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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

Training

New gear alert: WINNERS x Olympian Sarah Wells  

Friday, June 24th, 2016

Believe. As runners, we all know how tough that mental game can be. For me, in nearly every marathon I’ve run, it’s at the 34k mark that I really need to work hard to push past those nagging thoughts that there’s not a chance I can run another 8.2k to get to the finish line. […]

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Scotiabank raises $50-million for charity through the Charity Challenge

Friday, June 24th, 2016

Scotiabank has been working with races across the country since 2003, and has surpassed $50-million through their six races to support leading charities. These races are Banque Scotia 21K de Montreal, Scotiabank Blue Nose Marathon in Halifax, Tamarack Ottawa Marathon, Scotiabank Calgary, Scotiabank Vancouver Half Marathon and 5K, and the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon. The $50-million has been […]

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Life in the Fast Lane with Saucony

Thursday, June 23rd, 2016

The other day Saucony held an event in downtown Toronto to demo their Ride 9 and offer some media types the chance to try on their summer gear. I was very, very impressed. Much like the waves New Balance has made in terms of updating their look—it’s one thing to be a cult favourite and […]

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Top 5 Cross Training Sports for Runners

Thursday, June 9th, 2016

Change is a good thing in the long (and short) run. Here are five ways with cross training that will help you switch up your running routine plus give you a lift, mind body and spirit. By Pamela Mazzuca Prebeg BSc. Kine Lots of runners have a hard time wrapping their brain around cross training. They either […]

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16 Reasons You Should Run a Tough Mudder in 2016

Tuesday, June 7th, 2016

Designed to test your strength, stamina and true grit, Robyn Baldwin offers up some of the best reasons you need to add a Tough Mudder event to your race goals this year. By Robyn Baldwin 16 You know exactly the face people make after going through Arctic Enema. Have you ever jumped into a cold lake, […]

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Almost Naked and Not So Afraid

Monday, June 6th, 2016

On a random weekday evening, nothing was going to stop Celeste Botton, when all she wanted to do was run. It’s Tuesday, 10pm and I’m in one of those moods where you just want to run. Not just want, but fully crave it and need it. Despite my usual early morning gym and swim, the […]

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Krista DuChene: I’m getting closer, much closer to that 2016 Olympic Marathon; 10 weeks and 4 days to be exact

Friday, June 3rd, 2016

Photo Credit: Saucony Canada By Krista DuChene So what does it take to make it to the Olympics? This seems to be something that I find myself explaining to a lot of people. It’s not as easy as one might think but comes down to four steps: 1. Achieving the Canadian qualifying standard of 2:29:50 within the […]

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Ask JP: Why DNFs Can be a Good Thing

Monday, May 30th, 2016

When you’ve run as many races at JP Bedard, sooner or later you’re bound to DNF. Here’s why he believes that this runner’s nightmare can actually be a gift. Dear JP: When you hit a wall of demotivation, what thoughts do you use to keep on going?  Sincerely, Erik E Dear Erik: I’ll never forget the advice […]

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Colour Matters: Women’s versus Men’s Kicks

Friday, May 27th, 2016

Women’s kicks have come a long way in recent years, with bold hues winning out over pastel shades. But will the trend in gender neutral fashion soon make its way into the running world? By: Karen Kwan Will the Adidas Adizero Boston Boost 5 help a runner hoping to qualify for Boston (me! How ’bout you?) qualify? Rather than […]

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Will it be a sports bra-only summer?

Monday, May 23rd, 2016

Summer’s unofficially here and now, there’s a whole new wave of sports bras that will have you ditching your racer back. By: Karen Kwan The last few years, brands have really stepped it up in the sports bra department—using the straps to create cool patterns, designing fun prints ranging from florals to edgy graphics, and […]

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