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RYU and RUNVAN® Team-up

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RUNVAN® Hat-Trick shirts, and Discovery Runs for BMO Vancouver Marathon February 1, 2017 The local non-profit Vancouver International Marathon Society has teamed up with new local urban athletic apparel brand RYU (Respect Your Universe) to reward runners and help motivate them on their journeys to the BMO Vancouver Marathon, Granville Island Turkey Trot and Fall […]

RUNVAN® Recap 2016

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RUNVAN® goes three for three in 2016! The BMO Vancouver Marathon, Granville Island Turkey Trot and Fall Classic race events all saw historic participation numbers this year. The events, organized by the local non-profit Vancouver International Marathon Society, were supported by nearly 4,000 volunteers, and helped runners raise over $400,000 for charity. “Congratulations to everyone […]

Gift an experience

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Gift an unforgettable experience Experiences can make us happier than material things. This holiday season, consider gifting loved ones or yourself an unforgettable experience at the BMO Vancouver Marathon. Goal-set and invest in yourself! Voted Vancouver’s best running race, and one of the very best marathons in the world, the BMO Vancouver Marathon features races […]

2017 BMO Vancouver Marathon already 50% sold!

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Photo by: Chris Morris 2017 BMO Vancouver Marathon already 50% sold! Marathoners across the globe flock to conquer Canada’s most scenic course Vancouver, BC – December 2, 2016 – The BMO Vancouver Marathon is already at 50% capacity, and event organizers suggest the popular marathon event that occurs annually May could hit its capacity numbers […]

BC Half Marathon Championship again hosted by RUNVAN® at BMO Vancouver Marathon

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BC Half Marathon Championship again hosted by RUNVAN® at BMO Vancouver Marathon BC’s top athletes to pursue BC Half Marathon Championship titles on May 7, 2017 Vancouver, BC – November 23, 2016 – The BC Half Marathon Championships will again be hosted by the non-profit Vancouver International Marathon Society during BMO Vancouver Marathon weekend in […]

RUNVAN® set to cap banner year with another sell-out event

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Fall Classic closes out RUNVAN® Hat-trick series this weekend Vancouver, BC – November 8, 2016 – The local non-profit Vancouver International Marathon Society RUNVAN® is concluding its racing year with another record-breaking race – its third in a row. After reaching sell-out capacities at the 2016 BMO Vancouver Marathon and Granville Island Turkey Trot, the […]

Prizes Awarded at the 19th annual Granville Island Turkey Trot

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October 21, 2016 – For the past 19 years, the Granville Island Turkey Trot 10KM sends thousands of participants running around the False Creek seawall. In the spirit of giving back, race organizers also reward runners and communities with fun initiatives, including cash prizes. To acknowledge the special role the communities play in bringing a […]

Volunteer with our non-profit

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Thank you to all volunteers who contribute to the non-profit Vancouver International Marathon Society RUNVAN®! Your contributions are greatly valued and appreciated. Annually, our non-profit Society relies on nearly 4,000 volunteers to stage our events which could not be possible with out you. Enjoy camaraderie with a great, generous team and other nice perks when […]

Most runners ever recorded at 19th annual Granville Island Turkey Trot

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Most runners ever recorded at 19th annual Granville Island Turkey Trot Nearly 1,600 participated in the family-friendly 10KM on Thanksgiving Weekend. Vancouver, BC – October 10, 2016 – The Granville Island Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving Monday saw a record-breaking number of participants in its 19 year history. Nearly 1,600 runners, walkers, and strollers crossed the Finish Line […]