Tag: pan am games
With the 2017 Boston Marathon coming up, fans need to know who will be on the start line. Who are this year’s elites and what should you know about them?
March 8th, 2017 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »
Abigail Hoffman started out as a talented hockey player at the age of nine disguising herself as a boy in order to join the league. When she was told that girls couldn’t play, she took her talents to the track. Her running career spanned 15 years from 1962 to 1976 where she represented Canada in the Olympics and won five medals for our country at the Pan Am Games in the 800 and 1,500m events.
Geneviève Lalonde, the newest Canadian record holder, spent much of the fall in the Arctic, training 3,500 kilometres away from home, ahead of the Olympics. The 24-year-old is a Rio hopeful in the women’s 3,000m steeplechase.
Olympian and Pan Am Games medallist Sarah Wells announced on Monday that she will have her own line of activewear sold at Winners.
March 28th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »
Three Canadian elite runners react to Peruvian marathoner Gladys Tejeda being back in action after just six-month ban that spanned the winter months.
The Peruvian athlete who was stripped of her gold medal in the marathon at the Pan Am Games was allowed to compete at the world half-marathon championships (Photo: Chris Lepik).
January 22nd, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »
Pan Am Games medallist Sasha Gollish and Olympian Charmaine Crooks were announced as part of a long list of influential women in Canada.
Bursting onto the scene in 2015, Andre De Grasse is our Golden Shoe award winner for the track of the year.
December 20th, 2015 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »
Catherine Watkins earns our Golden Shoe Award for the Master of the Year for 2015.
Matt Hughes, the Canadian record holder in the 3,000m steeplechase, joined the Bowerman Track Club, based in Portland, Ore., yesterday.
October 1st, 2015 by Michael Doyle | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »
The 2015 Pan Am Games were a huge hit in Toronto. And now the architects of the Games are cashing in on their success. About 50 TO2015 executives will split up the hefty bonus […]
September 15th, 2015 by Canadian Running | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »
Canada will have to wait a little while longer before looking to host another Olympic Games, possibly until 2036. Standing on the roof of the Nathan Phillips Square snack bar, Toronto’s mayor John Tory announced Tuesday […]