Category Archives: Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon

Tips for Planning a Destination Marathon

TORONTO July 18. Digital Champion Myron Kuepfer starts his runs at 4:30 am during the week, so his level of addiction to running is pretty clear. 2013 will mark his second STWM and will be his twenty-first marathon overall. Eight … Continue reading

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How to Train Your Mind for a Marathon

TORONTO July 16th. Often asked “Where do you find the time?” Digital Champion Mike Shanks realizes you make time for what is important. As a husband, father of 2, and an active member of his Cambridge community, Mike always finds … Continue reading

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Spectator Support: Races Connect Us!

TORONTO July 12th. Digital Champion Tina Benigno will be running her third full marathon at the STWM this October and turning 30 years old! Tina started running in 2009 for cognitive and emotional well-being, as well as physical health and … Continue reading

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Keeping the “fun” in fundraising

TORONTO July 8th. Digital Champion Cory Pagett was introduced to the world of running at the Pride and Remembrance Run in 2008. This year, he is excited to bring his love of running and his work as a volunteer and … Continue reading

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I can’t believe I am running a MARATHON!

TORONTO July 7th. Digital Champion Cindy Johnson has been involved in running and fitness ever since she was a young girl. With her 30-something birthday this year, Cindy wanted to celebrate life by checking off another bucket list challenge… Run … Continue reading

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Off the Beaten Path: Trail Running in Toronto

TORONTO July 2nd. Digital Champion Alex Flint started running  5 years ago while he was living in Calgary. After a couple years as a fair-weather runner, finishing a few 10k races and a half-marathon, he decided it was time to … Continue reading

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Putting Desire Into Action

TORONTO June 27th. Digital Champion Stephanie McAulay will be running her third marathon at STWM this year for Epilepsy Halton, Peel, Hamilton. She believes that with the right attitude, goals, and plan, you can become the best version of you … Continue reading

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Training as a Team

TORONTO June 24. Digital Champion Alyssa Cheung is training for her first marathon with Anne’s Team. Alyssa hopes her personal experiences — training progress, successes, failures and even setbacks — will inspire other runners to lace up and join her … Continue reading

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Quest for Boston

TORONTO June 20th. Digital Champion Steve Blaskie is running STWM this year to qualify for Boston. Hoping to qualify this spring at the Ottawa Marathon Steve ran 3:13, meaning he has to shave 8 minutes off his marathon time for … Continue reading

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Yoga for Runners

TORONTO June 18th. In the eighth blog for our “Road to #STWM” series, Digital Champion Lisa Davidson talks about how yoga can improve your running! Lisa will be taking on the Toronto Waterfront Marathon for the second time this year … Continue reading

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