2020 Race Details

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Icebreaker 8kSteveston Icebreaker 8k BMO St. Patrick's Day 5kSt. Patrick's Day 5k BMO Sunshine Coast April Fool's Run Half-MarathonBMO Sunshine Coast April Fool's Run BlueShore Financial Longest Day 5kBlueShore Financial Longest Day 5k
Scotiabank Vancouver Half MarathonScotiabank Vancouver Half Marathon Summerfast 10kVFAC Summerfast 10k Squamish Days 8kSquamish Days 8k Under Armour Eastside 10kUnder Armour Eastside 10k
Granville Island Turkey TrotGranville Island Turkey Trot 10k James Cunningham Seawall RaceJames Cunningham Seawall Race 10k    

1. Steveston Icebreaker 8k

When

Sunday January 19, 9:00 am

Where

Imperial Landing (pre-post race at Steveston Community Centre), Richmond

Contact

Jared Hulme

Fees

$25 by Oct 14, $33 by Nov 30, $41 by Jan 14, $50 packet pick up and race day; 18 & Under, 55+ and team entries deduct $5 pp; BCA members deduct $3.

Features

Hot drinks, pizza and draw prizes headline the indoor post-race festivities. Run through historic Steveston with scenic views of the harbour along side the beautiful Fraser Arm river bank on this flat and fast course. Also part of the BC Super Series.

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2. St. Patrick's Day 5k

When

Saturday March 14, 9:30 am

Where

Stanley Park Pavilion, Vancouver

Contact

Karen Warrendorf

Fees

$30 by Dec 15, $35 until Feb 15; $40 until Mar 9. Team entries save $4 per person. BC Athletics members deduct $3. Race T-shirt $20.

Features

Fast and scenic loop of Stanley Park. All with an Irish theme; post-race party with great food, green beer, DJ and lots of FUN. Cash prizing including course record bonus. In support of Canadian Diabetes. Prize for best green costume. Also part of the BC Super Series.

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3. BMO Sunshine Coast April Fool's Run Half-Marathon

When

Sunday April 5, 9:17 am

Where

Gibsons & Area Community Centre (Gibsons) to Mission Point Park (Sechelt)

Contact

Teresa Nightingale , 1-604-885-8849

Fees

$25 first 100 entrants, $35 by Dec 31, $40 by Feb 29, $45 by Mar 22, $50 Mar 23 to Apr 5. BCA members deduct $3. Age 19&U and 60+ deduct $2. Souvenir technical shirt $18.

Features

43rd Annual. Scenic rural point to point course finishing in beachfront park, friendly local hospitality, finisher's medals. Cash prizing. DJ and announcer at finish line. Hot food and drinks post-race, free kids' run. 40 min. ferry ride from West Vancouver. Free shuttle buses provided on Sunshine Coast.

Website

foolsrun.com

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4. BlueShore Financial Longest Day 5k

When

Friday June 19, 6:45 pm

Where

Thunderbird Commons, UBC, Vancouver

Contact

Vancouver Thunderbirds 604-266-8879,

Fees

TBA

Features

Summer evening race; 10k distance (7:00) and Kids Mile (6:30) also offered — not part of series. Post-race BBQ/party with music, hot dogs, veggie burgers, fruits, veggies, chicken burgers, fruit pies, juice & other goodies. In support of Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. 5k is also part of the BC Super Series.

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5. Scotiabank Vancouver Half Marathon

When

Sunday June 28, 7:30 am

Where

UBC to Stanley Park, Vancouver

Contact

Ryan Chilibeck

Fees

$65 by Nov 30, $75 by Feb 11, $85 by Mar 17, $95 by Apr 21, $105 by May 12, $110 by Jun 9, $115 by Jun 23, $120 race weekend. Includes tech shirt ($40 value).

Features

Scenic net downhill course starting at UBC, down to Spanish Banks, Kitsilano and over the Burrard Bridge to finish in Stanley Park. Generous cash prizing including course record bonuses and Top Canadian and BC prizing; custom finisher medals. Live entertainment post-race. Charity Challenge. Free shuttle buses back to start. 5k event also offered (not part of series). Also part of the Canada Running Series and BC Super Series.

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6. VFAC Summerfast 10k

When

Saturday July 18, 8 am

Where

Ceperley Picnic Area at Second Beach, Stanley Park, Vancouver

Contact

Sabrina Wong

Fees

TBA

Features

Scenic and fast, flat course through Stanley Park and around the seawall. Post race brunch featuring delicious baked goods, fresh fruit and Tim Horton's coffee. Great draw prizes. Cash prizing to top open men and women as well as course record bonus.

Website

summerfast.ca

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7. Squamish Days 8k

When

Sunday August 2, 8:30 am

Where

Howe Sound Secondary School, Squamish

Contact

Jaqulin McNicol

Fees

TBA

Features

Fast and flat out and back on paved road. Flashback Mile also available (non-series event). Squamish Days Parade and Loggers Sports Festival after the race.

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8. Under Armour Eastside 10k

When

Saturday September 19, 8:30 am

Where

Cordova St at Abbott, Vancouver

Contact

Ryan Chilibeck

Fees

$40 by Feb 11, $45 by Mar 17; $50 by Jun 30, $55 by Aug 18, $60 by Sep 16, $70 on race weekend. Includes technical race shirt.

Features

Start/finish on Cordova St at Abbott, beside the Woodward's Development. Out and back through the eastside of Vancouver, touring Gastown while supporting great Eastside Charities. Canadian, BC, Open and Masters prize money. A top class showing of Canada's elite runners, part of the Canada Running Series. Also part of the Canada Running Series and BC Super Series.

Website

eastside10k.ca

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9. Granville Island Turkey Trot 10k

When

Monday October 12, 8:30 am

Where

Granville Island, Vancouver

Contact

Run Van 604-872-2928

Fees

TBA. Registration opens in May.

Features

A hallmark event for Granville Island and the Vancouver running community. The annual event brings together runners in a celebration of Thanksgiving, demonstrating our community of running, our gratitude for the sport, and our commitment to supporting others. Entry includes finisher's medal, $20 gift card, free gear check, expo, post-race hot food and entertainment.

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10. James Cunningham Seawall Race 10k

When

Sunday November 1, 10:00 am

Where

Second Beach, Stanley Park, Vancouver

Contact

Frank Stebner

Fees

TBA.

Features

After 50 years, this is the oldest consistently run race in the City of Vancouver. Runners start at Second Beach in Stanley Park, join up with the Seawall and make their way counter-clockwise around the park as they have done since 1971, with the race finishing back at Second Beach. Finisher medal, age group medals, costume prizes, draw prizes, refreshments.

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