Vancouver Marathon Won by Berhany Mekonnen

Running enthusiasts sprinted along the Stanley Park Seawall, across from downtown Vancouver's Coal Harbour area, at the 2014 BMO Vancouver Marathon on Sunday, May 4, 2014. Over 13,000 participants overcame a downpour to finish Canada's premier West Coast marathon. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press Images/BMO Financial Group)
Running enthusiasts sprinted along the Stanley Park Seawall, across from downtown Vancouver's Coal Harbour area, at the 2014 BMO Vancouver Marathon on Sunday, May 4, 2014. Over 13,000 participants overcame a downpour to finish Canada's premier West Coast marathon. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press Images/BMO Financial Group)

Under cloudy and wet conditions, the 2014 BMO Vancouver Marathon on Sunday, May 4, 2014, was won by Berhanu Mekonnen of Ethiopia with a time of 2:21:08 for male runners. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press Images/BMO Financial Group)
Under cloudy and wet conditions, the 2014 BMO Vancouver Marathon on Sunday, May 4, 2014, was won by Berhanu Mekonnen of Ethiopia with a time of 2:21:08 for male runners. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press Images/BMO Financial Group)

VANCOUVER – Sports – The Vancouver Marathon was won by Berhanu Mekonnen from Ethiopia. The winning time was 2:21:08.

Conditions were difficult with cloudy and wet rain. However over 13,000 runners were not daunted by the weather. Vancouver is the kind of city where if you let the rain interfere with your plans you would likely never get much done.

Running enthusiasts sprinted along the Stanley Park Seawall, across from downtown Vancouver's Coal Harbour area, at the 2014 BMO Vancouver Marathon on Sunday, May 4, 2014. Over 13,000 participants overcame a downpour to finish Canada's premier West Coast marathon. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press Images/BMO Financial Group)
Running enthusiasts sprinted along the Stanley Park Seawall, across from downtown Vancouver’s Coal Harbour area, at the 2014 BMO Vancouver Marathon on Sunday, May 4, 2014. Over 13,000 participants overcame a downpour to finish Canada’s premier West Coast marathon. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press Images/BMO Financial Group)

Thunder Bay runners are gearing up for the Thunder Bay Marathon, Miles with the Giant.

To get more information, visit www.thunderbaymarathon.com