We are both runners, one novice and one avid. Approaching a busy summer season filled with DJing, playing music and celebrating with lovely people at very special events, we took some time to reflect on a passion we both share, something we do to recharge, energize and feel grounded–running! Continue reading “How To Be a Runner in Edmonton”
The main reason I return to the Running Room year after year is the people I meet. I have made (and continue to make) many great friendships through the sport. I ran my first marathon in 1980 with no training or knowledge of what I was doing. I began training and running more seriously in 1999. Since that time, I have completed dozens of races at all distances, ranging from 5Ks to marathons. Continue reading “Instructor Profile/Des Kappel–Kenaston/Winnipeg, MB”
Over the next few months, we will be featuring Q & As with our sponsored RRAC (Running Room Athletic Club) athletes. Today, meet Alexandre Ricard! Continue reading “RRAC Interview: Alexandre Ricard”
Tara writes our “Ask a Nutritionist” column in the Running Room Magazine, sharing her progressive and practical advice with readers since 2006. She is a Registered Nutritional Consultant, certified Personal Trainer and triathlon/running coach in Toronto. An avid distance runner and triathlete, she is also a regular guest speaker for Running Room training programs.
Favourite kitchen utensil.
Not quite a utensil, but my kitchen is not complete without my Vitamix for my daily smoothie. I bought a spiralizer expecting it to change my world, but the novelty wore off after a few weeks, likely as I’m not really a pasta lover so I didn’t need to replace the concept. But to answer the initial question, I cannot live without a good sharp knife for all of my vegetable chopping. Continue reading “Q & A with Tara Postnikoff”
Over the next few months, we will be featuring Q & As with our sponsored RRAC (Running Room Athletic Club) athletes . Today, meet Alecia Kallos! Continue reading “RRAC Interview: Alecia Kallos”
by Kris Acker and John Acheson
The Lorneville Loop 13K race took place in Saint John, NB on April 7th. The race started and finished at the community centre and boasted forest, hills, sea views, and very little traffic. Continue reading “Lorneville Loop 13K”
Every year, Running Room helps to raise hundreds of thousands of dollars for various charities across the nation. Here is one more recipient of our efforts. Continue reading “Community Support”
During my travels I’ve met many people from all walks of life. And, regardless of where I am when running, or when speaking with people abroad or back in Canada, one inevitable question always comes up: Where is my favorite place to run?
It’s an incredibly hard question to answer, yet it always makes me smile as I’m instantly transported back to all of the amazing places I’ve run. And though my answer is almost always changing, here is the third installment of my current Five Favorite Places to Run Abroad list. (Links to parts one and two). Continue reading “Stephen Price’s List of Favorite Places to Run Abroad: part 3 of 5”
This St. Patrick’s Day, Sunday, March 17th, was the first annual Jack Astor’s Shamrockin’ 5K run in downtown St. John’s in support of Nevaeh’s Lemonade Stand. Continue reading “Jack Astor’s Shamrockin’ 5K–St. John’s, NL”
Student Becomes the Teacher: A Saucony 5K Training Program Story
Accomplishing your first 5K is a true milestone in any runner’s life, worthy of celebration. Yet, as those that have gotten there through the 5K Training Program can tell you, there is some truth in the old adage about the journey over the destination. For some runners even, like program leader Nancy Brooks, it can be a life-changing experience. Continue reading “Saucony | Running Room 5K Program: Nancy Brooks”