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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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Guest Blog Featuring: 2DreamRunners

Have you ever stood at the finish line of a long race and watched everyone come in? If I were to go back 10 years, Karen and athlete would not be in the same sentence. If I could go back just 1 year from today, I definitely would have never called myself a runner. I […]

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It’s a SELL OUT!

It’s a SELL OUT! Two news courses attract 15,000 runners to the BMO Vancouver Marathon for Sunday, May 6th. Vancouver, BC – April 30, 2012 – History will be made on Sunday, May 6th at the 41st running of the BMO Vancouver Marathon with races selling out at the capped limit of 5,000 marathon and […]

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Guest Blog Featuring: Jason Pires

I never saw myself as a runner.  In high school, it was all about team sports.  In university, I focused on soccer.  When I moved on to my career, sports became more of a social thing like playing squash, tennis or golf. When I moved to Vancouver in 2008, I took up running.  The seawall was right […]

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Guest Blog Featuring: Run For Change

Running (Long) for (Big) Change Yes, the title is a play on words for Run for Change and the Run for Change Society. What started as virtually a one-man grass-roots program to encourage and help individuals at a low point in life, yet ready to do something about it, has morphed into something a great […]

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Massive Investment in Traffic Management for 2012

Massive investment in traffic management required for new marathon and half marathon courses Event organizers for the BMO Vancouver Marathon implement the most significant traffic management plan in Vancouver since the 2010 winter Olympics Vancouver, BC – April 20, 2012 – After 18 months of consultations, the scope of the 600 page traffic management plan, […]

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