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Nov 28-13
SCOTIABANK TORONTO WATERFRONT MARATHON RAISES OVER $3.8 MILLION FOR CHARITIES Runners, spectators and neighbourhoods alike at the 2013 Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon raised over $3.8 million in support of 185 local charities... full story »
Oct 20-13
Record Breaking Day at Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon by Paul Gains — Performances at today's Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon left organisers delighted as the Canadian women's marathon record was finally beaten after twenty eight years. And, not by just one athlete. Lanni Marchant and Krista DuChene, who both represented Canada... full story »
Oct 15-13
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... full story »
Oct 8-13
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,"... full story »
Oct 3-13
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. full story »
Oct 1-13
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. full story »
Sep 25-13
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... full story »
Sep 23-13
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... full story »
Sep 18-13
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. full story »
Sep 10-13
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. full story »
Aug 29-13
DuChene To Lead Canadians in Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon by Paul Gains — 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. full story »
Aug 27-13
Rob Watson To Tackle Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon by Paul Gains — Running four marathons in seven months might seem excessive for any distance runner but for Canada's Rob Watson it's a challenge he welcomes with a smile. full story »
Aug 21-13
Unique Partnership Brings Kenyan Unknowns to Toronto by Paul Gains — Caroline Jepkoech may not be rated amongst the world's best marathoners yet but the Kenyan mother of four will line up with them at the 2013 Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon October 20th, thanks to a unique partnership... full story »
Aug 20-13
Road to Glasgow 2014 runs through Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon for 3 Englishmen — Ask Jon Pepper, James Kelly and Stuart Robinson where they want to be next July 27th and they'll all have the same answer: "GLASGOW!" To have a chance of getting to the Commonwealth Games Marathon ... full story »
Aug 19-13
The Brits are coming! Including Gary and Buddug Lloyd Davies of Aberystwyth, Wales — This year, we're particularly pleased to welcome Gary and Buddug Lloyd Davies from Aberystwyth, Wales, among our usual, strong contingent of runners from the UK at Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon. full story »
Aug 18-13
Meet the STWM Dream Team — Bonnie Fowler created the Dream Team to help every runner finish strong at the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon. Here is her story... full story »
Aug 13-13
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... full story »
Jul 30-13
Natasha Wodak to make marathon debut at Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon by Paul Gains — Natasha Wodak is in a joyful mood as she waits to board her flight to Nanaimo, BC where she will spend a weekend with a close friend, a sort of girl's weekend. full story »
Jul 23-13
Sahle Warga Betona Will Defend Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon title by Paul Gains — Conspicuous in his woolen toque and two layers of t-shirts Sahle Warga Betona crossed the finish line first in the 2012 Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon becoming the event's only Ethiopian male winner. full story »
May 29-13
Canadian Olympian and World Championship Marathoner Reid Coolsaet aims to break Canadian Record at Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon — Canadian Olympian and World Championship Marathoner Reid Coolsaet is aiming to break the longstanding Canadian Marathon Record this year, and has chosen the 2013 Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon as the race to do it. full story »

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