RUNVAN® Kids Runs

The non-profit Vancouver International Marathon Society promotes healthy lifestyles, and is proud to offer Kids Runs in Vancouver for children aged 5-12 at the BMO Vancouver Marathon in May, and at the Granville Island Turkey Trot in October over Thanksgiving weekend.


BMO Vancouver Marathon Kids Run

May 2, 2020 –
Vancouver, BC

Line up at BC’s best race

BMO Vancouver Marathon Kids Run (from just $20) is one of Vancouver’s best Kids Runs, featuring race bibs, shirts, medals and snacks! Vancouver’s only Marathon event welcomes runners from nearly 65 countries and broke all-time registration records this past year! May 2019, run that world-famous Marathon that’s 70% shoreline, the fast Half Marathon with its epic downhill start towards Vancouver’s city skyline, the refreshing 8KM race through Stanley Park or run as a team with the Marathon Relay! There’s a race for everyone, including Kids.

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Granville Island Turkey Trot Kids Run

October 13, 2019 – 
Granville Island, Vancouver, BC

Run & Give at this great community event!

Run & Give! A hallmark event, the Granville Island Turkey Trot features a fun 10KM race on Thanksgiving Monday – plus a Kids Run a day earlier. This annual event brings together runners in a celebration of Thanksgiving – demonstrating our community of running, our gratitude for the sport, and our commitment to supporting others. Granville Island Turkey Trot Kids Run (from just $12) includes race bib, ribbon and snacks, over Thanksgiving weekend. Join in!

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The Society also offers Youth Specials for kids aged 11-17. Learn more