Category Archives: Digital Champions

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

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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

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Running On Tweets

TORONTO. March 16th 2014. As a recovering alcoholic Digital Champion Christa Davidson uses running to stay sober. Christa celebrates 3 years sobriety on January 15 2014 and credits her success to lacing up and pounding the pavement. Inspiring others to … Continue reading

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Why I’ll Never Run Boston

TORONTO March 10th 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 … Continue reading

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Long Run bRUNch

TORONTO. March 8th 2014. Digital Champion Heather Gardner believes group running is a great way to promote healthy, active living and build community.  As the owner of Tribe Fitness, a Toronto fitness community with the goal of sweating for social … Continue reading

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Running Relationships

TORONTO March 5th 2014. Digital Champion Jennifer Wilson started running in the summer of 2010, completing her first race ever at the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Half Marathon. After crossing that accomplishment off her list, she resolved to never run again. … Continue reading

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Train. Race. Friendship.

TORONTO March 2nd 2014. After watching runners in 2012 run passed her house during the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, Digital Champion Alyssa Cheung told herself “I am going to run a marathon one day”. Little did she know that “one … Continue reading

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Rest and Running: A Fine Balance

TORONTO. February 24th 2014. Tina Benigno is delighted to be back as a Digital Champion with Canada Running Series! In October 2013, she ran her third full marathon as a Digital Champion for STWM. Tina started running in 2009 for … Continue reading

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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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