Category Archives: Digital Champions

Remember To Run. By Bridget Roussy

TORONTO July 24th 2014. Almost 2 years ago, a friend of Bridget’s talked her into signing up for the Canada Army Run half-marathon. ‘Ah yes, that running thing. I’ve seen people do that…’ There was just one catch: she had … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned On The Road. By Jean-Paul Bedard

TORONTO July 20 2014. Digital Champion Jean-Paul Bedard started running 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, with two … Continue reading

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Honey, We Forgot My Race Gear! By Leanne Richardson

TORONTO July 17th 2014. Leanne Richardson officially started running after participating in Ottawa’s Weekend To End Breast Cancer 60K Walk. Since then she has completed several 5K’s, 10K’s, half marathons and her first marathon at last year’s Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon. … Continue reading

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Running Is The Most Selfish Thing I Do. By Karyn Cooper

TORONTO July 13th 2014. Karyn began running in 2011 when she randomly decided to run a few laps at a local gym. It was a stressful time, having struggled for years with infertility and miscarriage. Running those few laps seemed … Continue reading

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Running In The Family. By Amanda Bond

TORONTO July 10th 2014. Amanda (Mandy) has been running since her track and cross country days in elementary school. She picked it up again in 2010 after a rather lengthy break, inspired by her marathon-running dad with whom she ran … Continue reading

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Between A Serving Of Bacon And Chocolate Milk. By Petja Taivassalo

TORONTO July 6th 2014. Since lacing up his first pair of “real” running shoes to start running with his wife 4 years ago, it didn’t take long for Digital Champion Petja Taivassalo to become addicted to the enjoyment of getting … Continue reading

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Running? Why Would I Do That? By Michael Lobsinger

TORONTO June 29th 2014. Why does Digital Champion Michael Lobsinger run? To be more awesome, that’s why. His philosophy on life is why keep doing what you’re doing if you can be doing something better or doing more? That’s how … Continue reading

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Coming Back From Defeat. By Lisa Davidson

June 26th 2014. TORONTO. Lisa Davidson is thrilled to be back as a STWM Digital Champion for the second time. Lisa has raced every distance from 5K to the marathon and is excited to lace up for another 42.2K run … Continue reading

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Introducing our 2014 STWM Digital Champions!

On Sunday October 19th, 25,000 runners will come together in Toronto for the 25th Anniversary of the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon! Today we are excited to announce our 2014 Digital Champions ambassador team. The STWM Digital Champions are a group … Continue reading

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Running With Benefits

TORONTO. May 15th 2014. When Digital Champion Andrew Chak ran his first 10K three 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 … Continue reading

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