Events Schedule

Friday, October 9, 2015

10:00 a.m.
Press Conference

Frontrunners Footwear, 1200 Vancouver Street. Meet elite athletes, sponsors and charities, and help kick off Race Weekend!

3:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Victoria Marathon Race Expo, Race Package Pickup and Late Registration
Victoria Conference Centre, 720 Douglas Street, Level 2

3:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Pre-Race Massage

Victoria Conference Centre, 720 Douglas Street, Level 2, Expo Area. $20 for 15 minutes. A limited number of pre-race massages will be available on a first-come, first-served basis at the Race Expo.


Saturday, October 10, 2015

9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Victoria Marathon Race Expo, Race Package Pickup and Late Registration

Victoria Conference Centre, 720 Douglas Street, Level 2

9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Pre-Race Massage

Victoria Conference Centre, 720 Douglas Street, Level 2, Expo Area. Massage – $20 for 15 minutes. A limited number of pre-race massages will be available on a first-come, first-served basis at the Race Expo.


SPEAKER SERIES
All speaker sessions held at the Victoria Conference Centre, Level 1 Auditorium. Emcee: Rod McCrimmon.

9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m


10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

Bus Tours of the Marathon Route (includes Half Marathon route)
Departs from the Victoria Conference Centre, 720 Douglas Street. Duration: 2hrs – 2hr 15min. Tickets: $10. Available for purchase with your registration or at the Tickets Kiosk at the Victoria Marathon Race Expo (Level 2 at the Victoria Conference Centre) (limited availability). Advance tickets will be with Race Numbers.


6:30 p.m. 
Carbo Gala Dinner

Fairmont Empress Hotel, Crystal Ballroom, 721 Government Street. Join us for a spectacular pre-race buffet dinner.

Special Address: TBC. Motivational Address: TBC. Emcee: Steve King.

Tickets: $45 per person (children also need a ticket). Available for purchase with your registration or at the Tickets Kiosk at the Victoria Marathon Race Expo (Level 2 at the Victoria Conference Centre) (limited availability). Advance tickets will be with Race Numbers.

Doors open at 6:00 p.m. Dinner – 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Great Draw Prizes!


Sunday, October 11, 2015

Racing Events

6:30 a.m. – Marathon Early Start (Time Limit: 5:30-7 Hours)
7:10 a.m. – 8K Road Race Wheelchair and Visually Impaired Start
7:15 a.m. – 8K Road Race Start
7:25 a.m. – Half Marathon Wheelchair and Visually Impaired Start
7:30 a.m. – Half Marathon Start
8:40 a.m. – Marathon Wheelchair and Visually Impaired Start (Note: new start time)
8:45 a.m. – Marathon Main Start (Time Limit: 5:29 Hours) (Note: new start time)
10:15 a.m. – Thrifty Foods Kids Run

9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Victoria Marathon Race Expo and Awards Ceremonies

Victoria Conference Centre, 720 Douglas Street, Level 2

Awards Schedule
Overall and age category awards. Great draw prizes!

  • 8K Road Race – 10:00 a.m.
  • Half Marathon – 12:00 noon
  • Marathon – 2:30 p.m.
     

9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Post-Race Massage

Victoria Conference Centre, 720 Douglas Street, Level 2. Massage – $20 for 15 minutes. Book with your registration or check at the Victoria Marathon Race Expo. Please note: Space is not guaranteed to participants registering on race weekend. After you finish your race and collect your post-race refreshments, check in at the Massage Desk on Level 2 at the Victoria Marathon Race Expo with your race number. Pre-registered participants will be treated in order of arrival.

Victoria Marathon Race Expo and Package Pickup

The Expo is FREE and open to the public! Visit over 40 exhibitors featuring sponsors, souvenirs, merchandise, running apparel and accessories, nutritional and fitness products, samples, interactive displays, and much more while you pick up your race package.

Find out more!