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News and Media Releases 2009

Dec 1-09

Breaking Records and Helping Local Communities: 20th Anniversary Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon raises $2.3 million for 99 local charities — Today marked $2.3 million reasons to celebrate for some of Toronto's local charities as a record breaking amount raised during September's 20th Anniversary of the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon (STWM) was announced today at Scotiabank.

Oct 17-09

Bairu, Elmore take National 10k titles at Oasis ZooRun

Oct 16-09

10km Championships in Toronto to serve as qualifier for 2009 Chiba Ekiden; Dunkerley on start line

Oct 16-09

Le Championnat du 10 km à Toronto sert de compétition de qualification pour le Chiba Ekiden de 2009 ; Dunkerley sur la ligne de départ

Oct 15-09

Coolsaet among strong field for Canadian 10K road race championships

Oct 15-09

Oasis Zoo Run set to host 2009 Canadian 10km Championships

Oct 15-09

L'Oasis Zoo Run est prêt à tenir le Championnat canadien 2009 du 10 km

Oct 1-09

2009 Men's 10km Canadian Championship shaping up to feature World Class field

Sep 29-09

Universal Sports: STWM moves into "top tier of marathons worldwide" — When Kenneth Mungara won the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon in 2:08:32 on Sunday, he did more than successfully defend his title and run the fastest time ever on Canadian soil — he helped lift Toronto [Waterfront] into the top tier of marathons worldwide.

Sep 27-09

Mungara Defends in Toronto with Canadian All Comers Record — Kenneth Mungara successfully defended his Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon today and in doing so ran the fastest time ever recorded on Canadian soil.

Sep 27-09

Fastest Marathon Time Run Ever On Canadian Soil: 20th Anniversary Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon Shatters Course And Fundraising Records — Toronto's premier running event sets new records for men's and women's course times and raises $1.8 million for 99 neighbourhood charities

Sep 27-09

TORONTO STAR: Mungara & Kassap share Marathon spotlight — They never met on the course or in the finishers' area, but Kenneth Mungara and Danny Kassap have a couple of things in common. Also see photos on Toronto Star

Sep 27-09 Kenyan breaks Canadian record at T.O. marathon — A new Canadian record has been set at the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, with Kenyan runner Kenneth Mungara finishing the 42-kilometre course in 2:08:32.

Sep 22-09

The Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon Goes Green New Public/Private Sector Partnership To Result in Waste Diversion & Carbon Footprint Reduction

Sep 15-09

Fauja Singh & Ed Whitlock return to 20th Anniversary Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, September 27th, as "The Legends"

Sep 8-09

Canada's Lioudmila Kortchaguina confirmed, contender in best-ever field at Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, September 27th

Sep 1-09

Champions return to face strong competition at Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon '09

Aug 14-09

CBC's broadcasts of the World Track and Field Championships — CBC Sports will be streaming ALL of the sessions from the World Track and Field Championships, live everyday

Aug 11-09

2009 10km Canadian Championships to take place at Oasis Zoo Run / Le Championnat canadien 2009 du 10 km aura lieu à l'Oasis Zoo Run

Aug 10-09

Joan Benoit Samuelson confirmed to headline "Legends" at Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon 20th Anniversary weekend, September 25th-27th

Aug 8-09

NEW STWM'09 Course Map unveiled, showcasing Waterfront Neigbourhoods as well as 42k, 21k and 5k Courses. To be available as Souvenir, art poster for purchase.

Aug 6-09

Louise Roberge — from the Running Room Clinic for STWM at Commerce Court in Downtown Toronto — WINS Trip for 2 to Cayman Islands Marathon & Half, December 6th. It's not too late to JOIN HER!

Jul 26-09

Beaches Jazz Tune Up Run hits a high note! A remarkable 1,000 runners and a few walkers turned out for the Beaches Jazz Tune Up Training Run, held on the Martin Goodman Trail from Kew Gardens this morning. The number was double that of 2008.

Jul 20-09

"I'd probably give myself a seven or eight (out of 10). The last few (kilometres) were tough, but I feel like I raced well." — DYLAN WYKES, in ACURA Toronto Ten Miler race report in KINGSTON Whig-Standard

Jul 19-09

Kibet & Kortchaguina cruise to victory at 2009 Acura Toronto Ten Miler; Wykes a strong second. Danny Kassap wins 5K.

Jul 18-09

Giitah Macharia added to group of top Canadians at Acura Toronto Ten Miler tomorrow; Matt Loiselle scratches with bad cold; FINAL start list

Jul 13-09

Acura Toronto Ten Miler the big "tune up" for Berlin World Championships as well as Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon — this Sunday, at The Distillery

Jun 28-09

Decisive victories in men's and women's divisions at today's Scotiabank Vancouver Half-Marathon — Scotiabank Group Charity Challenge raises record amount for 15 local charities

Jun 24-09

Canada's #1 ranked marathoners, Brown and Kortchaguina, to lead record field at this Sunday's Scotiabank Vancouver Half-Marathon

May 3-09

Kenyans Moses Macharia & Lucy Njeri with strong victories in front of record field at Sporting Life 10K

Apr 19-09

Tara Quinn-Smith sets new Canadian women's half marathon record; a new Canadian distance star is born as Matt Loiselle wins the men's championships at Banque Scotia 21k de Montreal

Apr 19-09

Banque Scotia 21k de Montreal: Runners earn spots in Half-Marathon competition (Globe and Mail update)

Apr 4-09

Jon Brown and Lucy Njeri battle elements for convincing wins at 31st Annual Harry's Spring Run Off 8K in High Park

Mar 30-09

Victoria's Jon Brown set to take on "The East" as Harry's Spring Run Off 8K opens 20th Anniversary Canada Running Series in Toronto this Saturday

Mar 27-09

No More Spit! 'Goodbye' Leslie St. Spit, 'Hello' The Beach, as City of Toronto approves fabulous course improvements for Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon '09 — ... run Queen Street through the heart of The Beach for 20th Anniversary STWM. The City of Toronto has approved a major course revision for STWM09 that will eliminate the controversial Leslie Street Spit, 5km section of the marathon course, and replace it with an out-and-back section on Queen Street from Woodbine to Neville Park and back.

Mar 24-09

TORONTO. March 24th. Mayor David Miller publicly confirms he's signed up for the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Half Marathon on September 27th! "We were trying to keep the lid on this a little," said Race Director Alan Brookes, "But thanks to twittering, the cat is definitely out of the bag now! STWM09 is currently tracking +60% in registrations from this date last year, so if you want to run with the Mayor, you'd better sign up soon! It WILL sell out." ENTER TODAY at

Jan 19-09

Canadians run well at Chevron Houston Marathon — While the Ethiopians stole the headlines, Canadians Andrew Smith and Lioudmila Kortchaguina continued a strong tradition of excellence at yesterday's Chevron Houston Marathon.

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