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Sunday, October 8, 2017
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Sunday, October 8, 2017 – Celebrating 38 Years!
MEDIA RELEASE – Kipkoech wins his third consecutive title at the 37th Annual GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon.
(Victoria, BC – October 10, 2016) It was a runaway win yesterday for Daniel Kipkoech who made it three in a row to win the GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon. Under ideal conditions in B.C.’s capital, the women’s race was an exciting duel between Sabrina Wilkie and Eva Vail, with Wilkie triumphant in her first marathon. The Marathon had 1,346 registrants, the Half Marathon: 3,309, the Marathon Relay 135 (27 teams) the 8K Road Race 2,612 and the Thrifty Foods Kids Run: 981, for a total of 8,383. [MORE]
One more sleep! Hope you have a great one! The sun will be shining tomorrow morning! Good luck!
>>> Can I Still Collect My Race Number? Yes! Limited package pick-up (race number and timing device only) is available to pre-registered, entrants (Marathon, Half Marathon and 8K Road Race Only) on Race Day at the corner of Belleville and Government Streets next to the Gear Check Tents from 6:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. [MORE INFO]
>>>Information about Road Closures and Parking [READ]
The Victoria Marathon Society and crew from the GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon wish you all the best!
MEDIA RELEASE – GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon Announces Elite Athlete Field Marathon and Half Marathon Sold Out.
(Victoria, BC – October 7, 2016) Two former winners of the GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon will be back to challenge for the 2016 marathon crown, it was announced today at the pre-race media conference. The 2015, 2014 and 2013 champions, Daniel Kipkoech and Lamech Mokono, lead a competitive elite field on Sunday in the 37th annual event. Catrin Jones, the women’s champion in 2010 and 2013 is also returning. As of noon Wednesday, when online registration closed, there were 8,070 in the five events – the Marathon, Half Marathon, Marathon Relay, 8K Road Race and the Thrifty Foods Kids Run. Both the Marathon and Half Marathon are sold out. [MORE]
The Race Expo will open at 3:00pm at the Victoria Conference Centre.
Race Package Pickup will be bustling! Arrive early if you want to secure a spot in the 8K Road Race. There less than 60 spots left. You can still register for the Marathon Relay and the Thrifty Foods Kids Run!
Race Numbers will be posted on our Find Your Number Boards but if you want to have an early peek, check out the Live Tracker!
The countdown is on! Be sure to check out our latest eblast with “Everything You Need To Know About Race Weekend”!
Online registration is now closed.
Race Package Pickup will take place at the Victoria Conference Centre. 720 Douglas Street, on Friday, October 7th from 3:00pm til 7:30pm, and on Saturday, October 8 from 9:00am til 6:00pm.
No new registrations will be taken for sold out events (includes Marathon and Half Marathon). We still have a few spots left in the Marathon Relay, 8K Road Race and Thrifty Foods Kids Run. Arrive early to register.
Limited race package pickup is available to pre-registered out of town entrants between 6:00am and 8:30am at the corner of Belleville and Government Streets on Race Day.
Note: IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT REGISTRATION – Sept 23, 2016
We could not put on this wonderful event without the help of over 1600 volunteers.
We are still in need of approximately 75 volunteers. If you are available this weekend and would like to help, please apply online by Thurs, Oct , 2016.