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Records in Ottawa Marathon 2014

yemane tesgay

May 25, 2014 (Ottawa) – Three records were broken today at the 40th running of the Scotiabank Marathon of the Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend. [Read more...]

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...]

Canadian Team for World Relays

world relay 2014 OTTAWA – The first edition of the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) World Relays is approaching and Athletics Canada is pleased today to name 20 athletes to the Canadian team. The event will be held in the capital of The Bahamas, Nassau, May 24 and 25. Canada will field four teams, men’s and women’s 4×100 and 4×400-metre relays. [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...]

Dunfee, Gomez, Thorne dip below record

Canada's Top3 Race  Walkers

TAICANG, CHINA – A trio of Canadian race walkers dipped below the Canadian record in the men’s 20-kilometre race walk at the 2014 IAAF World Race Walking Cup in Taicang, China. Overall five athletes registered personal best performances, including a team best ever performance by the men, in the two-day event.   [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...]

Athletics Canada fills positions

Athletics Canada

Ottawa – Athletics Canada announced today the hires of Jared MacLeod, Kayla Cornale and Alison Legenza. MacLeod and Legenza fill the new roles of National Team Program Operations Manager and Eastern High Performance Hub Manager while Cornale steps into the position of Para-athletics Development and Talent Identification Lead. [Read more...]

Top Canadian runners set to duel

rob watson

March 4, 2014 (Ottawa) – The Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend will again provide the stage for Canadian running drama as Olympian Eric Gillis and Canadian Marathon Champion Rob Watson square off at the Scotiabank Ottawa Marathon, while Canada’s top two female distance runners, Lanni Marchant and Krista Duchene, run for the top Canadian spot in the Ottawa 10K. [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...]

Perdita Felicien Retires

Perdita Felicien

Perdita Felicien

Toronto – Two-time Olympian, two-time World Champion and two-time World Championship silver medalist Perdita Felicien of Pickering, Ont., officially announced her retirement from athletics this morning at a special event with 300 kids at George Webster Elementary School in Toronto, Ont. [Read more...]