Monthly Archives: March 2011

Eric Gillis, Josephat Ongeri ready to lead charge on Opening Day at 33rd Annual Harry’s Spring Run Off

 TORONTO. March 29th. It’s “Opening Day for running” in Toronto this Saturday, and defending champion and Canadian Olympian, Eric Gillis, is all set to lead the charge over the hills of High Park at the 33rd Annual Harry’s Spring Run … Continue reading

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Simon Bairu joins “best-ever” Canadian marathon field for Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront.

 TORONTO. March 17th.  Organizers have confirmed that Simon Bairu will compete in this year’s Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon on Sunday, October 16th. The addition of Bairu to the Start List sets the stage for what will arguably be the best-ever … Continue reading

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Malindi Elmore, Willy Kimosop all set to defend titles, as CRS2011 opens at Harry’s Spring Run Off Vancouver 8K.

 VANCOUVER. March 16th.  Malindi Elmore and Willy Kimosop are all set to defend their titles at Harry’s Spring Run Off 8K this Sunday, “Opening Day” for the 2011 Canada Running Series season.  The 5th edition of the loop-course takes off … Continue reading

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Canada Running Series announces partnership with Clif Bar & Company for 2011

 TORONTO. March 11th. Canada Running Series has announced that Clif Bar & Company will be their exclusive partner for the 2011 season in the energy and nutrition bar and gel categories. The sponsorship will bring popular CLIF® BARs, CLIF Builder’s® bars … Continue reading

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It’s ALMOST Spring… and Megan Brown, Matt Loiselle take on the Yanks at Jacksonville 15K — watch LIVE webcast

  March 11th. Definite signs of Spring abound. It’s been pouring rain in the East for a couple of days now — that’s Spring rain, not snow! Tweets and Facebook posts describe drenching training runs, and workouts so wet you could wring … Continue reading

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Dylan Wykes to join stellar Canadian field at Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, October 16th

Kingston native to chase qualifying time and his “Olympic dreams” on flat, fast Toronto Waterfront course Wykes, Canada’s #3 ranked marathoner, joins #1, #2, #4 ranked men for Olympic-qualifying showdown  TORONTO. March 9th. Organizers announced today that Dylan Wykes, Canada’s … Continue reading

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Duel in the desert. Hillary Kimaiyo runs fastest marathon ever on Mexican soil at Maraton Lala

Hi everyone! It’s been a long day, since 4am, but a super day with great excitement and a true Mexican “Fiesta” in La Lagunera. I’ll write a more personal blog when I get home, but here for now is my … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Ed… and MANY happy returns of the day!

 Happy birthday, and “many happy returns of the day” to Ed Whitlock who turns 80 this Sunday, March 6th, and is set to re-write the record books for octogenarians, just as he’s done for 70-year olds over the past decade. … Continue reading

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Coolsaet, Gillis, Watson select Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront as their Fall 2011 “Olympic qualifying” marathon.

Canada’s #1, #2, #4 ranked marathoners from Speed River TFC in Guelph announce plans to race for London 2012 standard on Toronto’s flat, fast Waterfront course, October 16th. GUELPH. March 1st.  Reid Coolsaet, Eric Gillis and Rob Watson, Canada’s #1, … Continue reading

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