Marty The Marmot To Participate In The Urbacity Challenge


Corey St. Laurent

May 30, 2013, Victoria, BC (ISN) – Victoria Royals’ mascot Marty the Marmot will be participating in the UrbaCity Challenge taking place on Sunday, June 9th.

The UrbaCity Challenge is a strategic urban adventure race that sends teams of two throughout downtown Victoria to complete at checkpoints and challenge stations along the way. The team with most points after four hours is declared the winner. Marty will be partnering with Thunder, the University of Victoria Vikes’ mascot, in a two-mascot race around downtown. For more information regarding the UrbaCity Challenge visit

Marty and Thunder will be taking pledges for The Prostate Centre, a Vancouver Island-based organization that supports local men with prostate cancer and their families. To make a pledge please visit the following link:

Here Comes the Blue! Season ticket packages for the 2013-14 season are on sale now! Call 250-220-7889, visit,  or head down to the Victoria Royals ticketing office at Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre for more information.