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Gillis and Hannah Win 2014 Canada Running Series Titles, by Paul Gains

A hearty THANKS & CONGRATULATIONS to all of you who were part of a wonderful Canada Running Series 2014! From the 58,429 who ran or walked, to the 16 full-time CRS professional staff and more than 5,000 volunteers, to those … Continue reading

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Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon 2014 goes For Green!

TORONTO October 2nd 2014. While 26,000 participants will be running for the fabulous gold, silver or bronze-bling Finishers’ medals on October 19th, the Canada Running Series organizing team will be racing hard for “Green”! Following the successful example of their … Continue reading

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Innovative YouTube Broadcast Brings Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon to World, by Paul Gains

MaRS Discovery District, EPMG and YouTube work together to live-stream race to larger audience September 25, 2014 – Toronto, Canada – Race fans all over the world will have access to the live broadcast of this year’s Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront … Continue reading

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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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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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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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