On October 10, 2010, over 13,000 people will lace up to run the GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon (formerly the Royal Victoria Marathon).
The race route starts in the heart of downtown Victoria, next to the iconic Fairmont Empress, and follows Victoria's scenic city streets through Oak Bay to the Uplands and back, with stunning ocean views to enjoy almost the entire way.
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Are you lacing up for the GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon on October 10, 2010?
Then head over to our Facebook Page and enter to WIN the Parkside Post-Race Package!
The Parkside Post-Race Package includes a two-night stay at Parkside, the Relax Your Sole Foot & Leg Treatment and a one-hour Registered Massage at AquaTerre Spa.
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Come and join us in welcoming home professional cyclist Ryder Hesjedal from his phenomenal seventh place overall finish at the 2010 Tour de France, the best showing from a Canadian in 22 years.
Ryder Hesjedal's Homecoming Event will be held at Parkside Victoria Resort & Spa on Saturday, September 4, 2010 from 6 pm to 8 pm.
Meet Ryder, celebrate his impressive placing and help support his latest project, "Wheelmen Ride Bicycles", an initiative designed to help support the development of young, competitive cyclists in Canada.
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What better way to tour the cycling capital of Canada than by bike?
Victoria BC is a very bicycle-friendly city, with lots of designated bike lanes, bike-storage facilities (there's even one located at Parkside!) and great biking trails available.
Whether you decide to cruise around town and out along Dallas Road to Oak Bay or head down the Galloping Goose trail out towards Sooke, make sure you know the rules of the road and ride prepared.
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