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UBC Run for Rural Medicine 2018

Event Information

Saturday March 10, 2018 / 9:00 A.M. / Vancouver BC

This race has a maximum registration cap of 250 entrants.

  • Join us on March 10th for the 14th annual Run for Rural Medicine! Run 5k or 10k along the scenic Jericho beach in support of Hope Air.
  • Hope Air is a national charity working towards equal access to healthcare by providing free flights to people who need specialized treatment far from home. Learn more at the Hope Air website.


5K Walk/Run Register Now!
Until Mar 7$30
10K Run Register Now!
Until Mar 7$30
  • Dry-fit event t-shirts will be sold at package pick-up and race day for $20 cash while supplies last
  • There will be food, draw, fundraiser and volunteer prizes and more.
    To volunteer, email:


Race Kit Pickup

  • Thursday, March 8th
    From 6:00 pm -8:00 pm
  • West 4th Running Room - View Map
    2112 West 4th Avenue
    Vancouver, BC V6K 1N6
  • Friday, March 9th
    From 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • UBC / Wesbrook Village - View Map
    3308 Wesbrook Mall
    Vancouver, BC V6S 0A8

Race Times

  • 10K Run: 9:00 A.M.
  • 5K Walk/Run: 9:15 A.M.

Prize examples include:

  • Helijet - $1300 Helidollars for a round trip for two
  • Foot Solutions - 3D printed foot orthotics ($550 value)
  • Cadence (cycling studio) - 1 month unlimited pass & water bottle
  • Asics - a pair of runners (up to $160)
  • Running Room - $25 gift card
  • UBC Bookstore - $50 gift card
  • Semperviva (yoga studio) - unlimited 1 month pass
  • CrossFit West 10 - CF101 includes 5 semi-private lessons
  • Hive - Intro to bouldering course
  • Top Fundraiser (not a part of the planning group/charity): 1 hour sightseeing flight around Vancouver for up to 3 people
  • Plus Fundraiser Draw Prizes & Volunteer Draw Prize

Route Maps - 5K and 10K

  • Click Image to enlarge

All proceeds from the event go to support Hope Air

Gold Sponsors

Silver Sponsors


Contact Information

For more information please contact Kathleen Bird

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  1. Choose your event! Click on the registration link to go to the secure registration page
  2. Fill out your information on the registration form. Make sure to include your proper email address!
  3. Use your credit card to pay your registration fee! Transactions processed securely.
  4. You will receive a confirmation Email, outlining your application and payment details.
  5. Check the on-line confirmation list above.
  • All entries are non-refundable and non-transferable.
  • Entry fee does not include processing fee .

Remember to check back regularly for updates on race information!

If you have questions or comments, please contact your Race Director.

Have a great Race!

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