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Forerunners shares tips for First half race week

Forerunners shares tips for First half race week

By ForerunnersFIRST HALF MARATHON RACE WEEK SUGGESTIONS The last week of your running program is mostly a week of recovery from the past three months of hard training. Here is a list of last minute suggestions that can improve your race time....

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Racing towards better cancer outcomes

Racing towards better cancer outcomes

Press Release, CharityRacing towards better cancer outcomes Vancouver, BC – January 18, 2023 – Racing towards better cancer outcomesAlready the world’s biggest health crisis, cancer rates are expected to rise by 35% in B.C. over the next decade....

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Best costume and Largest teams

Best costume and Largest teams

Race RecapBest Costume and Largest Teams Vancouver, BC – November 1, 2022 – Best costume for Granville Island Turkey Trot 2022 went to Monique Osborne (653), Rachel Gysbers (383), Kim Ngo (1297), Katie Luehmann (548), and Matthew Knott (1106)....

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Great Trek 100th anniversary

Great Trek 100th anniversary

Race RecapGreat Trek 100th anniversary Vancouver, BC – October 24, 2022 – At the Great Trek Half Marathon, 10KM, and 5KM, runners raced through the picturesque university campus, surrounded by autumnal colours, cheering spectators and volunteers....

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THANKSGIVING MONDAY ANNUAL RACE

THANKSGIVING MONDAY ANNUAL RACE

Race RecapTHANKSGIVING MONDAY ANNUAL RACE Vancouver, BC – October 24, 2022 – Every year on Thanksgiving Monday, the Granville Island Turkey Trot 10KM is a run, walk, or stroll event open to everybody. The race's ‘Run & Give’ theme benefits the...

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FIRST HALF RETURNS RACING SEASON

FIRST HALF RETURNS RACING SEASON

Press ReleaseRUNVAN® returns it regularly scheduled programming with the First Half in February and BMO Vancouver Marathon in May. The local non-profit event organizers successfully hosted two in-person events in late 2021 with the Granville Island...

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FIRST HALF 2022 FIELD STOCKED WITH OLYMPIANS

FIRST HALF 2022 FIELD STOCKED WITH OLYMPIANS

Press ReleaseCanadian Olympians Natasha Wodak, Dayna Pidhoresky, Malindi Elmore, Trevor Hofbauer, Ben Priesner and Lucas Bruchet will kick off the season at the First Half. Justin Kent joins the field. Labeled Canada’s fastest Half Marathon thanks...

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Fueling Guide

Fueling Guide

By Xact NutritionRACE FUELING GUIDE What should you eat and drink one to three days before your race? Think about building up your glycogen reserves and give your body a rest. Meals should be mostly carbs, pasta, rice and potatoes, plus a variety...

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