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Postby chunkymonkeymelonhed » Thu Oct 25, 2012 2:12 pm

Registration is open.
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Re: BMO Vancouver

Postby Stampie » Thu Oct 25, 2012 2:55 pm

Already registered for the half.

Are you going to register CMMH?
PB’s (official race results)
5K – 26:20; 8K – 41:28; 10K – 52:13; 15K - 1:22:43; 21.1K – 1:54:16; 30K – 2:51:34; 42.2K – 4:24:14

What is up for 2018
Feb 11th - First Half Vancouver
TBA
Planning & in my sights
Jun 9th - Puddle Jumper Classic

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Re: BMO Vancouver

Postby Jwolf » Thu Oct 25, 2012 2:58 pm

Unsure about this one. I won't register before the early bird deadline December 31, and the price jumps a lot after that (only one regular price until late registration at the expo). I will wait on my decision till later in the spring for sure.

I found the half-marathon course deceivingly tough last year, but maybe I just pushed it too hard in those early downhill kilometres (my calves hurt just thinking about it). I'm also thinking about the Run for Water in Abbotsford at the end of May.
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Postby marymac442 » Thu Oct 25, 2012 5:56 pm

I am registered as well. Will see if I like the course better the second time around.
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Re: BMO Vancouver

Postby RobW » Thu Oct 25, 2012 11:36 pm

I'm undecided on the distance but leaning towards registering for the marathon before the first cutoff and play it by ear. Only problem is that the half would probably sell out well before I decide on the distance. Will do the half or marathon in Abby if Jen registers for it.

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Re: BMO Vancouver

Postby carm » Fri Oct 26, 2012 1:14 pm

I'm a strong maybe and love visiting Vancouver that time of the year. If I race it, it will be the 1/2 but at the very least, I can spectate, cheer and participate in pre-/post-race RM festivities.
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Postby Jwolf » Fri Oct 26, 2012 2:30 pm

RobW wrote:... Will do the half or marathon in Abby if Jen registers for it.


Can't you just tell me what to do? ;)

I'm actually thinking more about BMO now but will reserve decision till December 31.
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Re: BMO Vancouver

Postby carm » Fri Oct 26, 2012 3:05 pm

Jwolf wrote:
RobW wrote:... Will do the half or marathon in Abby if Jen registers for it.


Can't you just tell me what to do? ;)

I'm actually thinking more about BMO now but will reserve decision till December 31.


You two are too cute. What about a nice Happy New Year present for one another?! :D
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Re: BMO Vancouver

Postby Stampie » Fri Oct 26, 2012 3:36 pm

carm wrote:
Jwolf wrote:
RobW wrote:... Will do the half or marathon in Abby if Jen registers for it.


Can't you just tell me what to do? ;)

I'm actually thinking more about BMO now but will reserve decision till December 31.


You two are too cute. What about a nice Happy New Year present for one another?! :D

:lol:
PB’s (official race results)
5K – 26:20; 8K – 41:28; 10K – 52:13; 15K - 1:22:43; 21.1K – 1:54:16; 30K – 2:51:34; 42.2K – 4:24:14

What is up for 2018
Feb 11th - First Half Vancouver
TBA
Planning & in my sights
Jun 9th - Puddle Jumper Classic

Run the mile you're in. Not the one behind you, and not the one in front of you - the one you are running now :) - purdy65

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Re: BMO Vancouver

Postby Jwolf » Fri Oct 26, 2012 8:11 pm

carm wrote:
Jwolf wrote:
RobW wrote:... Will do the half or marathon in Abby if Jen registers for it.


Can't you just tell me what to do? ;)

I'm actually thinking more about BMO now but will reserve decision till December 31.


You two are too cute. What about a nice Happy New Year present for one another?! :D


:)
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Re: BMO Vancouver

Postby rockstar79 » Wed Oct 31, 2012 10:30 pm

I'm doing it! First marathon, super excited!
Next?
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Re: BMO Vancouver

Postby Stampie » Thu Nov 01, 2012 12:44 am

rockstar79 wrote:I'm doing it! First marathon, super excited!

8)

What a great course to do your first marathon! This was also my first marathon this year too and I truly enjoyed my time.
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5K – 26:20; 8K – 41:28; 10K – 52:13; 15K - 1:22:43; 21.1K – 1:54:16; 30K – 2:51:34; 42.2K – 4:24:14

What is up for 2018
Feb 11th - First Half Vancouver
TBA
Planning & in my sights
Jun 9th - Puddle Jumper Classic

Run the mile you're in. Not the one behind you, and not the one in front of you - the one you are running now :) - purdy65

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Re: BMO Vancouver

Postby carm » Tue Dec 25, 2012 9:56 am

Merry Christmas, Maniacs. DH and I are trying to firm up our spring plans for a visit out West so we can book reward flights soon. Is there a 'legal' transfer period for 1/2 m bibs in the weeks leading up to the race or are no transfers allowed? Is there a demand for 1/2m bibs leading up to race day?
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Postby Jwolf » Tue Dec 25, 2012 11:11 am

No transfers to other people are allowed. You can switch from full to half or vice versa if space is available.

Last year was the first time both distances filled, after some very aggressive marketing. There was definitely demand for bibs as the race got closer, but people ran under other people's names.
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Postby Jwolf » Tue Dec 25, 2012 1:57 pm

Looking back at my earlier posts...

Now I don't know if I'll be ready for a half in May, but it looks unlikely now. I definitely won't be registering anytime before March.

