Days until The Big Pirate Run...
Pricing starts from*
Garry Point Park
Sept. 24th, 2023
1-3km (1km loops)
5km, 10km, 15km
21.1km (half marathon)
*early bird pricing
Personalised running Bib with custom "Pirate Name"
Wooden Finishers Medal
Chip timing for 5km-21.1km
Chance to win a door prize
Join us for the 2nd Annual Big Pirate Run taking place at Garry Point Park Sunday 24th September.
Suitable for all ages and abilities including strollers and leashed dogs.
This themed run offers a 5km/10km/15km AND 21.1km (half marathon) along The West Dyke and Middle Arm Trails,
as well as a 1-3km Little Pirate Run/Walk (10:00am) around scenic Garry Point Park.
Run with your ship mates, enjoy door prize giveaways and more.
With minimal inclines and stable gravel 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
Garry Point Park
12011 Seventh Ave, Richmond, BC, V7E 4X2
How to get there
The site is easily accessible by local transit, as well as by bicycle and walking via local trails and paths..
Transit: Closest stop is Bus 406 with a stop on Chatham St at Seventh Ave
Bus 401 has a stop a short walk away at Chatham St and Fourth Ave.
Both buses connect from Canada Line Station Richmond Brighouse
Buses 402, 407, 413 also serve the local area. Check Translink for more info
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 Garry Point Park
Alternatively restricted parking is available on local streets and in Steveston Village (a short walk away).
Route/s subject to change
Runners/walkers will need to complete the route within 2 hours and 30minutes. (3 hours for 21.1km participants).
Preview via this link
08:00: Check-In Opens (21.1km at 07:45)
08:30: 21.1km Start
08:40: Awards (Costume, Name, Door prizes)
08:45: 5km, 10km, 15km Warm up
09:00: 5km, 10km, 15km Start
09:45: 1-3km* Warm up
10:00: 1-3km* Start
10:35: 1-3km* Route Closed
11:30am 5k, 10km, 15km, 21.1km Routes Closed
*1km = 1 loop.
Choose Race Kit Mail Out for $8 or pick up race kit in advance to save time precious present wrapping or decorating time! No need to check in again race day.
Event Day Race Kit Pick Up: Arrive 1 hour before Race time
Bring a water bottle for easy hydration fill up!
Early bird pricing begins at:
$18 for 1km to 3km Kids Run (1km loop)
$38 for 5km, 10km, 15km, $42 for 21.1km distances
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 $26 for 5k and 10k routes (auto applied)
$8 Race kit mail out (cut off date 2 weeks prior to event)
Run Kits can be collected on
TBC:Friday September 22nd from 12noon to 6pm
at Burnaby Kintec
3787 Canada Way #110,
Burnaby, BC V5G 1G5
Store discounts during Packet pickup hours
TBC: Saturday September 23rd from 12noon to 4pm
at Richmond Food Bank
5800 Cedarbridge Way, Richmond, BC, V6X 2A7
Please bring ID, You can pickup for fellow participants with permission.
Otherwise please arrive between 08:00 and 09:30 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!
We're delighted to be partnering with the Richmond Food Bank Society, a dynamic hub that connects people, food, and services that are essential to health and well-being – the hallmark of a caring community. The Richmond Food Bank gives healthy and nutritionally-balanced food to more than 2200 people in a typical week, providing Richmond residents with healthy food choices and connecting our clients to services that address the root causes of poverty.
Find out more at https://richmondfoodbank.org/
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.
Fastest Pirates- (Male & Female, 5km, 10km, 15km, 21.1km): Kintec Voucher
Best Costume - TBA
Best Selfie/Photo - 1x Free entry to Big Elf Run
Best Custom Name: (chosen for running bib- cut off Aug 21) - $50 Kintec Voucher
Best Pet Costume: - TBA
Door Prizes: TBA