Japanese man wins Fukuoka Marathon for the first time in 14 years

December 2nd, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Hattori’s win brings immense national pride at the storied race


Cam wasn’t the only Levins to debut the marathon on Sunday

October 25th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Inspired by his brother’s determination to come back after injury, Jordan Levins ran the same race, with very respectable results


Reid Coolsaet to race Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon this October

June 6th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Marathoner will contest Drayton’s record again after a year of setbacks


Cam Levins hoping to run debut marathon this fall

June 1st, 2017 by Michael Doyle | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

The Canadian 10,000m record holder is finally healthy and could eye Jerome Drayton’s 42-year-old mark of 2:10:09


Canada’s greatest Boston Marathon performances

April 16th, 2017 by Michael Doyle | Posted in 2017 Boston Marathon | No Comments »

From a four-time champ to the real winner of the year that Rosie Ruiz cheated her way to the podium, Canadians have had a storied history at the Boston Marathon. We look at the all-time best to run the race.


Reid Coolsaet threatens Canadian record, runs 2:10:55 in Fukuoka

December 4th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

“Considering I ran solo I think this was my best marathon to date.”


Two-time Olympian Reid Coolsaet to run the 2016 Fukuoka Marathon

October 31st, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Canada’s fastest active marathon runner and second fastest of all-time, Reid Coolsaet, will run the 2016 Fukuoka Marathon on Dec. 4.


Jerome Drayton’s national marathon record turns 40 today

December 7th, 2015 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Forty-years ago on this day, Jerome Drayton ran the Canadian marathon record in Fukuoka, the longest lasting athletics record in Canada.


How long will Jerome Drayton’s record last?

October 24th, 2014 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Runs & Races | 2 Comments »

When Jerome Drayton set the Canadian marathon record of 2:10:09 in 1975, he was one of the top marathoners in the world. He ran it during one of his three Fukuoka Marathon wins, a […]


Wearing the Maple Leaf

July 7th, 2014 by Noel Paine | Posted in A Runner's View, Blogs | No Comments »

“To describe the agony of a marathon to someone who’s never run it is like trying to explain colour to someone who was born blind” – Jerome Drayton Canada Day and its fireworks, colours […]


Reid Coolseat ready to race Fukuoka Marathon

November 30th, 2013 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

One of Canada’s top marathoners, Reid Coolsaet, is set to race the Fukuoka marathon on Sunday, Dec. 1. Coolsaet, a Hamilton, Ont. runner, has been in Japan for nearly two weeks after arriving with […]


Jerome Drayton: Ahead of Time

October 17th, 2013 by Canadian Running | Posted in Canada 150, Features, Profiles | 1 Comment »

The story of Canada’s greatest marathoner, one of running’s most unusual figures and the unexpected legacy of the oldest record in Canadian athletics