Victoria in Capital, British Columbia — Canada’s West Coast
"Tomorrow Run 91"
Al Howie's record setting
"Tomorrow Run 91"
Began at Mile 0 St. John's Nfld.
June 21 and ended September 1, 1991 at
Mile 0 Victoria B.C.
72 days - 10 hours later.
Our gratitude to all who helped us
raise funds for
Canadian children with special needs.
Erected by The Elks and Royal Purple of Canada.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public Work • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Sports. A significant historical month for this entry is June 1929.
Location. 48° 24.542′ N, 123° 22.135′ W. Marker is in Victoria, British Columbia, in Capital. Marker is at the intersection of Douglas Street (National Route 1 at milepost 0), and Dallas Road, on the right when traveling north on Douglas Street. Marker is on the Trans Canada Highway (Route 1) "Mile 0" sign in the park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Victoria BC V8V 2N6, Canada. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Terry Fox (within shouting distance of this marker); “Journey For Lives” Le Legs De La Famille Côté (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Beacon Hill (about 210 meters away); Twinning of Morioka, Japan and Victoria (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); Beacon Hill Park (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Signs of Lekwungen (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Finlayson Point (approx. 0.4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Victoria.
Also see . . .
1. "Lonliness of the Long Distance Runner," a tribute to Al Howie. (Submitted on June 1, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. 2011 Tribute to Al Howie in The Globe and Mail. (Submitted on June 1, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. 20th Anniversary CHEK TV Tribute to Ultrarunner Al Howie on YouTube. (Submitted on June 1, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 1, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 529 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 1, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.