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By reading this, I hope you, the reader-runner, can better understand why and how your favourite races are making decisions. Moreover, I am hopeful our industry can recover from this global health crisis and be stronger than ever. Thank you for reading, keep running and be well. If you have been running for any length of time, you have probably suffered an injury.  What is happening now to the global race industry is the equivalent of having a myriad of injuries including ITBS

Pidhoresky and Hofbauer will have their Olympics qualification honoured for 2021 The IOC announced on Friday morning that all athletes who earned a spot at the Tokyo 202(1) Games, will still have that spot when the Olympics run next year. The July 24 to August 9 event was postponed earlier this week, but the IOC confirmed that if you’re an athlete who earned a spot, you get to keep it. “The 57 per cent that are qualified do remain in place

We will update this story daily with news of coronavirus-related race cancellations and postponements The rapid spread of coronavirus has caused numerous changes in the 2020 racing season. News of events being cancelled or postponed is breaking daily. This live blog will be updated with news of how coronavirus is affecting the running world. Monday, March 15, 2020–postponements and cancellations to date The Penn Relays has be cancelled. The event was set to begin April 23. Run Ottawa has announced that all of their events,  including

Move comes as Dylan Wykes joins Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend as Elite Athlete Coordinator Ottawa, February 4, 2020 – Organizers of the Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend announced today they will be significantly increasing the overall prize purse for Canadian athletes in the Ottawa 10K event to $35,000 – the largest prize for any of Canada’s championship events this year. The announcement comes as Dylan Wykes – the 2019 Canadian 10K champion and a 2012  Olympian – joins the organization as its new Elite

As Andre De Grasse crossed the finish line inside Khalifa International Stadium in Doha, Qatar, 19.95 flashed beside his name. Words could not explain his emotions at that moment, as he fell onto one knee to reflect and take in the season he had leading up to that point. “I was just happy,” De Grasse admitted as he reflected back on the moment. “To get back on the podium, I knew I didn’t win gold but to just be there and

The Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend was awarded the coveted Event of the Year award at the 2019 Canadian Tourism Awards held in Ottawa last evening. The Canadian Tourism Awards are presented annually by the Tourism Industry Association of Canada (TIAC) to recognize success, leadership and innovation in Canada’s tourism industry, and to reward those people, places, organizations and events that have gone above and beyond to showcase Canada’s very best and offer travellers superior tourism experiences in Canada. For the past 45 years, the Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend

How the Canadian champion transitions from goal race to a new season The fall racing season has come to a close, and now we’re entering the off-season. As runners come back from their much-needed down time, it can be confusing as to what kind of training you should be doing and how often you should be doing it. Trevor Hofbauer wins 2019 Canadian Marathon Championships. Photo: Maxine Gravina Trevor Hofbauer was the 2019 Canadian Marathon Champion, and he says that returning to training after

Greater Vancouver or the lower mainland, as it is often referred to, is a hotbed of Canadian distance running. There are several robust run clubs and competitive training groups located throughout the area. Some are well-established and others fairly new. The surroundings for distance training is rich, with the lush North Shore and Coastal Mountains, a plethora of forested trails, parks, and pathways near water – it’s a temperate paradise most months of the year. For clubs, there are the Lions Gate

ASICS spent US$28 million to acquire London, Ontario-based Race Roster, an onboarding platform used by races across the world to help runners register for their races. The deal, which was announced yesterday, crystallizes a transformative moment not only for Race Roster, but for participants in our sport: ASICS will now have opportunities to work with events that currently are without shoes sponsors on training programs, community building, and, yes, trials of new sneakers and gear. iRun’s editor Ben Kaplan spoke