I’m pretty underwhelmed by this year’s BMO Vancouver Marathon finisher medals and shirts. I feel that an event that is billed as a world-class event—and charing near world-class entry fees, on par with the SeaWheeze—they would offer nicer swag.
Last week was a big one for Yuri in a Hurry! In addition to my profile in The Vancouver Sun, I also had an article published on the SportMedBC newsletter about social media and running. Here is what I had to say.Yuri in a Hurry – Perspective from an InTraining Leader
Runners are social people. We may not all be talkative – especially in the middle of a run – but we are…
Last year, 78 year-old runner Bill Iffrig was thrust into the national spotlight after the Boston Marathon attacks. One year later, he talks about his journey.
To avod the ad, you can view teh video on the Sports on Earth website.
Earlier this week, I was contacted by the Vancouver Sun, our daily newspaper. They wanted to do a story leading up to the Vancouver Sun Run on how to stay motivated while running. Ithink Tiffany did a great good job of capturing my motivations and some of the advice I offered. Here is an except:Yuri in a hurry: From a beer/wings diet to healthy eating, runningBy TIFFANY CRAWFORD, VANCOUVER…
The BMO Sunshine Coast April Fool’s Run is a favourite race for many Vancouver area residents, as well as Sunshine Coast locals. The course is a point-to point route that starts in Gibsons and makes its way through a variety of residential streets, country roads and highways to a beachside park in Sechelt.
The event started in 1978, making it one of the regions oldest events. Over the past 3 and…
The BMO Sunshine Coast April Fool’s Run is one of “BC’s best-kept coastal secrets.” No foolin’!
Here’s a promo video by Keith Dunn Videos:
The event prides itself on “friendly West Coast hospitality, low entry fee, rural setting, finisher’s medals and hot soup—all just a quick ferry ride or flight from Vancouver.”
Here’s how fellow…
SportSmart Webinar #5 focuses on nutrition for athletes.
SportMedBC Safety Coordinator Seb Hartell takes an in-depth look at:
- How nutrition fuels the body
- The most appropriate times to eat
- What types of food are best
- Special nutritional considerations for athletes
Cambie Running Room Marathon Clinic Group
Today’s run was 23k with the middle 14k at (or below) marathon pace. The marathon pace section followed the final third of the BMO Vancouver Marathon course along the seawall to the finish line. This was a tough workout, but a huge confidence builder for me. It was a drop back week in terms of mileage, but not necessarily intensity.
For the marathon…
Here’s a fun way to kick off registration for Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas! The Vancouver edition of this event will be extra special this year with the inaugural Rock ‘n’ Roll Vancouver being held in October.
There are two ways to participate:Hosted Runs
Join me for the Vancouver Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas Kick Off Night 5K Fun Run on April 2. If you are not in Vancouver, you can check the event site …