Achievements

2016 Toronto Marathon
Photo: Victah Sailer@PhotoRun
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  • In October 2018, Krista was the 3rd Canadian, 10th Overall, and 1st World Masters at her 5th Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, which was her 16th marathon in 16 years.
  • In April 2018, Krista conquered a gruelling Boston Marathon with wind, rain and cold temperatures to place 3rd overall and 1st masters.
  • In April 2017, after spending a month training at altitude in Kenya, Krista had a disappointing race at the London Marathon, experiencing gastrointestinal issues for the first time in her running career. She was 1st Masters.
  • In 2016, Krista placed 35th in August at the Rio Olympic Games and was National Champion in October at the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon.
  • In April 2015, Krista raced in Rotterdam to became the first Canadian in 20 years to qualify for the Olympics in the Women’s Marathon. Her time of 2:29:38 was her second fastest marathon.
  • In April 2014, Krista fractured her femur while defending her title at the Canadian Half Marathon Championships in Montreal. She finished the race, hopping on her other leg, still earning a bronze medal but requiring emergency surgery later that day.
  • In October 2013, Krista ran one hour faster than her first marathon of 3:28 in 2002, with a time of 2:28:32 that earned her the 2nd fastest marathon time in Canadian history at her favourite Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon.
  • In August 2013, Krista had her first ever DNF due to heat exhaustion at the World Championships in Moscow.
  • In April 2012, Krista raced the Rotterdam Marathon in an attempt to earn the Canadian standard for the 2012 Olympic Games.
  • She was the 2010 and 2016 National Marathon Champion, 2013 National Half-Marathon Champion, and has placed top seven at recent international marathons, Boston (2018), Toronto (2012, 2013, 2016) and Rotterdam (2012, 2015).
  • Krista was the 2012 and 2016 Canada Running Series Champion, and runner-up in 2013.
  • She received the Frank Tomlin Memorial Award for the Brantford Sportsperson of the Year in 2013 and 2016.
  • Krista competed in Japan as member of Team Canada for the 2012 Chiba Ekiden Relay.