2014 Race Information

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Steveston Ice-Breaker 8k
Steveston Ice-Breaker 8k
BMO St. Patrick's Day 5k
BMO St. Patrick's Day 5k
Spring Run-Off Vancouver 8k
Modo Spring Run-Off Vancouver 8k
BMO Sunshine Coast April Fool's Run Half-Marathon
BMO Sunshine Coast April Fool's Run
OASIS Shaughnessy 8k
OASIS Shaughnessy 8k
Sandcastle City Classic 10k
Sandcastle City Classic 10k
BlueShore Financial Longest Day 5k
BlueShore Financial Longest Day 5k
Scotiabank Vancouver Half Marathon
Scotiabank Vancouver Half Marathon
Summerfast 10k
VFAC Summerfast 10k
Squamish Days 10k
Squamish Days 10k
Richmond Olympic Oval 10k
Richmond Olympic Oval 10k
 
1. Steveston Ice-Breaker 8k — Sunday February 2, 8:30 am
Location: Steveston Community Centre, Richmond
Contact: Jean-Jacques Schmidt coach.jj@shaw.ca 604-241-9094
Fees: $28 online by Dec 15, $35 Dec 16-Jan 29, $45 Jan 31-Feb 1, no race day reg; BCA members deduct $3.
Features: Fun and fast 8k to kick off the year with hot soup headlining the post race festivities! Certified course through scenic and historic Steveston and along dikes for your personal best time. Also part of the Timex BC Road Running Series.
Website: www.kajaks.org/events/icebreaker.htm
Results: on Startline Timing website

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2. BMO Bank of Montreal St. Patrick's Day 5k — Saturday March 15, ***9:30 am***
Location: Stanley Park Pavilion, Vancouver
Contact: Karen Warrendorf info@stpatricks5k.com
Fees: $28 by Jan 2, $33 until Feb 28, $38 until Mar 11. Team entries $4 less per person. BC Athletics members deduct $3. Hooded sweatshirt $32; Race T-shirt $20.
Features: NEW START TIME Fast and scenic loop of Stanley Park. All with an Irish theme; post-race party with great food, beer, DJ and lots of FUN. Cash prizing including course record bonus and Power Mile bonus. In support of Canadian Diabetes. Prize for best green costume. Also part of the Timex BC Road Running Series.
Website: www.stpatricks5k.com
Results: On Startline Timing website

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3. Modo Spring Run-Off Vancouver 8k — Sunday March 23, 10 am
Location: Stanley Park Pavilion, Vancouver
Contact: Clif Cunningham spring8k@canadarunningseries.com
Fees: $40 by Nov 27, $45 by Jan 22, $50 by Mar 17, $60 Mar 22. Age 13-18 deduct $15; Age 12 & Under deduct $20-$30. BC Athletics members deduct $3. 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 Take a Hike Foundation. Also part of the Canada Running Series.
Website: www.canadarunningseries.com/spring8k/
Results: On Canada Running Series website

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4. BMO Sunshine Coast April Fool's Run Half-Marathon — Sunday April 6, 9:17 am
Location: Gibsons & Area Community Centre to Davis Bay (Sechelt)
Contact: Teresa Nightingale info@foolsrun.com, 1-877-493-5163
Fees: (online) $25 first 100 entrants, $30 by Dec 31, $35 Jan 1-Feb 15, $40 Feb 16-Mar 15, $50 after Mar 15. BCA members deduct $3. Age 19&U and 60+ deduct $2. Souvenir technical shirts $30.
Features: Scenic rural point to point course finishing in beachfront park, friendly local hospitality, every km marked, finisher's medals, unique awards. DJ and announcer at finish line. Hot food and drinks post-race. Cash prizing. 40 min. ferry ride from West Vancouver. Free shuttle buses provided on Sunshine Coast.
Website: www.foolsrun.com
Results: On Sportstats website

