Royal Canadian Mounted Police
Track & Field
Marion Craig served as a member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) for 30 years. She competed in her first WPFG in Vancouver in 1989 when they were in her home City of Vancouver, BC, Canada. She co-directed the triathlon and went on to win the Gold.
Marion went on to compete in 7 more games, amassing over 30 medals in Track & Field (distance events); road racing; cross-country running; cycling; triathlon; powerlifting; Toughest Cop Alive and most recently, CrossFit. She set many WPFG records, some of which still stand. She competed on Team Canada in Eco-challenge Morocco and was a member of the Canadian National Team in Triathlon.
Marion continues to be active in her community. She coordinated and fundraised for events such as; Special Olympics Torch Run and the Houston Bike Relay for leukemia. She organized hundreds of volunteers for Track & Field meets and coached university athletes at the National level while instructing at the RCMP Academy. More recently, she has sat as an executive member for her local running club and coaches various fitness programs to athletes in the community.
- 1989 Vancouver Gold in the 10000 set record; Gold Triathlon & Cross Country Bronze in the TCA
- 1991 Memphis Gold Triathlon & Cross Country; Silver in Cycling; Bronze TCA
- 1997 Calgary Gold Triathlon; Cross Country; Half Marathon set Record
- 1999 Stockholm Silver 800, 1500 and TCA
- 2001 Indianapolis Gold and set records 800, 1500, 5000 Gold Cross Country
- 2011 New York Gold and set records 800, 1500, 5000, 10000 Gold Cross Country
- 2015 Fairfax Gold 5000
Marion firmly believes an active lifestyle improves one’s quality of life and she epitomizes this! The very best woman RCMP distance runner ever. The red coat is fast.