Author Archives: abrookes

Eric Gillis Wins Third Consecutive Canadian Half Marathon Title, by Paul Gains

MONTREAL April 27th. As expected Eric Gillis claimed his third consecutive Canadian Half Marathon championship title today as he won the 2014 Banque Scotia 21k de Montreal in a time of 1:04:28. For his efforts the 34 year old earned … Continue reading

Posted in General | Comments Off

ASICS Canada prolonge son partenariat avec le Circuit du Canada jusqu’en 2016 pour Montréal et Vancouver

A version in English follows, below. TORONTO, le 24 avril. Le Circuit du Canada, le plus prestigieux circuit de course à pied au pays, est heureux d’annoncer qu’Asics Canada a renouvelé sa commandite de présentation, à la fois pour le … Continue reading

Posted in General | Comments Off

Gillis and DuChene To Defend Canadian Half Marathon Titles in Montreal by Paul Gains

Canadian championship medals, lucrative prize money and a chance to run on a fast course through scenic Parc Jean Drapeau have attracted some of the best road racers to Montreal for the Banque Scotia 21k de Montreal this Sunday, April … Continue reading

Posted in General | Comments Off

ERIC GILLIS LEADS EAST TO VICTORY AT TORONTO YONGE STREET 10K BY PAUL GAINS

TORONTO. April 13th.  Two time Canadian Olympian Eric Gillis sprinted home to victory in this morning’s Toronto Yonge Street 10k in a time of 28:32 after a heated battle with Toronto based Kenyan Paul Kimugul. A pack of five had … Continue reading

Posted in General | Comments Off

The Not So Ultimate Runners’ Panel

TORONTO. April 12th. Digital Champion Christopher Doyle is back for a second year as a #TYS10K Digital Champion. Christopher is a Dad of four (two girls, two boys) ages 9, 7, 4 and 2, who he interviewed for this blog … Continue reading

Posted in Digital Champions, Toronto Yonge Street 10K | Comments Off

Toronto Yonge Street 10K Runners’ Rumble

TORONTO. April 8th. They’re some of your favourite writers and podcasters. You’ve read their words and heard them interview your favourite running stars, and now it’s time to see whose feet move the fastest! What started as a challenge posted … Continue reading

Posted in Toronto Yonge Street 10K | Comments Off

Wodak Leads West Stars into Toronto Yonge Street 10k battle, by Paul Gains

TORONTO. April 7th. Natasha Wodak leads the West all-star team into this Sunday’s Toronto Yonge Street 10k and to say she is excited about the prospect is a bit of an understatement. “Yeah I think it’s a really awesome idea,” … Continue reading

Posted in General | Comments Off

Kimugul, DuChene win blustery Harry’s Spring Run Off 8K in High Park, Toronto

TORONTO. April 5th. Kenya’s Paul Kimugul [24:09] and Krista DuChene [27:45] took the men’s and women’s titles at the 36th Annual Harry’s Spring Run Off 8K to fight prostate cancer on a chilly, blustery morning in High Park, as Canada … Continue reading

Posted in General | Comments Off

Awesome Race Signs To Cheer With

TORONTO. April 2nd 2014. When Andrew ran his first 10K two and half years ago, he felt like a hero. The city streets were closed just for his run. People cheered him on like he was an Olympian. He got … Continue reading

Posted in Digital Champions, Toronto Yonge Street 10K | Comments Off

Toronto Yonge Street 10k To Host Epic ‘East Versus West’ Street Battle, by Paul Gains

TORONTO. March 28th.  Toronto’s premier 10km race will mark the occasion of the first ‘East versus West’ elite team contest in Canadian road racing history on April 13th. The Toronto Yonge Street 10km, a foot race down one of the … Continue reading

Posted in General | Comments Off