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SeaWheeze Half Marathon and Festival 2013

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Vancouver is a city of runners — of all levels — and our sidewalks, Seawall paths, and forest trails are well-traveled. We’re fortunate enough to have a variety of running events offered each season and the next big one is the SeaWheeze Half Marathon along with the Sunset Festival. SeaWheeze Half Marathon What: A 21.1km […]

Radiant Run Vancouver 2013

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Vancouver loves its fun runs and the Radiant Run happening at UBC on a warm, dark August evening promises to have plenty of fun included. This 5km run will feature music along the route and participants are encouraged to wear their “neon, craziest, most wildly bright outfit” along the course to make a moving light […]

BMO Vancouver Marathon 2013

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The BMO Vancouver Marathon is fast-approaching this year as runners from the city and around the world take to the Seawall and the streets. With under 500 spots left space is quickly filling up for the marathon and associated races that include: Races FULL Ranked a Top 10 Destination Marathon by Forbes for its stunning […]

Vancouver Sun Run 2013: Route and Road Closures

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The Vancouver Sun Run, Canada’s largest 10km run since its inception in 1985, will see 50,000 participants taking to the streets of Vancouver on Sunday, April 21, 2013. Photo credit: Susan Gittins on Flickr Competitive wheelchair participants will set out at 8:40am from Burrard and Georgia. 10km Sun Run participants will then begin a staggered/wave […]

Surrey Marathon 2013: New Course

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Registration is now open for the Surrey International World Music Marathon happening September 29th, 2013. In its first year the marathon welcomed thousands of marathon, half-marathon, 5km, marathon relay, and half-relay participants including the world’s oldest marathon runner Fauja Singh (at age 101). For its second year, this Boston Marathon qualifier is getting a new […]