October 12, 2015

MEDIA RELEASE – Exciting Finish for Elites in the 36th Annual GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon

(Victoria, BC – October 12, 2015) Yesterday was a race full of drama for the elite athletes, but for the majority of the 9,000 plus participants it was a glorious day to set personal goals in the 36th Annual GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon. The 2014 marathon winner Daniel Kipkoech successfully defended his title, albeit in unexpected circumstances, while first-time marathoner Erin Burrett from Nanaimo, BC sprinted to a spectacular finish. The Marathon had 1,484 registrants, the Half Marathon: 3,808, the 8K Road Race: 2,688 and the Thrifty Foods Kids Run: 1,087, for a total of 9,067. [MORE]

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Photo: Half Marathon Start (Chris Kelsall).

October 11, 2015

2015 Race Results are posted on our results page!

  • Finisher certificates and MarathonFoto portraits will be available from within our results near the end of the week after we receive results corrections.

2015 Race Portraits by MarathonFoto

  • Make sure to see all the great images from GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon captured by MarathonFoto (you will receive an email when they become available):

October 10, 2015

MEDIA RELEASE (Victoria, BC – October 9, 2015)GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon Announces Elite Athlete Field Legacy Funding Partnership with GoodLife Fitness and the City of Victoria. Three former winners of the GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon will be back to challenge for the 2015 marathon crown, it was announced today at the pre-race media conference. The 2014, 2013 and 2012 champions, Daniel Kipkoech, Lamech Mokono, and Thomas Omwenga lead an impressive elite field on Sunday in the 36th annual event. Lioudmila Kortchaguina, the 2014 women’s marathon winner is also returning as is the 2013 and 2010 champion, Victoria’s Catrin Jones. As of noon Wednesday, when online registration closed, there were 8,619 in the four events – the Marathon, Half Marathon, 8K Road Race and the Thrifty Foods Kids Run.


October 9, 2015

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October 7, 2015


October 6, 2015

October 5, 2015

Race Week Is Here!

  • Road Closures Media Advisory (Oct 5, 2015)
  • Volunteers Needed: We are still looking for volunteers to help on Race Weekend. We can’t say enough how much we value and love our volunteers. Course Marshals is our largest area of need and we need about 30 more to make that crew complete. Please Apply Online.
  • Our Volunteer Training Night at Oak Bay High School is tonight. Contact us for more information.
  • Check out our 2015 Virtual Race Bag for some great info, deals and discounts!


October 1, 2015

With all the work now done, it’s time to reap the rewards. Run your best race by following these 10 Tips for Race Day success.  Check out Bruce Deacon’s October Training Newsletter!


September 24, 2015

MEDIA RELEASE – GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon Volunteers Needed

(Victoria, BC – September 24, 2015) With just two weeks until the 36th Annual GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon, the event is still in need of volunteers to fill a variety of areas. The Marathon – on Sunday, October 11 – requires 200+ additional Race Day volunteers, as well as individuals at the Race Expo and for assisting with course set-up. Sixteen hundred (1,600) volunteers are needed annually to ensure the event runs smoothly and efficiently…[MORE]

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