Vancouver Sun Run– 2024 Registration & 2023 Results

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Vancouver, Canada April 21, 2024 Registration Open

The Vancouver Sun Run is an annual race held in Vancouver Canada since 1985. It is one of Canada’s largest 10k road races and is the third largest timed 10k in North America.

It was founded by former Canadian Olympians Dr. Doug and Diane Clement along with Dr. Jack Taunton with the primary aim of promoting the benefits of running, to improve health and fitness, as well as support elite amateur athletics.

The first run attracted 3,200 participants.


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Vancouver Sun Run

Race Categories, Dates, Registration, Eligibility & Fees

10K Mini Run
Distance 10km 2.5km
Race Date April 21, 2024 April 21, 2024
Start Time  8:50 am onwards ^ 8:00 am
Eligibility Criterion *** No age criterion specified All ages
Fees** – Live event C$49 & Up * C$22 & Up (0-18 years)
C$35 & Up (19+ years)
Fees** – Virtual C$30 & Up *
Fees – Youth Team Challenge Student C$22 & Up (0-18 years)
Adults: C$35 & Up (19+ years)
Registration Register here Register here
Expo Details Venue: The Vancouver Sun Run Fair & Race Package Pickup, BC Place, 777 Pacific Blvd.
Date & Timings: April 19 (12pm-7pm) & April 20 (10am-5pm)

^ Different start time according to different category runners

* Fees for Team Division 10K is same as Individual

** Processing fees and taxes will be added upon check-out. Fees is time sensitive and will go up closer to race date

*** Waiver/ Supervision might be required for runners below 18 years of age


Route / Course Map

Information about the course maps & other details for the Vancouver Sun Run 2024 is provided below

10K Mini Run
Course Map 10K Course Map Mini Run Course Map
Start Area Start Area Map
Finish Area Finish Area Map

The Vancouver Sun Run route for the 10K is a POINT to POINT course while that for the Mini 2.5K run it is an OUT & BACK course with the below mentioned Start and Finish points:

Start Point Finish Point
10K Burrard & Georgia Near Pacific Blvd
Mini Run Pacific Blvd., Outside BC Place Near Pacific Blvd.

Prize Money

Information about the prizes/ awards for the Vancouver Sun Run 2024 are detailed below

Elite Division 1st prize 2nd Prize 3rd Prize 4th Prize 5th Prize
Overall $ 3,000 $ 1,500 $ 750
Canadian Citizens $ 2,500 $ 1,500 $ 1,000 $ 500 $ 250
Masters Division $ 750 $ 500 $ 250

In addition to above,

  1. Bonus: there would be bonuses for Canadian athletes as follows:
    M/F Sub – 29:00/33:00 – $ 500
    M/F Sub – 28:30/32:30 – $1,000
    M/F Sub – 28:00/32:00 – $2,000
  2. Open Division (non elite) and Age group Awards are given three deep to males and females in: Overall, Masters, Wheelchairs, 16-18, 19-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, 85-89, 90-94, 95 plus. No award category for 15 and under.

Points to Note for Prize Purse

  • All prizes are in Canadian dollars
  • Athletes may receive multiple awards.
  • Prize winners must be present at the awards ceremony and be available for media interviews.
  • Proof of age or citizenship may be required.
  • Time bonuses are for the top Canadian (winner – singular) only and are not cumulative.
  • All awards are based on gun times (not chip times).
  • Awards are equal for Male and Female participants


2023 and Earlier Edition Results

Results


Important Points

  • Registrations are non-refundable and non-transferrable
  • Bib Collection: Race package pickup at the Sun Run Fair are for Individuals and Shaw Mini Sun Runners ONLY. Team Race Packages will be delivered directly to Team Captains. If participant is unable to pick-up the package, they can assign someone to pick it up for them. Please give the proxy the bib number to expedite the pick-up process – nothing else is needed. For out-of-town participants (must be from outside Lower Mainland) picking up on race morning, please email organizers at info@vancouversunrun.com
  • Elite entries: Participants can apply for elite status by meeting specified qualifying standard. Please read more details about elite athletes here
  • Waves/ Corrals: All participants must provide an estimated finish time on their entry forms. Participants’ would be released in waves basis the estimated finish time
    <0:38:00 Seeded Men (Pink)
    <0:44:00 Seeded Women (Pink)
    0:38:01 – 0:49:00 Competitive Men (Yellow)
    0:44:01 – 0:49:00 Competitive Women (Yellow)
    0:49:01 – 1:00:00 (Green)
    1:00:01 – 1:15:00 (White)
    1:15:01 – 1:45:00 (Purple)
    1:45+ (Blue) – Walk with Pacific Blue Cross: entrants with walking poles, baby joggers, strollers and non-competitive wheelchairs must start here)

Contact Information

  • Website: https://www.vancouversunrun.com/
  • Event information: info@vancouversunrun.com
  • Sponsorship/Marketing: sponsorships@vancouversunrun.com
  • Media: Randy Clegg – rclegg@vancouversunrun.com
  • Office Address & Contact: Royal Centre, Unit 146 – 1055 West Georgia St., Vancouver, BC V6E 3P1
    604-428-1151

 

 

 

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