Lanni Marchant to attend the 2014 Boston Tea Party Team Canada Brunch

The Team Canada Boston Marathon Brunch is pleased to announce 2013 marathon record holder Lanni Marchant will be dining with her fellow Canucks’ to provide last-minute training advice, photos and autographs for all attendees.   Ms. Marchant broke the 25 year old women’s marathon record last fall at the Scotia Bank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, catapulting her quickly among the all-time great endurance athletes in Canadian Sports history. 

“I am really excited to not only run Boston for the first time – I also want to meet the hard working runners from across Canada who have trained through the worst winter possible.”, says Marchant.

Lanni is entered to run Boston for the first time. Having recently broken the Canadian Half Marathon record in her pre-race training, she has the potential to be a top ten finisher at Boston.

With less than one week to go, The 13th edition of the Brunch sees Porter Airlines return as Title Sponsor for the 5th straight year, providing free flights to the popular ‘Predict Your Time’ contest winners.  Canadians from coast to coast choose from three seatings, including an all-you-can-eat buffet, prizes and entertainment for runners and their entourage.  Other sponsors include the Scotia Bank Toronto Waterfront Marathon , the Canadian Consulate in Boston and MyNextRace.com, Canada’s Best Race and Events Calender.

The Brunch takes place on Sunday April 20th morning at Vilora Restaurant (owned by a Canadian naturally!), 300 yards from the Finish Line on Boylston Street and registration is available online at www.bostonteaparty.ca. 

Space is limited so sign up soon, seatings are 8:30, 9:30 and 10:30 am.

Good Times Running Inc. is an Events Company specializing in the creation, organization and execution of unique running properties.  Based in Toronto, the company recently introduced the first ever Halloween Run in Toronto, “the Monster Dash” (www.monsterdash.ca), and has taken over ownership of the Annual Boston Tea Party –Team Canada Brunch at the Boston Marathon.   Plans are underway to expand several existing Race Properties to new markets across Canada and to add new events in the coming years.   www.goodtimesrunning.ca

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2014 Boston Tea Party Team Canada Brunch…13 years and counting!

Registrations are continuing to stream in from across Canada as the team at Good Times Running prepares for the 13th edition of the world’s most famous brunch, now just two months away.   Team Canada Brunch founder Peter Donato can’t wait to return to Boston once again:  “The staff at Good Times Running continue to work away behind the scenes in preparation for what will be the most anticipated breakfast since year number one.”  The annual gathering takes place Sunday, April 20th at Vilora Restaurant on Boylston Street, 200 yards from the finish line.

Runners are their entourage are invited to pre-book from three seatings, and enjoy prizes and more along with an all-you-can-eat buffet.  Sponsors include Porter Airlines, the ScotiaBank Toronto Waterfront Marathon , Canadian Consulate in Boston and MyNextRace.com, Canada’s Best Race and Events Calendar.

REGISTER HERE

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Owned and operated by All Sports Marketing Inc. (www.allsportsmarketing.ca), MyNextRace.com specializes in finding athletes their next race. Providing members with a fun, fast and user-friendly web community for active people to stay healthy, stay connected and find the best event that suits all needs and requirements. Whether an age-group champion, a weekend warrior or someone just dipping their toe into running, cycling, adventure races or triathlons, MyNextRace.com has everything needed to get to the starting line.

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Santa Pur-suit Toronto: More Than Just A Race

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This December, the Toronto Marlies are hosting a new run. It’s a Santa run, with a twist!
You know the drill – it’s a Santa race, complete with the full Santa suit. It’s a good chance to get in your last 5k race of the season before the dreaded holiday weight.

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We’ve never seen a thousand Santas running along the Toronto Lakeshore before, but there’s more…

After the run, everyone is heading over to the RICOH Coliseum to take in the Toronto Marlies game – and the ticket is free with race entry!
Here is our imagination of what the stands will look like. The visiting team will have NO IDEA what hit them!

Proceeds and pledges of the race will go to support the MLSE Founation Team Up program. Top pledge raisers will win some great MLSE prizes.

Fill the stands with Santas and join in the most epic run of the winter.

REGISTER TODAY!

Date: December 15, 2013
Location: RICOH Coliseum, Toronto
Run time: 1:00
Game time: 3:00

More information:
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Adjusting to Running Outdoors Again

While in some parts of the country, some may disagree, it is officially spring and spring is in the air! You can feel it, smell it, hear it and it’s time get your run on outdoors after a winter of hibernating indoors. Continue reading “Adjusting to Running Outdoors Again”

Chickpea and Carrot Fritters

These fritters don’t take much time to prepare and are equally good both hot and cold. They are a unique and tasty way to add more legumes to your diet. The chickpeas give them a nutty taste, while the cheese adds a salty contrast to the sweet carrot.  Continue reading “Chickpea and Carrot Fritters”

Top 5 Reasons to Attend The 2013 Road Race Management Race Director’s Meeting

The meeting began in 1983 so this is the 30th anniversary. We held it in Washington DC for many years but in Florida since 2002. The idea was the sport was growing  and presenting new challenges. There was  a lot of knowledge around but it was not being shared as well as it could be. Continue reading “Top 5 Reasons to Attend The 2013 Road Race Management Race Director’s Meeting”

World Record Holder Chows Down with the Canucks!!

Toronto, ON:  Team Canada Eh?  Good Times Running announces today that the 2012 World Record Holder Joshua Cassidy will attend the Annual Carbo-Load Festivities at the 2013 Boston Marathon, sitting down with his fellow Canadians from Coast to Coast at the Porter Airlines Boston Marathon Team Canada Brunch. Continue reading “World Record Holder Chows Down with the Canucks!!”

Yoga Poses for Common Running Injuries

At some point in their running “career”, runners get injured. Some listen to their bodies, take the time they need and aim to heal as quickly as possible. Others (read, most!), run through pain and do damage control icing with pea bags and scheduling intimate dates with the foam roller. Continue reading “Yoga Poses for Common Running Injuries”

Cauliflower Crust Pizza

Cauliflower Crust Pizza

There is a growing trend in athletes and other health conscious individuals to start ditching the gluten and start eating whole foods as a means of increasing athletic performance and improved digestion and for good reason. Continue reading “Cauliflower Crust Pizza”

Easy Homemade Guacamole

This simple and delicious recipe for guacamole is great as a dip or on a sandwich.  Avocados are a good source of folate, vitamins E, C and B6, potassium, and healthy fats.  Avocados are ripe when they are soft to the touch.

Continue reading “Easy Homemade Guacamole”