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Run for Rural Medicine 2020

Event Information

Sunday March 8, 2020 / 10:00 A.M. / Vancouver BC

This race has a maximum registration cap of 400 entrants.

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The Run for Rural Medicine is an annual run/walk fundraiser organized by medical students from UBC’s Faculty of Medicine. This event has raised tens of thousands of dollars over its 16-year history, and is a great way to support equitable access to healthcare in British Columbia and across Canada.


5K Walk/Run Register Now!
Until Jan 31$30
Until Mar 1$35
10K Run Register Now!
Until Jan 31$30
Until Mar 1$35
5K or 10K Team Registration* Register Now!
Until Jan 31 $30
Until Mar 1 $35
  • *The Team Captain must register first and invite the members to join up!
  • Partcipants are required to select their distance.
  • Captains who register for the team events will be sent a password to invite members to register to join their team. Click here for more info.

  • Shirt price included with registration fee. $10 discount off the registration price if you choose not to receive a Run for Rural 2020 T-shirt. T-shirt sizes are only guaranteed until February 7th, 2020. Afterwards, sizes will be subject to availability.
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  • Prizes will be offered to the following:
  • Top female and male runners in both 5 and 10 km distances.
  • Top individual fundraiser
  • Top fundraising team will be entered in a draw for 2 Helijet tickets
  • Door prizes and social media prizes also available!

Run in support of Hope Air

  • Hope Air Logo
  • Hope Air is a registered national charity that provides free flights for Canadians living in rural areas who must travel to access specialized healthcare services, but cannot afford the airline ticket costs.
  • Participants can make a donation when registering and you can set up a fundraising page through your Running Room account, after you have registered for the Run.


Race Kit Pickup

  • Friday, March 6th
  • From 4:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M.
  • West 4th Running Room - View Map
    2112 West 4th Avenue
    Vancouver, BC V6K 1N6
  • Saturday, March 7th
  • From 10:00 A.M.- 4:00 P.M.
  • UBC / Wesbrook Village - View Map
    3308 Wesbrook Mall
    Vancouver, BC V6S 0A8

Race Times

  • Sunday March 8, 2020
  • 10K Run @ 10:00 A.M.
  • 5K Walk/Run @ 10:15 A.M.

Route Maps

  • R4 R10 K
  • R4 R5 K

Contact Information

For more information please contact Jessica Que

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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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It's Simple! If you are registering for an event that is associated with a Charity there will be a Donations tab on the top of the race page. All you need to do is go to the Donations tab and select Raise funds to set up your fundraising page. Once you set up a new Fundraising account or login with your existing profile you are ready to solicit your friends and family members to support you! All the resources you need to set your donation goals, solicit donation, and track funds are on your donations dashboard.

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The Athlete Dashboard allows you to view everything related to your events on one page; race registration information on all your events, results tracking for all your events, notice of photos for your events and charitable fundraising tracking.

For more information on the Athlete Dashboard link here: Athlete Dashboard

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