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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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Kenya’s Henry Sugut Bound for Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon by Paul Gains

Confidence is a mandatory trait for a marathon runner and Kenya’s Henry Sugut approaches the 2013 Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon with an abundance of it. “As always, when I am going for a race, I target my personal best,” Sugut … Continue reading

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Deressa Chimsa To Run Toronto Waterfront by Paul Gains

According to Race Director, Alan Brookes, “We’re really excited to announce the late addition of Deressa Chimsa to our 2013 Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront field. Anytime we get an athlete of this calibre, and with such consistency, it’s very special. To … Continue reading

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Yoshihisa Hosaka drawn to STWM by prospect of another World Record and meeting Ed-san! By Brett Larner

Time stops for no one. But Japan’s Yoshihisa Hosaka is doing his best to push the clock back. At age 59 at the 2008 Fukuoka International Marathon he became the oldest man to ever run Japan’s most celebrated marathon, clocking … Continue reading

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Lean On Me: Motivating a Friend to Run

TORONTO September 17th. Digital Champion Mike Shanks is quite proud of his accomplishments in running but has yet to tame the elusive beast known as the marathon. In his two attempts at STWM he has not met his goal, but … Continue reading

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Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon Record Targeted by Paul Gains

The elite field for the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon just keeps getting deeper and now, with the addition of Ethiopia’s Seboka Dibaba Tola, organisers are hoping the men’s race will result in the fastest time ever run on Canadian soil. … Continue reading

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Anyone up for a GUINNESS?

MAKE HISTORY AND BREAK A GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® TITLE! Guinness World Records, the global authority on record-breaking achievement, is again partnering with the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon (STWM) to provide runners the opportunity to make history with record verification on … Continue reading

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Ethiopia’s Dinknesh Mekash, 4th in Paris, confirmed for STWM 2013

TORONTO. August 13th. Ethiopia’s Dinknesh Mekash Destined for Marathon Greatness by Paul Gains Ethiopia has produced many great distance runners over the years and Dinknesh Mekash could very well join the higher echelon. The 28 year old will line up … Continue reading

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