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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

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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

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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

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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

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No Longer Unknown Sami Jibril Aims To Defend Harry’s Spring Run Off, by Paul Gains

TORONTO. March 25. A year ago Toronto’s Sami Jibril went into the Harry’s Spring Run Off 8km as a relative unknown and emerged as a surprise victor [2013 Race Report]. On April 5th he will be among the contenders in … Continue reading

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Wiebe and Wodak record impressive wins to launch Canada Running Series 2014 at Modo Spring Run Off Vancouver 8k.

VANCOUVER. March 23rd. Kelly Wiebe and Natasha Wodak got Canada Running Series 2014 off to a flying start with impressive victories at the Modo Spring Run Off Vancouver 8K. It was a picture-perfect Spring morning on the Stanley Park Seawall, … Continue reading

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Take-a-Hike, Alternative High School Program Heals Teens and Communities

– Modo Spring Run-Off Vancouver 8k spotlights Take a Hike’s successful, unique approach combining experiential learning and a culture of service to one’s neighbour. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 18, 2014; Vancouver, BC — When Rosie steps onto the stage to … Continue reading

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Tarah Korir Returns From Kenya to Chase Harry’s Spring Run Off Title, by Paul Gains

TORONTO. March 18th. If history is the judge the 2014 Harry’s Spring Run Off on April 5th will generate as much excitement as any other footrace in its thirty-seven year history. Over the years this 8km race through Toronto’s picturesque … Continue reading

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DuChene Weathers the Winter for Banque Scotia 21K de Montreal Championship Defense, by Paul Gains

MARCH 13. While many of Canada’s leading distance runners escaped the winter with warm weather training camps Krista DuChene has endured one of the coldest spells in history in her quest for greater success. Fit and enthused, among other goals, … Continue reading

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Wiebe v Watson; Wodak v Cliff. Modo Spring Run Off Vancouver 8k kicks off Canada Running Series by Paul Gains

The 2014 Canada Running Series kicks off in Vancouver March 23rd with the Modo Spring Run Off 8km race through picturesque – and world renowned – Stanley Park. For many runners it’s a signal that spring is upon us and … Continue reading

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