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    Whose side are you on? Simon Whitfield’s or Lance Armstrong’s?

    Posted: Apr 27, 2012 In: News With: 1 comment

    Two massive names in endurance sport were caught in a war of words via twitter…….yes twitter seems to be the place for arguments these days…..are people to scared too argue face to face now! Canada’s top triathlete Simon Whitfield and the seven time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong have been ‘arguing’ about the merits […] Read More »
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    London Marathon death inspires $1 million in donations

    Posted: Apr 26, 2012 In: News With: 0 comments

    A death during a marathon is a terrible tragedy but the recent death of Claire Squires this weekend near the end of the London Marathon has inspired a nation. The London Marathon is the world’s largest sporting event for raising money for charities and Claire like so many of her fellow runners was doing just […] Read More »
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    London Olympics – Kenya name their Marathon Runners

    Posted: Apr 25, 2012 In: News With: 2 comments

    One of the hardest jobs in sport was completed today when Kenya named their marathon runners to compete in this year’s Olympics. Kenya is undoubtedly the top country in the world for marathon runners and have hundreds of athletes who have made the marathon qualification time but each country can only pick three men and […] Read More »
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    Should the COC make an exception for DuChene and Marchant?

    Posted: Apr 18, 2012 In: News With: 5 comments

    After Krista DuChene and Lanni Marchant narrowly missed out on the Olympic marathon qualification time at the weekend in Rotterdam they would have realised their London Olympics dreams were over. However it now appears that the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) may make an exception and indeed allow them on the plane along with the Coolseat, Gillis […] Read More »
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    Wykes joins Coolsaet and Gillis on the plane to the London Olympics

    Posted: Apr 15, 2012 In: News With: 1 comment

    Great day for Canadian men’s marathon running – Dylan Wykes ran an awesome time of 2:10:47 in Rotterdam, Holland. This is a time well within the qualification time of 2:11:30 and almost 2 minutes faster than his personal best. After the disappointment of missing the time in Toronto and Japan it shows great resilience by […] Read More »
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    Wykes and Watson to run Rotterdam

    Posted: Apr 12, 2012 In: News With: 1 comment

    So far Canada has two male marathon runners who have qualified for the London Olympic Marathon: Reid Collsaet and Eric Gilles. But potentially after the Rotterdam Marathon on April 22nd, Canada could have four runners with the qualification time. It now looks likely that Dylan Wykes (so unfortunate not to make the qualification time at […] Read More »