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Netsanet Abeyo Returning to Toronto Waterfront Fit and Fast by Paul Gains

An injury forced Netsanet Achero Abeyo to withdraw from last year’s Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, a race where she had set her sights on beating the course record of 2:22:43. One year on, and she is more determined than ever … Continue reading

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My Silent Marathon

TORONTO September 19th. Digital Champion Stephanie McAulay Stephanie started her running career in 2009 and it quickly became a must-have in her day. It pushed her to believe in herself and understand what she is capable of.  Every day, Stephanie is … Continue reading

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Ed Whitlock – Reluctant Hero to return to Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon by Paul Gains

In the world of road racing celebrities Canada’s Ed Whitlock ranks high for his accomplishments as a prolific world beating Master’s competitor. Recognition comes in the form of long lines of well wishers who want to meet the man who … Continue reading

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How Running Changed My Life

TORONTO September 11th. Digital Champion Alyssa Cheung is a first time marathon runner and hopes her personal experiences — training progress, successes, failures and even setbacks — will inspire other runners to lace up and join her at the starting … Continue reading

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Horiguchi, Yoshitomi to bring strong Japanese presence to Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon

TORONTO. September 7th.  Takashi Horiguchi of Team Honda and Hiroko Yoshitomi of First Dream Athletic Club are both confirmed for this year’s Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon on October 20th. “We’re delighted to have Takashi and Hiroko on this year’s start … Continue reading

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See Jane Run: Women and the Marathon

TORONTO September 5th. Digital Champion Christa Davidson is a recovering alcoholic of two and a half years and has used running as a way to stay sober; instead of drinking she runs. On her particularly challenging days, she just runs … Continue reading

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Morocco’s Bouramdane Chasing Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon Record by Paul Gains

TORONTO. September 3rd. Seven years ago Morocco’s Abderrahime Bouramdane’s passport was stamped with a Canadian visa for the first time and he took full advantage, racing to second place finishes in both the 2006 Ottawa and the 2006 Scotiabank Toronto … Continue reading

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Love and running with my Husband

TORONTO August 30th. Digital Champion Lisa Davidson believes in the importance of both mental and physical well-being for leading a happy and healthy life, and strives to inspire others to lead a healthy and active lifestyle. The first step to … Continue reading

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DuChene To Lead Canadians in Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon by Paul Gains

TORONTO, August 29th. Twelve kilometres into the 2013 World Championship marathon Krista DuChene suddenly felt dizzy, staggered then collapsed on the Moscow streets, a victim of the horrendous hot steamy weather. It was possibly the best outcome she could have … Continue reading

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The Unofficial STWM Race Day Course Guide

TORONTO August 28th. Digital Champion Steve Layton is thrilled to be running his 3rd marathon this fall at STWM. Steve is passionate about encouraging others to test their boundaries and try running a marathon or other event as way to … Continue reading

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