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Special Traffic Advisory: Road Closures for BMO Vancouver Marathon, May 7

City of Vancouver and Translink to continue road closures at key sections Following last year’s success, local event organizers will continue a traffic control plan for the BMO Vancouver Marathon and Half Marathon that allows runners to race through Vancouver’s stunning neighbourhoods uninterrupted at key junctures. With the support of the City of Vancouver and […]

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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! Vancouver, BC – April 28 – 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 […]

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RUN4HOPE. Charity runners raise over $400,000 for charity, bringing the total charity contribution to $14.6 million since the program started in '96: http://bmovanmarathon.ca/over-400000-raised-for-charity/2016/06 Photo: Maylies Lang / RUNVAN®

RUN4HOPE surpasses $150,000 raised this year, pushes total over $14.75 Million

Runners have fundraised over $14.75 million since 1996 through the BMO Vancouver Marathon’s RUN4HOPE program Over $150,000 has already been raised by RUN4HOPE charity runners at the BMO Vancouver Marathon this year. The RUN4HOPE program is now totaling over $14.75 million dollars raised since 1996. RUN4HOPE is raising funds for over 20 local, national, and […]

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Elite-Additions

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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New Prestige Club offers one-of-a-kind experience at BMO Vancouver Marathon and Half Marathon

Enhanceyour race experience with an exclusive VIP treatment on race weekend An exclusive group will enjoy the new Prestige Club VIP race weekend experience this year at the BMO Vancouver Marathon and Half Marathon with an incredible post-race celebration at the host hotel, the Coast Coal Harbour. The Prestige Club is a new VIP experience […]

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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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