Accomplished Athlete

After winning the 2010 Best Buddies 10k - standing with 2010 Olympic medalists, Tess Virtue and Joannie Rochette.

Elite marathoner Tania Jones is no stranger to victory. In addition to being one of Canada’s top three-ranked marathon runners for eight years, she is considered to be one of the nation’s most accomplished runners. In 2002, she was named Canadian Champion – Marathon. She also experienced the marathon event at the 2001 World Track & Field Championship, as a Canadian National Team Member.

Take a look at Tania’s athletic history:

Personal Bests
Half Marathon1:15:06

Waterfront Marathon. 2006

National Champion
  • 2002 Canadian Marathon Champion
  • 1992 Canadian University Gold Medallist 3000m
  • 1986 Canadian Juvenile Gold Medallist 3000m
National Record Holder
  • 4 x 800 m relay, indoors (UVic 1988, still standing)
National Team Member
  • 2001 World Track & Field Championships
  • Multiple Ekiden teams
  • Selected to Francophone and X-Country national teams
Top International Marathon Placings
  • 3 time runner-up National Capital
  • 4th California International (2001)
  • 12th Chicago (2002)
  • 19th London (2001)
Wins at prestigious North American road races
  • Nordion 10k, Ottawa
  • Compugen 10k, Toronto
  • Coca Cola 5 miler, Virginia
  • Newark Distance Classic, New Jersey
  • Subaru 4-Miler, Buffalo
University of Victoria Varsity Team Member
  • Track/Cross-country team,1987-1992
In 2012, Tania retired from active competition.  She continues to contribute to the running community as a mentor, coach and role model.