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Springtime Signals Launch of Canada Running Series, by Paul Gains

TORONTO. February 26th.  It’s a sure sign Spring is on the way as the 2014 Canada Running Series launches with the Modo Spring Run Off 8km race in Vancouver’s picturesque Stanley Park, March 23rd. The eight race national series offers … Continue reading

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Dare Foods and Canada Running Series Team Up

KITCHENER, ON. January 28. With over 120 years of history as a Canadian, family-owned bakery and candy company, Dare knows family makes it better. Now Dare has joined the Canada  Running Series family, in an effort to put delicious, wholesome … Continue reading

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Athletics Canada announces Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon as Canadian Championship host beginning in 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 21, 2014 Athletics Canada announces Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon as Canadian Championship host beginning in 2015 Ottawa – Athletics Canada is pleased to announce today a very exciting partnership with Canada Running Series (CRS) that will … Continue reading

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Canada Running Series announce Modo The Car Co-op as title sponsor to Modo Spring Run Off Vancouver 8k.

– Sponsorship brings Finishers’ medals, Take A Hike Foundation to the race VANCOUVER. January 15, 2014. Canada Running Series is pleased to announce a three-year sponsorship partnership with Modo The Car Co-op. Modo will take title to the first event … Continue reading

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Canada Running Series announces new prize money for 2014 Western events; increased commitment to Canadian and British Columbian athletes.

December 17, 2014 – Vancouver, BC. Canada Running Series is pleased to announce an increase in prize monies for competitive runners at its three Western events in 2014, with a strong emphasis on encouraging the development of Canadian and British … Continue reading

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Lanni Marchant and Kip Kangogo are 2013 Canada Running Series Champions!

TORONTO. December 10, 2013. London’s Lanni Marchant and Lethbridge’s Kip Kangogo were officially announced as 2013 Canada Running Series Champions today, capping off an outstanding year for both athletes, and for Canada’s top road race circuit. It was also a … Continue reading

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SCOTIABANK TORONTO WATERFRONT MARATHON RAISES OVER $3.8 MILLION FOR CHARITIES

• Greektown announced as winner of the Neighbourhood Challenge at the Scotiabank Charity Challenge Awards Night TORONTO, Nov 27, 2013.Runners, spectators and neighbourhoods alike at the 2013 Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon raised over $3.8 million in support of 185 local … Continue reading

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Scotiabank Vancouver Half Marathon & 5k earns Silver Certification from the Council for Responsible Sport for Social and Environmental Initiatives

Scotiabank Vancouver Half Marathon & 5k earns Silver Certification from the Council for Responsible Sport for its Social and Environmental Initiatives Working with Green Chair Recycling, organizers achieve 97.8 percent waste diversion rate FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 18, 2013 – … Continue reading

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Marchant Late Addition to Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon by Paul Gains

Canada’s leading female marathoner Lanni Marchant has confirmed she will run in this week’s Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon. A year ago she finished a credible fifth in the 2012 Rotterdam Marathon not only setting a personal best of 2:31:51 but … Continue reading

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Into the Unknown: A Reflection on Marathon Training

TORONTO October 11th. Jodi Lewchuk recently took up running after a long hiatus and it’s changed her life.  Exactly one year ago, as she watched runners finish the 2012 Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, Jodi decided she wanted to be one … Continue reading

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