Bruce Deacon is a two-time Olympic marathoner and winner of a silver medal at the 2003 Pan Am Games. With a personal best of 2:13:18, he has represented Canada at 4 World Championships, with a best finish of 11th place. When he last ran the Victoria Marathon, he had a run-away win in 2004 in a time of 2:21.
He has been the online coach for the past 7 years, and currently coaches adults and teens in the Victoria area. He still races and does well at the master’s ranks (40+). He currently works for the BC Public Service.