2015 Race Information

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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 10k Richmond Olympic Oval 10kRichmond Olympic Oval 10k  
1. Steveston Ice-Breaker 8k — Sunday February 1, 8:30 am
Location: Steveston Community Centre, Richmond
Contact: Erin Crawford , 604-241-9094
Fees: $28 online by Dec 14, $35 Dec 15-Jan 28, $40 Jan 30-31, 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 BC Road Running Series.
Website: www.kajaks.ca/events/ice-breaker-race/
Results: on Startline Timing website

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2. BMO St. Patrick's Day 5k — Saturday March 14, 9:30 am
Location: Stanley Park Pavilion, Vancouver
Contact: Karen Warrendorf
Fees: $28 by Jan 2, $33 until Jan 23, $35 until Feb 24; $38 until Mar 11. Team entries $4-$5 less per person. BC Athletics members deduct $3. Hooded sweatshirt $35; 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 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 22, 10 am
Location: Stanley Park Pavilion, Vancouver
Contact: Clif Cunningham
Fees: $35 by Nov 26, $40 by Jan 14, $45 by Feb 25, $50 by Mar 16, $60 Mar 21-22. Age 16-19 and 65+ deduct 25%; Age 15 & Under deduct 50%. 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 12, 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 23, $40 Feb 24-Mar 23, $50 after Mar 23. BCA members deduct $3. Age 19&U and 60+ deduct $2. Souvenir technical shirt $25.
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, free kids run. 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 24, 8:30 am
Location: Kerrisdale Arena, Vancouver
Contact: Geoffrey Buttner , 604-739-9182
Fees: $25 by May 17; $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. Also part of the BC Road Running Series.
Website: www.lgrr.com/shaughnessy/
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6. Sandcastle City Classic 10k — Sunday June 7, 9 am
Location: Bayview Park, 14586 Marine Drive, White Rock
Contact: Tina Hansen-Baker , 604-417-2525
Fees: $25 by June 4; $35 day of race. BCA members deduct $3.
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. Also part of the BC Road Running Series.
Website: www.sunrunners.ca/sandcastle-city-classic
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7. BlueShore Financial Longest Day 5k — Friday June 19, 6:45 pm
Location: Thunderbird Stadium, UBC, Vancouver
Contact: Vancouver Thunderbirds 604-266-8879,
Fees: $33 by May 19; $38 by June 17, $48 day of race. BCA members deduct $3. $5 discount for age 15&U. Tech shirt add $24.
Features: 2015 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 BC Road Running Series.
Website: www.thunderbirdstrack.org/events/longest_day/longestday.php
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8. Scotiabank Vancouver Half Marathon — Sunday June 28, 7:30 am
Location: UBC to Stanley Park, Vancouver
Contact: Clif Cunningham
Fees: $60 by Nov 26, $65 by Jan 14, $70 by Feb 25, $75 by Mar 25, $80 by Apr 22, $85 by May 13, $90 by Jun 22, $120 Jun 26-27. BCA members deduct $3. 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.
Website: www.canadarunningseries.com/svhm/
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9. VFAC Summerfast 10k — Saturday July 18, 8 am
Location: Ceperley Picnic Area at Second Beach, Stanley Park, Vancouver
Contact: Rick Horne
Fees: $30 by July 3; $35 late; $40 day of race. BCA members deduct $3.
Features: 2015 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 BC Road Running Series.
Website: www.summerfast.ca
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10. Squamish Days 10k — Sunday August 2, 8:30 am
Location: Howe Sound Secondary School, Squamish
Contact: Alma Lewis , 604-898-3755
Fees: $25 by July 14; $30 late, $35 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/
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11. Richmond Olympic Oval 10k — Sunday August 16, 9:00 am
Location: Olympic Speed Skating Oval, 6111 River Road, Richmond
Contact: Jared Hulme , 604-241-9094
Fees: (2014) $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: EVENT CANCELLED

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