Press Release

Great Trek presented by BlueShore Financial: The Grand Finale of the RUNVAN® Race Series

We’re thrilled to announce the return of the Great Trek, formerly known as the Fall Classic, and the last great run of the year! Presented by BlueShore Financial, this iconic event is the grand finale of the highly acclaimed RUNVAN® Race Series, and it’s set to take place on Saturday, October 28, 2023.

Event Highlights:

  • Event Name: Great Trek presented by BlueShore Financial
  • Date: Saturday, October 28, 2023
  • Location: East Mall, UBC
  • Registration: SOLD OUT

This event offers a range of race options, ensuring there’s something for every type of runner:

  • Half Marathon: For those seeking a challenging long-distance race.
  • 10KM: A great option for runners looking for a mid-distance challenge.
  • 5KM: Perfect for both beginners and seasoned runners.
  • RUNVAN® Hat-trick: A thrilling challenge for those ready to conquer 36.1KM over the course of the event.

BlueShore Financial, a boutique financial institution with a rich history of serving British Columbians for over 80 years, is proud to be the presenting partner of the Great Trek. Their commitment to the community and dedication to promoting health and wellness aligns perfectly with the spirit of this event.

“We are excited to partner with BlueShore Financial, whose values closely mirror our mission to inspire and bring people together through running,” said Eric Chene, Race Director at RUNVAN®. “Their support ensures that the Great Trek presented by BlueShore Financial will continue to be a highlight in the local running community.”

Runners of all levels and abilities are invited to join in the excitement, challenge themselves, and celebrate the joy of running. The Great Trek promises an unforgettable experience for all participants.

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For more information about the Great Trek presented by BlueShore Financial, registration details, and sponsorship opportunities, please visit greattrek.ca or contact [email protected].

The Vancouver International Marathon Society RUNVAN® is a non-profit that organizes the First Half presented by BlueShore Financial, BMO Vancouver Marathon, Granville Island Turkey Trot and Great Trek presented by BlueShore Financial. runvan.org/races