But whatever happens I'll be there to cheer people on. :)
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Re: BMO Vancouver

Postby Stampie » Tue Dec 25, 2012 2:04 pm

Jwolf wrote:No transfers to other people are allowed. You can switch from full to half or vice versa if space is available.

Last year was the first time both distances filled, after some very aggressive marketing. There was definitely demand for bibs as the race got closer, but people ran under other people's names.

What Jennifer said, no transfers allowed. Having said that, I heard of people getting bibs thru craigslist.
PB’s (official race results)
5K – 26:20; 8K – 41:28; 10K – 52:13; 15K - 1:22:43; 21.1K – 1:54:16; 30K – 2:51:34; 42.2K – 4:24:14

What is up for 2018
Feb 11th - First Half Vancouver
TBA
Planning & in my sights
Jun 9th - Puddle Jumper Classic

Run the mile you're in. Not the one behind you, and not the one in front of you - the one you are running now :) - purdy65

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Re: BMO Vancouver

Postby carm » Tue Dec 25, 2012 11:17 pm

Hmm, ok. I can imagine that transfers are a PITA for the race organizers so that's understandable. At this point, I'll try to book flights that will have me in town for the race so I can cheer at least and come to the M&G.
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Postby Jwolf » Wed Dec 26, 2012 11:07 am

For those who are interested in doing some fundraising, you can enter as part of the RUN4HOPE program:

http://www.bmovanmarathon.ca/run4hope/

You pledge to raise at least $1000 for one of several charities, and for this you get entry to the race, a Running Room clinic, plus several other perks.
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Re: BMO Vancouver

Postby carm » Thu Jan 10, 2013 1:21 pm

It looks like Van will be a no-go this year. I got confirmation of a big deadline at work and all of the insanity will be happening late April/early May for a May 17 deadline. We will be pushing back our trip to the Coast. :(
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Re: BMO Vancouver

Postby Stampie » Thu Jan 10, 2013 3:07 pm

carm wrote:It looks like Van will be a no-go this year. I got confirmation of a big deadline at work and all of the insanity will be happening late April/early May for a May 17 deadline. We will be pushing back our trip to the Coast. :(

That sucks carm! :(
Let us know when you are coming into town and we can try to connect then and maybe do another race.
PB’s (official race results)
5K – 26:20; 8K – 41:28; 10K – 52:13; 15K - 1:22:43; 21.1K – 1:54:16; 30K – 2:51:34; 42.2K – 4:24:14

What is up for 2018
Feb 11th - First Half Vancouver
TBA
Planning & in my sights
Jun 9th - Puddle Jumper Classic

Run the mile you're in. Not the one behind you, and not the one in front of you - the one you are running now :) - purdy65

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Re: BMO Vancouver

Postby carm » Thu Jan 10, 2013 4:06 pm

Stampie wrote:
carm wrote:It looks like Van will be a no-go this year. I got confirmation of a big deadline at work and all of the insanity will be happening late April/early May for a May 17 deadline. We will be pushing back our trip to the Coast. :(

That sucks carm! :(
Let us know when you are coming into town and we can try to connect then and maybe do another race.


Will do. I'll have a look at what races you guys have on the go during the summer and will try to come out when there's something to run. Any suggestions?
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Re: BMO Vancouver

Postby Stampie » Thu Jan 10, 2013 5:07 pm

carm wrote:
Stampie wrote:
carm wrote:It looks like Van will be a no-go this year. I got confirmation of a big deadline at work and all of the insanity will be happening late April/early May for a May 17 deadline. We will be pushing back our trip to the Coast. :(

That sucks carm! :(
Let us know when you are coming into town and we can try to connect then and maybe do another race.


Will do. I'll have a look at what races you guys have on the go during the summer and will try to come out when there's something to run. Any suggestions?

There is the Scotiabank Half on June 23rd, running from UBC to Stanley Park.

There is the Longed Day Run at UBC, a 5K & 10K race thru the campus of UBC. I can’t see what date has been set yet, but my guess it will likely be on June 14th. This race is run on a Friday night and there is a beer garden after and a BBQ for the participants. This is a fun race and well organized, I ran it with Jwolf in 2011.

There is also the run for water in Abbotsford on May 26th, but I’m not sure if you want to travel out to Abbotsford if you are staying in Richmond or Vancouver and I think this is the same weekend as the ORW too. There is a 5k, 10K, half & full.
PB’s (official race results)
5K – 26:20; 8K – 41:28; 10K – 52:13; 15K - 1:22:43; 21.1K – 1:54:16; 30K – 2:51:34; 42.2K – 4:24:14

What is up for 2018
Feb 11th - First Half Vancouver
TBA
Planning & in my sights
Jun 9th - Puddle Jumper Classic

Run the mile you're in. Not the one behind you, and not the one in front of you - the one you are running now :) - purdy65

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Re: BMO Vancouver

Postby HCcD » Thu Feb 14, 2013 1:59 pm

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Re: BMO Vancouver

Postby Stampie » Thu Feb 14, 2013 11:20 pm

Coming out for a threepeat Andy?
PB’s (official race results)
5K – 26:20; 8K – 41:28; 10K – 52:13; 15K - 1:22:43; 21.1K – 1:54:16; 30K – 2:51:34; 42.2K – 4:24:14

What is up for 2018
Feb 11th - First Half Vancouver
TBA
Planning & in my sights
Jun 9th - Puddle Jumper Classic

Run the mile you're in. Not the one behind you, and not the one in front of you - the one you are running now :) - purdy65

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Re: BMO Vancouver

Postby Jump145 » Fri Feb 15, 2013 12:35 am

I'm in for the full. :)
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