The Only Marathon with a Summer Brewfest. 50 Taps!
Vancouver, Washington: The Vancouver USA Marathon (VUM) celebrates its sixth birthday this year, marking its position as an annual staple event for the City of Vancouver and the regional running community. Named by Runners World magazine as “One of the Top Ten Fun-Feature Filled Marathons” in the United States, the VUM is living up to that reputation with its attendant Summer Brewfest and a full weekend of activities for runners and community members alike.
The course, which is appealing for runners as well as walkers, highlights the best that the Vancouver community has to offer, including historic sites, a National Park and the mighty Columbia River. The event weekend includes a 3-day VUM “Active” Expo held in the center of it all, Esther Short Park. All festivities will commence in this beautiful one-acre park located in the heart of downtown Vancouver. Each participant will receive a commemorative tech-shirt, handcrafted finisher medal, great food, beverages, goodies, fabulous course views and an entry into the 3 Day Summer Brewfest! World-renowned race celebrity Bart Yasso will emcee the marathon once again.
MARATHON START TIME | 7:00AM
HALF MARATHON START TIME | 9:00AM
COURSE CLOSES | 2:00PM
CAPPED AT 5,000
The VUM’s official shoe is the 361 | Beyond Expectations. 361 takes you 1 degree beyond! Shoes & Gear will be available at the VUM Active Expo. Top Winners will receive a Free Pair of shoes at the Award Ceremony.
Please visit www.vancouverUSAmarathon.com for more information and to view a 3-D course video.
The Vancouver USA Marathon (VUM) is a creation of Energy Events and is being held over the course of three days on June 17th, 18th and 19th; the 19th is the day of the actual Marathon. The VUM also offers a Half Marathon, a 5k race, a kids run, and will be a Boston Marathon qualifier. A 3-day Summer Brewfest is in conjunction with the marathon weekend that consists of 25 breweries & 50 select draft brews. Walkers are encouraged to participate as well. VUM is being developed in close collaboration with a core committee, along with the City of Vancouver and other sponsors. World-renowned race celebrity Bart Yasso will be the master of ceremonies for this year’s race. www.vancouverUSAmarathon.com