When ultrarunner Blaine Penny and his wife had their son, Evan, everything seemed normal at first. The Penny family’s lives didn’t change until Evan began to have some stomach problems as a young child in 2008.
Ending nearly two years of speculation, Cam Levins has confirmed he will make his marathon debut at the 2018 Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon on Oct. 21. The 29-year-old native of Black Creek, B.C. joins one of the strongest fields ever assembled for this IAAF Gold Label race.
Jack.org’s presence in the endurance community underscores an important link between physical activity and mental health for its many youth leaders across Canada.
The Canadian charity “aimed at empowering youth to revolutionize mental health”, has been strongly partnered with various initiatives in the endurance sports world almost since its inception. Recognizing the important relationship between physical activity and mental health, the charity is involved in several large sporting events across the country — including the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon.
Weighing a staggering 350 pounds, Brendan Carpenter’s health was in jeopardy until he turned to running. Now he’s shed 160 pounds and is taking on the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Half-Marathon for the second year in a row
Leslie Sexton and Kinsey Middleton added to the women’s field for the 2018 Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon
A look at how funds raised through the Scotiabank Charity Challenge at the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon help refugee claimants and Matthew House
David MacLennan from Pictou County, N.S. has run 62 marathons in the last 39 years, 31 of which he’s won. This year, he’s taking on the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon for the first time
Jake Robertson, one of the biggest names in global long-distance running, announces he’s going for victory at the 2018 Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon
In just a few short years, Toronto’s Robert MacDonald has built a large community around the mantra that kept him going when things got difficult. In December of 2012, MacDonald suffered major injuries — including a dislocated spine — after he lost his grip and fell three stories off a balcony in Mexico. Paralyzed, he was airlifted to St. Michael’s Hospital and doctors gave him a 5% chance of walking again.