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5. OASIS Shaughnessy 8k — Sunday May 25, 8:30 am
Location: Kerrisdale Arena, Vancouver
Contact: Geoffrey Buttner gbuttner@hotmail.com, 604-739-9182
Fees: (2013) $24 by May 19; $29 late & day of race; BCA members deduct $3. Also $3 discount for age 19&U. T-shirt add $13.
Features: 2014 BC 8k Championship. 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. Also part of the Timex BC Road Running Series.
Website: www.lgrr.com/shaughnessy/
Results: On Start Line Timing website

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6. Sandcastle City Classic 10k — Sunday June 8, 9 am
Location: Centennial Park, 14600 North Bluff Road (16th Ave),* White Rock
Contact: Tina Hansen-Baker sandcastleracedirector@yahoo.ca, 604-417-2525
Fees: $25 by June 7; $35 day of race. BCA members deduct $3. T-Shirt add $20.
Features: *Please Note: For this year only, Sandcastle 10km will be held at Centennial Park, located at 14600 North Bluff Road (16th Ave), White Rock. Due to road construction, there has been a change to the route and staging area (finish line, parking, busing, post-race festivities). Net downhill point to point course on residential streets. Grand draw prize mountain bike, running shoe draw prizes. Unique Sandcastle Trophies to top male and female. Also part of the Timex BC Road Running Series.
Website: www.sunrunners.ca/sandcastle-city-classic
Results: On Start Line Timing website

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7. BlueShore Financial Longest Day 5k — Friday June 13, 6:45 pm
Location: Thunderbird Stadium, UBC, Vancouver
Contact: Vancouver Thunderbirds 604-266-8879 longestday@thunderbirdstrack.org
Fees: $33 by May 13; $38 by June 12, $48 day of race. BCA members deduct $3. $5 discount for age 16&U. Tech shirt add $22.
Features: 2014 BC 5k Championship. Summer evening race; 10k distance (7:05) 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 Timex BC Road Running Series.
Website: www.thunderbirdstrack.org/events/longest_day/longestday.php
Results: On StartLine Timing website

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8. Scotiabank Vancouver Half Marathon — Sunday June 22, 7:30 am
Location: UBC to Stanley Park, Vancouver
Contact: Clif Cunningham svhm@canadarunningseries.com
Fees: $70 by Jan 22, $80 by Mar 26, $85 by May 7, $90 by Jun 16, $120 Jun 20-21. BCA members deduct $3. 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.
Website: www.canadarunningseries.com/svhm/
Results: On Canada Running Series website

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9. VFAC Summerfast 10k — Saturday July 19, 8 am
Location: Ceperley Picnic Area at Second Beach, Stanley Park, Vancouver
Contact: Steve Malyon stevemalyon@gmail.com
Fees: $30 by July 4; $35 late; $40 day of race. BCA members deduct $3.
Features: 2014 BC 10k Championship. 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. Also part of the Timex BC Road Running Series.
Website: www.summerfast.ca
Results: On RaceDay Timing Services website

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10. Squamish Days 10k — Sunday August 3, 8:30 am
Location: Howe Sound Secondary School, Squamish
Contact: Alma Lewis arlewis@shaw.ca, 604-898-3755
Fees: $25 by July 14; $30 late and day of race. BCA members deduct $3.
Features: Fast, flat, out and back route. Paved shoulder and minimal traffic. Gift certificates to top 3 winners. Great post-race spread with coffee, juice, baked goods. Proceeds to community volunteer organizations. Mile race also available (not part of series). Squamish Days Festival Parade and Open Loggers Sports Show following the race.
Website: http://squamishdays.ca/festival-schedule/sunday/squamish-days-10k-run/
Results: On Sportstats website

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11. Richmond Olympic Oval 10k — Sunday August 17, 9:00 am *NEW START TIME
Location: Olympic Speed Skating Oval, 6111 River Road, Richmond
Contact: Jared Hulme jhulme@richmond.ca, 604-241-9094
Fees: $25 by Jun 15; $35 by Aug 13; $40 day of race. BCA members deduct $3.
Features: Limit 500 participants. Certified 10km course on a flat, scenic route along the Fraser River, starting and finishing at the beautiful Richmond Oval Olympic speed skating venue. Free gear check. Great draw prizes. Series awards to follow.
Website: http://kajaks.ca/events/road-races/
Results: On Startline Timing website

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