29 photos from the BMO Vancouver Marathon 2015

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BMO Vancouver Marathon

The BMO Vancouver Marathon, Half Marathon and 8 km Race took place in Vancouver Sunday morning with thousands of runners taking over the city streets.

More than 14,000 participants joined the race to run 42.6 km, 21.3 km or 8 km from Queen Elizabeth Park, around the UBC Endowment Lands, into Downtown, around Stanley Park and finishing on West Pender Street.

The top men’s finishers were Kenya’s Luka Chelimo in first place with a time of two hours 18 minutes and 37 seconds, Kenya’s Daniel Kipkoech in second place just 12 seconds behind and Canada’s Kip Kangogo in third place with a time of two hours 19 minutes and 31 seconds.

The fastest women were Lioudmila Kortchaguina from Ontario  in first place with a time of two hours 37 minutes and 37 seconds, Ethiopia’s Hirut Guangul in second place with a time of two hours 41 minutes and 25 seconds and Vancouver’s Ellie Greenwood in third place with a time of two hours 47 minutes and 23 seconds.

Vancouver’s Rob Watson won the half-marathon in one hour four minutes and 48 seconds.

Participants and viewers posted the best  moments from the race online with #runvan. Check out the photos below for the best of the BMO Vancouver Marathon.

Thousands of runners crossed the finish line of the 2015 @BMOVanMarathon on this beautiful Vancouver day! #runvan

A video posted by BMO Vancouver Marathon (@bmovanmarathon) on

Working at the marathon all day, fair play to this guy for doing it in all this gear #nxtyear #runvan #bmovm

A photo posted by Rob Larkin (@roblarkin05) on

Horizontal has never felt so good #runvan #allthekilometers #recoverytime #bmomarathon #bmohalfmarathon

A photo posted by Shannon Kane (@theshannonkane) on

#runvan RAN Van!! Pacifico time!

A photo posted by Heather Saunders-Sutherland (@13suds) on

Oops. Ha. #finishline #frenzy @BMOvanmarathon #runvan #bmovm #congrats #crazypeople!

A photo posted by Emily Deslaurier (@yogawithemily) on

Vancouver sightseeing while running 42.5KM #nightterrorsrun

A photo posted by THE NIGHT TERRORS RC (@nightterrorsrun) on

1st Place #bmovancouvermarathon #RunVan #Vancouver #marathon #running

A photo posted by @cambanc on

Just an average Sunday. #worthit #racebling #RunVan #BMOHalfMarathon

A photo posted by Kate Burtinsky (@k_burts02) on

#bananas #postrace #runvan #bmovanmarathon

A photo posted by @a_hotchkiss on

Celebration brunch, naturally. Congratulations to everyone that completed the @bmovanmarathon!

A photo posted by Jacky Chui (@jackymchui) on

#running #runvan @ericmarcina #bmo #bmohalfmarathon #obstaclefit #adiidas #underarmour @bmovanmarathon #vancouverrunning

A photo posted by Urban Fitness (@urbanfitnessclub) on

@bmovanmarathon Just another day at the races. #runvan #runvan #marathon #BMOmarathon #vancouver #yvr

A photo posted by laneyfung (@laneyfung) on

WE MADE IT. 2 PRs today #runvan

A photo posted by Abe El-Raheb (@brotherabraham) on

Sure she can run 42 km, but can she get up off the steps? #RunVan

A photo posted by Maureen (@mocool) on

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