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RUNVAN Ambassador Shannon

Meet Shannon, a recent Boston Qualifier who runs for moments and memories More than just long-term runners of the BMO Vancouver Marathon, RUNVAN Community Ambassadors are leaders in Vancouver who embody the Vancouver International Marathon Society’s mission, vision, and values. Elite and recreational runners, business leaders, or local heroes, these superstars find joy in motivating and […]

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Ambassador Richard MacLachlan

RUNVAN Ambassador Richard MacLachlan

Meet Richard, a new runner with big dreams More than just long-term runners of the BMO Vancouver Marathon, RUNVAN Community Ambassadors are leaders in Vancouver who embody the Vancouver International Marathon Society’s mission, vision, and values. Elite and recreational runners, business leaders, or local heroes, these superstars find joy in motivating and inspiring others through running. […]

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Cyclists

Share Skills, Make Friends

Dedicated volunteer Kerry Kunzli prefers wheels to running shoes. Kerry Kunzli might spend more time with his feet clipped into pedals than on the ground, but that doesn’t stop him from enlisting as a volunteer for the BMO Vancouver Marathon. The cycling coach and father of three is a founding member of Ride2Survive, a growing team of cyclists who […]

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Community Charity Spotlight: Team Finn Foundation

The Mantra First and foremost, Team Finn is about Finn. About celebrating life in the way that Finn lived; by Running Jumping Bouncing Dancing Singing Loving Smiling and Riding. Always and forever about Finn. The Team Finn Foundation is also committed to changing the face of pediatric cancer research. We are a volunteer organization dedicated […]

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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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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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Guest Blog: Featuring Kevin Steinberg

Running for a Cause: 12 Marathons in 12 Months By: Kevin Steinberg In April last year a good friend of mine died of Cancer. A young father with 3 daughters and a wife, the story is tragic. But his family is strong, loving and going forward and enjoying life. I have exercised for many years, including completing […]

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