By Rackets & Runners. Autumn is a wonderful time of the year to run, and cooler temperatures create ideal running conditions. Similarly, there are other factors to consider such as lighting and safety.
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Moving from 10K to Half Marathon
By RUNVAN®. Half Marathons are rapidly trending towards one of the most popular long-distance events, and conquering the 21.1KM means you’re halfway to running the full 42.2KM.
How to Choose Running and Walking Shoes
By Rackets & Runners. With thousands of different models of shoes on the market, it’s virtually impossible for consumers to keep up and select the most appropriate brand and model for their individual foot type and function.
Things to Do in Vancouver in May
By RUNVAN®Things to do in Vancouver in May Vancouver, home of the award-winning BMO Vancouver Marathon, is a perfect balance of natural scenery and urban city. The Canadian coastal city boasts a world-renowned trail network, lively neighbourhoods and the Stanley Park...
Reasons to Run a Marathon
By RUNVAN®. To many, running a Marathon may seem like a long-shot – a goal we set without the intention of ever completing it. But with more training resources at our disposal than ever, finishing a Marathon is much more in reach than we’d think.
Yuki & Yuko: Engaged elites take BMO Vancouver Marathon titles
Race Recap. Yuki Kawauchi was an early favourite to take home the 2019 BMO Vancouver Marathon title after announcing his Canadian debut at the country’s top destination marathon.
6 Tips for Running Your First Marathon
By RUNVAN®. With some hard work and training, crossing “Run a Marathon” off your bucket-list is a more attainable feat than you’d think.
5 Tips for Running in the Rain
By RUNVAN®. It’s no secret – Vancouver is known for its wet and rainy weather, but that shouldn’t stop you from experiencing one of the most beautiful running cities in the world year-round.
RUNVAN® adds ‘First Half’ Half Marathon from Pacific Road Runners
Press Release. Initially established as a build-up to Vancouver’s only Marathon, the ‘First Half’ Half Marathon has come full-circle and will now be organized by the Vancouver International Marathon Society RUNVAN® moving forward, after 30 successful years with the Pacific Road Runners.
7 Race Day Tips for a Successful Marathon
By RUNVAN®. The days leading up to race day are key to a successful marathon. And after weeks of intensive training and hard work, you want to give your body time to rest up, recuperate, and prepare.
Finding the Shoe that Fits
By RUNVAN®. Finding running shoes that are both comfortable and affordable can prove to be a challenge, but since you will be spending lots of time in them, it’s important to find a pair that you like and fits well.
Top Marathons in Canada
By RUNVAN®. With several road races spanning from coast to coast, Canada offers some of the most unique and scenic running experiences in the world.