Archive for the category "running"

BMO Vancouver Marathon This Sunday

Comments 9 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This weekend the city will be taken over by the colossal BMO Vancouver Marathon 2009. Photo credit: thelastminute on Flickr – Duncan Rawlinson / TheLastMinuteBlog.com On Sunday May3rd, there will be the marathon for elite and recreational runners (42.2km), a half marathon (21.1km), an 8km run (for runners or walkers), and the McDonald’s Kids Marafun. […]

Fun Run Roundup for Spring 2009

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

A few years ago John and I participated in numerous fundraising runs around town, from the Run for Light (a personal fave) to the Science Fair Fun Run and the Run for the Cure. We know Vancouver is a city for runners so it’s no wonder that many more fun runs and fundraisers are popping […]

Team Diabetes Fundraising Pub Night Save the Date

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last September I profiled two local women who are gearing up for a marathon run in support of Team Diabetes Canada. One of them was Candice, whom I’ve known since junior high school. Her run is coming up in July, and in an effort to do some fundraising she is hosting a pub night in […]

Chip's Not Dead Yet Memorial Mile – Save the Date

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Just as many are conceding to the fact that Vancouver has yet again become a “no fun city” numerous events filled with family fun are popping on my radar and this is another — and it’s for a great cause to boot. Chip’s Not Dead Yet Memorial Mile on Flickr Chip’s really not dead yet, […]

Social Media for Change: Team Diabetes, Run in Fun Places and Raise Funds for a Good Cause

Comments 7 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Gold Coast, Easter Island, Prague, Dublin and Honolulu; these are all locations of the Team Diabetes marathons, which aim to raise money for the Canadian Diabetes Association. I went to high school with Candice Chamberland and although it had been ten years since we last spoke she came back on my radar through Facebook […]