Media Advisory - Scotiabank MarathonKIDS to get Expert Tips from Canadian Elite and Celebrity Athletes at Grenoble Public School



    TORONTO, Sept. 24 /CNW/ - Five days in advance of the Scotiabank Toronto
Waterfront Marathon a group of Scotiabank MarathonKIDS from Grenoble Public
School will train with Canadian Elite Athletes Danny Kassap and Ryan Day, and
celebrity runner Michal "The Joggler" Kapral following the Daily Physical
Activity exercises with the entire school. On Sunday September 30th, the
Scotiabank MarathonKIDS will complete the final five kilometers of a full
marathon they have been running intervals of since the start of the school
year.

    
    Who:   140 Scotiabank MarathonKIDS in grades 4 - 5 from
           Grenoble Public School
           Elite Canadian Athlete Danny Kassap
           Elite Canadian Athlete Ryan Day
           Michal "The Joggler" Kapral
           Hugh Cameron, Coach of Team Canada
           Alan Brookes, Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon Race Director
           Members of the local Scotiabank community cheering on the runners

    Where: Grenoble Public School
           9 Grenoble Drive
           North York, ON M3C 1C3 (416) 397-2900

    When:  Tuesday, September 25th, 2007
           1:55 p.m. Daily Physical Activity starts with guest athletes and
           entire student body of Grenoble Public School in the school yard.
           2:10 p.m. Scotiabank MarathonKIDS officially start training with
           guest athletes.

    Why:   The Scotiabank MarathonKIDS program promotes a healthy and active
           lifestyle from a young age while providing them with the
           opportunity to increase their level of physical activity while
           focusing on reaching a goal. The program was developed in 2006 and
           since then the number of participating students has doubled.
    





For further information:

For further information: Livy Feldgajer, Scotiabank Public Affairs,
(416) 866-6203 or cell (416) 888-4695, Livy_feldgajer@scotiacapital.com


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