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News & Media Releases :: 2008 Archives

2008 News and Media Releases

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Dec 1-08

Mon Sheong Foundation's "Little Asia" 3-peat as STWM08 Neighbourhood Champions: Giant Steps, Epilepsy Toronto, and Mount Sinai Hospital carry off Charity Challenge titles at Awards Night Gala — More than 150 runners, fundraisers, sponsors and VIPs turned out for the Gala Awards Night for this year's Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, held in the Dining Hall of Scotiabank's world headquarters at 44 King Street.

Oct 18-08

Moses Macharia mauls record field at Oasis ZooRun; Kortchaguina takes hard-fought women's race

Oct 8-08

Dylan Wykes leads Team Canada to victory in International Team Challenge at Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon '08. Strong runs by Kingston's Dylan Wykes and Vancouver's Suzanne Evans, plus a gutsy performance by Nicole Stevenson led Team Canada to victory over Mexico and England in the International Team Challenge at Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon '08 last weekend.

Oct 6-08

Little Asia 3-peats as Neighbourhood Champions at STWM08 In a "3-peat" performance, Little Asia has been judged the grand prize winner once again in the Neighbourhood Challenge at the recent Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon on Sunday September 28, 2008.

Oct 8-08

Andrew Smith is Team Canada at IAAF World Half Marathon Championships in Rio de Janeiro this weekend — Smith was selected to the race by Athletics Canada after winning the Canadian Half Marathon Championships at the Banque Scotia 21k de Montreal on April 20th.

Sep 28-08 Seboka winning STWM 2008

Mulu Seboka smashes course record with 2:29:06 victory at Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon. Ethiopia's Mulu Seboka didn't let humid and breezy conditions slow her down as she set a new personal best of 2:29:06 to convincingly win the 9th Annual Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon. Her performance smashed the previous course record by more than four minutes...

Sep 17-08

Defending champion Asha Gigi to lead strongest Women's field at Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, September 28th. Defending champion and course record holder, Asha Gigi of Ethiopia, is confirmed to head up the strongest women's field to date at the 9th annual Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon on September 28th.

Sep 9-08

Dylan Wykes leads strong Canadian contingent on road to Berlin, London 2012, at Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, on September 28th. At only 25 years of age, Kingston's Dylan Wykes will lead the strongest group of Canadian marathoners we've seen in years, when more than 13,000 runners toe the line for the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon on September 28th.

Sep 8-08

Kelai-Jufar re-match highlights strong men's field for 9th annual Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, September 28th. The promise of an excellent re-match between 31 year-old returning champion, John Kelai of Kenya, and 24 year old Tariku Jufar of Ethiopia, highlights the strongest-ever men's field for the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, announced today for the 9th edition, to be run on September 28th.

Jul 17-08

Kelai and Gigi, both Champions set to return for 9th annual Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon — Marathon joins the rank of world's elite runs with IAAF Silver Label status

Jun 22-08

Macharia and Jepkosgei cruise to victory at 10th Anniversary Scotiabank Vancouver Half Marathon.

Jun 10-08

Scotiabank Vancouver Half Marathon: Racing to find a cure — Scotiabank Half Marathon and 5k Walk/Run Charity Challenge helps the Heart & Stroke Foundation of BC & Yukon

Jun 10-08

Scotiabank Vancouver Half Marathon: Run for Big Brothers — Big and Little Brothers Doug and Brandon know first hand how sports can bring people together. Despite being complete strangers just a few years ago, the pair now spend a few hours each week doing all sorts of outdoor activities...

Jun 06-08

Scotiabank Vancouver Half Marathon: Ambassador calls for your help — Teri Thorson encourages runners for the 2008 Scotiabank Vancouver Half-Marathon & 5k to run in support of the Rick Hansen Foundation, one of ten charities that runners can support

May 21-08

Canadian Adventure Runner prepares for journey across Canada with the help of the Gatorade Sports Science Institute Canada

May 8-08

Scotiabank Vancouver Half Marathon: Racing for a Cure — Mom channels athleticism and motivation to find a cure for son

Mar 27-08

Nderebas prête à affronter les meilleures Canadiennes lors de la Banque Scotia 21K de Montréal, Championnat canadien de semi-marathon, présenté par Asics

Mar 27-08

Nderebas take on Canada's best at Banque Scotia 21k de Montreal, presented by Asics: Canadian Half Marathon Championships

Feb 26-08

ING Ottawa and Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathons partner with Athletics Canada to send Canadian marathoners to 2009 World Cup

Jan 23-08

STWM announces IAAF Silver Label and move to Nathan Phillips Square

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