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THE 11th ANNUAL MISSISSAUGA MARATHON

More than 9,000 runners hit the streets last weekend for the 11TH annual Mississauga Marathon. From May 2nd – 4th, 2014, runners were supported by thousands of spectators, who showed their support along route with water, banners and lots of cheering. After the finish line at Lakefront Promenade Park, there was live music and entertainment for all runners, their friends and families. This amazing event was made possible thanks to the dedication of more than 1,500 local volunteers.

Mississauga MarathonThe race saw runners of every age and skill level, from elite Marathon to first timers. The SUBWAY® Restaurants 2K Fun Run saw over 1000 participants, the Starbucks Hazel 5K sold out at over 1500 runners, while the Valeant Pharmaceuticals race had over 1500 participants. Over 3300 attended the Recharge with Milk Half Marathon, and over 1100 participants in the Full Marathon. Joining those individual participants were 150 relay teams, 120 teams in the 10K Student Relay and 30 teams in the Petrillo Law Relay Challenge.

With a finish time of 2:36:50, Maiko Momani Evans of Hamilton was the winner of the men’s Full Marathon. Chris Jocelyn of Burlington came in second at 2:50:12 and Patrick Kelly of Ottawa was third at 2:51:52. The winner of the women’s Marathon in a time of 3:08:32 was Jenny Malik of Rochester. Nicole Mailloux of Mississauga was second at 3:12:52 and Erin Simone of London was third at 3:14:13.

The Scotiabank Charity Challenge gave race participants the opportunity to raise funds for the following charities:

  • Mississauga MarathonArt Gallery of Mississauga
  • Autism Ontario – Metro Toronto Chapter
  • CameronHelps
  • Canadian Red Cross
  • Colorectal Cancer Association of Canada
  • Community Living Mississauga
  • Crohn’s and Colitis Canada – Mississauga Chapter
  • GlobalMedic (in collaboration with the Ontario Clean Water Agency)
  • Heart and Stroke Foundation
  • Heart House Hospice
  • Islamic Relief
  • MitoCanada Foundation
  • SickKids Foundation
  • Starlight Children’s Foundation Canada
  • Sunnybrook Foundation
  • The Arthritis Research Foundation
  • The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award
  • The Mississauga Food Bank
  • Trillium Health Partners Foundation
  • United Way of Peel Region
  • Wellspring Cancer Support Foundation
  • World Vision Canada

2014 Mississauga Marathon sponsors include:

  • Petrillo Law
  • SUBWAY® Restaurants
  • Valeant Pharmaceuticals
  • Starbucks Coffee
  • Recharge with Milk
  • Skechers
  • Enersource
  • Nutrience
  • Target
  • Mississauga MarathonOntario Tourism
  • The City of Mississauga
  • Mississauga News
  • Running Room
  • Gatorade
  • Scotiabank
  • Kia Canada
  • Panera Bread
  • Mississauga Business Times
  • Port Credit BIA
  • AMJ Campbell Van Lines
  • K&K Insurance
  • CanKopy
  • Rogers TV
  • PowerBar
  • Novotel Toronto Mississauga Centre
  • The Mississauga Steelheads Hockey Club
  • Aquafina

For more event information such as results and photos, please click here.

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