Ottawa marathon champion Girma accepts, then declines, STWM

September 12th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Girma changes her mind about racing STWM, meanwhile the race welcomes 2016 Boston Marathon champion and Olympian Lemi Berhanu Hayle and American marathoner Becky Wade


‘Golf club guy’ to attempt half-marathon WR at STWM–dressed as a swimmer

September 12th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Robert Winckler of Guelph, Ont. has earned three Guinness records in the half-marathon, and one has since been surpassed. He plans to reclaim it at this year’s STWM


Philemon Rono to seek his third win at STWM

August 15th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

A nagging calf injury affected the 28-year-old’s race in 2018, but will be looking to lower his Canadian soil record on October 20


Siblings Abera and Dibabe Kuma to attempt course records at STWM

August 8th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Brother and sister Abera and Dibabe Kuma may both have a shot at the course records in Toronto this year


Mexico’s Juan Luis Barrios to race STWM 2019

August 7th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

The Mexican runner, who won gold in the 5,000m at the Pan Am Games in Toronto in 2015, hopes for a berth on his country’s Olympic team going to Tokyo in 2020


Coolsaet, Watson and Wykes to race Canadian Marathon Championships at STWM 2019

August 1st, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Reid Coolsaet, Rob Watson and Dylan Wykes will all be looking for a spot on Canada’s Olympic team going to Tokyo at this year’s Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon


Magdalyne Masai to race Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon

July 25th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Wife to New Zealand’s Jake Robertson and sister to many successful distance runners, Masai brings a PB of 2:26 and a strong distance running pedigree


STWM reveals 30th anniversary race shirt

July 24th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

This year’s metallic design celebrates 30 years for the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon


Benson Kipruto to defend his STWM title on October 20

July 23rd, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

The 28-year-old Kenyan, younger brother to Chicago and Tokyo champion Dickson Chumba, is training for a personal best and possibly the course record this year at STWM


Kinsey Middleton and Malindi Elmore to contest Canadian Olympic marathon trials at STWM

July 11th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

The two Canadian women have run almost identical marathon debuts in the last nine months, and both are seeking a spot on Canada’s Olympic team going to Tokyo


New gender categories for Toronto races

June 5th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Here’s how some of the big race and timing organizations are addressing issues of gender identification


Jake Robertson’s twin to debut marathon at Gold Coast

June 3rd, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

We’ll soon get to see what Zane (the other Robertson) can do in the marathon