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Archived News & Releases 2010

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Dec 15-10
Councillor DOUG FORD stars at STWM AWARDS NIGHT! This year's AWARDS NIGHT for the Scotiabank Group Charity Challenge, the Neighbourhood Challenge and “Best Costume” was truly an evening of joy and celebration. More than 100 guests gathered for the occasion in the Schooner room at Scotiabank's world headquarters at King & Bay Streets in Downtown Toronto. full story »
Nov 18-10
Roger Robinson puts STWM in top tier of world marathons! "This fall, Commerzbank Frankfurt and Scotiabank Toronto showed that other marathons are disinclined to remain “minor” and are creating fast professional races outside the closed [World Marathon Majors] league." read more »
Oct 31-10
Marathon Tomb Speech. New AIMS President, Paco Borao (Valencia) gives stirring address to Marathon World at Flame Lighting Ceremony, Battle of Marathon Warriors' Tomb, Marathon, Greece. Attended, reported by STWM Race Director, Alan Brookes... read now »
Sep 30-10
Coolsaet, Gillis, Loiselle do Canada proud at STWM2010. Reid Coolsaet, Eric Gillis and Matt Loiselle did Canada proud at the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon on Sunday. Reid's time of 2:11:23 was the fastest time ever by a Canadian on Canadian soil, and eclipsed the mark of 2:11:34 run by now-Minister of Labour, Peter Fonseca in 1995. full story »
Sep 27-10
Speed River club runner Coolsaet qualifies for 2012 Olympics marathon. The next summer Olympic Games might be two years away, but Reid Coolsaet already knows he's going. The Speed River Track and Field runner qualified for the Olympic marathon by beating the qualifying standard at the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon on Sunday morning. full story »
Sep 26-10

Mungara, Cherop, Coolsaet top record-setting day at Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon. Kenya's Kenneth Mungara and Sharon Cherop ran the fastest men's and women's marathons ever on Canadian soil, and Hamilton's Reid Coolsaet took a giant leap towards achieving his Olympic dream, Sunday at the 21st Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon (STWM). full story »

Copy of story published on New England Runner: Canada's Reid Coolsaet 2:11:23 at Toronto

Sep 26-10
Marathon three-peat for Mungara. The day sparkled, the performances sparkled more. Under bright sun and perfect cool temperatures for running, Kenneth Mungara of Kenya won his third consecutive Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, breaking his own course record in Sunday morning stillness with the fastest time ever run on Canadian soil. (Originally published at
Sep 26-10
Toronto Waterfront race puts city in marathon major league. This year's Toronto Waterfront Marathon combined ideal cool weather and a new route to come up with the fastest times in the race's history. full story »
Sep 26-10
Another milestone run for Whitlock. Sets single-age world record in half-marathon. full story on »
Sep 26-10
Incredibly Fast Times and Records Galore We've always known that the Toronto Waterfront Marathon is fast, but the 2010 event outdid itself, producing a bevy of records and times that have not been achieved in North America in a number of years. full story »
Sep 26-10
Old fave sets new record at Waterfront Marathon Runner Kenneth Mungara finished the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon in 2:07:58, the third straight year the Kenyan has won the race. full story on CTV Toronto »
Sep 26-10
Mungara and Cherop take Toronto Marathon titles as Canadian All-Comers records tumble Kenneth Mungara ran away from a world class field at 37km to win his third consecutive Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon today (26). In doing so he lowered his year old Canadian All Comers record to 2:07:57. full story on »
Sep 26-10
Mascot Breaks Guinness World Record Jefferson the Mascot ran The Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon For a Good Cause full story »

Sep 23-10
Live webcast to be carried on Flotrack. Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon is delighted to announce that this Sunday's free, "Live" webcast of the race will be carried on Flotrack, a major North American and global source for live athletics. full story »
Sep 20-10
Chicago to Toronto: Three Great Lakes, Two Great Countries, One Epic Ride. Endurance athlete Jenny Hadfield rides from Chicago to Toronto to set elliptical biking distance records and introduce Canada to low-impact running. full story »
Sep 17-10
Mayor David Miller proclaims September 20th–26th "Marathon Week in Toronto" to welcome Marathon Flame from Greece and 2,500th Anniversary celebrations over Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon weekend. read proclamation »
Sep 13-10
Ethiopians determined to end Kenyan dominance in men's race at Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon. Ethiopians Lemi, Melese, Gelana, Yigeze to lead Ethiopian challenge at STWM2010. full story »
Aug 31-10
Tsegaye, Dado confirmed to chase Canadian All-comers record for women at Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront. Ethiopians Tirfi Beyene Tsegaye and Firehiwot Dado have been confirmed to start the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon on Sunday, September 26th, and lead an assault on the Canadian All-comers marathon record for women. full story »
Aug 23-10
MUNGARA vs RONO DUEL highlights strong Kenyan challenge at STWM2010. Can they battle to yet another Canadian All-comers record? full story »
Aug 10-10
Peter Gambaccini's "Brief Chat with Eric Gillis" as he prepares for STWM. Eric Gillis, a 2008 Olympic 10,000-metre runner for Canada, will do the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon on September 26. Gillis, now 30, made his marathon debut in Houston in January and ran 2:13:52. (link no longer available)
Jul 29-10
RUN FAT BOY RUN.... a new Steve WAY runs for Team ENGLAND! Steve Way will have a little extra pride in his stride as he toes the line for Team ENGLAND in the International Team Challenge at Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon on September 26th. Just 3 years ago, he weighed 225lbs with a 38" waist. full story »
Jul 7-10
Team JAPAN announced for International Team Challenge at Scotia Toronto Waterfront, Sept. 26th: For the first time, the International Team Challenge at the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon will see a team from Japan. They are also the first to announce their team for this year's Challenge. full story »
Jul 4-10
Reid COOLSAET confirmed to run ACURA Toronto 10 Miler; & Reid speaks up about his goals for Toronto Waterfront Marathon and taking on the Africans! full story »
Jun 21-10
Gillis, Coolsaet, Loiselle confirmed to headline strong Canadian challenge at Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, September 26th: Olympian Eric Gillis, from the Speed River Track Club in Guelph, is confirmed to headline a strong Canadian challenge amongst the professional athletes competing for more than $200,000 in prize monies and bonuses at this fall's Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon on September 26th. full story »
Mar 21-10
STWM09 Women's Champ Gobena sets new PR: Amane Gobena blasts to victory in Seoul in PR 2:24:13! more »
Feb 22-10
City Council ratifies agreement for STWM to be run in the Fall, Goodlife Marathon to move to the Spring, beginning 2011 (link no longer available)
Feb 19-10

TORONTO. February 19th. City to support Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront as the Signature, international Fall marathon for Toronto, beginning 2011: The organizers of Toronto's two marathons and the City of Toronto have come to an agreement that will see the GoodLife Toronto Marathon move to the spring and the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon continue to operate in the fall beginning in 2011.

Also see Toronto Star: City to support Goodlife half, STWM full marathon »

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