News: April 2019

SportMedBC and the InTraining program are proud to announce that the 2019 Vancouver Sun Run InTraining Leader of the Year recipient is Stan Narayan! Stan, the Clinic Coordinator for the Cloverdale Clinic, has been with the program for over a decade. Below are some kind words from our InTraining Coach and his group on why the Cloverdale Clinic loves their leader. "It's difficult to put into words the enthusiasm that Stan has brought to the program now for a dozen years... This is a man whose warm smile and twinkle in his eyes wins us all over every time. Sometimes it's just that...
Over 43,500 runners, walkers, and wheelchair division athletes braved the elements to complete the 35 th Annual Vancouver Sun Run on Sunday, April 14. Not even a little inclement weather, including rain and hail, could dampen their spirits as participants crossed the finish line with big smiles relishing in their accomplishment. 2019 marked SportMedBC’s 24th year partnering with the Vancouver Sun Run to deliver our 13-week InTraining program in communities across the province. This year we had over 1,700 leaders and participants spread across 55 clinic locations throughout BC. Making up...
If you spend a few moments planning ahead, you will be in a better position to enjoy the day of the “big event” and have fun! Here are a few simple guidelines that may help you. Get Organized Before the Event: Visit the Vancouver Sun Run website! Check out the map of the course or better yet, take some time to drive or cycle it prior to the day. Specifically having a look at the start and finish are helpful for your mental preparation. Pick up your event package at the Vancouver Sun Run Expo - It’s fun to experience the energy of the expo and peruse the sponsor booths as...