10k Event Details

In-Person: Sunday, April 16, 2023

Join us in downtown Vancouver on Sunday, April 16, 2023 for an in-person 10K, complete with a scenic course of the city. Whether you run, walk or jog, there’s something for everyone. Race starts at 9 AM.

What’s included in your entry:
● Souvenir technical shirt and Race Bib with Timing Tag for 10K runners
● Teams will have team name/logo on the back of the technical shirt
● Water Stations and Live Entertainment along the course
● Post-Race Party at BC Place

Virtual: Friday, April 14 to Sunday, April 16, 2023

Participate in the Vancouver Sun Run whenever and wherever you are! Run or walk 10K from Friday, April 14 to Sunday, April 16, 2023 and share your results with the community on our website.

What’s included in your entry:
● Souvenir technical shirt and Race Bib
● Mailing Fee included in pricing (shipping to Canada & U.S. addresses only)
● Teams will have team name/logo on the back of the technical shirt. However note that team members will have their shirts delivered directly to their Team Captain (not mailed directly to them).

Deadlines & Fees

Fees listed are per person. Processing fees and taxes will be added upon check-out.

Lock In 2022 Pricing from November 1-15: $49
November 16 – January 31: $54
February 1 – April 13, Noon: $64

November 1 – January 31: $30
February 1 – March 31: $40

The Vancouver Sun Run is Canada’s largest 10k road race. Run through a beautiful scenic course that highlights Vancouver ‘s downtown core starting at Burrard and Georgia heading North to Denman street. The course runs through Vancouver’s West End to the English Bay waterfront and then heads east along Beach and Pacific Ave with scenic views of the waterfront. The runners then head south across the Burrard street Bridge and pass along South False Creek and Mount Pleasant neighbourhoods. The runners head past Science world and Finish outside the iconic BC Place Stadium.

Only runners, joggers, walkers and wheelchairs are permitted. Dogs, skateboards, wagons, in-line skates, scooters, roller skis, bicycles and vehicles are strictly prohibited. Participants with these items will be removed from the course and will be disqualified. For safety purposes, participants with walking poles, strollers, baby joggers or recreational wheelchairs MUST start in the Walk with Pacific Blue Cross section (1hr:46 min+) at the back of the pack and must walk the route. You must accept the risks of participating in a race with over 40,000 entrants. Please read the release and waiver carefully before entering.

Post Race Experience (In-Person):

Your Vancouver Sun Run experience does not end just outside our host venue, BC Place Stadium; you are encouraged to enter the stadium to enjoy the wrap party along with your family and friends. At the wrap party, celebrate your achievement with live entertainment, check out the Kids’ Zone, watch the awards’ ceremony for the top finishers and enjoy free fruit, bagels and refreshments provided by our generous sponsors. Water stations are provided at numerous locations along the course as well as music entertainment in the form of bands.

Click Here for the Course (In-Person) – 10K Map

Click Here for the Start Line Map

Wave Start

All participants must provide an estimated finish time on their entry forms. Entrants of similar ability are grouped in time zones and start the race in a series of short timed intervals. If no estimated finish time is provided, you will be assigned a 1:46+ minute bib for the Walk with Pacific Blue Cross Division. To run or walk in the same time zone as your friends, family or team members, you must select the same estimated finish time on all the entry forms. If you are at different ability levels, you must choose the zone that’s suitable for the slowest participant.

0:00 – 0:38:00 SEEDED MEN (Pink)
0:00 – 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)

For a map of the Start Line and timing of the waves, click here.

Awards and Categories

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.

Start Times (PDT)

  • 8:00 a.m. @ Pacific Blvd (BC Place Stadium) – Shaw Mini Sun Run 2.5K
  • 8:50 a.m. Burrard & Georgia – Competitive wheelchairs
  • 9:00 a.m. Burrard & Georgia – Elite Men & Women Vancouver Sun Run 10K
  • 9:00 a.m. Burrard & Georgia – Vancouver Sun Run 10K