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January 31, 2017

MEDIA RELEASE –  Sooke River 10K– Sunday February 5, 2017

(Victoria, BC – January 30, 2017) The third race in the Vancouver Island Race Series – Sooke River 10K – will take place on Sunday, February 5 at 11 am. There will be a 10:30 am start for walkers and slower runners. The race will start and finish at Edward Milne School, 6218 Sooke Rd, and is hosted by the Victoria Marathon Society. [MORE]

 

January 13, 2017

MEDIA RELEASEApplications for 2017 GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon Charity Pledge Program Now Open. (Victoria, BC – January 13, 2017)

The 38th Annual GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon is now accepting applications for the CHEK Charity Pledge Program (CPP). Entering its 13th year, The charities raise awareness and funds by encouraging individuals to run or walk for their individual causes, and by collecting pledges. [MORE]

November 1, 2016

With the recovery done and the warm glow of your accomplishment fading, it’s time to look back and it’s time to look forward. Look back to learn from your experience, and look forward to set new and inspiring fitness goals. Take a look at Bruce Deacon’s November Training Newsletter!

October 27, 2016

View the 2016 Results for the Marathon, Marathon Relay, Half Marathon and 8K Road Race!

In the results, click on your name to print your Marathon, Half Marathon or 8K Road Race finisher’s certificate. Click on the camera icon to view your MarathonFoto race photographs.

October 27, 2016

Thank you for participating and volunteering at the 37th Annual GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon!
Your feedback is important! Completion of this QUESTIONNAIRE will enable the 2017 Race Organizing Committee to improve this event and make the Marathon Weekend one that exceeds your expectations.
We will draw 5 random winners for an entry to the 2017 event. **Surveys completed by Monday, October 31, 2016 (with name, city and email address) will be eligible! **

October 12, 2016

Online registration for 2017 will open at 1:00pm today! Are you ready?

October 10, 2016

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]

October 9, 2016

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!

October 7, 2016

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]

October 7, 2016

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!

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