The undeniable energy of fall is quickly ascending upon us once again as we’re approaching September. And the Fall 2023 RunWalk program is the perfect way to fully immerse yourself in the season’s delights This year, the excitement is amplified as SportMedBC joins forces yet again with the beloved Big Elf Run by Big Fun Run Series, promising an unforgettable experience that combines fitness, festivity, and a whole lot of fun.
As the temperatures drop and nature showcases its breathtaking transformation, there’s no denying the allure of the great outdoors. The SportMedBC Fall RunWalk program is perfectly timed to help you make the most of this picturesque season. Whether you’re a seasoned runner aiming to set a new personal record or a casual walker seeking a delightful way to stay active, this program caters to all fitness levels and aspirations.
What makes the Fall 2023 RunWalk program truly special is the exciting collaboration once again with the Big Elf Run, presented by the esteemed Big Fun Run Series. Supporting The Lower Mainland Christmas Bureau, The Big Elf Run is renowned for infusing holiday cheer into the running experience, and this partnership promises to add an extra dash of magic to your fitness journey.
This holiday themed run offers a 5km/10km/15km Big Elf Run/Walk (2pm) as well as a 1km Wee Elf Run/Walk (1pm) around scenic Stanley Park. Run with hundreds of elves, enjoy a DJ, “elfie station”, prize giveaways and more.
The Big Elf Run tours picturesque Stanley Park. Starting at Lumberman’s Arch, the course winds its way along paths surrounded by old oak trees before looping onto the seawall with hallmark views of Coal Harbour and the Burrard Inlet.
Imagine donning your most festive attire, lacing up your running shoes, and joining a sea of elves – all with the shared goal of spreading joy and staying active. Did we mention everyone signed up for the Fall RunWalk program receives a discount on their Big Elf Run registration?
What can you expect from the Fall 2023 RunWalk?
- Structured Training Plans: The Fall RunWalk program offers meticulously crafted training plans by Olympian Lynn Kanuka. These plans cater to various fitness levels, ensuring that both beginners and experienced participants can gradually build their endurance, strength, and stamina.
- Community Support: One of the most remarkable aspects of the Fall RunWalk program is the sense of community it fosters. Participants connect with like-minded individuals who share a passion for fitness and adventure. The added partnership with the Big Elf Run enhances this sense of camaraderie, as participants come together to celebrate the season in a unique and memorable way.
- Holiday Magic: Partnering with the Big Elf Run means that the culmination of your training will coincide with an event that’s nothing short of enchanting. Imagine crossing the finish line amidst a sea of twinkling lights, festive costumes, and a contagious atmosphere of merriment.
Visit the RunWalk page where you’ll find registration details with 11 in-person locations, including a few new locations and even a Virtual option for those who prefer to navigate their journey on their own. It’s time to lace up, step out, and embrace the beauty of fall. This unique collaboration promises to infuse your fitness journey with holiday spirit, camaraderie, and a sense of accomplishment that will stay with you long after the leaves have fallen. So, mark your calendars, gather your running buddies, and get ready to run, walk, and revel in the magic of the season like never before.
Don’t wait too long as the Fall 2023 RunWalk clinics begin September 9th, 2023. Register today!