Chicago to Toronto – Two Journeys to the Marathon

A Tale of Two Marathons Two Lions Valley Athletics members took the long road towards running a marathon this fall,  Darryl Rowan at Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon and Cynthia O’Halloran at The Bank of America Chicago Marathon. Training for a marathon is hard work, time consuming and sometimes you have to make sacrifices to ensure success on race day.  They trained for the same distance but had very different journeys to get there. Scotiabank Toronto […]

Nutrience Oakville Half 10k & 5k Results

 David Gallant was our sole runner in the 5k race with an early 7am start that had perfect conditions for racing. Once the gun went off, he stayed with a small group at the front which eventually became only two.  Coming around the corner into the finishing chute David out-sprinted Oliver Bartozek for his first ever win and a new personal best of 17:20.3 for 5k.  5K 1 1 2 3 4  In the 10k […]

Toronto 10 Miler Results

TORONTO 10 MILER Cynthia O’Halloran trekked into Toronto on Sept 27 for the Toronto 10 Miler as part of her prep for the Chicago Marathon.  She had a solid run in 1:15:36 and claimed 2nd in her age group! You can read all about her race day on Cynsspace where she tells how the day went down in her own words.   Source: Cynsspace – Testing 1, 2 and 3: Since mid-June, I have had my eye on […]