/R E P E A T -- Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon to hold the city's coolest warm-up party/



    "Toronto's Run" invites the community to Run, Pledge and Cheer!

    TORONTO, Sept. 22 /CNW/ -

    
    Who:      Honourable David Miller; Mayor of Toronto and City Councillors;
              Mr. Robin Hibberd, Scotiabank Executive Vice-President,
              Domestic Personal Lending & Insurance;
              Michael "Pinball" Clemons and Toronto Argo cheerleaders
              Alan Brookes, Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon Race
              Director
              Representatives from schools, charities and neighbourhoods
              participating in race-related events

    What:     Warm-up event for the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon
              that will start and end at Nathan Phillips Square on Sunday,
              September 28th. This event will highlight the community
              elements of the annual race and will also feature performances
              by Toronto- based country trio "Dirty Dishes" and drumming
              group Baradununba

              The 9th annual Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon falls on
              the 100th year anniversary of the first full length (42.195k)
              marathon run.

    When:     Remarks begin at 12:30 p.m. sharp, Wednesday, September 24,
              2008

    Where:    Nathan Phillips Square, Toronto City Hall
              100 Queen Street West, Toronto.

    Why:      This event celebrates the community spirit of the Scotiabank
              Toronto Waterfront Marathon by bringing together
              representatives from several of the more than 60 charities that
              will benefit from the Scotiabank Charity Challenge component of
              the race, representatives from the Scotiabank MarathonKIDS
              program, and representatives from some of the 11 communities
              that will cheer on runners and compete in the Neighbourhood
              Challenge along the race route.
    





For further information:

For further information: Media contact: Livy Feldgajer, Scotiabank
Public Affairs, (416) 866-6203, cell (416) 888-4695


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