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Neil McNeil hosts annual boardwalk relay

October 21, 2014

Sprinting over puddles and bright autumn leaves, hundreds of high school students ran a 4 x 3,000-metre relay along the boardwalk. Hosted last Friday by Neil McNeil High School, the relay brings runners from across Toronto – more than 50 schools and 1,000 students joined last year. For Sarah Gigi, a Grade 9 student at […]

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Ted Reeve ready for 60th birthday

Jack Blakeley was a mere tyke when he first sensed the sudden rush of cool air in the new indoor artificial ice rink at Main and Gerrard streets, and 60 years later the memory still puts a big smile on his face. He doesn’t remember all the details – and it’s only through Ted Reeve […]

National medals for Balmy paddlers

Racing canoes and kayaks is thirsty work, but Balmy Beach paddlers got an extra big drink this month after bringing home the Ontario Cup. The provincial title caps a season when Balmy Beach Canoe Club shot from 16th to third nation-wide. “I don’t think we can ever do better than this,” said head coach Peter […]

Beacher tops at competitive lifeguarding

Some of the Beach’s best lifeguards are packing their trunks for the south of France. Starting Saturday they will land at a seaside resort near Montpellier, but not to put up their feet – the lucky lifeguards are competing in Rescue 2014, the world championship of lifeguarding. Speaking among the oars and paddle boards stored […]


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