Vancouver 5KM Races

In addition to organizing the races below, which feature medals, drinks, music, and more, RUNVAN® organizes several free 5KM social runs throughout the year! Be sure to follow our Facebook Events Page to stay updated. The Society further organizes a free weekly RUNVAN® Club on Thursday mornings with distances ranging from 6KM to 8KM at various paces. Runners of all abilities are welcome.


BMO Vancouver Marathon Relay – features distances of 5KM, 12KM and 13KM

May – annually on the first weekend of May –
Vancouver, BC

One of the world’s top destination marathons, the BMO Vancouver Marathon is known for its award-winning Marathon course, fast Half Marathon, refreshing 8KM, and fun Relay and Kids Run. All courses offer stunning views of the Pacific Ocean, towering forests, iconic landmarks, and run through world-renowned Stanley Park towards an energized downtown Finish Line. Join in!

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Fall Classic Run

October – 
UBC, Vancouver, BC

Newly part of the Great Trek Festival at UBC, the Fall Classic has been a staple race in the Vancouver running community for many years. Affectionately known as the ‘last great run of the year’, this popular Vancouver event features races for everyone with a Half Marathon, 10KM and 5KM route.

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BMO Vancouver Marathon

BMO Vancouver Marathon


Join in! RUNVAN®

The non-profit Vancouver International Marathon Society inspires healthy, active lifestyles, and annually organizes the ‘First Half’ Half Marathon, BMO Vancouver Marathon, Granville Island Turkey Trot and Fall Classic. Find your next race!


MARATHON | HALF MARATHON | 10KM | 8KM | 5KM | KIDS