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Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon to be broadcast ‘Live’ to the World, by Paul Gains

Running fans across the globe will be able to watch the 2013 Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon in its entirety live October 20th thanks to a unique partnership moulded by race director Alan Brookes. The affable Brookes proudly espouses the virtues … Continue reading

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Running to Honour the Heroes at SickKids Hosptial

One night when I was seven, my appendix ruptured as I slept. I vividly remember the excruciating pain in my stomach, the kind of pain a child simply can’t understand. I remember thinking, “Why is this happening to me? Am … Continue reading

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Georgies Best – Running For My Dad

I am the son of George McGrath, a soon to be 57 year old seemingly healthy individual, up until 7 weeks ago. George was screened for colon cancer and when it came back positive, our family was stunned. He went … Continue reading

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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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