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Only 400 Spots remaining for the Marathon

Record number of runners show enthusiastic support of new course with only 400 spots remaining. BMO Vancouver Marathon announces event numbers are tracking at 22 per cent increase over 2011. Vancouver, BC – April 18, 2012 – Runners from 48 countries are in the final preparation for the BMO Vancouver Marathon on May 6th 2012, […]

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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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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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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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