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Train With Us!


Tune-up Run THIS SUNDAY!

The Tune-Up Run program is designed to give you opportunities to hook up with other runners (and walkers) to train for the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, Half or 5k.


Schedule for each run:


8:00-8:30am - Running Room staff open store - runners & walkers welcome


8:20am - Intro & brief talk ...with a brief welcome by the Waterfront staff


8:30am - Group Runs & Walks


After run & walk - come back into the Running Room for water & Gatorade

Tune-Up Run #1
THIS Sunday, June 9
Location: High Park Running Room
Marathon-10k, Half-7k, but of course you can run more or less than these distances if you prefer.

Tune-Up Run #2

Date: Sunday, July 7

Location: Yonge Street Running Room

Distances: Marathon-13k, Half-7k


Tune-Up Run # 3

Date: Sunday, July 28

Location: Beaches Running Room

*This Tune-up Run has a $30 entry fee with $20 going to Toronto East General Hospital Foundation


Tune-Up Run #4

Date: Sunday, August 18

Location: Whitby Running Room

Distances: Marathon-19k, Half-12k


Tune-Up Run #5

Date: Sunday, September 15

Location: Liberty Village Running Room

Distances: Marathon-23k, Half-12k


Volunteers Appreciated
Can't run STWM this year? VOLUNTEER instead and join the race from the other side!


Positions to fill (adults preferred):
- Course marshals
- Kit pick-up
- Finish Line


Positions to fill (high school students welcome as a school group or individually):
- Water stations
- Race Expo
- Kit Stuffing


Visit our 'Volunteer Page' for details and to sign up.
Our fantastic sponsors!

Energy, Enthusiasm, Excellence!


"This was my first Marathon, and I am so glad I chose Toronto. Amazing is the word! This is definitely one to repeat!" - Sandy Z


Sunday, October 20, 2013


Training for Waterfront starts next week! Join thousands who make this event an annual goal.


Don't miss out! Sign up now for best rates, and make STWM your Fall target race (and Boston qualifier for many).


New for 2013! 


STWM Digital Champions Update

Be sure to check out the latest "Road to #STWM" blogs online. Digital Champion Steve Layton explains how YOU can complete your first marathon at this October's Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon! Earlier in the week Christopher Doyle, a father of four, discussed how he manages to find the time to train for his first marathon with a busy family! Connect with Steve, Christopher and other Digital Champions on Twitter and visit the STWM blog for all the latest updates!


New STWM Social Hub!

Our new STWM Social Hub on Epilogger is the perfect place to connect with fellow STWM runners! Use #STWM on Twitter and Instagram to get the latest updates, training tips and to gain inspiration from the STWM running community! Don't forget to follow along on our Canada Running Series and STWM Facebook pages as well!


Reid Coolsaet to chase Canadian Record at STWM!

Last week, Canadian Olympian and World Championship marathoner Reid Coolsaet announced his participation at STWM in the Fall! Reid will aim to break Jerome Drayton's longstanding Canadian Marathon Record of 2:10:09. Title sponsor Scotiabank will also be putting up a $38,000 bonus as an incentive to beat the 38-year-old record! Sign-up today to join Reid at the start line!


Tips from a 60-marathon plus veteran!

john s - run 02 smOne of the benefits of running in the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon is this newsletter with tips from one of the more experienced runners around, Running Room founder and owner, John Stanton.  


You can also take advantage of marathon, half marathon and 5k training clinics offered by the Running Room at all their locations and even online. 


Keep an eye out for tips from John starting next week!
Scotiabank Charity Challenge 2013



Go the distance for one of our 180 charities!





Run or walk to support a great cause, or to simply give something back to your community.


All charity runners will receive a discounted entry fee and charities offer different incentives in appreciation for your support - from refunds for meeting a fundraising target, to fundraising prizes, to team t-shirts. What a win, win, win... you run in a world class race, you run at a discounted rate, and you help your favourite charity!



Check out these amazing Official Charities:



Whether you walk, run or wheel, we want you to join our team. Our goal is to raise $50,000, which will be used towards the Arts and Life Skills areas of Abilities Centre, a space which encourages socialization and independence for program participants.

We are a community based program that provides relevant inclusive work and recreation opportunities for young adults with Intellectual Disabilities (ID) in natural job and community settings. Our participants are supported in our five core programs of work experience, transit training, recreation, literacy and volunteer activities. Please support this dynamic and innovative program!


Run or walk to raise funds for AboutFace and help the estimated 1.5 million Canadians living with a facial difference, and growing. AboutFace offers a variety of supportive services in-person, through conference calls, camps and retreats to facilitate mental and emotional well-being so that affected individuals can lead productive lives.



Take a moment to choose from one of the above or the 180+ others... select yours and start fundraising and training today for YOUR marathon win, win, win!




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Gotta Run!
The Team at Canada Running Series