Monthly Archives: September 2011

“Fauja Singh One Hundred Years Young,” by Paul Gains

TORONTO. September 29th. It is not just our professional athletes who are causing excitement this year. Remarkable and truly inspirational runner, 100 year old Fauja Singh is aiming to become the Guinness World Record Holder for the Oldest Marathoner at this … Continue reading

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“Ethiopia’s Koren Yal Looking for Toronto Course Record,” by Paul Gains

TORONTO. September 27th. Tick, tick, tick… inexorably, the minutes, hours and days tick by on the road to M-DAY, October 16th and Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon. Now 18 days to go. Each week, I look forward to Paul Gains stories … Continue reading

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Unbeatable Coolsaet, unstoppable Pidhoresky crown “Special Day” at OASIS ZooRun

  TORONTO. September 24th. It FELT like a special day at Toronto Zoo today, for Canada Running Series’ Oasis ZooRun, that doubled as the Athletics Canada National 10K Road Race Championships and the Timex National Series Grand Finale. From the moment … Continue reading

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“Marathon Legend Drayton Wonders Why his Record Still Stands,” by Paul Gains

TORONTO. 23 September. A huge THANKS to everyone who showed up for our Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon Press Conference at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel this morning, to meet “The Canadian Contenders” — Reid Coolsaet, Eric Gillis, Dylan Wykes, Rob … Continue reading

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“Simon Bairu Withdraws From Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon,” by Paul Gains

“Simon Bairu Withdraws From Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon,” by Paul Gains TORONTO. September 20th. Simon Bairu announced Tuesday his decision to pull out of the 2011 Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon.  It caps a difficult year for the 28 year old … Continue reading

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“Three Time Toronto Champion Mungara Wants More,” By Paul Gains

September 13th. It’s with great pleasure and excitement that we announce the return of our 3-time Champion, our course record-holder, and Canadian All-comers record holder (2:07:58), the one and only, KENNETH MUNGARA! On his first visit to T.O. Kenneth did what … Continue reading

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“Ambitious Dibaba Looking for Ethiopian Olympic Place” by Paul Gains

Wednesday, September 7th. By now, I think most of us are aware of the huge Canadian content in this year’s Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon — of it being a defacto Olympic Trials race, with the best group of Canadian men … Continue reading

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Canada Running Series set to resume with Battle for National 10K Championships at OASIS ZooRun, September 24th

Watson, Wykes, Gillis; Elmore, Pidhoresky, Brown  confirmed TORONTO. September 6th. With the IAAF World Championships in Daegu and Labour Day behind us, the Fall running season promises to open with a bang two weeks from Saturday, as the Canada Running Series … Continue reading

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