2019 Race Details

Icebreaker 8kSteveston Icebreaker 8k BMO St. Patrick's Day 5kBMO St. Patrick's Day 5k BMO Sunshine Coast April Fool's Run Half-MarathonBMO Sunshine Coast April Fool's Run OASIS Shaughnessy 8kOASIS Shaughnessy 8k
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      

1. Steveston Icebreaker 8k

When

Sunday January 20, 9:00 am

Where

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

Contact

Jared Hulme

Fees

$25 by Oct 15, $32 by Dec 1, $40 by Jan 16, $45 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. 2019 BC Athletics 8K Championship. Also part of the BC Super Series.

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2. BMO St. Patrick's Day 5k

When

Saturday March 16, 9:30 am

Where

Stanley Park Pavilion, Vancouver

Contact

Karen Warrendorf

Fees

$30 by Dec 17, $35 until Feb 15; $40 until Mar 12. Team entries save $4 per person. BC Athletics members deduct $3. Race T-shirt $20.

Features

2019 BC 5k Championship. 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 7, 9:17 am

Where

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

Contact

Teresa Nightingale , 1-877-493-5163

Fees

$25 first 100 entrants, $30 by Dec 31, $35 by Feb 15, $40 by Mar 18, $45 by Apr 4, $50 race weekend. BCA members deduct $3. Age 19&U and 60+ deduct $2. Souvenir technical shirt $18.

Features

42nd 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. OASIS Shaughnessy 8k

When

Sunday May 26, 8:30 am

Where

Kerrisdale Arena, Vancouver

Contact

Geoffrey Buttner , 604-739-9182

Fees

$33 by May 19; $38 late & day of race; BCA members deduct $3. Also $3 discount for age 19&U.

Features

Scenic course through the undulating, historic, residential streets of Shaughnessy and Kerrisdale. Gift certificates to top overall men and women and age-graded winners. Great draw prizes.

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5. BlueShore Financial Longest Day 5k

When

Friday June 14, 6:45 pm

Where

Thunderbird Commons, UBC, Vancouver

Contact

Vancouver Thunderbirds 604-266-8879,

Fees

$33 by May 14; $38 by June 10, $48 day of race. BCA members deduct $3. $5 discount for age 15&U. Tech shirt add $20, Hoodie add $30.

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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6. Scotiabank Vancouver Half Marathon

When

Sunday June 23, 7:30 am

Where

UBC to Stanley Park, Vancouver

Contact

Ryan Chilibeck

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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7. VFAC Summerfast 10k

When

Saturday July 20, 8 am

Where

Ceperley Picnic Area at Second Beach, Stanley Park, Vancouver

Contact

Sabrina Wong

Fees

(TBC) $30 by Mar 14, $35 by May 30; $40 by Jul 18; $50 Jul 19 and day of race. BCA members deduct $3.

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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8. Squamish Days 8k

When

Sunday August 4, 8:30 am

Where

Howe Sound Secondary School, Squamish

Contact

Karinne Hamm

Fees

$25 by Apr 30; $30 by Jun 30; $35 by Aug 2. BCA members deduct $3.

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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9. Under Armour Eastside 10k

When

Saturday September 14, 8:30 am

Where

Cordova St at Abbott, Vancouver

Contact

Ryan Chilibeck

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. LMRRS awards to follow. Also part of the Canada Running Series and BC Super Series.

Website

eastside10k.ca

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