Prince Charles Park – Wading Pool

  The City of Kamloops wanted to revitalize the wading pool in Prince Charles Park.  Design aspects of this project were extremely important to the City.  Their wish was to have a variety of sea creatures, with expressive eyes in vibrant colours that would appear to come to life with the movement of the water.  Marathon... Learn More

L.A. Matheson High School

  This welcoming courtyard can be found at L.A. Matheson High School in the City of Surrey.  The renovation included the installation of Landsafe poured in place recycled rubber surfacing.  This surfacing  helped create a maintenance free and seamless transition between the concrete pathways and surrounding gathering areas. This renovation was done in partnership with Cedar Crest Lands (BC).

Community Park – Parksville

The 39 Acre Community Park lives up to its name and remains a gathering place and site for many events and festivals. With the Parksville Lions Club contributing funds and efforts, and the Tire Stewardship BC Grant, the revitalization of this popular oceanfront park on Vancouver Island was made possible.  Landsafe poured in place recycled rubber... Learn More

Accessible Walking Path – Granisle

The beautiful Village of Granisle, located approximately 325km north of Prince George on pristine Babine Lake, is proud to have a newly developed park for the active members of their community.  A large transformation project of the open space at Centennial Square turned into a usable park setting with new landscape design and a 750m squared... Learn More

Tree Wells – City of Kelowna

City of Kelowna wanted a maintenance free solution for the tree wells that lined their busy sidewalks.  Landsafe provided a maintenance free, porous, recycled rubber solution.  For high traffic areas this application is ideal as it provides a safe and seamless transition for pedestrians.


Marathon and its partners, such as Tire Stewardship BC and other provincial stewardships, have been promoting the benefits of using recycled rubber. The next step along the environmental continuum is to localize our supply chain.  Marathon sources out quality suppliers that provide quality materials and are within 500km radius of our facility in Surrey. Marathon... Learn More

Rubber Surfacing…the environmentally responsible choice

The process of recycling tires saves millions of used tires from ending up in stockpiles or landfills.  Transforming rubber tires into raw materials becomes a versatile useful product for the consumer. Recycled rubber that is used as a playground surface promotes safety because it does not de-compose or blow away.  It is non-toxic and does... Learn More

Message from the President

Welcome to 2012 I hope everyone had a nice holiday season and is looking forward to a great year. According to the Chinese calendar it is the year Dragon, which means strength and prosperity. Marathon has just experienced its two biggest years and we are upping our game for 2012. We have invested in new... Learn More

True & False of Recycled Rubber Surfacing

1.   Basemat rubber is brand new virgin rubber. False:  All basemat rubber is 100% recycled tire rubber that is specifically designed for sports and safety surfacing. 2.  Are there fabric cords & steel wire in rubber tires? True: Yes. The recycling rubber process eliminates all the steel and fabric material from the tire. This leaves a clean... Learn More

Alberta Recycling – Community Demonstration Grant

Alberta Recycling grant applications are now out, deadline is April 29, 2011. Click here for Grants & Funding link.  Please contact us today to receive your quote!  Surfaces that qualify are: poured in place rubber safety surfacing, running track surfaces, and rubber infilled synthetic turf.