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Toronto Waterfront 10k

Trek and Run were supported during this event by; Salba Chia Brooks Running Tailwind Nutrition & Helly Hansen Virgil – The fact that Lululemon was sponsoring this race as well as the race shirts suggested that the event was going to be popular with women. In fact, I read post-race that 68% of the field was female, and that was readily apparent as soon as I got to the corrals. That’s good to see, it felt ‘right’ to have a more even mix between the sexes and it also, to be honest, brought a…

The Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon – 16th Oct 2016

Trek and Run were supported during this event by; Salba Chia  Brooks Running & Helly Hansen All photographs, unless otherwise stated, by David Wise and Virgil Cheung. First, to give you a firm idea of the event, here’s a short video Dave shot as he took part. The Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon (STWM) is Toronto’s premiere marathon event. Here’s what our team thought of the event. Tim - The STWM is probably the event with the best pre race expo in Ontario. It’s definitely not one of those expos that you can…

CRS Toronto Waterfront 10 – 25th June 2016

Trek and Run were supported during this event by; Salba Chia  Brooks Running & Helly Hansen This race, new on the Canada Running Series roster for 2016, is more or less flat and takes in some of the cities finest sites, including the CN Tower, the wide boulevard of University, the ornate Exhibition Grounds front gate and the lakefront. Here’s what our team thought of the event. 1/ Tell us about the pre race experience. Tim – The race pack pickup was a bit of a mixed bag (so to…

The CRS Race Roster Spring Run-Off – 9th April 2016

Trek and Run were supported during this event by; Salba Chia  Brooks Running & Helly Hansen First, here’s a short film showing the route from a runners perspective. The Canada Running Series Race Roster Spring Run off is a long standing event that takes in Toronto’s beautiful High Park. There are 5km and 8km events and whilst it’s not a flat course, as the reading from one of our watches below shows, it is fast as long as you take the downhills at full tilt to make up for the…

The Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon – Oct 2015

Trek and Run were supported during this event by; Salba Chia  Columbia Sportswear The Steam Whistle Brewery & Helly Hansen Words by Trevor Murphy and Dave Wise First up, here’s a short video we shot during the event, to give you an idea of the course and atmosphere. Trevor: October 18th 2014 I was probably sitting on my couch, sneaking outside every hour or two to puff on a cigarette. October 18th 2015 I accomplished the biggest physical goal by far that I’d ever set for myself. Running marathons is…