Vancouver International Marathon

Vancouver CAN

Web Site: www.bmovanmarathon.ca

Race Winners (59 runnings)
04 May 2014 2:21:08 Birhanu Mekonen Tadesse (ETH) 2:37:00 Kimberly Doerksen (BC/CAN)
05 May 2013 2:24:09 Thomas Omwenga-4 2:40:34 Lucy Njeri Muhami (KEN)
06 May 2012 2:21:51 Gezahenge Eshetu Debele (ETH)

2:42:16

Eleanor Greenwood (SCO)
01 May 2011 2:19:59 Benard Arasa Onsare-2

2:43:40

Keddi-Anne Sherbino (BC/CAN)
02 May 2010 2:16:55 Thomas Omwenga-3

2:37:17

Emma Muthoni Kiruki (KEN)
03 May 2009 2:28:26 Benard Arasa Onsare (KEN)

2:46:24

Mary Akor-3
04 May 2008 2:15:59 Thomas Omwenga-2

2:37:54

Mary Akor-2

06 May 2007

2:25:27

Thomas Omwenga (KEN)

2:35:50

Claudia Mariela Camargo (ARG)

07 May 2006

2:18:28

Kassahun Kabiso-2

2:37:06

Malgorzata Sobanska (POL)

01 May 2005

2:15:40

Kassahun Kabiso (ETH)

2:44:05

Rimma Dubovik (UKR)

02 May 2004

2:18:26

Ulrich Steidl-5

2:44:43

Mary Akor (CA/USA)

04 May 2003

2:20:22

Ulrich Steidl-4

2:46:22

Angela Strange-2

05 May 2002

2:17:01

Ulrich Steidl-3

2:45:46

Angela Strange (CAN)

06 May 2001

2:18:56

Ulrich Steidl-2

2:45:51

Leteyesus Berehe (ETH)

07 May 2000

2:18:53

Ulrich Steidl (GER)

2:45:32

Krystina Pieczulis-3

02 May 1999

2:21:33

Atsunari Saito (JPN)

2:43:46

Krystina Pieczulis-2

03 May 1998

2:22:48

Juan Gonzalez-3

2:43:20

Krystina Pieczulis (POL)

04 May 1997

2:22:53

Juan Gonzalez-2

2:49:56

Eniko Feher-4

05 May 1996

2:17:47

Juan Gonzalez (MEX)

2:52:38

Eniko Feher-3

07 May 1995

2:23:11

Graciano Gonzalez (MEX)

2:48:50

Yoko Okuda (JPN)

01 May 1994

2:17:24

Makoto Sasaki (JPN)

2:46:24

Eniko Feher-2

02 May 1993

2:18:37

Hayashi Morozumi (JPN)

2:47:27

Eniko Feher (HUN)

03 May 1992

2:23:24

Masato Kojima (JPN)

2:43:16

Yuka Terumuma (JPN)

05 May 1991

2:25:01

Shigemi Tamori (JPN)

2:52:14

Misao Miyata (JPN)

06 May 1990

2:23:47

Yoshikazu Tanese (JPN)

2:55:14

Reiko Hirosawa (JPN)

07 May 1989

2:19:41

Shem-Tov Sabag (ISR)

2:50:05

Anne Mangal (CAN)

01 May 1988

2:19:20

Mitsumasa Matsuyama (JPN)

2:50:33

Isabelle Dittberner (CAN)

03 May 1987

2:21:12

Tetsuji Iwase (JPN)

2:46:50

Cathy Kroll (USA)

04 May 1986

2:21:14

Hiromi Nishi (JPN)

2:45:37

Joi Belyk (CAN)

05 May 1985

2:24:24

Adrian Wellington (AUS)

2:55:34

Kikue Tejima (JPN)

06 May 1984

2:16:34

Ric Sayre (USA)

2:52:03

Carol Raven (NZL)

01 May 1983

2:19:42+

Paul Bannon (CAN)

2:45:23+

Beverly Bush (CAN)

02 May 1982

2:16:56

Steve Pomeroy (CAN)

2:45:25

Sue Krenn (CA/USA)

03 May 1981

2:16:27

Brian Morgan (AUS) (nc)

2:48:23

Nancy McLaren (CAN) (nc)

04 May 1980

2:13:14

Garry Henry (AUS) (nc)

