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iRun because I cannot say no to a second slice of chocolate cakeEmily Shandruk , Vancouver, BC

iRun to stay fit and release those running endorphinsLiliana Plava , Calgary, AB

iRun because I want to qualify for Boston and raise money for charities near and dear to my heartChristine Gracel , Calgary, AB

iRun because it makes me feel good, allows me to spend time with my friends and gives me a feeling of accomplishmentHelen Kolodziejzyk , Calgary, AB

iRun but not enoughMichael Shaw , New Westminister, BC

iRun because I never thought I would be able toGary Morris , Winnipeg, MB

iRun to challenge myself, physically and mentallyKathleen Keenan , Brampton, ON

iRun because people around me inspire mePina Bevilacqua , Caledon, ON

iRun therefore I amDuncan Walsh , Nottingham, UK

iRun because I liveGeorges Schneller , Laval, QC

iRun to be free and enjoy our beautiful countryCheryl Carter , Clearwater , BC

iRun for overall wellbeingTrish McCourt , Halifax, NS

iRun because it makes me a better person, a better wife, a better mother and a better friendNathalie Joncas-Caissie , St-Antoine, NB

iRun because it makes me feel powerfulCarlene Paquette , Carp, ON

iRun because pecan pie, french fries and beer are chasing meTeresa Sterling , Ottawa , ON

iRun because it’s in meMichael Foley , Stittsville, ON

iRun because it reminds me that I am capable of so much more than I have doneJames Sauve , Ottawa, ON

iRun for meKiza Francis , Ottawa,ON

iRun to prove to myself I canLesley McGougan , Brampton, ON

iRun because all the ladies are chasing my sexy runner’s bodyChris Baker , Etobicoke, ON

iRun because I can and I’m gratefulTerry SanCartier , Gatineau, QC

iRun because when I run I feel most aliveMeghan Lynch , Ottawa, ON

iRun to unleash my inner athleteAdelle Densham , Avonmore, ON

iRun because it cleans up my life, because I drink more water, sleep better and eat healthier foodsRobin McIntyre , Ottawa, ON

iRun because of the peace and strength it brings meMichelle Jordan , Ottawa, ON

iRun because I need it to soothe the soul, keep me in shape and for overall wellbeingBeth Neil , Lombardy, ON

iRun because it is my tonic and my salvation Georgia Ioannou , British Columbia

iRun for relaxation and to motivate my two sonsKeith Bradbury , Newfoundland

iRun because endorphins are freeCassandra Chouinard , Ontario

iRun because somebody once told me I couldn’t Heidi Abbey-Der , Saskatchewan

iRun because couch potatoes die young Cathy Andrew , Ontario

iRun because it’s cheaper than therapy Leah Boulter , Alberta

iRun because I like buying running clothes Pamela Blaikie , Ontario

iRun slowly!Jason Hoffman , Manitoba

iRun because it gives me freedom to relax my brainMarie-Claude Gregoire , Nova Scotia

iRun because I learn more about who I am with every kmSteph Mansell , Quebec

iRun because iEat Sherry Maligaspe , British Columbia

iRun and run, and run, and run, and nobody can stop me Andrei Lucaciu , Ontario

iRun because the wall is meant to be broken Jonathan Bird , Ontario

iRun because it has saved my life John Marshall , Alberta

iRun for the challenge to go faster and farther Steven Matejka , Alberta

iRun to my happy place and some days it’s very Doreen May , Alberta

iRun because food tastes better afterwards Patrick Houston , Alberta

iRun because I can’t dance Mario Javier , Ontario

iRun so I don’t say never ever again Linda Klaric , Manitoba

iRun because it makes me whole Denis Ladouceur , Quebec

iRun because it gets my husband out there Tricia LaLonde , Alberta

iRun away from the negative and towards the positive Teri Lepard , Alberta

iRun because running is like breathing to Stephanie McEvoy , Ontario

iRun because I love the solitude Janene Tailleur , British Columbia

iRun for the moment when both feet are off the ground Catherine Anderson , British Columbia

