Running through the ages: How to master it

It is well known that sport has positive physical and mental health benefits at all ages. While sport drop out is common during the teenage years, many athletes decrease sport […]

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Mastering a Long-Term Relationship with Sport: Stories of Masters Runners (Part 1)

Runners of the Six put out a call on the Runners of the Six Instagram a few weeks ago asking what readers wanted to have included in the upcoming ROT6 […]

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Street Safety: Keeping your safe space safe

When talking about running with friends and family, and the broader Toronto running community, over the last year, the word safe(ty) always seemed to come up. Many Toronto runners refer […]

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Tracking your runs: Monitoring your cycle

Females participating in aesthetic sports often talk about, or are impacted by, menstrual cycles. For example, within dance and gymnastics, females often experience their first period (menarche) later than ‘normal’, […]

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Tracking your runs

Runners love to track. Tracking looks different for everyone, but most often takes the form of: Indicating what days you run Recording the distance or pace of your run  Totalling […]

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Trials, Tribulations, and Triumphs in Toronto 2020-2021: How we can continue to adapt

We’ve all become eerily familiar with the concept of lockdown and stay-at-home orders here in Toronto. Being a Toronto runner has come with some privilege over the last year, but […]

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The race against the clock: Balancing priorities and the time demands of running

Growing up, I did pretty much everything under the sun (besides running). I attended an arts school, was heavily involved in dance for hours after school every day, and also […]

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Notes from an unintended running break: It’s ok to press pause

Runners schedule their day around ‘the run’. The length of the run, the type of run, and feelings towards the run all contribute to what runners eat that day, the […]

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Why do you run?: Building a healthy relationship with running

Why do you run? Why did you start to run? Have you changed your ‘reason for running’ over time? How do you navigate these changes and maintain your […]

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Respectful Running: “I am blind, please go around me”

Ableism consists, in part, of discriminatory behaviours where people without disabilities view themselves in positions of power, superior to individuals with disabilities (Goodley, 2014). In the disability research world, there […]

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