Air France Team Sponsors & Runs Vancouver Marathon
AF once again stepped up as a sponsor for the Vancouver Marathon and also stepped out on the course with a 4-member team that ran the 42 km. annual race. Team members represented AF, KL, DL & the Vancouver Airport Authority.
The airline further contributed to the event by setting up a lounge at the Vancouver Convention Centre offering visitors a virtual reality experience of its latest cabins and seats. On race day, AF took part in the Street Festival, where runners or passersby were able to stop in for a massage at the airline’s booth.
Throughout the week-end, visitors could sign-up for a chance to win 2 tickets and passes to be flown from YVR to attend – and run - the Paris Marathon which will welcome runners at the Champs Élysées for the starting signal 09APR17.
Team runners were (l-r): Floris Sjer, Market Manager West Canada, AF/KL Canada; Dave Schneider, Manager, Technology Services, Vancouver Airport Authority; Femke Kroese, Commercial Director, AF/KL Canada & Steven Larkin, Director of Sales, Delta Canada