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Kenya’s Laban Korir To Defend Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon Title. By Paul Gains

TORONTO August 13th 2015. Laban Korir will return to the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon October 18th to defend his 2014 title and, if the conditions are right, to tackle the course record. The 29 year old Kenyan surprised everyone, himself … Continue reading






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ERIC GILLIS CHASING RIO 2016 BERTH AT SCOTIABANK TORONTO WATERFRONT MARATHON, by PAUL GAINS

It’s exactly one-year today to the 2016 Olympics, and it gives us enormous pleasure to announce that Eric Gillis has chosen to race Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon 2015, in his quest for a place on the Canadian team bound for … Continue reading






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Are YOU up for a Guinness World Record at the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon?

TORONTO July 16th 2015 Are YOU up for a Guinness World Record at the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon? It’s everyone’s chance for marathon glory! Fancy your chances as the world’s fastest marathon in a Superhero outfit? Or the fastest “joggling … Continue reading






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Runner Aiming For Triple Toronto Waterfront Marathon. By Paul Gains

Just before midnight on Saturday October 17 Jean Paul Bedard – JP to his friends – will toe a the starting line outside Toronto’s University Avenue courthouse and run two circuits of the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon. If he has … Continue reading






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Krista DuChene to race Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon on the road to Rio. By Paul Gains

It gives us ENORMOUS pleasure to announce that Krista DuChene will be on the start line at STWM — vying for overall as well as National Championship honours, chasing records, and moving inexorably towards an Olympic dream. In SO many … Continue reading






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Toronto Duo Hoping to Earn Tickets to Rio, by Paul Gains

Canada sent three male marathoners to the 2012 Olympics and with the qualifying period for Rio 2016 having opened in January there is speculation that three men will toe the line in Rio next year. Just who will wear the … Continue reading






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Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon Awarded IAAF Gold Label, by Paul Gains

TORONTO. January 8th. Organisers of the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon received a wonderful Christmas present with the news their event has been awarded IAAF Gold Label status – the sport governing body’s highest road race laurels – for the first … Continue reading






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Give 2015 A Running Start

  By Heather Gardner, founder Tribe Fitness. With a new year comes opportunity for a fresh start and new fitness goals. For you that might mean finally lacing up those sneakers and experiencing for yourself what all this run buzz … Continue reading






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2014 SCOTIABANK TORONTO WATERFRONT MARATHON RAISES OVER $3.6 MILLION FOR COMMUNITY CHARITIES

TORONTO, Dec 10, 2014 – Through the Scotiabank Charity Challenge & Neighbourhood Challenges, over $3.6 million was raised in support of 173 local charities by the runners and supporters of this year’s Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon. To celebrate their fundraising … Continue reading






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Gillis and Hannah Win 2014 Canada Running Series Titles, by Paul Gains

A hearty THANKS & CONGRATULATIONS to all of you who were part of a wonderful Canada Running Series 2014! From the 58,429 who ran or walked, to the 16 full-time CRS professional staff and more than 5,000 volunteers, to those … Continue reading






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