Monthly Archives: February 2011

Ottawa Marathon champion Arata Fujiwara going for the WIN in Tokyo!

February 26th.  A BIG thanks to Ken Nakamura for his Summary of the elite athlete comments from yesterday’s Tokyo Marathon Press Conference. The reigning Ottawa Marathon champ and Course Record holder, Arata Fujiwara, who launched his independent, professional-athlete career with … Continue reading

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It’s Tokyo Marathon weekend: “marathon mania” Japanese-style.

 February 25th. This weekend it’s “Tokyo Marathon time” [not Suntory time!] I was there last year, but very sadly I will only be watching it from afar this time. My trip last February was ABSOLUTELY amazing! It was a definite marathon … Continue reading

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Thinking of my “running family” on Family Day in Ontario. How about you?

February 21st. It’s “Family Day” in our neck of the woods today, and combined with the mass of running and running news all over the globe, it’s had me thinking. To some ardent converts to a healthy lifestyle, running is “a new … Continue reading

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Thelma Wright’s Report from NACAC XC as Team Canada shines in the sun!

 February 19th. Thanks to THELMA WRIGHT for the following Report — just in, from Today’s NACAC XC Championships at the Queen’s Park Oval in Trinidad. A SUPER day for Team Canada, as the Juniors took BOTH Men’s and Women’s team … Continue reading

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STWM alumni Rose Kosgei in dust up tomorrow at RAK Half, Emirates.

 Thursday, February 17th. Wow, life is all go, go, go! Just got back from a really motivational [and informative] Running USA Conference in San Antonio at midnight last night, and see that the RAK Half is coming up fast, tomorrow. … Continue reading

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Coolsaet, Watson, Loiselle, Smith to race for Canadian Half Championships at Banque Scotia 21K de Montreal

 February 14th. This year’s Canadian Half Marathon Championships at Banque Scotia 21K de Montreal on April 17th just became a dog fight for the men as well as the women with the announcement that Reid Coolsaet, Rob Watson, Matt Loiselle Andrew Smith will … Continue reading

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New York City fuss over policing costs highlights dilemma for “big-city marathons”

Should major, city-marathons in Canada raise their entry fees as cities everywhere download costs; OR cut back on the quality of the ‘marathon experience’ by reducing ‘extras’ like fancy medals and on-course entertainment? February 12th. Not sure how many of … Continue reading

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Jack LAYTON to participate in Harry’s Spring Run Off as Captain of new SURVIVORSHIP TEAM

Jack Layton confirmed as Honourary Captain of SURVIVORSHIP TEAM for Harry’s Spring Run Off, Toronto. JOIN him April 2nd; put a pledge on him TODAY!  February 8th. All of us at Canada Running Series are pleased to announce the participation of a … Continue reading

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Houston Chronicles

February 7th.  Well, this report on our Houston trip is only a week late – but better late than never! For me, Chris and Charlotte it was a long weekend – not as long as Rob Watson’s or Brett Gotcher’s … Continue reading

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Brooks Canada Marathon Project evolves into ATHLETICS TORONTO

 TORONTO. February 5th. With the New Year has come an exciting new development for Canadian distance and middle-distance running with the evolution of the Brooks Canada Marathon Project into a new club, ATHLETICS TORONTO.  The new club will continue to … Continue reading

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