The Big Elf Run

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The Big Elf Run
Date Dec 9, 2023
Saturday
Distance 5k, 10k, 15k, 1k
Course Type Road
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Race Reports

Read first hand reports and reviews from runners who have completed this race in the past!

2016 Big Elf Run Race Report
"The scenery, admittedly, was breathtaking. The snow-laden trees were gorgeous."
2017 Big Elf Run Race Report
"My “Elfit” (Elf Outfit) consisted of my West Van Run shirt, green tights and candy cane knee high socks."

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Race Information

This holiday-themed run offers a 5km/10km/15km Big Elf Run/Walk as well as a 1km Wee Elf Run/Walk around scenic Stanley Park. Run with hundreds of elves, enjoy a DJ, “elfie station”, prize giveaways, vendors, and more.

The Big Elf Run tours picturesque Stanley Park. Starting at Lumberman's Arch, the course winds its way along trails surrounded by old oak trees before looping onto the seawall with hallmark views of Coal Harbour and the Burrard Inlet. With few inclines and mainly paved paths, everyone is assured a beautiful and stress-free run/walk. The route is for all ages and abilities. Pet & Stroller Friendly!

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Related Events

Did you know that this race is part of a series of runs? If you like this race you may want to run one of the following Big Fun Run Series events.

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