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Yama Hempler, left, moments after crossing the finish line of her 10th marathon in 10 days with Director of Victoria Hospitals Foundation Avery Brohman. (Brittany Carey photo)

Saanich woman completes 10 marathons, raises double her initial goal amount

Over $20,000 raised for Victoria Hospitals Foundation

Yama Hempler, left, moments after crossing the finish line of her 10th marathon in 10 days with Director of Victoria Hospitals Foundation Avery Brohman. (Brittany Carey photo)
A few days after Langley runner Sarah Inglis realized her long-standing dream of representing her native Scotland, it was put on hold (file)

B.C. runner ‘a bit gutted’ that COVID-19 virus concerns postponed major event

Organizers of World Half-Marathon Championships in Gydnia, Poland delay till October

A few days after Langley runner Sarah Inglis realized her long-standing dream of representing her native Scotland, it was put on hold (file)
Runners are preparing for the upcoming 2020 Pan Am Cross Country Cup, held for the first time at Langford’s Bear Mountain in February. (Photo courtesy of Pan Am Cross Country Cup)

Teams finalized in last push before Pan Am Cross Country Championships

The competition is taking place at Bear Mountain Resort in Langford on Feb. 29

Runners are preparing for the upcoming 2020 Pan Am Cross Country Cup, held for the first time at Langford’s Bear Mountain in February. (Photo courtesy of Pan Am Cross Country Cup)
East Sooke charity race helps build schools in Nepal

East Sooke charity race helps build schools in Nepal

A local nonprofit is building schools in Nepal, and will host its…

East Sooke charity race helps build schools in Nepal
Kelowna’s Malindi Elmore competed at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece. (Contributed)

B.C. woman crowned the fastest female marathon runner in Canadian history

Malindi Elmore ran an incredible 2:24:50 at the Houston Marathon

Kelowna’s Malindi Elmore competed at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece. (Contributed)
Bruce Hawkes, left, is presented a plaque commemorating his 200th consecutive Island Series race by Bob Reid, high performance director of the Harriers Pioneer 8K. (Joseph Camilleri - Prairie Inn Harriers)

Sooke runner breaks record with 200th consecutive race

Bruce Hawkes began Island Race Series streak in 1995

Bruce Hawkes, left, is presented a plaque commemorating his 200th consecutive Island Series race by Bob Reid, high performance director of the Harriers Pioneer 8K. (Joseph Camilleri - Prairie Inn Harriers)
20th Edge to Edge half marathon winner Tom Morrison reaches for a cup of water during Sunday’s downpour. Morrison said the race was “type two fun”: not fun at the time, but fun to talk about after. (Douglas Ludwig Photo)

Runners brave wet, windy weather for Ucluelet’s 20th Edge to Edge

“The spirit of the runners I have nothing but compliments.”

20th Edge to Edge half marathon winner Tom Morrison reaches for a cup of water during Sunday’s downpour. Morrison said the race was “type two fun”: not fun at the time, but fun to talk about after. (Douglas Ludwig Photo)
This year’s 8k/5k Seaside race will be called the Sidney by the Sea Run. (Black Press File)
This year’s 8k/5k Seaside race will be called the Sidney by the Sea Run. (Black Press File)
The Seaside 5k/8k is looking for an organizer from 2020 onwards. (Peninsula News Review File)

No start line for Sidney running race this year as organizer steps away

Race won’t happen in 2019, hopeful for 2020 re-start

The Seaside 5k/8k is looking for an organizer from 2020 onwards. (Peninsula News Review File)
Runners show off their retro look during the 5K fun run held as a prelude to the GoodLIfe Fitness Victoria Marathon 2018 launch Tuesday evening. Photo by Brynn Featherstone

Retro run helps launch 2018 GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon

Registrations have already begun, early bird rates still in effect

Runners show off their retro look during the 5K fun run held as a prelude to the GoodLIfe Fitness Victoria Marathon 2018 launch Tuesday evening. Photo by Brynn Featherstone
Children line up at the start line of the Thrifty Foods Kids Run on Menzies Street. The 1.25-kilometre run is part of the GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon on Oct. 8. Photo contributed

MARATHON COUNTDOWN: Kids Run adds to family atmosphere in Victoria

GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon runs the gamut of age groups

Children line up at the start line of the Thrifty Foods Kids Run on Menzies Street. The 1.25-kilometre run is part of the GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon on Oct. 8. Photo contributed
Runners start the GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon. Black Press staffer Kendra Wong is running her first half marathon next month. Photo by Matt Cecill

MARATHON BLOG: Working one’s way up to marathon distance

Black Press journalist Kendra Wong talks training for the GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon

Runners start the GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon. Black Press staffer Kendra Wong is running her first half marathon next month. Photo by Matt Cecill
Training for a full or half marathon requires dedication and attention to details like nutrition and hydration. Pixabay

RUNNER’S BLOG: Novice distance runner shares what she’s learning

Black Press journalist Kendra Wong is running the half at the GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon

  • Sep 6, 2017
Training for a full or half marathon requires dedication and attention to details like nutrition and hydration. Pixabay
GOODLIFE FITNESS VICTORIA MARATHON: Oak Bay-based runner and cyclist has been a stalwart at race

GOODLIFE FITNESS VICTORIA MARATHON: Oak Bay-based runner and cyclist has been a stalwart at race

From marathons to randonneur cycling, distance events have suited Ken Bonner

GOODLIFE FITNESS VICTORIA MARATHON: Oak Bay-based runner and cyclist has been a stalwart at race
Local non-profit Lifetime Networks has raised more than $100,000 during its years taking part in the GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon.                                Photo by Matt Cecill

Marathon charity program raises funds, fun and fitness

GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon offers multiple ways to contribute

Local non-profit Lifetime Networks has raised more than $100,000 during its years taking part in the GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon.                                Photo by Matt Cecill
The sixth annual Goddess Run on June 4 in Langford will mark a triumphant milestone in Julie Power’s battle with leukemia. Rick Stiebel/News Gazette staff

Victoria Goddess Run participant encourages women to care for their inner Goddess

Julie Power eager to share her cautionary tale as a cancer survivor

  • May 21, 2017
The sixth annual Goddess Run on June 4 in Langford will mark a triumphant milestone in Julie Power’s battle with leukemia. Rick Stiebel/News Gazette staff