iRun to someday win the race Lindy Dunlop , Yukon

iRun to stay ahead of the weight gainMyra Abstreiter , Alberta

iRun because otherwise I’m grumpy Alexandre Charest , Quebec

iRun because I get foot rubs afterward Kate Howerton , British Columbia

iRun because iLoves my man Beverly Huang , Alberta

iRun because not everyone can Olivia Harvey , New Brunswick

iRun to get to know myself, my strength and my spirit Lisa Groulx , Ontario

iRun whenever I feel the need to escape Iona Hillis , Ontario

iRun because it’s like flying, only lower Glenn Johnson , Ontario

iRun because it makes me feel powerful Sarah Kallaghan , Alberta

iRun because I’ve lost 80 lbs and running has become fun Cheryl Kelly , Ontario

iRun because there is no finish line Claire Kilgour , Ontario

iRun so my daughters know that they can, too Shelley Kirkpatrick , New Brunswick

iRun because it reminds me of how strong I can be Monique Lavoie , Ontario

iRun because it’s a great way to see the world Sherry Mahoney , British Columbia

iRun because my heart tells me to William Martin , Manitoba

iRun to prove to them that iCan Catherine Smith , Manitoba

iRun because it’s fun when it’s done Sue Matte , Ontario

iRun because I am not as clumsy I thought I was Hanna Baer , Quebec

iRun see where my feet will take me todayMegan Dolinskas , New York

iRun for the cool t-shirts! Pina Bevilacqua , Ontario

iRun because I want to be a role model for our six kids Catherine Empey , British Columbia

iRun to inspire my kids to tryGlen Johnston , Nunavut

iRun so I can eat ice cream Sandy Bolan , Ontario

iRun because I want to live to be 100! Colette DeJean , Ontario

iRun for health, i Run for life Pat Cheung , British Columbia

iRun because it gives my day a boost of energy Sara Campbell , Nova Scotia

iRun because it’s better than almost everything else Nathan Carey , Ontario

iRun at 50 years old because at 43 I couldn’t Peter Cicalo , Ontario

iRun because it's better than almost everything else Nathan Carey , Ontario

iRun at 50 years old because at 43 I couldn't Peter Cicalo , Ontario

iRun because it is my tonic and my salvation Georgia Ioannou , British Columbia

iRun for relaxation and to motivate my two sons Keith Bradbury , Newfoundland

iRun because endorphins are free Cassandra Chouinard , Ontario

iRun because somebody once told me I couldn't Heidi Abbey-Der , Saskatchewan

iRun because couch potatoes die young Cathy Andrew , Ontario

iRun because it's cheaper than therapy Leah Boulter , Alberta

iRun because I like buying running clothes Pamela Blaikie , Ontario

iRun slowly! Jason Hoffman , Manitoba

iRun because it gives me freedom to relax my brain Marie-Claude Gregoire , Nova Scotia

