Run Details


On March 17, 2018 put a little Irish in your step. Come out for a flat and fast 5k in scenic Stanley Park.


Where: Stanley Park Pavilion, Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC
Date: Saturday, March 17, 2018
Time: 9:30 am

Timing: This is a timed event by Startline Timing.  The timing is attached to your race number – no number no time. Make sure to wear your number. Your timing chip is on the back of your race number. No race number, no time.

Race Announcing: by Steve King

For safety purposes, participants with walking poles, strollers or baby joggers MUST start at the back of the pack and must walk the route.


Where: Denman Running Room, 679 Denman Street, Vancouver
When: Thursday, March 15  – 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Friday, March 16  – 12:00 noon – 6:00 pm
You can arrange to pick up for other participants with their confirmation details.
Team Captains: We encourage team captains to pick up packages for your whole team and you must sign for your whole team. Team members can pick up individually, please coordinate with your team captain.
Race day package pick-up: 8:00 am to 9:00 am **Only for those coming from out of town between 8:00 am and 9:00 am inside the Stanley Park Pavilion.


StanleyEcoA team from the Stanley Park Ecological Society will be holding a bag check by donation. Check you bag, donate and you also have a chance to win a prize!
NEW LOCATION: Bag check will be help upstairs, above the Stanley Park Pavilion. Access the bag check via the stairs just past the finish line. Bag check closes at 9:15 so have your bags inside and then leave to the start line. Take a tag, write your race # on it and tie it to your bag. Make a donation and give your bag to one of the volunteers.




Our Famous GIB After Party: Green beer, good food, DJ and lots of FUN. The bar will be open so don’t forget to bring your loot.


  • Awards – Overall top 10 females and males, overall masters female and male, fastest mile female and male, course record bonus
  • Donation Prizes
  • Best Costume prizes and draw prizes will take place in the Stanley Park Pavilion at 11:15 am


Race day parking in the park is limited.  Please try to take public transportation where possible. It is a short walk from Denman and Georgia to the race start.  If you do need to drive, please try to carpool and try to park outside the park. Access to the parking off pipeline road will close at 8:30.

Click here for walking map
Click here for parking map

Walking directions and time from Denman Running Room to race start