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Running: The Passion That Unites Us All

TORONTO. February 19th 2014. Digital Champion Linda Nguyen is an avid runner and obstacle course racer. Her 2013 fitness achievements include completing 12 road races and 5 obstacle races with some notable achievements including having completed her first half marathon, … Continue reading

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Top 10 Reasons Twitter Makes You A Better Runner

TORONTO. February 13th 2014. Digital Champion Jean-Paul Bedard starting running a little over 16 years ago when he entered a treatment program for an addiction to drugs and alcohol. He trained for his first marathon, The Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, … Continue reading

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Running with a Tribe

Official TYS10K Training Clinics begin at 25+ Running Room locations across Ontario THIS WEEK! To find your local clinic, visit our Training Clinics page. TORONTO. February 9th 2014. Digital Champion Heather Gardner believes group running is a great way to … Continue reading

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Becoming A Mother Runner

TORONTO. February 5th 2014. Digital Champion Stephanie Xamin is an avid runner who started running to get back into shape after university. She has run what she calls the full circuit in the following distances: 5k, 10k, 15k, half marathon, … Continue reading

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The Music That Keeps Me Moving

TORONTO February 2nd 2014. Lisa Davidson is thrilled to be a part of the Digital Champions team for the third time (TYS10K 2013 and STWM 2013). As the mother of a very active two-year-old boy, Lisa has turned a portion … Continue reading

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Dare Foods and Canada Running Series Team Up

KITCHENER, ON. January 28. With over 120 years of history as a Canadian, family-owned bakery and candy company, Dare knows family makes it better. Now Dare has joined the Canada  Running Series family, in an effort to put delicious, wholesome … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Running Gear Addict

TORONTO. January 26th 2014. Digital Champion Miranda MacDonald has been an avid runner for the last 3 years. After running a number of 10K races, she was challenged by Nike Running Canada to tackle a half marathon in 2011 and blog … Continue reading

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How I Learned to Love Group Runs

TORONTO. January 23, 2014. Running was always a “maybe later” thing for Digital Champion Danielle O’Hanley. She finally signed up for her first Running Room clinic in August 2012 and has been running ever since. After a jam-packed 2013 — … Continue reading

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Athletics Canada announces Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon as Canadian Championship host beginning in 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 21, 2014 Athletics Canada announces Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon as Canadian Championship host beginning in 2015 Ottawa – Athletics Canada is pleased to announce today a very exciting partnership with Canada Running Series (CRS) that will … Continue reading

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Why Running Makes Me Feel Like A Superhero

TORONTO. January 18th, 2014. In the spring of 2011, months after a life-changing experience, JP Hernandez signed up for a Learn-to-Run clinic at a local Running Room store, promising his son he would make changes to his life. On October 20th … Continue reading

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