Waterfront Marathon 

Tata Consultancy Services, according to Michelle Taylor, Head of Global Sports Sponsorships, is a B2B IT company using sports sponsorships to drive purpose and innovation. With offices all over the world, the multi-billion dollar tech brand has also become a global powerhouse in the world of running.  Already the title sponsor of the London, New York, Mumbai and Amsterdam marathons, TCS enters Canada this fall as the title sponsor […]

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11 Great Fall Canadian Races to Train for Right Now, Today!

It’s hard to admit what’s painfully true: the summer is more than halfway over and the race season is beckoning—it’s time to start seriously considering what you’re going to race in the fall. The good news is, as the temperature gets cooler and thoughts turn toward pullovers and tights, there are hundreds of great races […]

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Shoe Review: ASICS GEL-KAYANO 29

As a longtime ASICS runner, the KAYANO have been my go to shoe when it comes to distance training. I’m hopeful for a fall marathon, and when the latest iteration of the KAYANO became available I had to give them a try. Admittedly, I also wondered how it was that such a tried-tested-and-true shoe could […]

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The Hotel X Marks the Spot for Runners in Toronto

There have now been two significant times that my running, and life, has been drastically improved by Hotel X Toronto. The spot, which is located inside Exhibition Place and just north of the MGT, one of the most popular running routes in the country, is not only luxurious and absurdly conveniently located for a runner […]

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You Can’t Outrun Your Diet

Stephanie Kay, nutritionist, believes diets are stupid. She says she believes in self-care, and quality over quantity. She’s written two cookbooks and had her heart set on playing in the WNBA growing up. Kay knows about sports and food and that’s why, when she says, “eating for your health means both your mental health and […]

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The Marathon Beneva de Montréal is a Canadian Bucket List Race

The Montréal Marathon was begun by a runner and a cyclist and between 1979 and 1990, it became a symbol of pride for Montreal. Started by athletes for athletes—the marathon was the only distance offered—it was a beacon of racing and competition and a sign of the health of marathon running in this country. For […]

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Trail Shoe Review: Salomon Ultra Guide, by Reid Coolsaet

My favourite trail shoe is the Salomon Ultra Glide, from my sponsor, and it’s what I’ve used in all of my trail races so far this year and most of my trail running. For me, it’s the most versatile trail shoe as it has lots of cushion (38mm stack height of responsive EVA) and yet is […]

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Listen to your Athletes: Why the Canadian Cross Country Championships are On the Move

It’s official: the 2022 Canadian Cross Country Championships on November 26 are moving from Wesley Clover Parks to Mooney’s Bay (the park near the Terry Fox Athletic Facility) in Ottawa, Ontario.  I have seen some debate online as to whether this is the right decision and whether the course truly needed to be moved. I […]