My Transplant Story


My Transplant Story

Hello!  My name is Mary and I am a double lung transplant recipient. My journey begins in early 2006. That spring I was training for the Vancouver Marathon.  During my training, I started to notice something was off. Being that I was a runner, I felt that I was quite in tune with my body. […]

West 4th Ave 11 Week Extension: First Half to BMO

Registration Fee Includes: Training schedule, weekly newsletters, and entry to the Saturday morning (8 am) & Wednesday night (6:30 pm) running clinics Goal Race: BMO Description: Looking to keep the ball rolling after the First Half? We have added an extension to our Marathon & Half Marathon Clinics at Forerunners West 4th Avenue. This option […]

West 4th Avenue 17 Week Marathon & Half Marathon Clinic

Goal Race:  BMO Vancouver Marathon & 1/2 Marathon The New Year is a great time to think ahead and plan for some great runs in the Spring. Do yourself a favor and join the Forerunners West 4th Avenue Marathon and Half Marathon Clinic. This clinic will keep you motivated and training consistently over 17 weeks. A […]

West 4th Avenue Winter Clinic

Our ever popular Wednesday Night Running Clinic is back for the New Year. Wednesday nights at 6:30, our team will guide the group through various workouts.  It’s fun, it’s welcoming, and you’ll be glad you ran with us.  Whether you just want to work on your fitness or you have a goal in mind, this […]

Three Suggestions For a Faster Race

With less than a week to go there is not too much more to do to prepare before your race. You should continue to train but at a reduced effort and distance. Here are three key suggestions for a successful race week. 1) Training Tips With a Week to Go You should be easing back […]

West 4th Ave Haunted Hill Challenge (October 1-30)

**Run the Haunted Hill Challenge and receive a complimentary gift ($15 value) and entry for the grand draw prize!** REGISTER IN ADVANCE ONLINE AT FORERUNNERS.CA OR IN PERSON AT FORERUNNERS WEST 4TH AVENUE CHECK-IN the store Forerunners West 4th Avenue before you start. Run a 1 mile warm-up to the start line. Run the Haunted […]

An Evening with Roger Robinson and Kathrine Switzer-West 4th Avenue

Please join us for a great evening with running legends, Kathrine Switzer and Roger Robinson this August. Kathrine Switzer in 1967 became the first woman to run the Boston Marathon and is author of the best-selling book “Marathon Woman”. Roger Robinson a 2:18 master runner, and, is a well-known author of “Heroes and Sparrows (two editions)”, “Running […]