Four 5K Fun Runs to Conquer this September in Vancouver

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Just because beach season is slowly winding down as we get closer to September doesn’t mean that you have to forget about keeping that perfect beach body. In fact, Autumn is a good time to start training without having to worry about passing out from heat exhaustion.

A great way to get into running to keep it fun and rewarding is by entering into one of the many fun 5K runs that are happening in Vancouver. These runs usually involve good times, free swag, and a little bit of exercise to boot. Below we’ve listed four 5K runs that put the “fun” back into fitness:

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Four 5K Fun Runs to Conquer this September in Vancouver

Are You a Runner?

Photo credit: The SeaWheeze lululemon Half Marathon

Photo credit: The SeaWheeze lululemon Half Marathon

The following article was written by Andrea Ma

What is the distinction between a “runner” and somebody who runs? I can move my legs at an acceptable pace, but I don’t run in races. Does that still make me a runner? When I was given the opportunity to run in a sold out, globally recognized half marathon, also known as #SeaWheeze, the thought of not being a “runner” almost made me say no. The key word is almost.

I began my quest by researching the existing running culture in Vancouver. Let me say, there is no shortage of Vancouverites moving their feet on the seawall. For those unfamiliar with Vancouver’s seawall, it’s a 22 kilometer breathtaking oceanfront sidewalk wrapping around the downtown core of Vancouver and beyond.

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Are You a Runner?

Attention Luxury Cart Enthusiasts – the 2014 Cart has Arrived!

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Featuring a sleek new design, composite rubber wheels, improved safety features and lighter material, the new 2014 high-performance cart doesn’t disappoint!

Check out the video below to see it in action.

Diving Near Vancouver – Lookout Point

Photo: Stephen Pearce

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By Stephen Pearce. Another installment of our series on scuba diving near Vancouver. This time Stephen explores Lookout Point.

Lookout Point is Whytecliff Park’s quiet, laid back, next door neighbour.

While Whytecliff fills up with picnickers, sun worshippers, bikers, hikers and, yes, scuba divers, Lookout Point beckons with a beautiful sheltered bay and nary a scuba diver or a sunbather in sight.

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Diving Near Vancouver – Lookout Point

102nd Grey Cup Festival in Vancouver Tickets on Sale Now

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It may be 132 days away, but preparation is already gearing up for the highly-anticipated 102nd Grey Cup Festival coming back to Vancouver this November. The grey cup features the best two teams in the Canadian Football League (CFL) facing off against each other to get a chance at winning the coveted grey cup.

While its still a ways away, it’s worth getting excited for the 102nd Grey Cup. As B.C. Premier Christy Clark put it, it’s not just a football game, “but a week-long festival of Canadian football and culture”.

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102nd Grey Cup Festival in Vancouver Tickets on Sale Now

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