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Lanni Marchant Returns to Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, by Paul Gains

TORONTO. September 16th. A year ago Lanni Marchant made history by shaving half a minute off the Canadian women’s marathon record at the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, a time that, incredibly, had stood for twenty-eight years. Marchant’s time of 2:28:00 … Continue reading

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When Running A Marathon Feels Like An Obstacle Course. By Cory Pagett

TORONTO September 15th 2014. Cory Pagett  is excited to be invited back as Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon (#STWM) Digital Champion for the 2014 season. He first laced up in 2008 for the annual Pride and Remembrance Run  and immediately was … Continue reading

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Marchant and Gillis Gunning for Oasis ZooRun 10k Victory, by Paul Gains

For the 6th consecutive year, the Oasis Zoo Run 10k on Saturday, October 20th at the Toronto Zoo, doubles as the Athletics Canada National 10km championships. Fresh off her Commonwealth Games 4th place finish in the marathon, Lanni Marchant, and … Continue reading

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Vancouver Eastside 10K Supports Local Charities

Wednesday, September 10, 2014; Vancouver, BC – The Canada Running Series is pleased to support three key charities that will benefit from fundraising efforts at Vancouver’s newest 10K run, the Vancouver Eastside 10K, taking place on September 13th, 2014. The … Continue reading

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Is Kelly Wiebe Next in Long Line of Elite Canadian Marathoners? By Paul Gains

The Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon has historically presented an opportunity for young Canadian athletes to test themselves against the world’s best. Some have gone on to represent this country at the Olympics or World Championships. The latest in this line … Continue reading

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Why I’m Still The Dark Knight Runner. By JP Hernandez

TORONTO September 7th 2014. Digital Champion JP Hernandez has been an avid runner for over three years and while he trains out of the High Park area in Toronto, he calls the entire city “one giant road to run.” Last … Continue reading

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Maintaining Sanity Before The Marathon. By Noel Paine

TORONTO September 4th 2014.  Digital Champion Noel Paine is a distance runner with over 26 years of running and racing experience. He has run everything from the 100m hurdles to 100km ultra marathons. In 2013 he ran solo across the … Continue reading

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Mestawet Tufa To Race Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, by Paul Gains

Despite the rather brief and dry title to Paul Gains’ latest athlete-feature blog, I think this is owe of his best so far. For the last decade, Ethiopian runners have been such an important part of Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, … Continue reading

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Confessions Of A Soon-To-Be First Time Marathoner. By Linda Nguyen

TORONTO August 31st 2014. Linda is an avid runner and obstacle course racer. After fracturing her right ankle pretty badly during an obstacle race in October 2012, and missing out on her first half-marathon opportunity at the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront … Continue reading

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Flying And Running. By Mike Thornton

TORONTO August 28th 2014. Digital Champion Mike Thornton started running a little more than three years ago. Like many others, he started to run to better himself physically and mentally. After getting into the best shape of his life, Mike … Continue reading

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