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Mary Keitany sets new Ottawa 10k record

Mary Keitany

May 24, 2014 ( Ottawa 10k ) – Two Kenyans entered the record books tonight as winners of the Lowertown Brewery 10K race in the Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend. [Read more…]

Lanni Marchant Returns to Vancouver Half

Lanni Marchant

Lanni Marchant returns to the Scotiabank Vancouver Half Marathon June 22nd with the heavy mantle of being the new Canadian marathon record holder. [Read more…]

Canada Running Series extend sponsorship

canada running series

TORONTO, April 24. Canada Running Series, the country’s most-prestigious running circuit, is pleased to announce that Asics Canada have renewed their presenting sponsorships for both the Banque Scotia 21K de Montreal et 5k and Scotiabank Vancouver Half Marathon & 5k. Asics has played a prominent role in the Montreal event since 2007, and in Vancouver since 2010. [Read more…]

Gillis and DuChene to Defend Titles

eric gillis - half champion

This week Athletics Canada officially launched ACRoad.ca; Canada’s road running portal. The cutting edge site is your portal to the Canadian road running community, providing access to race information, rankings, results, programs, services and resources for race directors. [Read more…]

Team Canada for Ekiden

Dylan Wykes and Reid Coolsaet - London 2012

Chiba Ekiden Road Race Relay Saturday

Eight athletes are in Chiba City, Japan ready to compete in the 2013 Chiba Ekiden Road Race Relay this Saturday November 23 at 1:07pm local time (Friday 11:07 p.m. eastern standard time). The mixed gender race alternates legs to cover the marathon distance of 42.195-kilometres (men’s 5km, women’s 5km, men’s 10km, women’s 5km, men’s 10km and women’s 7.195km). [Read more…]

Coolsaet, Marchant earn 10k titles

Lanni Marchant

Lanni Marchant

Toronto – Reid Coolsaet of Hamilton, Ont., and Lanni Marchant of London, Ont., earned Canadian titles today at the Oasis Zoo Run which served as the Canadian Championship for the 10-kilometre road race distance. Rounding out the podium for the men were Eric Gillis of Antigonish, N.S., and Dylan Wykes of Kingston, Ont. Second and third for the women were Krista DuChene of Branford, Ont., and Lioudmila Kortchaguina of Thornhil, Ont. [Read more…]

Wykes and Kortchaguina win Eastside 10K

Dylan Wykes - Eastside 10k 2013

Dylan Wykes – Eastside 10k 2013

VANCOUVER. September 14th. Canadian Olympian Dylan Wykes and Toronto’s Lioudmila Kortchaguina, the current Canadian Women’s Marathon Champion, recorded impressive victories at Saturday’s inaugural Vancouver Eastside 10K, a Canada Running Series event.  Wykes and Kortchaguina each collected a bonus for their new course records of 29:42 and 33:57 respectively, on top of the $800 first-place prizing. [Read more…]

Scotiabank 2013 rocked records

Kip Kangogo

Kip Kangogo

VANCOUVER, BC (06/23/2013) – A record 7000 participants ran today in the 15th annual Scotiabank Vancouver Half- Marathon & 5K which raised a record $725,000 as of press time for 71 local charities through the Scotiabank Charity Challenge. [Read more…]

Gillis and Duchene win Half Marathon titles

Eric Gillis

Eric Gillis

OTTAWA – Eric Gillis of Antigonish, N.S., and Krista Duchene of Brampton, Ont., were crowned 2013 Canadian Half Marathon Champions today in Montreal, Quebec at the ScotiaBank 21k. [Read more…]

Mutai returns to the Ottawa 10K

Geoffrey Mutai

Geoffrey Mutai

Record breaking has become a habit for Geoffrey Mutai, and organisers of the Ottawa 10km – an IAAF Silver Label race – are hoping that he is in form when he lines up in the Canadian capital, May 26th. [Read more…]