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Walk or run... 3 miles or 5k... whatever you decide, you'll be in for a great time! Check out the information below to learn more about: 

timing & awards

Registration Fees


$45  |  March 17 - April 30 
$50  |  May 1 - May 3
$55  |  May 4 (Day of event)


$50  |  March 17 - April 30  
$55  |  May 1 - May 3
$60  |  May 4 (Day of event)

*Children 12 and under register FREE (with adult registration)

Can't be there? Be a virtual fundraiser! You can still support the event by encouraging your friends, family, co-workers, etc. to donate to your fundraising team!

All registered walkers or runners receive a goodie bag, access to the Party in the Park and a chance to earn prizes through fundraising. Runners also receive a finisher's medal!



Runners and walkers leave the park at 9. Runners depart first and should line up in front. To reduce congestion on the walking path, walkers are released in several waves. 

Registration, Check-in & Vendor Village - 7:30 am
Beer Garden & Team Chalet Open - 8 am
Walk and Run - 9 am
Run Awards - 10:30 am
Fundraising Team Awards - 11 am
Party in the Park - 7:30 - 11:30 am


Courses are dog and kid friendly and water stations (for both dogs and people!) are provided. Walk and run courses feature some of the finest scenery Vancouver has to offer!

3-Mile Walk 

Out and back
Walk along the Columbia River
Seperate route from runners
Water stations for people & dogs!

5k Timed-Run 

One of the only dog-friendly chip-timed runs in the NW!
Out and back
Separate route from walkers
Run through historic Vancouver
Water stations for people & dogs!
Check race results at finish-line kiosks and online after the event
Finishing prizes, finisher's medal, and placement awards  

Timing and 5K RACE AWARDS 

Run Timing

Runners are timed using a chip on each bib. We ask runners to wear their bibs on the front of their bodies, on their chest or stomach area. Instant results including pacing and placement by age group will be available at the kiosk near the start/finish arch. Race results will be posted online the day after the race. 


Fastest Woman
Fastest Man
Fastest Dog
Fastest Runner under 13 Years Old

Age Groups

Prizes are given for first-place finishers in each age group for male and female runners (overall finisher's excluded from age group awards). 

Age groups:

0 - 13
14 - 19
20 - 29 
30 - 39
40 - 49
50 - 59
60 - 69
70 - 79

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Questions? Need help? 
Kyra Phelps
Marketing & Events Coordinator
[email protected]