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 WELCOME TO THE BLUESHORE FINANCIAL LONGEST DAY ROAD RACE


The BlueShore Financial Longest Day Road Race is a member of

PRESENTED BY

& Featuring the

Kid's Mile

Donor Sponsors

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Date: Friday, June 19th, 2015
Start Time: SUBWAY® Commit to Fit Kid's Mile 6:30PM, 5K at 6:45PM, 10K at 7:05PM
Location: Stadium Road, UBC Campus, Vancouver, BC
Charity Partner: Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
 
 

Please help find a cure for Type 1 Diabetes by donating to the JDRF by raising funds through your participation in the Longest Day. Donors of $20 or more are entered into a draw for a $200 dinner at LeCrocodile. For each donation of $50 you are entered into a draw for a trip to Tofino c/o Orca Airways and Long Beach Lodge

Hit the JDRF logo to donate or register to raise funds:

We are pleased to announce that our event has been chosen to host the BC Athletics 5K Championships

For information on the BC 5K Championships click here

CONTACT INFORMATION

You can contact us by e-mail: longestday@thunderbirdstrack.org

REGISTRATION OPTIONS PRIOR TO RACE DAY

Registration in the 5K and 10K is limited to the first 1500 participants - Registration may close early!

Please note that race shirts must be ordered by the Early Bird Deadline, May 19th. Additional shirts may be available for purchase at package pick-up June 16th and 17th.

Register:
  • Online until midnight Wednesday, June 11. (Discounted Early Bird registration closes at midnight on Tuesday, May 19
  • By mail with completed race brochure (also available at running stores and community centers).
  • In person at any Running Room store until end of business on Tuesday, June 16th
  • In person at the Running Room, 2112 West 4th Ave. Tel 604 225 0222, on Wednesday, June 17th  and Thursday, June 18th

DAY OF RACE REGISTRATION

Day of Race registration will only be permitted if we do not reach our limit of 1500 entries by race day. We strongly urge you to register early to avoid disappointment and the higher day of race fees.

Registration at the concourse at UBC Thunderbird Stadium on Friday, June 19th wiil be from:

  • 5 to 6:00pm for the SUBWAY® Commit to Fit Kid's Mile and 5K - Note there is no timing or placing for the SUBWAY® Commit to Fit Kid's Mile

  • 5 to 6:30pm for the 10k

IF YOU REGISTER AFTER THOSE TIMES, WE WILL NOT GUARANTEE A FINISH TIME OR PLACING.

PACKAGE PICK UP

Package Pickup is available on:

  • Thursday, June 18th from 4pm - 8pm at the Running Room, 2112 West 4th Ave. Tel 604 225 0222
  • On Race Day from 5pm on the concourse at the UBC Thunderbird Stadium.

PLEASE NOTE THAT CHIPS ARE ATTACHED TO THE NUMBERS - NO NUMBER, NO CHIP, NO TIME!

THE SUBWAY® COMMIT TO FIT KID'S MILE

The SUBWAY® Commit to Fit KID'S MILE runs along the first mile of the adult course. All finishers receive a goodie bag, access to the play area and their own post race party. The Kid's Mile starts at 6:30pm.

Be sure to bring some cash to the Kid's Post Run Party as there will be a train to ride, with donations going to the JDRF. All donations made for train rides will be matched by:

DRAW PRIZES

All Participants are eligible to win one of the over 90 draw prizes available. Click here for the list of draw prizes. You must be present to receive these prizes. NEW: In order to allow us to pre-draw prizes so that they can be presented in a timely manner only entries received by midnight Wednesday, June 11th will be eligible for draw prizes.

DONATE TO THE JDRF AND WIN

Anyone who donates $20 or more to the JDRF is entered into the draw for a $200 meal at Le Crocodile. Every $50 donated counts as an entry for the return flights for two courtesy of Orca Airways and two nights at the Long Beach Lodge Resort, dinner, and surf lessons/rentals or marine adventure. You do not need to be present to be awarded JDRF donation prizes. Donate HERE

PARKING

Parking is available in the FPInnovations parking lot on the west side of East Mall, just north of the stadium. Alternate, pay parking, is available on the East side of East Mall and in the parking lots on Wesbrook north of Thunderbird Blvd, in the parking structure at the corner of Thunderbird and Wesbrook.

COURSE DESCRIPTION

All races start on East Mall just south of Stadium Road and head down West 16th Ave, before turning north along SW Marine Drive. All races turn up Stadium Road. At the roundabout at West Mall, the 5K and 10K head along West Mall, while the Kid's Mile heads up Stadium Road to the finish line on the stadium concourse. The 5K and 10K turn up Stores Road and then north on Main Mall before turning down Memorial Road and crossing in front of the Main Library. The race re-joins Main Mall via Agricultural Rd heading south to Thunderbird Crescent. (Note that 10k runners make a short detour at University heading east down to East Mall before making a U-turn back up to Main Mall). Runners head through Thunderbird Crescent before turning south on East Mall. Finishers head down Stadium Road to the finish next to the concourse. The 10k runners complete two laps before heading down to the finish.  See Course and Parking Map link for route map and parking details.

The 5k race is part of the Timex BC Road Running SeriesThe Vancouver Sun Run Series and the Lower Mainland Racing Series.

BAG CHECK

Complimentary bag check will be provided from 5:30pm just inside the main entrance to the grandstand.

WATER STATIONS

Will be available at the 2k, 4k, 7k, 9k marks and finish line.

TIMING

Chip Timing will be in effect, provided by Startline Timing. Your chip is contained in your number. "No number, no chip, no time!"

RESULTS

Available immediately following the race and on the race web site within 24 hours.

POST RACE PARTY

The post race party on the Stadium concourse will include music, hot dogs, hamburgers, veggie burgers, fruits, veggies, yogurt, ice cream, fruit, pies, juice & other goodies. Refreshments may also be purchased from an onsite pub. Please bring your ID.

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RACE GARMENT

This year’s race garment is a white technical (microfiber polyester) short sleeved tee by Zorrel with Syntrel extreme moisture transport technology. The men’s shirt is unisex and comes in sizes XS to 2XL. The women’s shirt is v-neck short sleeved and comes in sizes S to 2XL. The women’s shirt is fitted. If you are a woman and prefer a less fitted shirt order the men’s shirt one size smaller than your regular size. The front of the tech shirts will feature the design below created especially for our race.

Please note that race shirts must be ordered by the Early Bird Deadline, May 19th. Additional shirts may be available for purchase at package pick-up June 18th and on race day.

 

 

 

 

Major Draw Prizes Donated By

The Hills Health Ranch
The Hills Health Ranch

Donor Sponsors

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