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May 31, 2015

The Ultimate Guide for a competitive runner in Vancouver

While the weather in Vancouver is always good enough to hit the pavement for a quick run, spring means the run season is upon us. Whether you're planning on a competitive long distance run, a 10k fun run or even just a 2k walk, it’s time to grab your gear and start hitting your stride.

To help you plan your run season, here’s a listing of some of the local runs around the lower mainland and area:


6th: Whistler Half Marathon - 10K/21.1K - Whistler

7th: Sandcastle City Classic - 10k - White Rock

19th: Blueshore Financial Longest Day Road Race - 5K/10K - UBC Vancouver

21st: The Father’s Day Walk Run - 5K/10K - Burnaby

28th: Scotiabank Vancouver Half - 5K/21.1K - Vancouver



18th: Summerfast - 10K - Vancouver

25th: Vancouver Pride Run/Walk - 5K/10K - Vancouver



1st: Vancouver Colour Me Rad - 5K - Vancouver

8th: Lululemon SeaWheeze Half Marathon - 21.1K - Vancouver


13th: Grouse Grind Challenge - Grouse Mountain

20th: Terry Fox Run - 5K/10K - everywhere



4th: Blueshore Financial Spirit of the Shore Half Marathon - 21.1K - West Vancouver

10th: Delta Half Marathon - 5K/21.1K - Delta

11th: GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon - 8K/21.1K/42.2K - Victoria


Whichever races you participate in this season, run safe and have fun!

Written by Jay Minter.
Check out more great posts by him on his blog

Trying to improve your running form? Check out our tips on how to run like an olympian here.

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