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Walker beats Runners at Marathon

Canadian Olympic Athlete Evan Dunfee race walked the 2017 BMO Vancouver Marathon, beating all but 133 runners, placing him in the top 3.5% of all runners! “What I am most looking forward to is pulling people along to PBs,” joked Dunfee pre-race. “No one likes being passed by a walker, so I’m hoping in those […]

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Runner Spotlight: Natasha Wodak

Last year’s Half Marathon champion & Olympian Natasha Wodak shares her race day tips and tell us her favourite things about Vancouver, BC. RUNNER SPOTLIGHT: NATASHA WODAK BC Native Natasha Wodak has won the BMO Vancouver Half Marathon three times, so it’s fair to say she’s an expert when it comes to running Vancouver in […]

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Chance to Win Free Trip to Japan Tokyo!

All runners registered in any three upcoming RUNVAN® events are automatically entered to draw for two free round-trip tickets to Tokyo, Japan, courtesy of Japan Airlines. The Vancouver International Marathon Society and Japan Airlines have partnered up to send one lucky runner and a companion to Tokyo, Japan. Runners registered in the Granville Island Turkey […]

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Age category winners announced

Athletes of all ages shined at the 2015 BMO Vancouver Marathon Over 340 runners honoured with age group awards in Marathon, Marathon Relay, Half Marathon and 8KM races Vancouver, BC – July, 2015 – The BMO Vancouver Marathon this week acknowledged the top three finishers in each gender and age group, ranging from Under 19 […]

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Record-Breaking Fundraising Total for the 2015 BMO Vancouver Marathon

BMO Vancouver Marathon Announces Record-Breaking Fundraising Total Nearly 600 runners signed up to raise funds for a cause at the 2015 BMO Vancouver Marathon Vancouver, BC – June 9, 2015 – Runners participating in the BMO Vancouver Marathon have outdone themselves in 2015, and nearly doubled their fundraising efforts over 2014. This year, Run4Hope athletes […]

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Hat-trick reward for runners who run three Vancouver International Marathon Society events

Runners can score a hat-trick for completing all three Vancouver International Marathon Society events BMO Vancouver Marathon, Granville Island Turkey Trot, and Fall Classic complete trio Vancouver, BC – April 9, 2015 – Runners who complete all three events organized by the Vancouver International Marathon Society (Society) will be rewarded with a special hat-trick commemorative […]

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BMO Vancouver Marathon named Best Marathon in Western Canada, 100% Rating

The BMO Vancouver Marathon continues to rack up the rewards. This month, Vancouver’s only marathon was voted as one of BC’s Top 3 Races in Impact Magazine with a perfect 100% Race Rating! Impact Magazine adds “Superb support from the crowd and volunteers.” Thank you for the kind votes and words. Your rankings also helped […]

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Run4Hope: Canuck Place

Living in the moment at Canuck Place Children’s Hospice At Canuck Place Children’s Hospice (CPCH), we provide critical care for children with life-threatening illnesses in our two provincial locations and in their home communities, empowering them to live in the moment together and build precious memories. Joshua Ismirnioglou was diagnosed with cancer in December 2009 […]

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The Takeoff Contest

It’s that time of year – the days are getting longer, the sun is beginning to reappear, flowers and cherry blossoms are starting to bloom in Vancouver! With less than 50 days until the BMO Vancouver Marathon, we are now in the last stretch, almost ready for takeoff! We know you’ve been training hard – […]

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The Bro Jake Show talks about the 2015 BMO Vancouver Marathon

I get the big bull horn and get up there with the microphone, I’ve been doing it for the past couple of years. It’s a thrill; it’s one of my favourite events . . . Free beer – just when I thought that maybe I don’t just want to be the announcer there, I want to […]

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