2016 Race Details

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Steveston Ice-Breaker 8kSteveston Ice-Breaker 8k BMO St. Patrick's Day 5kBMO St. Patrick's Day 5k Spring Run-Off Vancouver 8kModo Spring Run-Off Vancouver 8k BMO Sunshine Coast April Fool's Run Half-MarathonBMO Sunshine Coast April Fool's Run
OASIS Shaughnessy 8kOASIS Shaughnessy 8k Sandcastle City Classic 10kSandcastle City Classic 10k BlueShore Financial Longest Day 5kBlueShore Financial Longest Day 5k Scotiabank Vancouver Half MarathonScotiabank Vancouver Half Marathon
Summerfast 10kVFAC Summerfast 10k Squamish Days 10kSquamish Days 8k Vancouver Eastside 10kVancouver Eastside 10k  
1. Steveston Ice-Breaker 8k — Sunday January 17, 8:30 am
Location: Steveston Community Centre, Richmond
Contact: Peter Phillips , 604-732-4234
Fees: $28 online by Dec 1, $35 Dec 2-Jan 13, $45 race day; BCA members deduct $3.
Features: FUN, FLAT and FAST 8k to kick off the year on a scenic course along the river. Hot soup, pizza and door prizes headline the indoor post-race festivities. Run through scenic and historic Steveston and along dykes for your personal best time.
Website: www.kajaks.ca/event/steveston-ice-breaker-8km-runwalk/
Results: on Startline Timing website

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2. BMO St. Patrick's Day 5k — Saturday March 12, 9:30 am
Location: Stanley Park Pavilion, Vancouver
Contact: Karen Warrendorf
Fees: $28 by Dec 16, $33 until Jan 20, $35 until Feb 17; $38 until Mar 9. Team entries $4-$5 less per person. BC Athletics members deduct $3. Hoody $38; Race T-shirt $20.
Features: 2016 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.
Website: stpatricks5k.com
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3. Modo Spring Run-Off Vancouver 8k — Sunday March 20, 10 am
Location: Stanley Park Pavilion, Vancouver
Contact: Clif Cunningham
Fees: $32.50 by Nov 30, $35 by Dec 31, $40 by Jan 31, $45 by Feb 29, $50 by Mar 14. Age 16-19 and 65+ deduct 25%; Age 15 & Under deduct 50%. Includes tech shirt ($40 value).
Features: Fast and scenic loop of Stanley Park and the seawall. Live entertainment post-race in Party Area. Finisher Medals. Generous cash prizing to open and masters top finishers. In support of local charity Music Heals. Also part of the Canada Running Series and BC Super Series.
Website: modo8k.com
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4. BMO Sunshine Coast April Fool's Run Half-Marathon — Sunday April 3, 9:17 am
Location: Gibsons & Area Community Centre (Gibsons) to Mission Point Park (Sechelt)
Contact: Teresa Nightingale , 1-877-493-5163
Fees: (online) $25 first 100 entrants, $30 by Dec 31, $35 Jan 1-Feb 15, $40 Feb 16-Mar 15, $45 Mar 16-30, $50 Apr 2-3. BCA members deduct $3. Age 19&U and 60+ deduct $2. Souvenir technical shirt $30.
Features: Scenic rural point to point course finishing in beachfront park, friendly local hospitality, every km marked, finisher's medals, unique awards. 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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5. OASIS Shaughnessy 8k — Sunday May 15, 8:30 am
Location: Kerrisdale Arena, Vancouver
Contact: Geoffrey Buttner , 604-739-9182
Fees: TBC
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 including grand draw prize weekend getaway. 5k poker walk.
Website: lgrr.com/shaughnessy/

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6. Sandcastle City Classic 10k — Sunday June 5, 9 am
Location: Bayview Park, 14586 Marine Drive, White Rock
Contact: Tina Hansen-Baker , 604-417-2525
Fees: TBC
Features: Beach-front start and finish, new loop course on residential streets exclusively in White Rock. Fabulous post race goodies, prize money for the top male/female runners in Juniors, Seniors and Masters categories.
Website: sunrunners.ca/sandcastle-city-classic

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7. BlueShore Financial Longest Day 5k — Friday June 10, 7:05 pm
Location: Thunderbird Commons, UBC, Vancouver
Contact: Vancouver Thunderbirds 604-266-8879,
Fees: $33 by May 10; $38 by June 8, $48 day of race. BCA members deduct $3. $5 discount for age 15&U. Tech shirt add $24.
Features: Summer evening race; 10k distance (7:05) and Kids Mile (6:45) 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.
Website: events.runningroom.com/site/?raceId=12868
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8. Scotiabank Vancouver Half Marathon — Sunday June 26, 7:30 am
Location: UBC to Stanley Park, Vancouver
Contact: Clif Cunningham
Fees: $60 by Nov 30, $62.50 by Dec 31, $65 by Jan 31, $70 by Feb 29, $75 by Mar 31, $80 by Apr 30, $85 by May 31, $90 by Jun 20. Age 16-19 and 65+ deduct 25%. 10% off group registrations or multiple events. 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.
Website: vancouverhalf.com
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9. VFAC Summerfast 10k — Saturday July 16, 8 am
Location: Ceperley Picnic Area at Second Beach, Stanley Park, Vancouver
Contact: Rick Horne
Fees: $30 by Mar 15, $35 by June 1; $40 by Jul 15; $50 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 (race plus BC Champs) as well as course record bonus.
Website: summerfast.ca
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10. Squamish Days 8k — Sunday July 31, Time TBC
Location: Howe Sound Secondary School, Squamish
Contact: Tim Moore
Fees: TBD
Features: Details coming soon. Squamish Days Festival Parade and Open Loggers Sports Show following the race.
Website: squamishdays.ca

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11. Vancouver Eastside 10k — Saturday September 17, 8:30 am
Location: Dunsmuir Viaduct, 111 Dunsmuir Street, Vancouver
Contact: Clifton Cunningham
Fees: $30 by Dec 31; $32.50 by Feb 29; $35 by Apr 30; $37.50 by May 31; $40 by Jun 30; $42.50 by Jul 31; $45 by Aug 31; $50 by Sept 11. Age 16-19 and 65+ deduct 25%. Includes tech shirt ($40 value).
Features: 2016 BC 10k Championship. Out and back loop, starting at Stadium Skytrain Station on the Dunsmuir Viaduct. Through the eastside of Vancouver, looping 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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