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London and Boston Marathon 2014 – Cassidy Positive in the Midst of Major Changes

Posted by Josh Cassidy in in the news, press release. No Comments

22nd April

After what Paralympian Josh Cassidy calls a “frustrating year” in 2013, the multi-Canadian record holder was ready to change the tides as he entered 2014.
Reflecting upon the past year, the ‘World’s Fastest Marathon Man’ is positive looking ahead.
“Back… read more



Cassidy spectacular Peachtree Victory in rain after chaotic week

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5th July

Canadian 10K champion, Josh Cassidy, won the 44th Shepherd Center Wheelchair Division of the AJC Peachtree Road Race today (4th July), 15 seconds ahead of second place Josh George of USA… but he almost didn’t make it to Atlanta for… read more



2013 Canadian National Track and Field Championships

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25th June

Josh Cassidy was looking to defend his titles for another year in the 800m, 1500m, 5000m, and 1000m events at this year’s Canadian Track and Field Championships in Moncton, New Brunswick.
Cassidy has had quite the impressive streak. He has… read more



I’m alright

Posted by Josh Cassidy in in the news. 3 comments

15th April

**Editors Note: A follow up blog post to Boston 2013 – de-throned fair and square after the Boston Marathon Attack**
Thank you to all my friends and family for the many messages of concern… xo
I was across Copley Square,… read more


Boston 2013 – de-throned fair and square

Posted by Josh Cassidy in in the news, wheelchair racing. 1 Comment

15th April

Well, I didn’t want to go on record before the race and say whole bunch or make predictions. But the article in the Globe and Mail pretty much quotes my feelings before the race: Read it here.
Everyone was asking… read more



4th Tunnel Victory

Posted by Josh Cassidy in in the news, tunnel 2k. 1 Comment

15th September

News 15th September 2012
World record marathon holder Josh Cassidy stormed to victory last night in England’s cult wheelchair race under the river Tyne.
Once a year, the 2km road tunnel near Newcastle in North East England becomes a temporary… read more



MY favourite memory of the 2012 Olympic Games

Posted by Josh Cassidy in in the news, london olympics. No Comments

19th August

I am heartbroken for our boys.. they have been working so hard for so long.. At first it bothered me that our Canadian coverage was focusing more on the Jamaicans.. yes it was a world record, yes incredible.. but what… read more



Visiting Niamh in the hospital

Posted by Josh Cassidy in in the news. 6 comments

21st April

The motivation for my training for the last two months now has been for one little girl… Niamh (pronounced Neeve) Curry. I decided I would brand up with her charity, Niamh’s Next Step, instead of finding a sponsor for the… read more