RUNVAN returns with Granville Island Turkey TrotNon-profit RUNVAN returns with its Granville Island Turkey Trot and Great Trek events in October. The fun community events not only help to inspire active lifestyles, but they also help to raise funds for charity Food...
OUR BLOGwORLD-CLASS. COMMUNITY-drivEN.
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 Turkey Trot and...
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 to fast overall...
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 of veggies, fruit and...
Ankle Mobility Exercises for Runners
By Coast Performance Rehab ClinicAnkle mobility exercises for runners As a runner, each foot hits the ground between 80-100 times a minute. So whether you are novice or experienced, fast or slow, all runners need to keep their feet and ankles healthy. At COAST, we...
The Runner’s Quick Hitting Guide to Strength Training
By Blonyx5 Concepts to Consider When Starting a Strength Training Program if you’re a runner For decades, endurance runners believed the best way to become a better runner was to run a lot. And then run some more. Eventually, the thinking shifted, and it became the...
Hip Strengthening for Runners
By Coast Performance Rehab Clinic. It is no surprise that runners are known for having weak hip muscles. Running is a constant forward motion and so little time is spent training with side-to-side movement.
RUNVAN® Virtual Races encourage continued activity and fundraising
By RUNVAN®. RUNVAN® returns with its popular Granville Island Turkey Trot and Great Trek events as Virtual Races this October. The local races raise money for local Food Banks and BC Children’s Hospital, and are loaded with race extras for all runners.
Race Day Advice for First-Time Marathoners
By RUNVAN®. You’ve put in the work, done the training, and now, Race Day is right around the corner. It’s natural for those Race Day jitters to hit, but it’s important to remember – this is your time to let all that hard work and discipline pay off.
Core Exercises for Runners
By Coast Performance Rehab Clinic. One of the worst things that can happen to a runner is to be sidelined by an injury, especially just before an important race. There are numerous reasons why runners get injured.
What to expect from your first running race
By RUNVAN®. You’ve put in the work, marked your calendar, and now you’re well on your way to running your first-ever race – and we’ve got some tips to get you all the way there.
October event-packed month for runners at annual RUNVAN® fall races
Press Release. Local race organizers RUNVAN® rounds off the first running of its new ‘Grand Slam’ race series with the Granville Island Turkey Trot and Fall Classic this month. A combined 6,000+ runners are expected to line-up at the Start Line of the two iconic races.