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Coolsaet, Marchant win Vancouver Half-marathon

lanny marchant - vancouver half-marathon

Vancouver, BC – June 28, 2015 – 6,500 runners brought their best, taking to the scenic course from UBC to Stanley Park for the 17th annual Scotiabank Vancouver Half-Marathon & 5k, raising $850,000 and counting for 83 local charities through the Scotiabank Charity Challenge. [Read more…]

Ethiopians dominate Ottawa Marathon 2015

Birhanu - Ottawa Marathon

May 24, 2015 – Ottawa – Ethiopian elite athletes once again this year took top prizes in the 41st running of the Scotiabank Ottawa Marathon this morning. They led a field of nearly 6,000 participants. [Read more…]

Cherono breaks Ottawa 10 km race record

Cherono - Ottawa 10k

May 23, 2015 – Ottawa – For the second consecutive year in the 10 km event at the  Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend, a Kenyan woman was the first to cross the finish line and go on to break the course record. [Read more…]

Team Canada for World Cross Country

world cross country

Twenty-three Canadians will travel to Guiyang, China for the 41st International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Cross Country Championships taking place Sunday, March 28. The Canadian contingent will leave for China on March 24 to acclimatize to the conditions in Guiyang. [Read more…]

Best Canada placing at Chiba Ekiden

chiba 2014

Team Canada recorded their best ever finish today at the International Chiba Ekiden in Japan. The mixed gender relay team placed seventh overall and recorded the fastest time in Canadian history covering the 42.195 km course in 2:09:28. The overall competition was won by Japan in 2:05:53. [Read more…]

Quebec City Marathon Events 2014 success

Quebec City Marathon Events

The Quebec City Marathon Events over the weekend of the 22nd August 2014, was a huge success. Run over a weekend of warm weather where more than 13000 runners participated in the various events, which saw the bulk of 11000 take part on Sunday, 23rd August. [Read more…]

Inaugural Canadian 5k Championships success

jessica o'connell

Toronto – The Bang and Olufsen Yorkville Run hosted today the inaugural Canadian 5k Championships in Toronto’s Yorkville district. Pierre-Olivier Laflamme of Quebec, Que., and Jessica O’Connell of Calgary, Alta., won the first ever 5k road race national titles. [Read more…]

Dylan Wykes and Lanni Marchant win in Vancouver

Dylan Wykes wins Vancouver Half

VANCOUVER, BC (06/22/2014) – Canada’s top marathoners, Dylan Wykes, from Vancouver, and Lanni Marchant took top honours by winning the men’s and women’s races with times of 1:03:51 and 1:13:41 respectively.

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Lanni Marchant aims at Vancouver Half

Lanni Marchant

It could be said that Lanni Marchant epitomises the ‘loneliness of the long distance runner’ training alone on the roads near her home in Chattanooga, Tennessee using programs emailed from her coach in London, Ontario. [Read more…]

Dylan Wykes for Vancouver Half Marathon

dylan wykes

After racing to a 20th place finish at the 2012 London Olympics Dylan Wykes had reached a peak in his running career and wondered if he would ever find the motivation and determination to continue. [Read more…]