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Wine Country Half Marathon set for Kelowna

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Train up your running legs; A new half marathon is set for Kelowna this September.

It's called the Wine Country Half Marathon.

But, it is being held just a month before another big race, the BMO Marathon and just two weeks after the Apple Triathlon.

Tom Keogh, the event director for the BMO Marathon, talks about whether there are enough runners and volunteers to support another major race.
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In this second interview, the City of Kelowna defends its decision to give the go ahead for another long distance race.

Don Backmeyer is the Sports and Events Development Manager for the city.

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