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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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Neighbourhood Challenge & Community Award winners announced

Neighbourhood Challenge and Volunteer group winners announced Two programs award $17,000 to community groups and neighbourhoods Vancouver, BC – May 28, 2015 – The best costumes, signs, decorations, dance moves, and volunteer enthusiasm were recently acknowledged by the Vancouver International Marathon Society, race organizers for the BMO Vancouver Marathon. Nineteen community organizations claimed a total […]

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Marathon 95% sold out

Excitement is building for the 2015 BMO Vancouver Marathon Vancouver’s Only Marathon is in High Demand, with 95% Sold Vancouver, BC – April 21, 2015 – The 2015 BMO Vancouver Marathon has now reached 95% capacity in the Marathon race and organizers are predicting a fourth straight sell-out in 2015. Continued improvements excite runners and have […]

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Team in Training

The United Food & Commercial Workers Union (UFCW) is the single largest supporter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada It all started in 1985, and since then more than $31 MILLION has been raised to put an end to blood cancer! From bottle drives, to golf tournaments, to bake sales; UFCW and its […]

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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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Half Marathon Course Ranked one of the World’s Best!

Active Times ranks Half Marathon as one of the World’s Best! While the BMO Vancouver Marathon course is award winning and known as the marquee event, the Half Marathon has also recently received coveted recognition from Active Times as one of the World’s Best Half Marathon Races. A result of runner votes, the BMO Vancouver […]

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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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RunGo App for BMO Vancouver Marathon Courses

New Running GPS app, RunGo will guide runners through BMO Vancouver Marathon courses Custom course maps with voice navigation will lead runners through 3 parks, 6 beaches and 12 neighbourhoods Vancouver, BC – February 27, 2015 – The latest app in running technology, RunGo, will provide runners with a sense of direction with turn-by-turn voice […]

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Impressive Elite Athlete Field for 2015

Increased elite athlete prize money draws impressive elite athlete field to the 2015 BMO Vancouver Marathon Elite athlete winners, record holders and top contenders to compete on May 3rd Vancouver, BC – February 19, 2015 – An increase in elite athlete prizing money has successfully drawn an impressive local and international elite roster to the […]

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Over 100 Exhibitors and brands at 2015 Expo

Over 100 exhibitors and brands have pushed the 2015 Health, Sports & Lifestyle Expo at the BMO Vancouver Marathon to a new level Marathon weekend becoming attractive market for top exhibitors Vancouver, BC – February 12, 2015 – Offering more race experiences for runners at all levels, the BMO Vancouver Marathon has expanded its base […]

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