Tom Longboat’s great-grandson joins birthday celebration

June 4th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Will Winnie of Buffalo, NY ran with several hundred schoolchildren in honour of his great-grandfather, Tom Longboat, on the 133rd anniversary of Longboat’s birth


Tom Longboat gets a Google Doodle on 131st anniversary of his birth

June 4th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Ontario celebrates the Onondaga runner every year on his birthday, June 4


Longboat descendant runs 2018 Mississauga Marathon

May 8th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Will Winnie, great-grandson of Tom Longboat, strives to live up to his ancestor’s legacy


Notable Canadian podium finishes in Boston Marathon history

April 20th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Canada has a great history of putting marathoners on the podium at Boston


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.


Tom Longboat: Redefining a legacy

November 11th, 2016 by Canadian Running | Posted in Profiles, Sections | No Comments »

Canada’s most misunderstood runner may also be our greatest of all time By Roger Robinson In beginning of the 20th century, marathon running was the hottest sporting entertainment on earth. One of its biggest stars was […]