Vancouver, BC – November 1, 2023 – The Vancouver Sun Run presented by Herbaland Naturals, Canada’s largest 10K race, is pleased to announce that early bird pricing is on now until January 31st.
In a remarkable journey spanning four decades, the Vancouver Sun Run has solidified its status as an iconic event in British Columbia’s history. As it celebrates its momentous 40-year milestone, this annual road race stands as a testament to the power of community, health, and resilience. What began in 1985 as a vision to promote fitness and well-being among Vancouverites has grown into a massive celebration of athleticism, drawing participants from all walks of life. As the Vancouver Sun Run marks its 40th year, it not only commemorates its own history but also the stories of countless individuals who have made each step a part of their personal journey toward health and accomplishment.
Tim Hopkins, Vancouver Sun Run Race Director, also shared his excitement about 40 years of running, saying, “The Vancouver Sun Run has been a significant part of what makes our community so amazing for 40 years now. The Vancouver Sun Run staff, volunteers and sponsors are so proud of inspiring and unifying people of all ages to achieve their fitness goals and to be active, happy, and healthy. We look forward to seeing everyone downtown for our 40th anniversary.”
Mark your calendars, as early bird registrations for the 40th-anniversary Vancouver Sun Run will go on sale starting November 1st, 2023. Participants can look forward to an even more exceptional and memorable Sun Run experience as they lace up their running shoes to join the celebration of fitness, achievement, and community spirit.
As the largest running event in the country, the Vancouver Sun Run draws thousands of participants of all ages each year, and its charitable efforts have raised more than $3.3 million dollars since its inception. New for 2024, Make-A-Wish Foundation, The Children’s Foundation and Hope Air will join the BC Cancer Foundation, BC Epilepsy Society, Big Brothers of Greater Vancouver, Charlford House Society for Women, Ronald McDonald House BC & Yukon, the Heart & Stroke Foundation, Raise-a-Reader, the Greater Vancouver Food Bank, and Family Services of Greater Vancouver as the official beneficiaries of the 2024 charity program proudly supported by the Vancouver International Airport (YVR).
To help celebrate this milestone year, we are pleased to welcome back Official Partners Subaru Canada, OASIS, EVA Airlines, Pacific Blue Cross, Kal Tire, Club16 featuring She’s Fit!, Kintec Footwear & Orthotics, Fresh Prep, BC Place and Global BC.
2024 Early Bird Registration Fees
|Individual 10K (until Jan 31):||$54 plus fees and GST|
|EVA Air Mini Sun Run 2.5K (until Jan 31):||$25 plus fees and GST (18 years and under)$40 plus fees and GST (19 years and older)|
|Virtual 10K (until Jan 31):||$30 (plus fees and GST)|
|Oasis Youth Team Challenge (until Feb 16):||$25 plus fees and GST (18 years and under)$40 plus fees and GST (19 years and older)|
|10K Team Division (until Feb 9):||$54 plus fees and GST|
For more information and updates, visit the newly refreshed Vancouver Sun Run website at www.vancouversunrun.com
For media inquiries, please contact:
- Vancouver Sun Run – Randy Clegg Media Relations Manager Vancouver Sun Run Phone: (604) 209-0611 Email: email@example.com
About Vancouver Sun Run
The Vancouver Sun Run, established in 1983, is a premier 10K road race that promotes an active lifestyle, community engagement, and personal achievement. Celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2024, the Vancouver Sun Run welcomes participants of all ages and fitness levels to join in the annual celebration of fitness and community.
About Herbaland Naturals
Founded in 2009, Herbaland’s mission is to bring health and wellness to all by creating natural health products that are good for people and the planet. Herbaland is Vancouver-based and CAMSC certified diversity-owned company. Herbaland is also a certified Benefit Corporation, recognized for adhering to a high standards of verified performance, accountability and transparency. For more information visit www.herbaland.ca