Monthly Archives: July 2013

Natasha Wodak to make marathon debut at Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, by Paul Gains

 TORONTO. July 30th. Natasha Wodak is in a joyful mood as she waits to board her flight to Nanaimo, BC where she will spend a weekend with a close friend, a sort of girl’s weekend.  Changes and challenges have weighed … Continue reading

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I’ve Signed Up For A Marathon, Now What?

TORONTO July 29th. Digital Champion Andie Clement will be participating in her fourth STWM (second time doing the full) and her fifth marathon in total. Overly passionate about growing the run community in Toronto, Andie is pumped to be a … Continue reading

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Running is a Gift

TORONTO. July 25th. Digital Champion Catherine Azoulay was reintroduced to running after a long hiatus due to major back surgery. Running is an integral part of Catherine’s daily life and when she is not in a courtroom trying a case, … Continue reading

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Sahle Warga Betona Will Defend Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon title, by Paul Gains

TORONTO. July 23. Conspicuous in his woolen toque and two layers of t-shirts Sahle Warga Betona crossed the finish line first in the 2012 Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon becoming the event’s only Ethiopian male winner. The result was entirely unexpected … Continue reading

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Tips for Planning a Destination Marathon

TORONTO July 18. Digital Champion Myron Kuepfer starts his runs at 4:30 am during the week, so his level of addiction to running is pretty clear. 2013 will mark his second STWM and will be his twenty-first marathon overall. Eight … Continue reading

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How to Train Your Mind for a Marathon

TORONTO July 16th. Often asked “Where do you find the time?” Digital Champion Mike Shanks realizes you make time for what is important. As a husband, father of 2, and an active member of his Cambridge community, Mike always finds … Continue reading

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Spectator Support: Races Connect Us!

TORONTO July 12th. Digital Champion Tina Benigno will be running her third full marathon at the STWM this October and turning 30 years old! Tina started running in 2009 for cognitive and emotional well-being, as well as physical health and … Continue reading

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Keeping the “fun” in fundraising

TORONTO July 8th. Digital Champion Cory Pagett was introduced to the world of running at the Pride and Remembrance Run in 2008. This year, he is excited to bring his love of running and his work as a volunteer and … Continue reading

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I can’t believe I am running a MARATHON!

TORONTO July 7th. Digital Champion Cindy Johnson has been involved in running and fitness ever since she was a young girl. With her 30-something birthday this year, Cindy wanted to celebrate life by checking off another bucket list challenge… Run … Continue reading

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DuChene and Kangogo Leading the Canada Running Series, by Paul Gains

With five of eight 2013 Canada Running Series events completed Kip Kangogo appears headed for his first overall series victory an achievement that would cap a remarkable year. The 34 year old Kenyan, who is a landed immigrant and awaiting … Continue reading

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