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Other Recommended Races

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January 21, 2018: Steveston IceBreaker 8k

First event of the Lifestages Lower Mainland Road Race Series. Flat and fast out and back along the waterfront in Steveston. Great way to start off your road racing year.

February 24 to August 25, 2018: Sunshine Coast Trail Race Series

Get ready to explore the Lower Sunshine Coast and its amazing network of trails with a new 6-race trail series starting from Pender Harbour and making its way to Gibsons with a variety of trails and courses. Each race will have a short course race (5-6km) and a long course race (10-12km). Feb 24, Mar 31, Apr 28, May 26, Jul 21, Aug 25.

March 17, 2018: BMO St. Patrick's Day 5k, Stanley Park

Fun themed event. Fast 5k seawall route. Great atmosphere and after-party. Wear green! — race #2 of the Lifestages Lower Mainland Road Race Series.

April 21, 2018: Mountain Grind, Pender Harbour

At Pender Harbour Lions Park, the 4th annual Mountain Grind is a nature influenced obstacle course race for ages 10 and up, showcasing the Suncoaster Trail in Pender Harbour. Chip timed race for single participants or join as a group. Each racers receives a T-shirt, medal, and free BBQ dinner. There are vendors, music, beer gardens and kids games for everyone to enjoy. Come out to see it or register at

April 22, 2018: Vancouver Sun Run 10k

Vancouver's signature 10k. Close to 50,000 participants, one of the biggest events in North America. Starts at 9am so we can take the 6:20 ferry and get there in plenty of time. Pre-registration only, no race day sign up (but out of towners can pick up race kits on race day).

July 20–27, 2018: The Great Alaskan Running Cruise

Great Alaskan Running Cruise

This was a blast when 7 of us went in 2008! The Great Alaskan Running Cruise is designed with every type of runner and walker in mind. You'll actively explore "the Last Frontier" with your own two feet, and take on the challenge of running or walking the beautiful trails in Anchorage, Juneau and Ketchikan, and a fun and amazing race in Skagway. Every event is well marked, safe and by the end of the week you'll earn a big honkin' Alaskan Running Cruise Medal! Starts in Anchorage and ends in Vancouver. Check out all the details and itinerary at

Got some time? Read full version of Teresa's story from the 2008 Great Alaskan Maritime Marathon Cruise! With photos...