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2nd Annual

Big 80's Run

"The Coolest Run in town!"



Days until The Big 80's Run...

Key Details




Pricing starts from* 

Central Park

March 8th, 2025




1-3km $20
5km $37.50

*early bird pricing

Registration includes:

  • Personalised running Bib with custom "Musical Name"

  • Finishers Souvenir

  • Costume item

  • Measured route

  • Finishers Clock (no chip timing)

  • Water station

  • Entertainment

  • Chance to win a door prize


Join us for the 2nd annual Big 80's Run taking place at Burnaby's Central Park, Saturday 8th March.
Suitable for all ages and abilities including strollers and leashed dogs.


This themed run offers a 1km dash at 1pm and a 5km loop at 2pm around scenic Central Park.
Run with your fellow music maestros, enjoy door prize giveaways, vendors and more.

With minimal inclines and stable trails, everyone is assured a beautiful and stress-free run/walk. The route is for all ages and abilities. Pet & Stroller Friendly!*

Event Location- Start/Finish Area

Central Park

 6100 Boundary Road, Burnaby, BC, V5S 3R2

How to get there

The site is easily accessible by local transit, as well as by bicycle and walking via local trails and paths..



Patterson Skytrain is an 8minute walk from the event site.
The Closest stop is Bus 19 on Kingsway and Smith.
Bus 219 drops at Patterson Skytrain
26 and 49 Drop at the South end of the park.


If you are planning on driving please car share, both for the environment and to allow plenty of space for fellow participants and residents.

Limited Parking is available at Central Park Gate parking lot.

Further lots are available along Kingsway, Boundary and Patterson.

Route Maps

Route/s subject to change

Runners/walkers will need to complete the route within 2 hours.

1km Map

5km Map




  • 12:00pm: Check-In Opens

  • 12:45pm: 1km Warm up

  • 1pm: 1km Starts

  • 1:40pm: 1km Route Closed

  • 1:40pm: Awards

  • 1:45pm: 5km Warm Up

  • 2:00pm: 5km Starts

  • 4:00pm: Route Closed


  • Choose Run Kit Mail Out for $9 or pick up run kit in advance to save time precious dancing time! No need to check in again on run day.

  • Event Day Run Kit Pick Up: Arrive 1 hour before Run start.

  • Bring a water bottle for easy hydration fill up!


Early bird pricing begins at:

$20 for 1km "Kids Run"

$35 for 5km distance

Discounts available for group bundles of 4+

Save 15% on each entry when registering in one transaction, discount automatically applied!

Under 18's receive a max entry fee of $28 for 5k route (auto applied)

$9 Run kit mail out (cut off date 2 weeks prior to event)

Packet Pickup

Run Kits can be collected on

Friday March 7th from 12noon to 6pm

at Burnaby Kintec
3787 Canada Way #110,
Burnaby, BC V5G 1G5
Store discounts during Packet pickup hours


Please bring ID, You can pickup for fellow participants with permission. 

Otherwise please arrive between 12:00 and 1:45 to collect your pack on run day


Not able to take part this year?

Sign up to volunteer and receive a discount on a future entry upon completion of your volunteer shift!


Charity Spotlight









We're delighted to be partnering to fundraise for Music Heals! More info to come.



Most prizing is provided by businesses based in BC or Vancouver, so should awards be won by anyone living outside this area (unable to redeem them) they will be substituted with a free entry to a future Big Fun Run Series Virtual or in-person run.


First Finishers- (Male & Female, 5km): Kintec Voucher

Best Costume - TBA

Best Selfie/Photo - 1x Free entry to Big Jungle Run

Best Custom Name: (chosen for running bib- cut off Feb 11) - $50 Kintec Voucher

Best Pet Costume: - TBA


Door Prizes: TBA

Event Info

Event Partners



Retail Partner


Sport Med BC

Training Clinic Partner



Photography Partner


Modo Car Co-op

Transport Partner


SEA2SKY Events

Logistics Partner

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