Green Turns to Gold at the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon

Organizers improve on past performance to earn gold level certification from the Council for Responsible Sport for Social and Environmental Initiatives
Aug 22, 2017 12:25 PM ET
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Eugene, OR — The Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon (STWM), held October 16, 2016 and hosted by Canada Running Series, has achieved Gold Level Certification from the Council for Responsible Sport (Council) by improving performance from its first certification effort (silver) in 2015. Organizers earned credit on 45 of the best practice standards offered in the Council’s certification program for social and environmental responsibility at sporting events, up from 38 achieved in 2015. The marathon, which hosted over 25,000 participants in 2016, remains the only certified event in Toronto out of over 150 total certified events worldwide.

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