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Meet your 2017 ProCrest Pace Team!

Meet your 2017 ProCrest Pace Team! ProCrest Pace Team members travel the course in pre-determined target times. If you have a specific finishing time you want to achieve, stick with the ProCrest Pace Team member that best matches your event and time goal. NOTE: Each ProCrest Pace Team member may operate differently. Some may use the run-10-mins-walk-1-min system. Others might walk through all…

QCM 10X Club Update, as of August 2nd.

The following registered participants are potential members of the QCM 10X Club. We say "potential" because they first have to successfully complete their chosen event at the 2017 GMS Queen City Marathon before they will officially join the QCM 10X Club. To learn more about the QCM 10X Club, CLICK HERE. QCM 10X Club - Class of 2017 (as of August 2nd) Sandi Arnason - OslerJim Arscott -…

Things are going to be "GU-ey" on the course this year.

Things are going to be a bit "GU-ey" at the GMS Queen City Marathon this year. Tri-Berry flavour GU Energy Gels will be available at select aid station locations on our 42.2K full marathon course. Exact locations/KM marks will be announced closer to race day. Should you wish to partake of these energy gels on our course, we recommend that you start right away to train with this brand…

Free Canada Capes for first 1,000 Kids!

Free Canada Capes for the First 1,000 Kids! In honour of Canada's 150th birthday, we're excited to announce that we are adding to our McDonald's Mini Marathon swag this year! The first 1,000 kids registered in the McDonald's Mini Marathon event - held on Saturday, September 9th - will each receive a Canada Flag Cape on race weekend! CLICK HERE to learn more about the McDonald's…

New GMS LivingWell Blog: How to Beat the Heat when you go Running this Summer.

Summer has officially arrived, which means you're just a couple of months away from the GMS Queen City Marathon. To keep up your training routine, you'll need to get out there and get running often, which can be a challenge this time of year. The sun and heat of summer can really take a toll on you if you aren't careful, so follow these tips to stay safe while you train: CLICK HERE…

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