Canada will be sending three male marathoners to this summer’s Olympics in London.

The team of Reid Coolsaet of Hamilton, Ont., Eric Gillis of Antigonish, N.S., and Dylan Wykes of Kingston, Ont.

Coolsaet actually does some of his training in Guelph.
 
“It’s great that we’ll have three runners representing Canada in at the Olympic Games in the marathon. I’m really looking forward to the coming months to maximize my training and preparation for the Games.They only come around once every four years; I want to ensure I get the most out of my body and take calculated risks to get the best finish possible.” said Coolsaet.

He just wrapped up a six week training stint with some of the world’s best distance runners in Kenya.

Coolsaet qualified at the Toronto Waterfront Marathon, running it in 2:10:55.

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