Where the start line accommodates close to 50,000 enthusiastic runners, Vancouver is so excited for this Sunday’s 10k road race, offering all runners a great experience to run through our beautiful city! From its inception in 1985, this year’s Vancouver’s Sun Run celebrates 30 years! Vancouver Sun Run has grown immensely with its first run attracting only 3200 participants and has now progressed to mark 48,196 registrants in 2013!
History of the Vancouver Sun Run
The first run was organized to highlight the advantages of running to enhance health and fitness. It was also aimed at supporting amateur athletics. With the initiatives of the founder members (Dr. Doug and Diane Clement with Dr. Jack Taunton) the Vancouver Sun Run has now evolved into such an enormous fun & fitness event, filling us with inspiration, rejuvenation and motivation to run for a good cause.
This Sunday’s Vancouver Sun Run will capture the hearts of the thousands who commute downtown to show their support. This year you can create a personal pledge for one of the Vancouver Sun Run charitable partner. Any money you personally raise using your pledge page will go directly to your selected charity partner. (BC Children’s Hospital, BC SPCA and the Heart and Stroke Foundation)
It not too late to register as an individual online and show your support http://buff.ly/1iiSfPp
You can also register in person on April 24, 25 & 26, 2014 at the Sun Run Fair at their host venue, BC Place Stadium, Vancouver, BC.
Our very own Sun Run team – From the BEST WESTERN PLUS Chateau Granville Hotel & Suites & Conference Centre will be running this Sunday! Come cheer us on! We will make sure to give you frequent live updates on all the excitement! Follow us on Facebook & Twitter to stay connected to our team. On your marks get set….Go BEST WESTERN PLUS Chateau Granville!