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Sunday, October 13, 2019

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Welcome to the GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon!

We’re Vancouver Island’s premier running event, offering athletes an unmatchable running experience on the pristine West Coast. Our world-class, record-breaking course is designed by runners, for runners. As the only Certified Boston Qualifier on the Island, come join us to compete, to conquer and to move from warm-up to reward.

Races

Full
Marathon

This world-renowned marathon is a beautiful, seaside course with lots of mild undulations, but with a maximum elevation change of only 74 feet.

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Half
Marathon

Our most popular race, the Half Marathon follows a good portion of the Marathon route and you will enjoy beautiful Victoria landmarks throughout.

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8K Turkey Trot

Rebranded this year to an 8K Turkey Trot, this race will combine a beautiful scenic route through downtown, Beacon Hill and finishing along the ocean front with all the fun of a Turkey Trot event. Earn that turkey dinner with our 8K event!

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Thrifty Foods
Kids Run

A tradition in Victoria, this run is so much fun! All children 12-years-old or younger can run or walk this 1.25 km race. Parents do not have to register and can run alongside their child.

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Road Closures & No Parking

No Parking: No parking is allowed on the race route. No parking, special event signs will be put up in the City of Victoria and cars will be towed from roads along the course for the safety of all participants and public on Sunday morning beginning at 2:30 am.

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Videos

A year is a long time to wait…

The finish line is a beautiful place.

Marathon Video 2017

Media Releases

Peninsula Co-op announced as Title Sponsor for Volunteer Program
Peninsula Co-op announced as Title Sponsor for Volunteer Program

(Victoria, BC – September 6, 2019)  GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon is excited to announce that Peninsula Co-op will be the...

GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon joins Abbott World Marathon Majors Wanda Age Group Ranking Qualifying Series
GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon joins Abbott World Marathon Majors Wanda Age Group Ranking Qualifying Series

(Victoria, BC – July 11, 2019) The GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon has joined a select list of worldwide races as an Abbott...

Victoria Day Douglas Mile Leads the Parade
Victoria Day Douglas Mile Leads the Parade

(Victoria, BC – May 20, 2019) –  In 1986, the first Douglas Mile took place with only 12 runners (and it was still...

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