iRun because I learn more about who I am with every km Steph Mansell , Quebec

iRun because iEat Sherry Maligaspe , British Columbia

iRun for my heart, so it runs for me! Cathy Brzoza , British Columbia

iRun to inspire my children! Wendy Bowen , Manitoba

iRun because it sure beats the bus Robin Robbins , Alberta

iRun for the challenge and to remember to fully live Pascale Synnott , Québec

iRun to kickstart my day Sharon Strueby , Saskatchewan

iRun for me! Judi Wearing , Saskatchewan

iRun because it's a great stress release Brooke McKenzie , Yukon

iRun because i love to Mirella Petriello , Ontario

iRun because it helps me see things more clearly Jennifer Pitts , Ontario

iRun to eat Maureen Tritscher , Alberta

iRun to correct years of sedentary living! Mike Scott , Ontario

iRun away from the abyss Charlene Thomas , Ontario

iRun all the livelong day Pierre Saint-Laurent , Québec

iRun to challenge my perceived limitations Cassandra Williams , Ontario

iRun to maintain a strong physical and mental state Tammy Rainville , Ontario

iRun so that I can live longer and stronger Derek MacPhail , Ontario

iRun to feel great Kathryn Rachar , Saskatchewan

iRun because I like to be healthy Melanie Oickle , New Brunswick

iRun to eat more, especially sweet potatoe fries Joanna Skomra , Ontario

iRun for the fresh air and adrenalin Charlyn McGregor , Saskatchewan

iRun for the individual pursuit Robert Pelletier , New Brunswick

iRun to satisfy the irresistible urge Tim Nixon , British Columbia

iRun because I love the sense of accomplishment Amber Moase , Nova Scotia

iRun to challenge my mind, body and soul Sonia Mendes , Ontario

iRun because walking is too slow Barry Knapp , Ontario

Archive for December, 2016

Simply Delicious Spiced Shrimp

Wednesday, December 28th, 2016

In the middle of the endless turkey, stuffing, and Christmas cookies, this seafood dish offers a welcomed reprieve from all the leftovers. Plus, it’s also an easy addition to the New Year’s Eve party offering. By: Julie Miguel    Photo by: Michael Rao Indian Spiced shrimp with herbed yogurt INGREDIENTS 1 900g package (31-40) large uncooked […]

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iRun 2016: The Good (Ed!), the Bad (trolls!), the Ugly (self-tying shoes?)

Wednesday, December 28th, 2016

The year is racing to its conclusion, but before we jump forward, it seems like an opportune time to take stock and look back. Some of these are run commandments, some simply shout outs. Let us know about your Year in Sneakers. What do you love? What do you hate? Us? We just happen to have made […]

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Renowned Coach Renato Canova Says 2:00 Marathon Unlikely in Near Future

Thursday, December 22nd, 2016

Italian Renato Canova is one of the world’s most respected and well known distance running coaches. His distinct training methods have produced a long streak of world champions, record holders, and Olympic medalists. In light of the huge amount of chatter that Nike’s Breaking2 project has generated, a little perspective from a source like Canova […]

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The Future is Female: Fostering a Lifelong Love of Movement

Sunday, December 18th, 2016

Recently, Lanni Marchant visited Central Toronto Academy (see video) to talk to students about sexism and double standards in sports, which often deter female students from participating in organized sports or being physically active in general. To continue this discussion, we talked to two educators and physical education experts about creating a safe and inclusive space […]

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Take the 100 Run/100 Day Challenge and Fly

Thursday, December 15th, 2016

Started by Devashish Paul with Slowtwitch, the 100 Day Challenge is a terrific way to keep running through winter and find motivation when it’s cold enough outside to keep even the penguins in bed. The rules of the game are simple: run for 30 minutes-a-day, every day, between now and March 25, 2017. On Slowtwitch, […]

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10 Things Runners Can Learn from Penny Oleksiak

Wednesday, December 14th, 2016

  Penny Oleksiak, Canada’s all-time winningest summer Olympian, is a 16-year-old swimmer from Toronto who was yesterday named winner of the Lou Marsh award, presented to the country’s best athlete. Down to earth, funny, meticulous, Oleksiak radiates the values that inspires all of us to not only be our best athletes, but be our best selves. Here’s […]

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Early Mornings, Popsicles and Olympians: Why You’ve Got to Run Barbados

Wednesday, December 14th, 2016

Last weekend, hundreds of runners took part in the Run Barbados Race Weekend, with races including a 1k, 5k, 10k, half-marathon and marathon, including two Olympians, Lanni Marchant and Natasha Wodak. By: Karen Kwan  Photos courtesy: Alan Brooks via Instagram Both Olympians took part in the 10k on the Saturday and the half-marathon on Sunday. […]

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Festive Chocolate Date Balls

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

This time of year is filled with indulgent meals with family and friends. But just because it’s the holidays, doesn’t mean you need to sabotage all your training and clean eating. That’s why I love coming up with healthy desserts to satisfy my sweet tooth without loading up on calories. By: Alyssa Geffen I love […]

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Nike Announces Plan for Sub-2:00 Marathon

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

Nike, in what is either an audacious endeavour in pursuit of history or just a brilliant publicity stunt, has announced a plan to bring about the first sub-2:00 marathon in 2017 with the Breaking2 program. The program is described as follows in a report from Runner’s World: After more than two years of research, preparation […]

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Sunglasses by Zizu on sale for only 3 days

Friday, December 9th, 2016

All the lenses are picked with athletes in mind: triathletes, runners and multi-sport participants. They’re the official sunglasses of Cycling Canada, Triathlon Canada, Canoe Kayak Canada, Canada Army Run, Sportstats and Ottawa Marathon. They’re completely adjustable. They have photo chromatic lenses. Each pair of shades is ventilated differently according to how they’ll be worn. They’re a Canadian company. They’ve been in business […]

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