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Marchant and DuChene’s appeal denied

Athletics Canada has denied an appeal to name Lanni Marchant and Krista DuChene to the Olympic marathon team.

App fines users for not exercising

Planning to hit the gym this new year, only to never go? A new web service could make you pay for that.

Can marathons damage your heart?

A new study out of Europe has linked endurance sports to heart damage, but don’t hang up your running shoes just yet.

Brady releases CD with running-inspired songs

Shawn Brady, a Toronto musician, is launching a new CD, with a few songs inspired by his love of running.

Course record shattered at NYC marathon

The top three runners in the men’s race all broke the course record on Sunday at the ING New York City Marathon.

Pidhoresky’s half marathon not a record: Athletics Canada

Dayna Pidhoresky’s 1:11:46 time at the Niagara Falls International half marathon cannot count as the Canadian women’s record, says Athletics Canada.

Protesters not expected to affect STWM

“Occupy Toronto” is heading to the city this weekend, but organizers of the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon aren’t anticipating any disruptions.

Race road closures garner criticism

When cities host major races and marathons, it’s inevitable there is going to be both support for the events along with a healthy dose of criticism.

Protesters could take marathon viewing spots

If you’re hoping to get a prime viewing spot of some of Canada and the world’s top runners at the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon: get there early.

Makau breaks world record

Sunday morning’s Berlin Marathon was one for the record books for as Kenya’s Patrick Makau finished the marathon in a world record 2:03:38.

UPDATED: Ellie Greenwood loses world 100K title

Banff resident Ellie Greenwood lost her bid for consecutive titles in world 100K championships on Sunday in the Netherlands.

Boston Marathon registration opens Monday

Registration for the venerable Boston Marathon opens on Monday – but not for everyone.