Canada’s all-time great Marathoner Lanni Marchant to attend the 2014 Boston Tea Party Team Canada Brunch
TORONTO, April 16, 2014 /CNW/ – 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 28 year old women’s marathon record last fall at the Scotiabank
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
With less than one week to go, the 13(th) edition of the Brunch sees Porter Airlines return as Title Sponsor for
the 5(th) 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 Scotiabank
Toronto Waterfront Marathon , the Canadian Consulate in Boston and MyNextRace.com, Canada’s Best Race and Events Calendar.
The Brunch takes place on Sunday April 20(th) morning at Vlora 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.
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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
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