Author Archives: abrookes

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

Posted in Digital Champions, Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon | Comments Off

Innovative YouTube Broadcast Brings Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon to World, by Paul Gains

MaRS Discovery District, EPMG and YouTube work together to live-stream race to larger audience September 25, 2014 – Toronto, Canada – Race fans all over the world will have access to the live broadcast of this year’s Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront … Continue reading

Posted in General, Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon | 1 Comment

What’s Your Blerch? #BeatTheBlerch Contest

In celebration of the release of The Oatmeal’s new book “The Terrible And Wonderful Reasons Why I Run Long Distances” we want to talk about THE BLERCH! Netflix, cake, sleeping in, beer, negative thinking. What are the things in your … Continue reading

Posted in Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon | Comments Off

Musings On My First Marathon. By Emily Gray

TORONTO. September 22nd 2014. In 2010, Digital Champion Emily Gray cheered on runners at mile 22 of the New York City Marathon, and cried. Inspiration had hit, and she knew she had to get involved somehow. When early 2011 rolled around, … Continue reading

Posted in Digital Champions, Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon | Comments Off

Hannah and Gillis take National 10k titles in convincing style at Oasis ZooRun.

TORONTO. September 20th. Rachel Hannah of University of Toronto TC and Olympian Eric Gillis of Guelph’s Speed River TFC claimed the 2014 Athletics Canada National 10k road crowns in convincing style at this morning’s Oasis ZooRun 10k, at the Toronto … Continue reading

Posted in General | Comments Off

How I Balance Family And Training For A Marathon. By Patrick Girard

TORONTO September 18th 2014. Digital Champion Patrick Girard is a father of two young daughters who he hopes will grow up to love running as much as he does. His love for running began when his wife convinced him to … Continue reading

Posted in Digital Champions, Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon | 2 Comments

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

Posted in General, Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Digital Champions, Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon | Comments Off

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

Posted in General | Comments Off

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

Posted in Vancouver Eastside 10K | Comments Off