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Prizes & Awards

Cash Prizes

Some restrictions apply. Final decisions are the privilege of the Board of Directors of the Vancouver International Marathon Society.

  • Top male and female marathoners -- US$3,000 each

  • 1st sub 2:15 male and 2:39 female -- US$2,500 bonus

  • 2nd place male and female marathoners --- US$1,000 each

  • 3rd place male and female marathoners -- US$500 each

  • Top male and female half marathoners -- US$1,000 each

  • 2nd place male and female half marathoners -- US$500 each

  • 3rd place male and female half marathoners -- US$250 each

  • Trophies and Awards

    Top 3 male and female places in age categories:
  • 19 and under, 20-24,†25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49,†50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+†(Full and Half Marathoners) -- adidas merchandise to top 3 places overall for each age group Inuit Gallery Award

  • Overall Marathon Winner -- Chandler Trophy

  • Top Marathon Open Women: female age 20-34 -- Open Women Trophy

  • Top Marathon Masters: male and female age 40-44 -- Pam Glass and Masters Trophies

  • Top Marathon male and female age 50-54 -- VIM Board of Directors and Truelove Trophies

  • Top First Time Marathoner -- Lions Gate Trophy

  • Top male and Female Wheelchair Marathoner -- Kerr Wheelchair Trophy

  • Top three Schools Canada Kids MaraFun -- MaraFun Awards and Prize

Grand Prize Draw

GRAND PRIZE DRAW for BC Participants:
A Mercedes Get-away-Weekend!
Includes use of a Mercedes vehicle, hotel accommodations and dinner certificate.

Finishers Awards

All Full Marathons (MaraFun included) and Half marathon Finishers will receive a medal upon crossing the line and Full marathoners can pick up their certificates at the awards ceremony in Enterprise Hall, the Plaza of Nations at 3pm following the race. Join us for refreshments. Adidas prize packages for winners must be picked up at awards ceremony. (Certificates will be mailed BUT AWARDS WILL NOT). Certificates not picked up will be mailed Official photographer offers an alternative photo-quality certificate.

Awards Ceremony

Save your energy for refreshments and full marathon certificate pick up and awards. All Full and Half Marathon age group winners first through third, as well as the overall wheelchair winner, will receive adidas merchandise, but your must be at awards ceremony to receive ALL awards and merchandise. Awards will not be mailed out. Full and Half marathon awards in Enterprise Hall, Plaza of nations, May 4 at 3pm. Canada Kids MaraFun awards to be held immediately following completion of the kidís event at the outdoor stage, on the Plaza of nations Concourse in the Runners Compound. Top three schools and an overall draw prize for all Kids MaraFun entrants will be made.

Victory Party

Celebrate your great run with runners and walkers from all over the world! Join us for our first annual Celebration Wrap Party. No entry fee.

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