Monthly Archives: April 2013

Gillis and DuChene class of the field in taking Canadian Half-Marathon Championships

MONTREAL. April 28. Olympian Eric Gillis and World Championships-bound Krista DuChene proved the class of the field this morning as they raced to comfortable victories at the Banque Scotia 21K de Montreal, the Athletics Canada National Half-Marathon Championships. Defending champion … Continue reading

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RUNNERS UNITED IN SUPPORT of BOSTON bibs available as free download from Canada Running Series.

TORONTO. April 25th. This past Sunday, many of the 7,000 participants in the annual Toronto Yonge Street 10K, part of the Canada Running Series, were able to wear special commemorative bibs to mark their run in support of the Boston … Continue reading

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Krista DuChene Ready for Banque Scotia 21k de Montreal, by Paul Gains

APRIL 23rd. As race results poured in from across North America last weekend Krista DuChene was sitting comfortably at home content to sink all her efforts into the upcoming Banque Scotia 21k de Montreal. The April 28th race – which … Continue reading

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TORONTO YONGE STREET 10K Race Report: Third Time Lucky for Kenya’s Kip Kangogo, by Paul Gains

TORONTO. April 21st. Kip Kangogo punched the air in elation as he crossed the finish line to win the Toronto Yonge Street 10k this morning. It wasn’t so much his winning time of 28:57 that elicited this emotion but the … Continue reading

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“Banque Scotia 21k de Montreal Promises a Battle,” by Paul Gains

Men’s Race Preview: As Canadian distance running continues to enjoy a surge in quality, prospects for a competitive 2013 Banque Scotia 21k de Montreal have also risen. For the fifth straight year this Canada Running Series race will see the … Continue reading

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“Marathon Mania”, “Road Racing Mania” signal Big Times for Canadian Distance Running!

TORONTO. April 10th. “Tis the season! As Spring bursts forth, and winter releases its icy grip, the Marathon and Road Racing season is set to surge forward with great energy, excitement, and CANADIAN CONTENT everywhere!  I’ll be “up in the … Continue reading

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Sami Jibril, Krista DuChene prevail in exciting battles over the hills at Harry’s Spring Run Off 8K.

TORONTO. April 6. Athletics Toronto’s Sami Jibril claimed victory at this morning’s 35th Annual Harry’s Spring Run Off 8K to fight Prostate Cancer, in a final lung-busting 50m sprint to the line after cresting the final, infamous Spring Road Hill. … Continue reading

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