Are you looking to enter a race this year? Do you want to support a great cause?

The YMCA of Greater Vancouver is now an official charity partner of the BMO Vancouver Marathon on Sunday, May 6th!

The BMO Vancouver Marathon ranks as one of the top destination marathons in the world and takes participants along beaches, through natural parks, and along the Seawall. Whether you are brand new to running or are a seasoned competitor – there is something for you. Sign up for a Full Marathon, Half Marathon, 8 km, Relay or even a 2.5 km Kids Run for 5-12 year olds.

How to become a YMCA charity runner:

  • Visit the BMO website by clicking on "Register Online" above
  • Click on Register Now
  • Click on CHARITY runners and choose your race of choice
  • Select the YMCA of Greater Vancouver as the charity to fundraise for

Looking to sign up as a relay team? Relay teams are an excellent option for companies looking for a great team building opportunity. Teams can either create their own fundraising team and choose YMCA as their charity of choice or join the YMCA fundraising team. Relay teams can download an information sheet to collect team members’ information for the race.

Tax receipts can be provided to individuals and companies.

By signing up as a charity runner, you will receive a 35% discount on your registration fee if you raise a minimum of $300 for the YMCA Annual Campaign, helping more kids, families and seniors reach their potential through access to proven YMCA programs.

Visit the BMO Marathon website for further details. Don’t forget to share this event with your family or friends who might be interested!

Get half-marathon race ready and join the YMCA Run Club!

  • Meets every Saturday starting February 10 between 8:30am-11:00am at the Robert Lee YMCA atrium
  • There are two levels to choose from: beginner or intermediate
  • $69 for members | $79 for non-members

Sign up at the Robert Lee YMCA or call 604-673-6194.

We’re looking for volunteers to support the YMCA Run Club!

Click here to view the volunteer posting.

Contact us for more information at runfortheymca@gv.ymca.ca.