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Welcome to the Official BMO Vancouver Marathon Blog! Here you will find the latest updates and information on some of our favorite topics: Running Training Tips and Motivation Health and Lifestyle BMO Community Cheer and Music Challenges Our Charity Programs Our Community Partners BMO Vancouver Marathon in the news Check back frequently for the latest […]

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Aid Station Volunteers, Course Marshalls, Information Ambassadors, and more than 30 other Volunteer Opportunities Available

BMO Vancouver Marathon seeks 4000 volunteers Vancouver, BC – February 14, 2012 – The search for the 4000 volunteers to join the crew at the BMO Vancouver Marathon has begun. The Vancouver International Marathon Society, the non-profit organization responsible for the event, is reaching out to school, community, sports groups and corporations to line the […]

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New faster Course and Prizes Expected to Lure Elite Runners

Canadian Olympian Lynn Kanuka leads recruiting efforts for top athletes at the 2012 BMO Vancouver Marathon Vancouver, BC – February 9, 2012 – Top Canadian and international marathon, half- marathon and wheelchair athletes are expected to test the event record at the 2012 BMO Vancouver Marathon on Sunday, May 6th. With an improved prize package […]

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Music Challenge Offers World stage and Prizes

BMO Vancouver Marathon will showcase local musicians to entertain and motivate runners and spectators Vancouver, BC – February 7, 2012 – Seventeen local choirs, school bands, jazz groups, DJs and other amateur musical groups will be on a world stage as they motivate 15,000 runners and thousands of spectators from around the world at the […]

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BMO Vancouver Marathon Named One of Top 10 Destination Marathons.

Forbes ranks the BMO Vancouver Marathon as one of the “Top 10 Marathons Worth Travelling For” Vancouver, BC – January, 31 2012 – The allure of running through 11 Vancouver neighbourhoods adorned with the colours of spring, along the city shoreline and beaches, through Stanley Park and on the nearly 100 year old famous seawall, […]

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John Stanton to Host Public Talk and Run With The Province Marathon Team for the 41st Annual BMO Vancouver Marathon

Running Room founder and marathon team coach John Stanton will host an event on Feb. 4th Vancouver, BC – January 30, 2012 – Canadian running icon and Running Room Founder, John Stanton will host a public talk and 6k run at the Denman and Georgia Running Room location near Stanley Park in Vancouver on February […]

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41st annual BMO Vancouver Marathon Already over 70% Full, Sell Out Expected Soon

New courses quickly attracting participants to the 41st annual BMO Vancouver Marathon… VANCOUVER, BC, January 25, 2012 – The most recent count of registered Marathon participants has already breached the 70 per cent mark and continues to grow as the big day on May 6th, 2012 quickly approaches. With plenty of time still to register, […]

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Father & Son Duo Set Sights on Running New Courses at BMO Vancouver Marathon

Vancouver Marathon’s new routes sparks duo to run event for the first time… Vancouver, BC – January 19, 2012 – May 6th, 2012 ushers in a new era of running in Vancouver and the Cochrane’s, a father and son Ironman duo from BC, are eager to run the new point-to-point courses. The Cochrane’s have competed […]

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Community Charity Spotlight: Boys and Girls Clubs of South Coast BC

  Boys and Girls Clubs of South Coast BC For over 75 years Boys and Girls Clubs of South Coast BC (BGC) has been giving children and youth something they deserve: a safe place to belong when they aren’t at home or at school. To kids, their Club feels like a place where they can […]

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