Canadian Runners

Canadian Runner Stories

2008:

Oct 8/08: Wykes leads Team Canada to victory: Strong runs by Kingston's Dylan Wykes and Vancouver's Suzanne Evans, plus a gutsy performance by Nicole Stevenson led Team Canada to victory over Mexico and England in the STWM08 International Team Challenge >full story

Read Dylan Wykes STWM08 blog. How does his race experience compare to yours?
(a) Background to Dylan's Toronto Waterfront Marathon
(b) Race Day

Sep 17/08: Stephen Drew ready to take a run at Team Canada place for Berlin …full story on TheRecord.com

Sep 9/08: Dylan Wykes leads strong Canadian contingent on road to Berlin, London 2012, at Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, on September 28th …full story

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2007:

Ziak

Oct 11/07: Race Report: 2007 Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon — by Jerry Ziak
Jerry recounts his stellar marathon debut. …full story

2007 Team Canada Media Release, Sept 17/07: Competitive Team Canada announced for International Team Challenge at Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon; and the prospect of even better things to come!

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Canadian-only Prizing

Dylan Wykes

Canadian National Records (Canadian Citizens Only)

  • MEN: C$1,000 for every year that Jerome Drayton's 2:10:09 record has stood [Fukuoka 1975]. Thus, for STWM2012, the bonus will be C$37,000. (Note: IF record falls before October 14, 2012, then Bonus for a new record will be $25,000).
  • WOMEN: C$1,000 for every year that Silvia Ruegger's 2:28:36 record has stood [Houston 1985]. Thus, for STWM2012, the bonus will be C$27,000.

Canadian Athletes bonuses—Marathon

(open to citizens, Landed Immigrants and those who have had official Refugee status for at least one year)

1st — $5000
2nd — $3000
3rd — $2000
4th — $1000
* minus 50% for slower than 2:15 & 2:35 (Men & Women); minus 75% for slower than 2:18 & 2:40 (Men & Women)

Top Ontario Male & Female—Marathon

Male: Ed Whitlock Trophy + Commemorative plaque
Female: Silvia Ruegger Trophy + Commemorative plaque

Note: the athletes who win Overall prize money (international-class and/or Canadian bonuses—national-class) in the Marathon will be excluded from the Whitlock Trophy and Ruegger Trophy competitions, making them truly a recognition of top regional (Ontario) runners.

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