The Toronto Carnival Run is a Caribbean inspired run to encourage health, wellness, and active living. It takes place downtown Toronto along the Martin Goodman Trail. This time of year will give runners a beautiful view of Lake Ontario with a feeling of the island morning breeze. Enjoy this fast, flat course!
By Jen A. Miller, Runner's World
There are some aspects of race day that no amount of speedwork can prepare you for. Dodging gel packs and water cups comes to mind. But there's also a right and wrong way to race with a friend, slow down for walk breaks, and, yes, wear the race shirt and medal.
from Canadian Running Magazine By John Lofranco
Most training plans focus on going long: mastering the marathon or running your first half. But 5Ks and 10Ks are their own challenge. Montreal-based coach John Lofranco explores how to succeed at two of the most fun race distances.
So you want to run a good 5k or 10k. The secret to running a good race at either of these distances is to shake the common notion that these are “shorter” distances.