5KM

Date: Sunday, November 12th, 2017
Time: 11:00AM
Start and Finish Line: UBC, Student Union Building
Age: 10+
Course closes: 12:30PM
Capacity: Limited and sold-out last year.

 


EVENT
Fall Classic 5KM $47
5KM Student (18+ post secondary) $23

What is included with 2017 Fall Classic registration

  • $20 gift card from Forerunners redeemable on New Balance product
  • Complimentary Stanley Park Brewing Beer and Kettle Valley Wine valid at Mahony & Sons for those of legal drinking age
  • Food, drinks, music, awards and post-race celebrations
  • Free Expo with great merchandise, and gear check
  • On-course services including water, toilets and electrolyte
  • Two water stations along the 5KM course
  • Race bib with built-in timing chip
  • Finisher’s Medal

Course map

The Vancouver International Marathon Society is excited to re-introduce the 5KM race.


Age Group and Awards

Age Group and Awards

Top three male and female runners will be awarded prizes.

Both male and female runners are automatically entered into the following competitive age groups: under 19; 20-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; 60-69; 70-79; 80-89; 90-99; 100 and above.

Gun time is the official time for the top three overall winners, whereas chip time will determine age group awards. Please seed yourself appropriately at the Start Line.

Awards will also be presented to the largest team and the best costume!


Start Line

Start Line

Things to remember:

  • Free Gear Check will be available to all runners. Please arrive at least one hour before the race starts if you want to check your gear
  • We encourage all participants to arrive at least 45 minutes early
  • Washrooms are available at the Start Line
  • Make sure your bib is worn and is visible on the front of your shirt. Wearing your bib on the back or leg can affect the timing device embedded.

To check out the Start and Finish Line map, please click here.


Finish Line

Finish Line

To check out the Start and Finish Line map, please click here.

Results Live Feed

Check your results at the Finish Line or on our website after the event. Sportstats West, our timing provider will post results soon after the first runners are finished. Click here to also post timing updates to your social media account.


Entertainment

Entertainment

Keep you eyes and ears open for music along the course and stick around after the race for great entertainment.


Clocks and kilometre markers

Clocks and kilometre markers

  • The Fall Classic course is marked every kilometre
  • Digital clocks are positioned at the Start and Finish Line. Digital clocks are synced with the official start time but please note that digital clocks at the Finish Line will display “unofficial” finish times which are unique to every individual runner’s chip, and therefore cannot be determined from looking at a digital clock. Check your official results on our website after the event.


Strollers/Wheelchairs and Walkers

Strollers/Wheelchairs and Walkers

Strollers are permitted on the 5KM course! Parents with strollers will start the 5KM run at the back of the corral.

  • Strollers must be suitable for a 5KM run/walk, for crossing curbs, and rough terrain
  • Please pass runners and walkers with extreme caution
  • The course closure time is 12:30pm PT


Switching Races

You can upgrade or downgrade your race distance online. Link to your Runner Profile to edit registration and switch races. Edit Registration HERE

While there is space available, you may switch to a shorter distance – ie. switch your Half Marathon entry to a 10KM or 5 KM entry, or 10KM entry to an 5KM entry – however, the price difference will not be refunded. A $5 change fee will be applied to all changes. Plus applicable online fees. The race fee difference charged will be the race fee at the time of the switch.

While there is space available, you may also switch to a longer distance – ie. switch your 10KM to a Half Marathon, or 5KM to a 10KM – however, you will be charged the price difference. A $5 change fee will be applied to all changes. Plus applicable online fees. The race fee difference charged will be the race fee at the time of the switch.