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Excellent Racing at Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, by Paul Gains

TORONTO. October 19th. The times might have been slower than expected from the world class fields but the racing was spectacular today at the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon. The strong men’s field had targeted the course record – Derissa Chimsa’s … Continue reading

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Ones To Watch For, at Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon 2014

While the Canada Running Series team takes great pride and effort to organize great running experiences for everyone — for ALL types and levels of runners, be they competitive, healthy-lifestyle of charity runners — there is always a special, major … Continue reading

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42 Marathon Tips For First-Timers. By Kenny Yum

TORONTO October 9th 2014. By day, Digital Champion Kenny Yum is the managing editor at The Huffington Post Canada. On his off hours, he’s a run blogger at A Whole Lot Of Soles, which has been documenting his marathoning since … Continue reading

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Ethiopia’s Tariku Jufar Returns To Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, by Paul Gains

With the addition of Ethiopia’s Tariku Jufar to the 2014 Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon organisers proudly point to the fact four men in the field have beaten 2 hours 7 minutes in the past three years. Two of them have … Continue reading

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Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon 2014 goes For Green!

TORONTO October 2nd 2014. While 26,000 participants will be running for the fabulous gold, silver or bronze-bling Finishers’ medals on October 19th, the Canada Running Series organizing team will be racing hard for “Green”! Following the successful example of their … Continue reading

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The Run Is Enough: The Sophomore Slump. By Jodi Lewchuk

TORONTO October 5th 2014. Digital Champion Jodi Lewchuk took up running after a long hiatus to exercise her energetic dog, Tilda, and her passion for the sport was rekindled as she connected with the running community and discovered what a … Continue reading

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Mulu Seboka Has Canadian All Comers’ Record in Sight, by Paul Gains

Mulu Seboka has one thing in mind when she lines up for the 2014 Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, October 19th, and that is to beat the women’s course record of 2:22:43. That record was set in 2010 by Kenya’s Sharon … Continue reading

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Kim Doerksen Soccer Player Turned Marathon Star to Race Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, by Paul Gains

After she underwent surgery on an injured knee Kim Doerksen gave up her promising soccer career. A serendipitous moment, certainly, because she has since become one of the brightest prospects on the Canadian marathon scene. This past spring the 23 … Continue reading

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25 Reasons Why You Should Run STWM. By Jessica Kuepfer

TORONTO September 29th 2014. Digital Champion Jessica Kuepfer is a runner, blogger and latte drinker from Waterloo, ON. She is thrilled to be a Digital Champion for her favourite marathon in Canada! Connect with Jessica on Twitter @lacesandlattes and on … Continue reading

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What The Marathon Has Taught Me. By Christa Davidson

TORONTO September 25th 2014. Digital Champion Christa Davidson says, “Running is not simply something I do, it is what makes me who I am.” As a mother to her two children Tucker and Tilley, and a wife to her husband … Continue reading

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