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DuChene and Kangogo Leading the Canada Running Series, by Paul Gains

With five of eight 2013 Canada Running Series events completed Kip Kangogo appears headed for his first overall series victory an achievement that would cap a remarkable year. The 34 year old Kenyan, who is a landed immigrant and awaiting … Continue reading

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Marchant, DuChene, Fraser, Watson highlight all-star Scotiabank Vancouver Half Marathon this Sunday

It’s Race Week at Canada Running Series again, and Sunday’s Scotiabank Vancouver Half Marathon promises one of the best, mouth-watering contests of the year for Canadians. The Men’s competition features hometown hero Rob Watson, who ran 2:13:37 at the Rotterdam … Continue reading

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Toronto 10 miler & 5K; see you in 2014!

Dear Friends & fellow-runners; It is with a real sense of disappointment that I’m writing to let you know that after a lengthy team meeting this afternoon we have regrettably decided that we have to cancel the 2013 running of … Continue reading

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RUNNERS UNITED IN SUPPORT of BOSTON bibs available as free download from Canada Running Series.

TORONTO. April 25th. This past Sunday, many of the 7,000 participants in the annual Toronto Yonge Street 10K, part of the Canada Running Series, were able to wear special commemorative bibs to mark their run in support of the Boston … Continue reading

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TORONTO YONGE STREET 10K Race Report: Third Time Lucky for Kenya’s Kip Kangogo, by Paul Gains

TORONTO. April 21st. Kip Kangogo punched the air in elation as he crossed the finish line to win the Toronto Yonge Street 10k this morning. It wasn’t so much his winning time of 28:57 that elicited this emotion but the … Continue reading

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“Banque Scotia 21k de Montreal Promises a Battle,” by Paul Gains

Men’s Race Preview: As Canadian distance running continues to enjoy a surge in quality, prospects for a competitive 2013 Banque Scotia 21k de Montreal have also risen. For the fifth straight year this Canada Running Series race will see the … Continue reading

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“Marathon Mania”, “Road Racing Mania” signal Big Times for Canadian Distance Running!

TORONTO. April 10th. “Tis the season! As Spring bursts forth, and winter releases its icy grip, the Marathon and Road Racing season is set to surge forward with great energy, excitement, and CANADIAN CONTENT everywhere!  I’ll be “up in the … Continue reading

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Sami Jibril, Krista DuChene prevail in exciting battles over the hills at Harry’s Spring Run Off 8K.

TORONTO. April 6. Athletics Toronto’s Sami Jibril claimed victory at this morning’s 35th Annual Harry’s Spring Run Off 8K to fight Prostate Cancer, in a final lung-busting 50m sprint to the line after cresting the final, infamous Spring Road Hill. … Continue reading

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Countdown #TYS10K. Christopher’s Reason to Run. What’s yours?

The Road to Toronto Yonge Street 10K. BLOG # 2, from Christopher Doyle. Just 3 weeks to go now to “10K-Day”, and Christopher asks “why are YOU doing it”? We hear LOTS of great reasons from you on your entry … Continue reading

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Kangogo and Van Buskirk get Canada Running Series 2013 off to a flying start with victories at Vancouver Spring Run Off 8K.

VANCOUVER. March 24. Lethbridge’s Kip Kangogo and Athletics Toronto’s Kate Van Buskirk got Canada Running Series 2013 off to a flying start with convincing victories in today’s Vancouver Spring Run Off 8K, the first event of the new season. Just … Continue reading

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