Event information

Event information

For those who register and fundraise the minimum amount of $150 per person, there is no registration fee.

  • Kids and youth under 17: Fundraise minimum $150, or pay registration fee of $25.
  • Adults 18+: Fundraise minimum $150, or pay registration fee of $35.
*Registration fees increase after the April 16, 2020 early bird deadline.

All participants will receive a t-shirt, race bib, and access to the post-race festival at Riley Park.

Questions? Give us a call at 604.875.2444 or email us at race@bcchf.ca.

Register as a family, corporate, community or school team of more than 20 people, or raise $5,000 by May 15 and you’ll qualify for:

  • Custom team t-shirts with your corporate logo or name printed on the sleeve
  • Pre-packaged t-shirts and race bibs for easy pick up prior to run day
  • Designated team meeting area on run day
  • Sign with team name

*Teams who would like their logo on team t-shirts instead of their team name, must send a logo to race@bcchf.ca no later than May 1. Custom t-shirts will only be provided to those 20+ team members who registered by the May 15, 2020 deadline. Team members who register after May 15 will receive a regular (not customized) RBC Race for the Kids t-shirt to be included in the team package.

**Any member who registers after 12:00pm on May 25 will not have their t-shirt or race bib included in the team package and will need to be picked up during our package pick-up times. For school teams: your team package will be delivered to your team captain at your school on Tuesday May 26 or Wednesday May 27, 2020.

Team Captains are the backbone of our event:

  • They create their team online, whether it’s a group of friends, family, colleagues, or classmates
  • They recruit others to join them in taking a step in support of BC Children’s Hospital
  • They lead, model, and encourage their teammates in their fundraising efforts
  • They’re the first line of communication if a walker has questions or needs help

On event day, Team Captains rally their team together, congratulate them on a job well done, and walk with those who need a friend. Team Captains recruit and cheerlead their team to raise funds for their charity.

T-shirt pick up is available on Friday, May 29 from 12:00pm–5:30pm, and on Saturday, May 30 from 10:00am–5:30pm in the gravel lot behind Nat Bailey Stadium.

Sunday, May 31

7:30–8:30am T-shirt pick up, day-of registrations, and last minute donations

8:40am race warm-up at start line for 5K and 2K staging areas

9:00am 5K run start time

9:15am 2K fun run start time

10:00am post-event festival begins

11:00am event concludes

We’re working on the route maps for beautiful Queen Elizabeth Park and will be in touch when they’re confirmed. Give us a call at 604.875.2444 or email us at race@bcchf.ca if you have any questions.

All kids must be accompanied by a registered adult to take part in the race and post-event festival.

Well-socialized dogs are permitted to join you and your family at RBC Race for the Kids. If you choose to bring a dog, you are solely responsible for your dog’s actions. All dogs must be kept on a leash at all times during the event., and will need to start at the back of the pack.

For safety reasons, we do not allow any of the above on the route. Wheelchairs, strollers and wagons are welcome.

Yes, RBC Race for the Kids is designed to be wheelchair accessible. There is a wheelchair head start for both the 5K and 2K, just head to the front of the pack.

We suggest taking transit, biking, or carpooling as an alternative. A complimentary bike and gear check will also be available on race day so you can secure your bike safely with our staff. Alternatively, free parking is available at BC Children’s Hospital on race day, we suggest allowing 15-20 minutes to walk to the race site.

Lend a hand by registering or logging into your MyVolunteerpage. We have various pre-event and event day opportunities that include registration, route marshal, water stations, entertainment zone and much more. Need help? Check out our Volunteer Registration ‘How To’ Handbook.

Looking to volunteer as a corporate or school group of 15+ people? Email rftkvolunteers@gmail.com for more information.

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