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Lanni Marchant Returning to Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon. By Paul Gains

TORONTO September 10th 2015. After a season to be envied Canada’s Lanni Marchant did what any self respecting distance runner does and retreated to Thailand for a week of relaxation during which time she scuba dived and rode an elephant. … Continue reading






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Deressa Chimsa Returning to Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon. By Paul Gains

TORONTO September 3rd 2015. Deressa Chimsa thrilled spectators at the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon two years ago, running away from an incredibly strong field and claiming victory in a Canadian All Comers’ record of 2:07:05. Now the Ethiopian star has confirmed … Continue reading






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Cherop Returns to Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon. By Paul Gains

TORONTO August 18th 2015. Sharon Cherop has incredible affection for the city of Toronto and the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon. Her superb victory in 2010 was a turning point in her career. Now the 31 year old Kenyan has confirmed … Continue reading






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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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