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 title sponsor of the marathon’s volunteer program for 2019. The marathon is celebrating its 40th Annual event this year and will take place on Sunday, October 13. In addition to the marathon there is the Half Marathon, 8K Turkey Trot and the Thrifty Foods Kids Run.

With over 8,000 participants in the four events, the Victoria Marathon Society relies on the support of dedicated and enthusiastic volunteers who fill many roles over race weekend. The 50 plus members of the organizing committee bring years of experience to the event – many of whom have been volunteering for over 30 years.

“We are thrilled to welcome Peninsula Co-op as the new title sponsor of the volunteer crew,” says Cathy Noel, General Manager, Victoria Marathon Society. “The efforts of over 1600 volunteers make the Goodlife Fitness Victoria Marathon happen each year. Thanks to Peninsula Co-op, our volunteers this year will be outfitted in shirts and Endur apparel toques. We would like to welcome Peninsula Co-op to our marathon family.”

“Peninsula Co-op is committed to giving back to our local communities and sponsoring the volunteer program is a natural fit.,” says Lindsay Gaudette, Marketing & Community Relations Manager, Peninsula Co-op. “The Marathon relies on volunteers who donate their time and we’re honoured to help recognize those who are supporting our community.”

Individuals interested in volunteering for the event can register online at https://www.runvictoriamarathon.com/volunteer/ or email: volunteer@runvictoriamarathon.com

For more information and to register for any of the marathon events go to: https://www.runvictoriamarathon.com/registration/