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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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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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