2017 Race Details

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Steveston Ice-Breaker 8kSteveston Ice-Breaker 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
Sandcastle City Classic 5kSandcastle City Classic 5k 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 15, 8:30 am
Location: Steveston Community Centre, Richmond
Contact: Jared Hulme
Fees: $25 by Nov 14, $32 by Dec 14, $38 by Jan 12, $45 race day; Youth deduct $8-$10; Teams 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.
Website: www.kajaks.ca/events/icebreaker
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2. BMO St. Patrick's Day 5k — Saturday March 18, 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: 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. BMO Sunshine Coast April Fool's Run Half-Marathon — Sunday April 2, 9:17 am
Location: Gibsons & Area Community Centre (Gibsons) to Mission Point Park (Sechelt)
Contact: Teresa Nightingale , 1-877-493-5163
Fees: $30 by Dec 31, $35 Jan 1-Feb 15, $40 Feb 16-Mar 15, $45 Mar 16-29, $50 Mar 30-Apr 2. BCA members deduct $3. Age 19&U and 60+ deduct $2. Souvenir technical shirt $30.
Features: 40th Annual! 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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4. OASIS Shaughnessy 8k — Sunday May 21, 8:30 am
Location: Kerrisdale Arena, Vancouver
Contact: Geoffrey Buttner , 604-739-9182
Fees: $25 by May 8; $30 late & day of race; BCA members deduct $3. Also $3 discount for age 19&U. T-shirt add $13.
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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5. Sandcastle City Classic 5k — Sunday June 11, 8:30 am
Location: White Rock Beach
Contact: John Makepeace , 604-538-0764 (office)
Fees: $23 flat rate. BCA members deduct $3.
Features: Beach-front start and finish, out and back course along Marine Drive in White Rock, glorious views of the ocean along the entire route. Fabulous post race food and great door prizes. Trophies for the top male and female. Medals for the first/second/third male and female in 5 year age categories.
Website: sunrunners.ca/sandcastle-city-classic-5km-road-race

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6. BlueShore Financial Longest Day 5k — Friday June 16, 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: www.thunderbirdstrack.org/longest-day-road-race/

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7. Scotiabank Vancouver Half Marathon — Sunday June 25, 7:30 am
Location: UBC to Stanley Park, Vancouver
Contact: Clif Cunningham
Fees: $59 by Nov 30, $64 by Feb 1, $69 by Mar 29, $79 by May 17, $89 by May 31, $99 by Jun 19. 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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8. VFAC Summerfast 10k — Saturday July 15, 8 am
Location: Ceperley Picnic Area at Second Beach, Stanley Park, Vancouver
Contact: Rick Horne
Fees: $30 by Mar 15, $35 by May 31; $40 by Jul 13; $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 as well as course record bonus.
Website: summerfast.ca
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9. Squamish Days 8k — Sunday Aug 6, 8:30 am
Location: Howe Sound Secondary School, Squamish
Contact: Tim Moore
Fees: $20 by May 31; $25 by Jun 30, $30 by July 29, $35 day of race. BCA members deduct $3.
Features: Fast and flat out and back on paved road. Squamish Days Parade and Loggers Sports Festival after the race.
Website: squamishdays.ca/festival-schedule/sunday/squamish-days-8k-run/

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10. Vancouver Eastside 10k — Saturday September 16, 8:30 am
Location: Dunsmuir Viaduct, 111 Dunsmuir Street, Vancouver
Contact: Clifton Cunningham
Fees: $29 by Mar 29; $34 by Jun 19; $39 by Aug 2; $44 by Aug 30; $49 by Sept 11. Includes race shirt.
Features: 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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