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Lanni Marchant and Eric Gillis perform well at Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon

Lanni Marchant and Eric Gillis perform well at Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon

October 18, 2015, No Comments on Lanni Marchant and Eric Gillis perform well at Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon

© Copyright – 2015 – Athletics Illustrated Canadians Lanni Marchant and Eric Gillis appear to have stamped their tickets to compete in the 2016 Rio Olympic Games marathon. Gillis was a 2012 London Olympian and both were the top Canadian finishers in the 2015 Toronto Scotiabank Waterfront Marathon today. The Marathon was won today by Kenyan »

Eric Gillis and Rhiannon Johns crowned 2014 Canadian Marathon Champions

Eric Gillis and Rhiannon Johns crowned 2014 Canadian Marathon Champions

May 25, 2014, No Comments on Eric Gillis and Rhiannon Johns crowned 2014 Canadian Marathon Champions

OTTAWA – Two new Canadian champions were crowned today at the 2014 Canadian Marathon Championship in Ottawa, Ont. Eric Gillis of Guelph,Ont., won the men’s title in 2:13:46., while Sault Ste. Marie, Ont.’s Rhiannon Johns took the women’s championship in 2:47:11. Eric Gillis was the first Canadian to cross the finish line in his first »

Eric Gillis is Expecting a Good Performance at the Ottawa Marathon

May 8, 2014, No Comments on Eric Gillis is Expecting a Good Performance at the Ottawa Marathon

© Copyright – 2014 – Athletics Illustrated Eric Gillis of Guelph, Ontario (by way of Antigonish, NS) will be competing Sunday, May 25th in the Scotiabank Ottawa Marathon. He is Canada’s third fastest active marathon runner and owns a personal best time of 2:11:29. He competed in the 2012 London Olympic Games and has developed »

Eric Gillis Interview

Eric Gillis Interview

August 4, 2011, 2 Comments on Eric Gillis Interview

© Copyright – 2010 – Athletics Illustrated Eric Gillis from Antigonish, Nova Scotia, recently finished as top-Canadian and 4th place over-all at the Ottawa 10kwith his finishing time of 29:11. The Ottawa 10k is run in conjunction with the Ottawa Marathon weekend. On May 9th, Gillis finished second to Kip Kangogo at the 50, 000 »

Rio Olympic Marathon: Kipchoge wins, Lelisa protests, Rupp for bronze and Gillis surprises

Rio Olympic Marathon: Kipchoge wins, Lelisa protests, Rupp for bronze and Gillis surprises

August 21, 2016, No Comments on Rio Olympic Marathon: Kipchoge wins, Lelisa protests, Rupp for bronze and Gillis surprises

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated Justin Lagat predicted that Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge will likely win the 2016 Rio Olympic marathon. On the surface it appears to be an easy prediction, but anything can and often does happen during championship marathons. Kipchoge has been known for his incredible ability over flat courses in temperate conditions »

National 10K Championships: Wodak, Marchant, Hannah, Gillis and Loiselle competing in Ottawa race weekend

National 10K Championships: Wodak, Marchant, Hannah, Gillis and Loiselle competing in Ottawa race weekend

May 22, 2015, No Comments on National 10K Championships: Wodak, Marchant, Hannah, Gillis and Loiselle competing in Ottawa race weekend

© Copyright – 2015 – Athletics Illustrated The Tamarak Ottawa 10K National Championships will prove to be a very competitive race tomorrow as Vancouver’s Natasha Wodak, Canada’s all-time fastest 10,000m runner and all-time fastest over 8K on the road is in the field. Meanwhile, so is London’s Lanni Marchant. She is Canada’s all-time fastest in »

Gillis and Hannah Win 2014 Canada Running Series Titles

Gillis and Hannah Win 2014 Canada Running Series Titles

November 20, 2014, No Comments on Gillis and Hannah Win 2014 Canada Running Series Titles

After eight races in seven months, and with 58,429 participants, the 2014 Canada Running Series came to a climactic finish October 19th following its flagship event, the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon. Eric Gillis ran a personal best time of 2:11:21 in the IAAF Silver Label race – good enough for an impressive 9th place – »

Coolsaet, Gillis and Wykes – Ready for Marathon Action

Coolsaet, Gillis and Wykes – Ready for Marathon Action

July 30, 2012, No Comments on Coolsaet, Gillis and Wykes – Ready for Marathon Action

© Copyright – 2012 – Athletics Illustrated For the first time since 1996 Canada is sending three male marathon runners to the Olympic Games. Dylan Wykes, Reid Coolsaet and Eric Gillis will toe the line in the 2012 London Olympic Games marathon, Sunday, August 12th. Dylan Wykes of Kingston, Ontario owns the fastest qualifying time of »

Lucas Bruchet and Claire Sumner win 2017 Canadian Cross Country Championships

Lucas Bruchet and Claire Sumner win 2017 Canadian Cross Country Championships

November 25, 2017, No Comments on Lucas Bruchet and Claire Sumner win 2017 Canadian Cross Country Championships

© Copyright – 2017 – Athletics Illustrated The Canadian Cross Country Championships took place Saturday, in Kingston, Ontario in cool, rainy conditions. The men’s senior race was won by Vancouver’s Lucas Bruchet, who had no problem handling the field of Olympians and other elite athletes, including Olympic marathon runners Eric Gillis and Reid Coolsaet as well »

Djibouti’s Mumin Gala to Race Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon

Djibouti’s Mumin Gala to Race Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon

September 19, 2017, No Comments on Djibouti’s Mumin Gala to Race Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon

Paul Gains With their medal-winning performances at the1985 IAAF World Cup Marathon in Hiroshima a pair of Djiboutian runners left international sports journalists scratching their heads with one hand while turning the pages of a global atlas with the other. “Where on earth is Djibouti?” they cried in unison. Ahmed Salah and Djama Robleh finished first and »