Monthly Archives: October 2011

St. Lawrence takes title in BEST-EVER Neighbourhood Challenge at the 2011 Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon!

Toronto. October 25th. The winners of the 2011 Neighbourhood Challenge at the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon were announced today in Toronto. Twelve dynamic neighbourhoods, their runner-Champions, their charities and supporters duked it out last Sunday (October 16th) to see who could … Continue reading

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Koren Yal, Mare Dibaba duel delivers yet more records for Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon

The marvellous duel between Ethiopians Koren Jelela Yal and Mare Dibaba for the women’s title at this year’s Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon produced not only a thrilling race but a new Course and Canadian All-Comers Record of 2:22:42.5 and a … Continue reading

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Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon: post-race Recovery & Baggage reflections

Sunday, October 23rd. It’s a gorgeous, sunny, wind-less Sunday afternoon in T.O. one week after STWM, and I’m finally starting to re-surface. I notice from Twitter that a bunch of you are slowly venturing out into the brilliant autumn sunshine … Continue reading

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“Content to Run Under the Radar” by Paul Gains

TORONTO. October 11th.  As we approach the final stretch of our race week for the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon there’s still time for one of two more great features from Paul Gains that have made such a huge difference in … Continue reading

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Come to Birchmount Stadium Thursday morning to see 100-year-od Fauja Singh attempt 8 World Records!

Everyone’s invited! FREE! Come cheer on Fauja Singh this Thursday morning… WHO: Fauja Singh, The Turbaned Tornado, 100 year-old British Sikh marathoner. Set M90+ marathon and Half marathon World Records at STWM 2003 & 2004! WHAT: attempt to set EIGHT … Continue reading

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Team England announced to take on Team Canada at STWM 2011

TORONTO. October 9th. For the last six years, the International Team Challenge at the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon has provided a great “developmental opportunity” for up and coming athletes to gain valuable international experience in a major, international marathon. As an IAAF Silver Label … Continue reading

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“Kenya’s Nixon Machichim Up For Toronto Challenge,” by Paul Gains

Kenya’s Nixon Machichim Up For Toronto Challenge, by Paul Gains  Although Kenneth Mungara returns to Toronto intent on winning his fourth Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon title it will be no easy task. Race director Alan Brookes has, once again, assembled … Continue reading

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