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3rd Annual

Big Pirate Run

"Look out for a SEA of runners"


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Days until The Big Pirate Run...

Key Details




Pricing starts from* 

Garry Point Park

Sept. 22nd, 2024

1-3km (1km loops)

5km, 10km, 15km

21.1km (half marathon)


1-3km $22
5km $40
10km $42
15km $45 $50

*early bird pricing

Registration includes:

  • Personalised running Bib with custom "Pirate Name"

  • Wooden Finishers Medal

  • Costume item

  • Measured route
    Chip timing for 5km-21.1km

  • Water station

  • Entertainment

  • Chance to win a door prize


Join us for the 3rd Annual Big Pirate Run taking place at Garry Point Park Sunday 22nd 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 Maps

Route/s subject to change

Runners/walkers will need to complete the route within 2 hours and 30minutes. (3 hours for 21.1km participants).

1km Map

5km Map

10km Map






15km Map

21.1km Map

Preview via this link

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  • 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 Run Kit Mail Out for $9 or pick up race kit in advance to save lining up. 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!


Early bird pricing begins at:

$22 for 1km to 3km Kids Run (1km loop)

$40 for 5km, $42 10km, $45 15km, $50 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 $27 for 5k and 10k routes (auto applied)

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

Packet Pickup

Run Kits can be collected on

Friday September 20th from 12noon to 6pm

at Burnaby Kintec
3787 Canada Way #110,
Burnaby, BC V5G 1G5

Store discounts during Packet pickup hours


Saturday September 21st 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

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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 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

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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

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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