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“Social Hub” launched for 2014 Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon — you’re invited!

TORONTO. July 22nd. Canada Running Series is pleased to announce the launch of its “Social Hub” for the 25th Anniversary running of Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, slated for Sunday, October 19th. It was created by Zoomph, who also provide innovative … Continue reading

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Honest Ed’s unveiled as the Toronto Landmark on this year’s 25th Anniversary Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon finishers’ medals.

TORONTO. July 14. The Canada Running Series, organizers of the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, announced today that Honest Ed’s world-famous “Bargain House” will be the featured landmark on this year’s 25th Anniversary finishers’ medals for the marathon, half-marathon and 5k … Continue reading

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Eric Gillis confirmed, prepares to run fast at Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon 2014

TORONTO. July 3. It gives me enormous pleasure to make ERIC GILLIS our first Pro Athlete announcement for the 25th Anniversary running of our Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon event. Eric has been an important part of the recent history of … Continue reading

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Wykes and Marchant notch emphatic victories at Scotiabank Vancouver Half-marathon. $830,000 raised for charity.

VANCOUVER. June 22nd. Dylan Wykes and Lanni Marchant showed why they are Canada’s #1 ranked Men’s and Women’s marathoners with emphatic victories at today’s Scotiabank Vancouver Half-marathon. Wykes ran 63:52 for his win; Marchant 73:41 for the Women’s crown. Conditions … Continue reading

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Wykes vs Kangogo battle, plus Lanni Marchant headline Sunday’s Scotiabank Vancouver Half marathon

VANCOUVER. June 20th. The weather forecast looks excellent for this Sunday’s 16th edition of the Scotiabank Vancouver Half marathon and 5K, and there is the promise of some excellent racing for this year’s Men’s and Women’s titles. The men’s race … Continue reading

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Lanni Marchant to Run Scotiabank Vancouver Half Marathon by Paul Gains

It could be said that Lanni Marchant epitomises the ‘loneliness of the long distance runner’ training alone on the roads near her home in Chattanooga, Tennessee using programs emailed from her coach in London, Ontario. The 30 year old national … Continue reading

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Olympian Coolsaet Heading to Scotiabank Vancouver Half Marathon by Paul Gains

Canadian Olympian Reid Coolsaet heads up a fine men’s field at the Scotiabank Vancouver Half Marathon June 22nd. The 34 year old member of Speed River Track Club in Guelph, Ontario recently finished 13th at the Virgin Money London Marathon … Continue reading

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Lanni Marchant Returns to Scotiabank Vancouver Half Marathon, by Paul Gains

Lanni Marchant returns to the Scotiabank Vancouver Half Marathon June 22nd with the heavy mantle of being the new Canadian marathon record holder. Last October at the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon Marchant beat the 28 year old standard with a … Continue reading

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Canada Running Series adds New Balance to Vancouver Eastside 10k

VANCOUVER, May 8, 2014. Canada Running Series is pleased to announce global athletic leader New Balance is joining the Vancouver Eastside 10K as athletic partner to the award winning event, set for Saturday, September 13th, 2014. The inaugural race took … Continue reading

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Eric Gillis Wins Third Consecutive Canadian Half Marathon Title, by Paul Gains

MONTREAL April 27th. As expected Eric Gillis claimed his third consecutive Canadian Half Marathon championship title today as he won the 2014 Banque Scotia 21k de Montreal in a time of 1:04:28. For his efforts the 34 year old earned … Continue reading

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