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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…]

Series announces new 10km

Canada Series 10km

Canada Series 10km

Vancouver, BC – The Lower Mainland’s newest run is the Vancouver Eastside 10k.  The event will be a premiere Canadian 10 km road race, bringing some of the best runners from within the province and across the nation to Vancouver this fall to compete. Boasting a unique route and top class event management, the Eastside 10k offers tremendous runner value and will attract participants of all abilities to this exciting new Canada Running Series event. [Read more…]

Coolsaet and Brown 2012 10km Champions

Reid Coolsaet

Reid Coolsaet

OTTAWA – Reid Coolsaet of Hamilton, Ont., and Megan Brown of Guelph, Ont., won national titles at the 2012 Canadian 10km Championships on Saturday in Toronto, Ont.  The event was held in conjunction with Canada Running Series’ Oasis Zoo Run and the Timex National Road Race Series Finale. [Read more…]

Coolsaet wins Half in Vancouver

Reid Coolsaet

Reid Coolsaet

VANCOUVER, BC – 06/24/2012 – Olympic-bound athlete Reid Coolsaet finished first at the Scotiabank Vancouver Half-Marathon today, in his final run before the 2012 London Olympics. Elite runner Kip Kangogo and Olympic athlete Eric Gillis finished second place and third place respectively in an exciting finish to today’s half-marathon race. The Scotiabank Vancouver Half-Marathon & 5K race brought out more than 7,000 runners to the city’s scenic Stanley Park where thousands of spectators cheered and more than $630,000 was raised for 60 local charities. [Read more…]

Mutai wins Ottawa 10k 2012

Geoffrey Mutai wins Ottawa 10k 2012

Geoffrey Mutai wins Ottawa 10k 2012

May 26, 2012 – OTTAWA – With a time of 27:41, 30-year-old Kenyan Geoffrey Mutai led a talented field of elite racers across the finish line of the 10K distance in this evening’s Tamarack Homes Ottawa Race Weekend. [Read more…]

Mutai for Ottawa 10K

Geoffrey Mutai for Ottawa 10K

Geoffrey Mutai for Ottawa 10K

 

Organizers of the Tamarack Homes Ottawa Race Weekend today confirmed 30-year-old Geoffrey Mutai of Kenya will compete in the 10K race on May 26, 2012. [Read more…]

Levins and Frizell Excel

Cameron Levins wins gold at NACAC Cross Country

Cameron Levins

Cameron Levins

Cameron Levins of Black Creek, B.C., struck gold on Saturday in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad at the 2012 NACAC Cross Country Championships. Levins won the senior men’s 8km race in a time of 24:04.13; leading the Canadian senior team to silver. [Read more…]

Canada in Japan for Chiba Ekiden

Chiba Ekiden

Chiba Ekiden

OTTAWA – Athletics Canada has sent a contingent of eight athletes to Japan to compete tomorrow in the 23rd annual International Chiba Ekiden Road Race Relay.  The unique marathon distance road race relay features mixed men’s and women’s teams running six alternate legs. [Read more…]