Crush Your 2019 Fitness Goals at these Vancouver Races

Is your 2019 fitness goal to push your limits to run a marathon? Or maybe cycle up a mountain, or compete in an Ironman event? Race season is coming up and you’re in luck because Vancouver’s mild climate paves the way for the city to host internationally attended running, cycling, and triathlon events. Which means that you could plan a holiday around your race goal – it’s a win-win situation.

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Crush Your 2019 Fitness Goals at these Vancouver Races

Marathon Dance Party Coming to Vancouver: Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon

The Rock 'n' Roll Marathon Series, shown here in Las Vegas, is coming to Vancouver. Photo credit: c&rdunn | Flickr

The Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series, shown here in Las Vegas, is coming to Vancouver. Photo credit: c&rdunn | Flickr

Want to get a head start on those New Year’s resolutions? How about training for Vancouver’s newest – and funkiest – new marathon?

The first ever Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series event is coming to Vancouver, Oct. 26. Featuring both a 10K and a half-marathon, the event is equal parts live music party and road race.

Along each mile of the course, bands are on hand to pump up runners.  Music ranges from rock and soul to jazz, blues and even punk. Dozens of live music groups in total transform the race into a giant dance party.  (In fact, local bands are being recruited shortly, if you’d like to rock out in front of thousands of runners and fans).

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Marathon Dance Party Coming to Vancouver: Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon

Register for the 2014 SeaWheeze Lululemon Half Marathon Feb 3rd

Seawheeze Vancouver 2014

Image courtesy of The SeaWheeze™ lululemon Half Marathon

Does 7 months give you enough time to prepare for the fun that you’re bound to half at the 3rd annual SeaWheeze half marathon, organized by Lululemon? Registration for the most popular half marathon in Vancouver opened today, and if you’ve missed being able to participate because it sells out every year, maybe it’s time you stopped procrastinating and signed up for the event!

This year, the 2014 Seawheeze half marathon will be held in Vancouver on August 23rd (you can almost feel the warmth of the sun now). Only 10,015 runners are able to sign up for the event, which attracts running and yoga-buffs from around the country.

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Register for the 2014 SeaWheeze Lululemon Half Marathon Feb 3rd

Lululemon SeaWheeze Half-Marathon is Back This Saturday

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The Lululemon SeaWheeze half-marathon is back this Saturday for its second year. The event, organised by yoga apparel company Lululemon, is billed as not just a run, but a “fun-filled weekend you won’t forget.” The two-day festival consists of running, yoga, music, and more.

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Lululemon SeaWheeze Half-Marathon is Back This Saturday

Train for the lululemon SeaWheeze: Vancouver’s newest half-marathon, Aug. 11

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Avid runners know that Vancouver is home to one of the world’s largest 10K events, the annual Sun Run every spring.  We’ve also got the BMO Vancouver Marathon in May, the second-largest marathon in Canada.   Now, here comes another challenge for the fleet-footed.

This Aug. 11 will mark the inaugural running of the SeaWheeze, the city’s newest half-marathon.  Organized by none other than yoga-wear icons lululemon, Seawheeze winds for approximately 13 miles (21.1 kilometres) through some of Vancouver’s most picturesque neighborhoods, into parks and along the coast.

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Train for the lululemon SeaWheeze: Vancouver’s newest half-marathon, Aug. 11