OFFICIAL BLOG

Official Charity Spotlight: Down Syndrome Research Foundation

The Down Syndrome Research Foundation: Empowering individuals with Down Syndrome to reach their full potential When Edison was born after a traumatic labour and delivery that culminated in several weeks spent in the neonatal intensive care unit, he was diagnosed with Down syndrome: a genetic condition caused by an extra 21st chromosome, characterized by health problems, […]

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Charity Program: Featuring Ronald McDonald House BC

“Your child is seriously ill…” For parents, these are among the most terrifying words they could ever hear. Imagine the fear, anxiety and stress families face as they cope with their child’s illness. Imagine them facing that struggle alone, in an unfamiliar place far away from home. Ronald McDonald House® British Columbia provides accommodation and support for […]

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Charity Program: Featuring Canuck Place Children’s Hospice

Those who walk through the doors of Canuck Place Children’s Hospice find themselves entering a world quite unlike anywhere else they’ve been before.  A beautiful and lovingly maintained garden surrounds the house, and inside you’ll find the home’s original turn-of-the-century structuring, a stunning stained glass window, wonderful aromas coming from an always-bustling kitchen, and most […]

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Guest Blog Featuring: Lopez-Duran family

Running is something that engages and you realize that you don’t only run for good health but for pleasure and with the intention of showing yourself that you can run faster and for a long amount of time. You mark goals and join competitions. First 5k, then 10k, a half marathon, and finally, the dream of every runner: a marathon. Me […]

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BMO Vancouver Marathon – Now the Largest Marathon in Canada

BMO Vancouver Marathon – Now the Largest Marathon in Canada New point-to-point courses, iconic Vancouver landmarks, and positive runner feedback keys to success. Vancouver, BC, May 28, 2012 – With 4,234 finishers crossing the line at the 41st annual BMO Vancouver Marathon, the event is now the largest marathon in Canada. Runners enjoyed two new […]

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Charity partners receive $30,000 in pledges, Team in Training $769,000 raised

BMO Vancouver Marathon Charity Impact Contributes hundreds of thousands of dollars to aid causes Charity partners receive $30,000 in pledges, Team in Training $769,000 raised Vancouver, BC, May 23, 2012 – The BMO Vancouver Marathon’s charity impact for 2012 has come in at close to $800,000. With thousands of runners putting their best foot forward […]

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Guest Blog Featuring: Ellie Greenwood

The BMO Vancouver Marathon was the best possible way I could think of to celebrate moving back to Vancouver. The fact that I moved just eight days before the race, was able to catch up with a ton of friends made it a very special homecoming. That I won the marathon made it all unforgettable. […]

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BMO Cheer & Community Music Winners

Congratulations to the BMO Cheer Challenge & Community Music Challenge Winners! 2012 BMO Cheer Challenge Winners: 1st Place: lululemon athletica (Prize money benefiting L’Arche Greater Vancouver) 2nd Place: Adrenaline Allstars 3rd Place: Eric Hamber Griffins Football Program Honorable Mention: Starbucks District 225 (Prize money benefiting BC Childhood Cancer Parents’ Association) Honorable Mention: ‘NSTEP Honorable Mention: Vancouver Street Soccer […]

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2012 Official Winners

Official Winners Hats off to the official winners of the BMO Vancouver Marathon! One event course record was established in the Half Marathon by Kip Kangogo who finished first beating the past record set in 2009 by Willy Kimosop. 2012 BMO Vancouver Marathon Final Results: Marathon Male 1st – Gezahgn Eshetu, Ethiopia [2:21:51] 2nd – […]

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Race Results 2012

BMO Vancouver Marathon debuts stunning new point-to-point courses to the thrill of thousands Vancouver, BC, May 6, 2012 – Today under spectacular sunshine, the 41st annual BMO Vancouver Marathon wowed runners with two new world-class point-to- point routes. Runners experienced coastal mountain views, the coveted Stanley Park Seawall, iconic landmarks and were cheered on by […]

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