OFFICIAL BLOG

Guest Blog: Featuring Joanne Gassman

BMO Vancouver Marathon is Just Around the Corner By: Joanne Gassman What motivates me to run is the desire to keep fit. Plus I love the challenge and discipline of regular exercise while setting goals to achieve good results. I’m a social runner for the most part – preferring to run with a couple of […]

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International Marathon Twitterthon

The BMO Vancouver Marathon Participates in First Global Marathon Twitterthon The BMO Vancouver Marathon has joined 26 other Marathons including Great Wall Of China Marathon, Jamaica’s Reggae Marathon, the Polar Circle Marathon, the Windermere Marathon and many other epic Marathons globally, in the world’s first ever Marathon Twitterthon! The creator of the Marathon Twitterthon, Milano […]

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Run For a Cause

Are you running the BMO Vancouver Marathon and want to help benefit a deserving charity organization? BMO Vancouver Marathon runners can make a difference in the community by helping to generate funds for one of our five charity partners: the BC Cancer Foundation, Canuck Place, the Heart and Stroke Foundation, Ronald McDonald House BC or […]

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Improved transit services offered to runners and spectators

Improved transit services offered to runners and spectators BMO Vancouver Marathon inks deal with TransLink to offer improved race-day transit service Vancouver, BC – April 3, 2012 – Runners, spectators and supporters of the BMO Vancouver Marathon will “travelsmart” on race day, Sunday, May 6th, as the Metro Vancouver-based transit authority, TransLink, is now offering […]

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Join Our Crew!

Do you like having fun? Meeting people? Making a world-class event possible? Then we have just the thing for you! Join our crew and volunteer May 6 2012.  Rally your friends, family members, community group, or colleges and spend time together having fun and making a big difference. Join the 40 year legacy of amazing […]

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The Marathon event is sold out!

BMO Vancouver Marathon announces marathon event is sold out! New course route lures 5,000 runners from 40 countries, representing a 25% increase in marathon participants over 2011. Vancouver, BC – March 20, 2012 – 5,000 runners from 40 countries have now earned exclusive bragging rights to run the new marathon course in Vancouver at the […]

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Official Blog Launch

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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