Monthly Archives: April 2012

Eric Gillis, Kate Bazeley take National Championship titles at Banque Scotia 21K de Montreal

MONTREAL. April 29th. In the end, both pre-race favourites – Eric Gillis of Guelph’s Speed River TFC and Kate Bazeley of the Nautilus Club in St. John’s, Newfoundland – triumphed at this morning’s Banque Scotia 21K de Montreal to take … Continue reading

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“Matt Loiselle Chasing Canadian Half Marathon Title at the Banque Scotia 21k de Montreal,” by Paul Gains

All week leading up to Sunday’s Banque Scotia 21k de Montreal Matt Loiselle has kept an eye on the weather forecast hoping that the wind is kind to the runners racing around Parc Jean Drapeau. A year ago the winds … Continue reading

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Athletics Canada, Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon and Ottawa Marathon announce World Championship marathon project

OTTAWA. April 25, 2012 - Athletics Canada (AC) is very excited to announce today a partnership with Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon (STWM) and Tamarack Homes Ottawa Race Weekend which will see funding to help marathoners achieve their goals of participating at … Continue reading

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“Canadian Olympian Headlines Sunday’s Banque Scotia 21k de Montreal,” by Paul Gains

Canadian Olympic marathoner Eric Gillis flies into Montreal Friday to contest the Banque Scotia 21k de Montreal as a tune-up for the London Olympics. By no means does the 32 year old distance running star expect an easy time in … Continue reading

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Reid Coolsaet & Tarah McKay-Korir triumph on special day at Toronto Yonge Street 10K.

TORONTO. April 22nd. Defending Champion and London Olympics-bound Reid Coolsaet of Speed River TFC won today’s Toronto Yonge Street 10K in thrilling and dramatic style by 3/10s of a second over Lethbridge’s Kip Kangogo. Both were timed in 28 minutes, … Continue reading

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“McKay-Korir Aiming for Victory at Toronto Yonge Street 10K,” by Paul Gains

“McKay-Korir Aiming for Victory at Toronto Yonge Street 10K,” by Paul Gains Tarah McKay-Korir lines up for the 2012 Toronto Yonge Street 10km on Sunday determined to make it three victories in three weekends for her household. Toronto Yonge Street … Continue reading

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“Kip Kangogo – Aiming For Victory at Toronto Yonge Street 10km,” by Paul Gains

TORONTO. April 17th. Wow… first Rotterdam on Sunday, with the tremendous performances of Dylan Wykes (2:10:47 Olympic Qualifier), Rob Watson (2:13:35 a BIG PB), plus Lanni Marachant (2:31:52) & Krista DuChene (2:32:08), both with HUGE, breakthough PBs. Then Boston yesterday … Continue reading

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“Reid Coolsaet to Race Toronto Yonge Street 10km,” by Paul Gains

“Reid Coolsaet to Race Toronto Yonge Street 10km,” by Paul Gains Canada’s leading marathoner, Reid Coolsaet, will defend his Toronto Yonge Street 10km title on Sunday April 22nd. The Toronto event is one of the country’s premier road races and … Continue reading

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STWM 2012 starts to take shape as Spring Marathon fever grips the planet!

TORONTO. April 10th. Am pleased to report that we are working hard on several exciting new features for Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon 2012 (to be announced SOON!), as MARATHON Spring Fever is about to take over the planet! “The 8 … Continue reading

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Loiselle, McKay-Korir notch impressive wins at Harry’s Spring Run Off Toronto 8K.

TORONTO. April 7th. It was an absolutely magnificent morning in High Park for the 34th annual Harry’s Spring Run Off 8K & 5K to fight prostate cancer. Bright blue skies, sunshine, temperatures around 8 degrees, low humidity and no wind … Continue reading

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