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2nd Edition

(Virtual) Big Superhero Run

"Be a HERO for a day!"

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Days until The Virtual Big Superhero Run starts...

Key Details

Location:  

 

Date: 

 

Distances: 

Pricing starts from* 

Mundy Park or your community

August 1 to 31

1km kids walk/run 

5k, 10k routes

 

1k $17.50
5k $25
10k $26

*early bird pricing

Registration includes:

  • Personalised running Bib with custom "Hero Name" (customise by July 18)

  • Finishers Medal

  • Hero Mask costume item (design varies, limited quantities)

  • Guided voice navigation through RunGo App, which will also record and track your time. (no additional cost to use)

  • Mailout within Canada

  • Entry into the Ready2Run Superhero in training Challenge

  • Chance to win prizes!

Overview

Join us for the 2nd Edition of the Big Superhero Run - going Virtual for 2021.

This caped crusader themed fun run tours picturesque Mundy Park.
Starting on the West side of the park, the course winds its way along trails surrounded by nature.

With mild inclines, a mixture of trails and gravel pathways, everyone is assured a beautiful and accessible run, jog or walk. The route is suitable for all ages and abilities.  (strollers ensure you have wheels suitable for unpaved trails)

Event Location- Start/Finish Area

Mundy Park

641 Hilcrest St, Coquitlam, BC, V3J 6N9

How to get there

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

Transit: Closest stop is Bus 156  with a stop on Hillcrest St.
Bus 151, 152, 153 also drop off on other sides 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, residents and park users.

Parking is available in the Mundy Park Hillcrest Parking Lot.

Route Maps

Links below for the official route- please exercise caution if using this route as it won't be monitored for weather, construction or other issues- you are responsible for where you run.

Please also be mindful this is a nature reserve so be prepared for wildlife!

Run go Link for 5k route- coming soon!

Run go Link for 10k route- coming soon!

Timeline

  • July 7 - Registration opens

  • July 18th -Custom bib cut off

  • July 26th - Packs start shipping

  • August 1st - RUN GOES LIVE!

  • August 31st - Final day to run/walk

  • TBC September 12th - Registration for 2022 opens!

Tips!

  • Download RunGo App in advance, find The Big Superhero Run route and favourite to download.

  • Do a training run/ or test walk with the app before go day!

  • You don't have to be a HERO just one day a year, think how you can help your community in other ways on other days!

Pricing

Early bird pricing begins at:

$17.50 for 1km Kids run/walk

$25 for 5km,
$26 for 10km

Discounts available for group bundles of 4+
$5 discount each (automatically applied)

Age discounts auto applied for Under 18's- max $20 entry

Register now- www.bigsuperherorun.com

Packet Pickup

Race kits will be mailed out for all virtual events.

Mailout is included in the price for all Canadian Entries.

International (including USA) need to add shipping during registraion.

Volunteer

With it being a virtual run this year we don't need event day volunteers, however if you'd like to help in other ways or want to register interest in volunteering in 2022- drop us a message via the contact us link!

Charity Spotlight

We're excited to support the VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation COVID-19  Response Fund to support the Heroes of the Pandemic!

"COVID-19 Response Fund: Support our health care teams on the front lines to provide the best possible care
This fund is designed to be flexible and nimble to allow our Vancouver Coastal Health partners to rapidly deploy funding to support the thousands of health care workers providing world-class care across our facilities and in our community.

Donations will support the priority needs of front line staff, which could include meals while on shift, educational and emotional support, patient care supplies, IT assets, and other emerging requests to support our response to COVID-19.

Join us in taking care of each other."

Donate during registration or using the Donate button at www.bigsuperherorun.com

Prizing

Watch this space!

Prizing contests and awards to be announced in the coming weeks...

 
 
 
 

Event Partners

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Kintec

Retail Partner

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RunGo

Official App Partner

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Z95.3 FM

Entertainment co-partner

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Entertainment co-partner

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Evo car share

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Modo

Co-Transport Partner

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iPolpo

Photography Partner

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Telus

Connection Partner

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Hartwell Therapy & Wellness

Wellness Partner

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