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Fall Classic rounds off another successful year of the RUNVAN® Race Series

Fall Classic 2016

Sold-out Fall Classic rounds off another record-breaking year for RUNVAN® Annual Fall Classic welcomes a record 3,100+ registrants Vancouver, BC — November 12, 2017 The atmosphere at UBC was vibrant following the completion of the Fall Classic Half Marathon, 10KM and 5KM events. A record number of Fall Classic runners raced through the beautiful university […]

20th Granville Island Turkey Trot draws records in spirit of Thanksgiving

20th Granville Island Turkey Trot draws records in spirit of Thanksgiving Vancouver, BC – October, 9, 2017 – The Granville Island Turkey Trot celebrated its 20th annual event on Thanksgiving Monday with a record number of participants and donations. Nearly 2,000 runners continued a great Thanksgiving tradition, with a Kids Run, plus more than 1,800 runners in the sold-out […]

RYU and RUNVAN® Team-up


RUNVAN® Hat-Trick shirts, and Discovery Runs for BMO Vancouver Marathon February 1, 2017 Update: Early RUNVAN® Hat-trick participants this year will receive a complimentary RYU Vapor Tee Top. 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 […]

RUNVAN® Recap 2016


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


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!


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


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


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


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 […]