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Hannah and Gillis take National 10k titles in convincing style at Oasis ZooRun.

TORONTO. September 20th. Rachel Hannah of University of Toronto TC and Olympian Eric Gillis of Guelph’s Speed River TFC claimed the 2014 Athletics Canada National 10k road crowns in convincing style at this morning’s Oasis ZooRun 10k, at the Toronto … Continue reading

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Lanni Marchant Returns to Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, by Paul Gains

TORONTO. September 16th. A year ago Lanni Marchant made history by shaving half a minute off the Canadian women’s marathon record at the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, a time that, incredibly, had stood for twenty-eight years. Marchant’s time of 2:28:00 … Continue reading

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Marchant and Gillis Gunning for Oasis ZooRun 10k Victory, by Paul Gains

For the 6th consecutive year, the Oasis Zoo Run 10k on Saturday, October 20th at the Toronto Zoo, doubles as the Athletics Canada National 10km championships. Fresh off her Commonwealth Games 4th place finish in the marathon, Lanni Marchant, and … Continue reading

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Is Kelly Wiebe Next in Long Line of Elite Canadian Marathoners? By Paul Gains

The Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon has historically presented an opportunity for young Canadian athletes to test themselves against the world’s best. Some have gone on to represent this country at the Olympics or World Championships. The latest in this line … Continue reading

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Mestawet Tufa To Race Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, by Paul Gains

Despite the rather brief and dry title to Paul Gains’ latest athlete-feature blog, I think this is owe of his best so far. For the last decade, Ethiopian runners have been such an important part of Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, … Continue reading

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Rob Watson: The Runner’s Runner Returns to Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, by Paul Gains

TORONTO. August 14th. Rob Watson remains one of the most popular runners on the Canadian scene as much for his willingness to race often as for his superb results. In 2013 alone he ran four marathons, eliciting “That’s Robbie!” comments … Continue reading

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Belarus Marathon Star Aliaksandra Duliba to Race Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, by Paul Gains

TORONTO. August 12th. Over the past two years Aliaksandra Duliba has swiftly risen to prominence in international women’s marathon running becoming one of the most exciting prospects on the planet. On October 19th the 26 year old Belarusian will line … Continue reading

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STWM Launches important 25th Anniversary Programme.

TORONTO. August 11th. Organizers of the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon have launched an extensive programme for the 25th anniversary edition of the event, to be run on Sunday, October 19th, 2014. “From the very beginning, the race has been about … Continue reading

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Dylan Wykes Faces Fatherhood and Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, by Paul Gains

It gives us enormous pleasure to announce the addition of Canadian Olympian Dylan Wykes to this October’s Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon Start List. “Anytime we can add an athlete of Dylan’s calibre, it greatly enhances the anticipation of a thrilling … Continue reading

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Kate Bazeley To Race Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, by Paul Gains

TORONTO. July 29th. Canadian women’s distance running has ascended to new heights in recent years and the latest talent to emerge is the ‘Pride of the Rock’, Kate Bazeley. Two years ago the 30 year old Corner Brook, Newfoundland resident … Continue reading

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