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Thrill of a lifetime

It takes determination and dedication to run a 42 kilometer marathon. But to run in the New York City marathon, one of the world's greatest road races, along with more than 100,000 participants, takes a very special type of person.

North Shore football league plays on Bowen

In what was likely the very first organized football game in the history of Bowen Island, two teams from the North Shore's Gordon Sturtridge Football League played at the BICS field on Sunday morning, Oct. 16.

Island kids take part in B.C. Place ceremony

In what may have been the largest off-island migration of Bowen Islanders, 370 boarded the Queen of Cap last Sunday, Oct. 2 more than 10 per cent of Bowen - and headed to the newly refurbished B.C.

Young islanders sail into the record books

The Royal Vancouver Yacht Club's 26th Commodore Cup at RVYC was held from Aug. 30 to Sept. 3 and was a special one for Bowen. The Island sent 11 competitors to the event.

Island gymnasts join 20,000 athletes in Lausanne

After years of training together in the BICS gym, eight gymnasts from Bowen Island ventured to Lausanne, Switzerland for the 2011 World Gymnaetrada event in July. They were representing Canada at one of the biggest mass sports events in the world.

Get set for kids’ run

Kids' run on Bowfest day! Summer is nearly over and the kids are still looking for things to do to fill those last few weeks. Well, Bowfest is almost on us, and with Bowfest goes the pre-Bowfest run.

Diggers usher in a new era

It was an historic baseball weekend in the Bowen Fastpitch league as the youthful Diggers, once the gang that couldn't hit straight or hit at all finished their journey from chumps to champs with a 20-6 drubbing of the Firemen in the final of the yea

Team Red dominates in final

Bowen Island co-ed soccer league's fifth season came to an end recently with a tournament on the turf field. The season had 10 teams of 10 players, the largest pool of teams and players yet.

We do this for the love of the game!

We do this for the love of the game! There was a great turn out at Sunday's Soccerfest when 200 kids celebrated the Bowen Island Football Club soccer season wrap up.

Aaron’s Run supports Bowen grads

Sunday, June 12 is an opportunity to celebrate Aaron Sluggett's life and support an endowment fund that ensures that selected Bowen graduates have a head start in university tuition fees.