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News and Media Releases 2009
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.
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.
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.
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
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
CTV.ca: 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.
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.
"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
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
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.
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 www.torontowaterfrontmarathon.com/en/register.htm
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.