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Avoiding Injury While Ramping Up for Spring Races
Spring brings with it the temptation to jump straight into high mileage or intense workouts, especially after a winter of reduced activity. However, this sudden increase can lead to common running injuries such as shin splints, runner's knee, and IT band syndrome. 
On Products: The Ultimate Guide for Toronto Runners
"On" has rapidly risen in the running world, captivating athletes with its fusion of Swiss engineering and sleek design. For Toronto's running community, On presents a unique blend of style and performance. History of On Founded in the Swiss Alps...
Essential Stretches for Runners: Enhance Flexibility and Reduce Injuries
For runners, the act of stretching is as vital as the run itself. Proper stretching not only enhances flexibility but also plays a crucial role in injury prevention. Benefits of Stretching Injury Prevention: Regular stretching can increase the range of...
Are your running shoes slowing you down?

Are your running shoes causing pain or slowing you down? This guide covers the science behind running shoes, signs of a bad fit, and tips for maximizing performance.

5 top tips for running your best race: from pacing to enjoying the experience

Prepare for your next race with these top 5 tips for runners, covering pacing, hydration, gear, routine, and enjoyment. Crush your next race with confidence!

How to layer up for winter running

Running in the winter is tricky. You’ll be cold at the start, sweating in between, and FREEZING if you stop moving. Here’s how to layer up for success when running in cold weather. 

How to perform at your best as a masters runner
Once you're over 35, you're in a new category of athletics called Masters Athletics. Running as a high-performing masters athlete is slightly different than when you were in your 20s and early 30s.
How to set realistic goals that won’t disappoint you in 2023
There’s nothing worse than setting yourself the objective of running a marathon in two weeks when you haven’t run a mile in ten years. Although it’s possible, you’re equally likely to injure yourself to the point where you never run again.
The secret to loving running

If you’re battling an injury, lacking motivation, or simply not achieving the results you know you’re capable of, you may resent the sport of running. In fact, running will break your heart. 


Here’s how you can love running again. 

Reasons to join a Toronto run club

Are you a solo runner? Why you should stop training alone and join a running club! Runners of all paces, experience levels, and motivation levels can benefit from running clubs, whether they have yet to find their crew or are just looking for the right motivation. 

What is a running base and why does it matter?

What are the advantages of building your base before starting your next training block? Check out what it means means to build a base and why it is important! 

Top 10 carbon running shoes for setting a new personal record.
Carbon fiber running shoes offer a competitive edge even if competing against yourself. If you've tried carbon running shoes, you'll understand why. Here are our recommended top ten carbon running shoes for going fast!
How do you prepare for a race if you haven't been training?

Do you feel unprepared for an upcoming race? You’re not alone. In this article, we give you a number of different recommendations that will come in handy if you haven’t been training properly. 

Race season is coming: How to make it to the starting line injury-free.

Ever been injured or unprepared before a race? As your training builds, here are key tactics you can use to ensure you make it to the starting line healthy. 

Join us for March Miles and Play New Balance RUNGO

No matter what your goals are this month, join us to complete your RUNGO card and you can win some awesome accessories and shoes from New Balance... just for running as you normally would!

Rekindle your romance with running

Sure, remembering the time you accomplished your biggest running goal can be a warm fuzzy memory. Still, it can make where your fitness is at presently discouraging or make your goals seem unattainable for some of you. 

It’s better to start with a clean slate and take it easy. You may have run an effortless 5k in the past but need to take some walk breaks now. It’s also how you stay injury-free. 

The Carbon-Plated Running Shoe Revolution

In the running shoe world, we have recently seen a change that is one of those “no looking back” advancements. From the mile to the marathon, running shoes with carbon fiber plates have revolutionized the sport.

Running Responsibly: Shop With Thought

While a single Toronto running store can exert only so much control over offshore manufacturing processes, we believe we can and should encourage all runners to make smarter, more sustainable choices. As we hopefully move past the worst of Covid, let’s spare a thought for this planet of ours.