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Olympians Wodak, Stellingwerff and Brooking boost staked field

New additions stack women’s Half Marathon field at the BMO Vancouver Half Marathon The new additions of Canadian Olympians Natasha Wodak and Hilary Stellingwerff, plus the return of BC Half Marathon champion Lisa Brooking, adds to a stacked field of championship contenders at the BMO Vancouver Half Marathon in May. Canadian Olympian and locally born […]

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Milestone Alert! 100,000th Marathoner to be celebrated at this year’s BMO Vancouver Marathon

100,000th Marathon finisher to win an Air France flight for two to Paris and more! With a rich history that dates back to 1972, Vancouver’s only Marathon event is set to welcome its 100,000th Marathon finisher on Sunday, May 7, 2017! To celebrate this milestone, event organizers have teamed up with Air France to award […]

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Stacked Field for the 2017 BMO Vancouver Marathon

Stacked Field for the 2017 BMO Vancouver Marathon and Half Marathon Favourites set their sights on the BMO Vancouver Marathon and BC Half Marathon Championships, May 7 With new Canadian Olympians in the field, and the return of last year’s champions, this year’s BMO Vancouver Marathon and Half Marathon event is shaping up to be […]

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Featured Athlete: Olympian Evan Dunfee

Canadian Olympic Athlete Evan Dunfee will be race walking the 2017 BMO Vancouver Marathon. Photo: courtesy of Evan Dunfee In his words: I am actually here this year in Vancouver, which made it an easy decision. I think I have been away the last three years for it so it has just never worked out. […]

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Featured Athlete: Canada’s Catrin Jones

“There is nothing quite like being a part of a big event like this one,” says top marathoner and now mother-to-be Catrin Jones. “I still hope, if my body allows, to be running the BMO Vancouver Half Marathon or 8KM…” Jones, a multiple Top 5 finisher at the BMO Vancouver Marathon with an event PB […]

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2017 Medals ‘Stunning Running’

  ‘Stunning Running‘ by RUNVAN® RUNVAN® releases, ‘Stunning Running‘, the design concept for the 2017 BMO Vancouver Marathon medals. Inspired by the natural and urban beauty of Vancouver, the artwork depicts the city’s beautiful mountains, skyline and waterfront views that runners will encounter during their journey. All runners of the 2017 BMO Vancouver Marathon in […]

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Event Notice: Marathon and Half Marathon to run short – JK!

BMO Vancouver Marathon event organizers will run Vancouver’s world-class Marathon and Half Marathon courses short in 2017, rounding the event distances down respectively to 40KM and 20KM, instead of the traditional 42.2KM and 21.1KM. Runners will now receive two finish times this year: Officially clocked 40KM or 20KM finish times Forecasted 42.2KM or 21.1KM times […]

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RUN4HOPE: Down Syndrome Research Foundation

CHARITY PROGRAM: Down Syndrome Research Foundation More than $14.5 million dollars has been raised for charities at the BMO Vancouver Marathon through the non-profit Vancouver International Marathon Society’s Run4Hope program. Make Dreams Come True for Those on the Lifetime Journey of Down Syndrome Melissa Stander is no stranger to challenges. Born with Down syndrome, she would […]

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More Music and Entertainment added to Stanley Park

More Music and Entertainment added to Stanley Park for BMO Vancouver Marathon Race Weekend Stanley Park to feature an additional four music stations this year; Now over 35 entertainment total groups on race course You asked for more entertainment, and BMO Vancouver Marathon event organizers listened! While beautiful, the Stanley Park Seawall can be a […]

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Vancouver May weather perfect for BMO Vancouver Marathon

Vancouver May Weather perfect for running the BMO Vancouver Marathon and Half Marathon History shows May is an optimal time for outdoor running in Vancouver, BC. Despite the rain that has been plaguing the city as of late, history shows the first weekend of May often holds optimal conditions for outdoor running in Vancouver, Canada. With […]

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