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Exclusive Legacy Runners Club for Past Participants Now Launched

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Exclusive Legacy Runners Club for Past Participants Now Launched Repeat Marathon, Half Marathon and 8 KM runners are rewarded for their loyalty with exclusive benefits at the 2014 event Vancouver, BC – March 20, 2014 – A new program honouring long term and loyal runners will be introduced this year at the BMO Vancouver Marathon. […]

RUNVAN Ambassador – Lara Penno

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Meet Lara Penno, personal trainer, runners and triathlon coach. More than dedicated runners of the BMO Vancouver Marathon, RUNVAN Community Ambassadors are also 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 […]

Magic at the Start Line

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Volunteer at the Start Line, where anticipation builds and natural beauty thrives Imagine that you’ve just arrived at the Marathon and Half Marathon Start Line in Queen Elizabeth Park. Above you, the sun is just beginning to rise, and the sky brightens into a beautiful shade of pink. A bird chirps in the distance, and […]

RUNVAN Ambassador – David Papineau

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Meet David, Local Leader & Passionate RUNVAN Ambassador More than just long-term runners of the BMO Vancouver Marathon, RUNVAN Community Ambassadors are leaders in Vancouver who embody the 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. They’re also comfortable […]

Share Skills, Meet Friends

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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 […]

Race Day Results, May 5 2013

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Thomas Omwenga captures his 4th Men’s Marathon Title and new Women’s Champion Crowned at BMO Vancouver Marathon Men’s Half Marathon record falls. Vancouver, BC – May 5, 2013 – Today under brilliant sunny skies in its 42nd year, the BMO Vancouver Marathon welcomed runners from 43 countries with 16,390 runners registered to participate in four events. […]

Enhancements Move 2013 BMO Vancouver Marathon Towards World-class Status

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Enhancements Move 2013 BMO Vancouver Marathon Towards World-class Status Downtown Street Festival, music and entertainment along the course, new spectator programs are some of the many improvements  Vancouver, BC – March 5, 2013 – Like other world class running events, the BMO Vancouver Marathon has planned exciting new experiences for runners, spectators and volunteers over marathon […]