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Vancouver Sun Run 2014: Road Closures, Course, Start Times

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The Vancouver Sun Run has been Canada’s largest 10K road race since its inception in 1985 and it’s taking the city by storm again this weekend as tens of thousands of walkers and runners hit the streets on Sunday, April 27, 2014 at 9:00am. Photo credit: JWalk* on Flickr The Vancouver Sun put together a […]

Half Corked Marathon Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country Getaway

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Throughout the spring, summer and fall, Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country is a haven for visitors, capturing the best of the South Okanagan. From vineyards to orchards, the Okanagan is one of Canada’s prime agricultural areas. With dramatic landscapes and remarkable terroir, the valley is one of BC’s most beautiful and diverse places to visit, extending […]

Modo Spring Run Off 8K

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There are two signs of spring in Vancouver. The first is the pink blast of cherry blossoms lining our streets and parks, and the second is the awakening of fun runs in the city. The first on the docket is coming up quickly as the Modo Spring Run Off 8K takes place in Stanley Park […]

Terry Fox Run in Stanley Park

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The Terry Fox Run is coming up this weekend in communities across Canada, and around the globe, as the Marathon of Hope inspires many to continue to support cancer research. Close to home, there will be a Terry Fox Run in Stanley Park at Ceperley Meadow on Sunday, September 15, 2013. ““Even if I don’t […]

ClearlyContacts.ca Grouse Grind Mountain Run

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Registration is now open for the ClearlyContacts.ca Grouse Grind Mountain Run, now in its 23rd year, happening on Sunday, September 15th with two run categories. Considered to be the annual showcase event of the Grouse Grind season, the ClearlyContacts.ca Grouse Grind Challenge draws hundreds of participants each year and has become the ultimate fitness bragging […]

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 […]