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2nd Annual

Big Jungle Run

"Run into Nature"

Supporting

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Days until The Big Jungle Run..

Key Details

Location:  

Date: 

Distances: 

Pricing starts from* 

Burnaby Lake Park

March 18th, 2023

1km

5k, 10k

1-3k $16
5k $32
10k $34

*early bird pricing

Registration includes:

  • Personalised running Bib with custom "Jungle Name"

  • Wooden Finishers Medal

  • Animal Mask

  • Measured route

  • Finish Clock (no chip timing)

  • Water station

  • Entertainment

  • Chance to win a door prize

Overview

Join us for the 2nd annual Big Jungle Run.

This themed fun run tours scenic Burnaby Lake Park.


Starting near the playground, the course winds its way along trails surrounded by green foliage.


With minimal inclines, a mixture of gravel and woodchip trail pathways, everyone is assured a beautiful and accessible run, jog or walk. The route is suitable for all ages and abilities. Leashed dogs and strollers welcome (both please start in final wave; strollers ensure you have wheels suitable for unpaved trails)

Event Location- Start/Finish Area

Burnaby Lake Rugby Club,

Sperling Avenue, Burnaby, BC, V5B 4X5

How to get there

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

Transit: Closest stop is Bus 110 and 114 with a stop on Norland Ave at Sprott St
SKYTRAIN station Sperling-Burnaby Lake is a short walk down the Central Valley Greenway to the event site.

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

Limited Parking is available in the Burnaby Lake Parking Lot off Sperling Ave.

Route Maps

Route/s subject to change

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

1km Map

 

 

 

5km Map 

 

10km Map 

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Timeline

  • 12:00pm: Check-In Opens

  • 12:45pm: 1km Warm up

  • 1pm: 1km Starts

  • 1:40pm: 1km Route Closed

  • 1:40pm: Awards

  • 1:45pm: 5km & 10km Warm Up

  • 2:00pm: 5km & 10km Starts

  • 4:00pm: Route Closed

Tips!

  • Choose Run Kit Mail Out for $6 or pick up run kit in advance to save time. No need to check in again run day.

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

  • Bring a water bottle for easy hydration fill up!

Pricing

Early bird pricing begins at:

$15 for 1km Kids Run 

$30 for 5km, 10km 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 $25 for 5k and 10k routes (auto applied)

$6 Race kit mail out (cut off date 2 weeks prior to event)

Packet Pickup

Run Kits can be collected

on Friday March 17th 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 12noon and 1:30pm to collect your pack on run day

Volunteer

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!

CLICK HERE TO VOLUNTEER

Charity Spotlight

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We are delighted to partner with local charity Backpack Buddies.

 

About Backpack Buddies

Families across BC living in poverty struggle to keep food on the table over the weekends when school meal programs are closed.

For almost 4,000 families, Backpack Buddies provides a weekly bag of food including nine meals and snacks to feed children the weekend and beyond. From seaweed snacks and hummus to sweet peppers and tuna, our bags are loaded with kid-approved food to keep kids growing.

Every $20 you give provides nine meals and snacks to a hungry child in your community.

 

 

Find out more at www.backpackbuddies.ca

Prizing

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 Animals- (Male & Female, 5k & 10k): Kintec Voucher

 

Best Costume - TBA

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

Best Custom Name: (chosen for running bib- cut off Feb 19) - TBA

Best Pet Costume: - TBA

 

Door Prizes: TBA

 
 
 

Event Partners

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Kintec

Retail Partner

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Sport Med BC

Training Clinic Partner

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iPolpo

Photography Partner

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Whistler Water

Hydration Partner

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SEA2SKY Events

Logistics Partner