Win VIP Treatment - Details

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Win VIP Treatment at a Canadian Marathon - Photo Caption Contest


Submit photos via email to Get your friends and family to vote for your photo. Garner the most votes over the course of the contest and win VIP Treatment to a marathon in your region.

Win weekly and random draws from our good sponsors at CEP who make great compression socks as well as New Balance for the official Athletics Illustrated training shirts

Photo Submission Deadline Day: April 30th, 2013 - 12:00 PM (noon) EST.

Voting begins on May 1st 2013 at 9:00 AM EST. Voting will continue until May 30th 2013 until 12:00 (noon) EST.

A poll will be set up for May 1st on the message board at Athletics Illustrated. Register (easy to do) and vote, one vote per person. Tell all of your friends. Although the photos will be posted on the official Athletics Illustrated facebook page, voting MUST be done via the message board.

GET A HEAD START!! - SHARE via facebook and recieve 5 free votes!

Photo must be original and running-themed and include a caption. Caption can be funny, inspiring or informative.

June 1st 2013 winners will be declared on the message board, on Twitter and on facebook at 12:00 PM EST.

Somewhat fine print:

One photo per person may be submitted.

One vote per person. Yes vote for yourself.

Should you win VIP Treatment at a marathon, you may redeem it within two occurances of that marathon within 24 months from the period of June 1st  2013.

Should you win VIP Treatment at a marathon, you may run in a shorter event at THAT marathon. Most marathon offer shorter races such as half-marathons, 10k, 5k and kid's races.

Not refundable for money or for any reason whatsoever. Transfer of registration to a different name will be up to the individual race.

All marathons offer complimentary entry and whatever they already offer to Elite athletes and or VIP guests of the event. Not all marathons offer accomodations for this contest, but most do. Accomodations are good for double occupancy however, VIP treatment is for the individual winner. Complimentary entry is available only to the winner of the contest.

Contact the individual marathon for the detials of the VIP package that you have won, well in advance. Confirm with the marathon event whether you are choosing a shorter event and if you are choosing the following year.

Travel is not provided.

The following marathon events qualify:

BMO Vancouver Marathon - May 5th 2013

BMO Okanagan Marathon (Kelowna, British Columbia) - October 13th 2013

Edmonton Marathon - August 25th 2013

GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon - October 13th 2013

Saskatchewan Marathon (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan) - May 26, 2013

Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon - October 20th 2013

Surrey International Music Marathon - September 29th 2013

Tamarak Ottawa Marathon - May 26th 2013

More fine print:

Photos must not contain nudity or language deemed inappropriate or offensive. Any photos that are deemed inappropriate for the contest will be deleted from the contest.

Photo will become property of Athletics Illustrated and by participating in the contest provide permission to Athletics Illustrated to use the photo.