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Canadian Running November/December 2018

Dedicated to getting runners the tools they need to succeed, Canadian Running gives professional advice and inspiration on everything you need to be faster, fitter and healthier. The magazine provides the latest on training, gear reviews, nutrition information and recipes, tips on the best places to run and race, and the inside story on the elite running scene.

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aaron brown

Aaron Brown races the 2018 NACAC Championships (Mundo Sports Images)1 What are your defining characteristics as a runner?I’m somebody who’s relentless and not easily deterred from pursuing my goals. I’ve faced adversity as every athlete has, and part of what has helped me stay in the game is that I don’t quit easily. I’ll go back and assess what I’ve done wrong and consider how to make improvements. I’m trying to make myself as efficient as possible. I’m relentless when it comes to finding an answer to a problem.2 What is your most vivid running memory?The first time I broke 11 seconds in grade 10. I was at OFSAA, and I finally ran 10 seconds in the prelim. At the time, I didn’t fully comprehend what I had done. I…

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happy 10th, in a brave new world

Canadian Running magazine came into being 10 years ago. 2008 was the same year I started running as a form of exercise and not out of sheer necessity, like chasing after a bus, or one of my children prone to tumbling down sets of stairs. In that time, it feels as though running has entered the future – the kind you pictured in your head as a kid, with driverless cars and robot assistants – but suspected may only ever exist in sci-fi movies.But this future is unfolding all around us, including when we lace up our shoes. Cutting-edge technology has had profound implications on how we now run in 2018, for better or for worse. In 2008, the iPhone had just launched in Canada and a “social” run still…

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contributors

Running Shoes: Three Decades of Love, Loss and Love Againp.72KELLY BOUCHARD is a freelance writer based in Toronto. He started running home from school when he was nine years old and has run regularly ever since. He claims he once ran a sub 35:00 10K, but nobody was there to time it. He’s also one of Canadian Running’s blog contributors runningmagazine.ca/category/bloggers/thoughts-from-the-run/Take Two Runs and Call Me in the Morningp.50TARA CAMPBELL is a Canadian writer and runner living in Omaha, Neb. She is a former daily news journalist and collegiate hockey player who’s journeying back into competitive sport as a runner.Get Your Weekly Dose of Ironp.26JON-ERIK KAWAMOTO, MSc, CSCS, is a strength and conditioning specialist, freelance fitness writer and owner of a personal training studio in St. John’s, N.L. He used…

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justyn knight

Terry Radchenko coached Knight at the University of Toronto Track Club. “Justyn’s career really began at St. Michael’s College School in Toronto. He was a basketball player who ran a 5k in long shorts and basketball shoes to get a good mark in gym class,” Radchenko says.Since then, Knight has become an eight-time All-American on the track and the 2017 ncaa cross-country individual champion.Frank Bergin coached Knight at St. Michael’s. Radchenko approached Bergin after OFSAA Track and Field 2013. “Frank and I were chatting and I asked if he would be ok with Justyn coming out to some University of Toronto club practices. Justyn became, and remains to be, a member of uttc,” Radchenko says.What initially struck Radchenko about Knight was his natural stride and running economy: “The first thing…

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what's new

Suunto9$770, without heart rate belt;$835, with heart rate beltSuunto pitches the 9 as built to last, and they ain’t kidding.Made with serious endurance athletes in mind, like the kind who run 100-mile trail races, the Suunto 9 has 120 hours of recording time with GPS tracking when in Ultra battery conservation mode. The watch is also extremely accurate in tracking and recording your progress via Suunto’s FusedTrack distance and motion-sensing software. Suunto’s Movescount software also allows you to fully customize what activity you want to track based on a wide variety of performance metrics.The 9 also comes paired with the updated Suunto app to store and access all of your data under one roof, along with extra goodies like sleep tracking, long-term activity trends, as well as incoming calls, messages…

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the warm-up

Cynthia Arnold on course at the Missoula Half-MarathonJakob Ingebrigtsen, 17, gets the double at Euro ChampsNorway’s Jakob Ingebrigtsen made history at the European Championships in Berlin in August, winning both the 5,000m and the 1,500m finals. At just 17, Jakob became the youngest winner of a European track title when he won the 1,500m on August 10, and the next day he became the first person, male or female, ever to win both the 1,500m and the 5,000m at this meet.Ingebrigtsen set a new personal best in the 5,000m, with a time of 13:17.06, closing in 54.09. It was the second-fastest time in the meet’s history.Jakob’s eldest brother, Henrik, who won gold in the 1,500m in 2012, finished in second place, in 13:18.75. France’s Morhad Amdouni, who won the 10,000m…

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