Manitoba Marathon Articles

Manitoba Marathon Runners Not Deterred by Rain

Manitoba Marathon Runners Not Deterred by Rain

WINNIPEG -- The 36th annual Manitoba Marathon was run Sunday under dreary, rainy skies, but still managed to bring out 12,000 participants. A yearly Father's Day tradition, runners made the 26-mile trek on wet pavement through Winnipeg to finish up at University...

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Manitoba Marathon Runners Hit Winnipeg Streets

Manitoba Marathon Runners Hit Winnipeg Streets

Kenya's Thomas Omwenga was the big winner at Sunday's 34th Manitoba Marathon -- placing first with a time of 2:25.13. Brian Walker of Winnipeg finished second with a time of 2:33.18, while Bradley Keefe, also of Winnipeg, placed third with a time of 2:37.40. Anna...

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Transit Rerouting for Sunday’s Manitoba Marathon

Sunday's 34th annual Manitoba Marathon will affect some Winnipeg Transit riders. The city has re-routed the following routes along the 26-mile marathon route: 10, 16, 17, 20, 24, 60, 75, 79, DART 101, 160 and 70. Further route and schedule information can be found at...

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Fishing Star Lacing Up for Manitoba Marathon

Fishing Star Lacing Up for Manitoba Marathon

By Sarah Klein The star of a popular television fishing show is continuing his efforts to live a healthier lifestyle by participating in this year's Manitoba Marathon. Dave Mercer from "Facts of Fishing" lost 80 lbs. by taking the Subway Commit to Fit pledge and will...

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PHOTOS: 33rd Annual Manitoba Marathon

PHOTOS: 33rd Annual Manitoba Marathon

A record number of participants laced up on Sunday for the 33rd annual Manitoba Marathon. A Father's Day tradition, this year's winner of the full men's marathon was Philip Samoei, a Kenyan-born Calgary runner, who came in with a time of 2:35:45. Gina Tessman won the...

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