2:45:27

Marilyn Belwood (USA) (nc)

06 May 1979

2:15:56

William Scott (AUS)

2:44:53

Gail McKean-2

27 May 1978

2:20:49

John Hill (CAN)

2:55:33

Gail McKean (CAN)

28 May 1977

2:22:36

Chris Bolter (CAN)

3:14:32

Meg Gordon (CAN)

29 May 1976

2:20:30.0

Ross Jackson (CAN)

2:47:34.8

Doris Brown (WA/USA)

24 May 1975

2:19:58.6

Joe Skaja (USA)

3:06:49.0

Linda Winslow (AK/USA)

25 May 1974

2:14:33.8

Tom Howard-3

3:03:15.8

Maria Brzezinska (CAN)

26 May 1973

2:21:45.2

Tom Howard-2

3:24:38.4

Deborah Collins (CAN)

27 May 1972

2:24:08.0

Tom Howard (NC/CAN) (bc)

3:39:22.8

Patricia Loveland (OR/USA)
1971 --- n/a  
19 Apr 1970 2:34:33.8 John Cliff (ON/CAN) (bc)
15 Jun1969 2:40:27.2 Tom Rosenau (WA/USA) (bc)
1968 2:24:30 Jack Burnett (CAN) (bc)
13 May 1967 2:32:06.8 Garry Harrison-3 (bc)
1966 --- n/a
20 Jun 1965 --- n/a
15 Jun 1964 2:37:44 Garry Harrison-2 (bc)
1963 --- n/a
16 Jun 1962 2:36:34 Garry Harrison (BC/CAN) (bc)
1961 --- n/a
01 Jul 1960 2:47:31 Al Sweeney (BC/CAN)  (bc)
31 May 1959 2:25:39.4 Gordon Dickson (ON/CAN) (nc) (bc)
1958 --- n/a
1957 --- n/a
01 Jul 1956 2:45:50 Adrien Vali (BC/CAN) (bc)
Note: 1956 was the inaugural year. The 1983 race was run 531 meters long due to a course layout error. The 1972-75 races were known as the Lions Gate Road Runners International Marathon.  The 1956 thru 1971 races were known as the British Columbia Championship Marathon.

(nc) => national championship

1981 John Hill was the national champion (4th, 2:19:16)
1980 Brian Maxwell was the national champion (2nd place, 2:16:52)
1980 Jane Weishaupt was the national champion (2nd place, 2:53:01)

(bc) British Columbia championship

1969 Garry Harrison was the British Columbia champion (3rd place, 2:45:31)


Most Wins (1956/date)

Men

 5

Uli Steidl (GER) 2000-04

Women

4

Eniko Feher (HUN) 1993-94,1995-96


Prize Money (ADR qualified runners)

Year       Men     Women     Total
2014    $8,610    $7,740   $16,350
2013     7,180     7,625    14,805
2012     6,575     6,880    13,455
2011     6,140     6,355    12,495
2010     5,660     5,170    10,830
2009     4,440     3,960     8,400
2008     3,925     3,925     7,850
2007     4,000     6,500    10,500
2006     4,500     7,000    11,500
2005     4,500     4,500     9,000
2004     4,000     4,500     8,500
2003     4,500     4,000     8,500
2002     6,000     4,500    10,500
2001     4,500     4,500     9,000
2000     3,035     3,200     6,235
1999     1,695     2,030     3,725
1998     1,395     2,445     3,840
1997     2,590     2,590     5,180
1996     1,850     1,480     3,330
1995     1,540     2,695     4,235
1994     1,480       n/a     1,480
Sums   $88,500   $91,565  $180,095

Note: Prize money has been awarded since 1984.

Race Time Bias (sec/km)

Year     Men   Women
1980    -1.2     n/c

Competitive Level (1990-date)

Year     Men   Women
2013     n/c      23
....     
2005     141     n/c

Quality Performances

Men
<2:14       1
<2:15       2
<2:16       5
<2:17      10
<2:18      19
<2:19      31
<2:20      44

Women
<2:36       1
<2:38       5
<2:40       5
<2:42       6
<2:44      12
<2:46      29
<2:48      40
<2:50      52

Last Updated on 05 May 2014

Contributors: Marty Post, Wim vanHemert, Maurice Wilson (17), Juraj Gasparovic (1), Frank Stebner