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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…]

Ottawa Race Weekend economic impact

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The 2014 Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend supported $32.3 million in economic activity for the Province of Ontario, of which $21.8 was in Ottawa, according to a newly released economic impact assessment produced by the Canadian Sport Tourism Alliance.  Overall the event made a $14.8 million contribution to the province’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP). [Read more…]

Three bronze to Glasgow 2014 haul

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Glasgow, SCO – Three bronze were added to the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games medal haul today bringing the total Athletics (Track & Field) count at the Games to 16. Shawnacy Barber of Toronto, Ont., Cam Levins of Black Creek, B.C., and Angela Whyte of Edmonton, Alta., all made their way onto the podium. [Read more…]

Commonwealth team win five medals

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Glasgow, SCO – The Canadian athletics Commonwealth team took home five medals on day four of track and field competition at the Commonwealth Games. Derek Drouin of Corunna, Ont., and Brianne Theisen-Eaton of Humboldt, Sask., won gold; Jessica Zelinka of London, Ont., won silver; and Julie Labonté of Ste-Justine, Que., and Michael Mason of Nanoose Bay, B.C., picked up bronze medals. [Read more…]

Sultana Frizell wins CWG Gold

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Glasgow, SCO – The Canadian track and field team won two medals within about 30-minutes of time on the second day of competition at the 2014 Commonwealth Games. Both medals were won in throwing events, Sultana Frizell of Perth, Ont., won gold in the hammer and Tim Nedow of Brockville, Ont., took bronze in the shot put. [Read more…]

Brent Lakatos and Diane Roy win Para-athletics Track titles

Brent Lakatos

Moncton, N.B. – Brent Lakatos of Dorval, Que., and Diane Roy of Sherbrooke, Que., won a pair of Para-athletics national titles on day two of the Canadian Track and Field Championships. Lakatos won gold in the wheelchair T53 200 and 1500-metres while Roy took gold in the women’s events bringing both of their total gold medal counts at these Championships to four. [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…]

Jason Tunks enters final Track Champs

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Jason Tunks of London, Ont., has signed on to throw his last discus at the 2014 Canadian Track and Field Championships in Moncton, N.B. Canada’s best discus thrower in history will take his place in the throws circle one last time on Saturday June 28 at 3:15 p.m. [Read more…]

New Champions at XTERRA Worlds

KUALOA RANCH, Oahu, Hawaii – November 24, 2013 – Patrick Smyth found his way in the sport of trail running, and Polina Babkina found her way at Kualoa Ranch. As a result, both ran away as the new champions of the XTERRA Trail Run World Championship. More than 2,000 runners from 12 countries and 36 […]

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