The following is a list of outdoor events in Vancouver and the south western British Columbia region, including races, tradeshows, volunteer activities, and more. If you have an event that you feel should appear on this page, please feel free to contact us with the details.

Canadian Cancer Society's Daffodil Dash

The Daffodil Dash is a fun 1K walk, or 5K run suitable for all ages. The event will raise money for cancer research, awareness, and support. Please feel free to contact me for more information, or visit www.cancer.ca/daffodildash for more details.

Category: Race

Furry Tails Foot Race

This 5 or 10K fun run is a fundraiser to raise money to help Langley's stray and lost dog and cats. Money raised goes to the Langley Animal Protection Society, and treats will be provided after the race. Register online and become a fundraiser.

Category: Walk

BMO Vancouver Marathon Health, Sports & Lifestyle Expo

The expo, running during the Vancouver Marathon weekend, will be the hub for runners where they can pick up their marathon gear such as bibs, timings chips, etc before the race. Exhibitors will also be showcasing products and services, and admission is free to the public.

Category: Trade Show

5 Peaks Golden Ears Race

The 2nd race of the year in the 5 Peaks Running Series, The Sports course is 8.5K while the Enduro course is 13K. There are also Childrens Challenge (1K) and Kids (3K) races. Awards will be given to the top three male and female finishers in each category as well as top 3 male and female finishers overall. This is a cup free event so please bring your reusable containers.

Category: Race

BlueShore Financial Mother's Day Run

The BlueShore Financial Mother's Day Run and Walk consists of a 3k, 5k and 10k Run and Walk are offered in beautiful Stanley Park. Free fitness clinics and a Mother's Day expo are just some of the events happening over this weekend. Make a Wish BC and Yukon is the official charity of the run.

Category: Race

21st Annual Vistas Run & Walk for the Ridge Meadows Hospice Society

Celebrating 21 years of bringing community together in the spirit of fundraising and fun for the hospice society! This event has a 10k timed run route, a 5k timed run/walk route and a 4k family walk (dogs on leash welcome) through beautiful Kanaka Creek Regional Park. Register today by visiting the website.

Category: Run

2018 RBC Race for the Kids

As the largest family fun run in Vancouver, RBC Race for the Kids inspires participants to raise funds for BC Children's Hospital. On Sunday, June 3, RBC Race for the Kids will host runners and walkers of all ages and abilities on a scenic 2 km or 5 km Fun Run, followed by a carnival celebration. For event information regarding the 2018 RBC Race for the Kids, please check out the Event Information page on bcchf.ca/race.

It is our goal to raise over $1 million at this year’s run, but we can’t do it without the support of our participants and fundraisers. By collecting donations and taking part in RBC Race for the Kids, you are helping us learn more about childhood cancer and mental health conditions, and doing your part to support BC kids!

Category: Race

MEC Vancouver: Trail Race THREE

MEC Vancouver: Trail Race THREE is the third of six events in the 2018 MEC Vancouver Trail Race Series offering. Join us on June 3 for a race that is aimed at all those who want to seek out a fun new running location, getting on the trails and who are all about getting active and staying fit. Runners will experience a fun and welcoming race atmosphere complete with professional chip timing and complimentary coffee, tea and fresh fruit. The 15-55 if back for it's third year! This ultra will literally take you from sea to sky with over 2000m elevation gain - expect to have sore legs! Looking for something a little less mountainous Sign up for the 15K route for a course that will take you from ocean to dam (Cleveland Dam).

Category: Trail Race

MEC Vancouver: Road Race FOUR

MEC Vancouver: Road Race FOUR is the fourth of six events in the 2018 MEC Vancouver Road Race Series offering. Join us on June 10th for the race that is aimed to get some dirt under those shoes and for those who are all about getting active and staying fit. For only $15 you can choose 5K or 10K race or for $20 a 21.1K race on the scenic dyke at Garry Point Park. Runners will experience a fun and welcoming race atmosphere complete with professional chip timing and complimentary coffee, tea and fresh fruit.

Category: Road Race

Blueshore Financial Longest Day Road Race & Subway Commit to Fit Kid's Mile

Come for the Run - Stay for the Party! Come join us for a Friday evening 5K/10K and Kid's Mile around UBC Campus followed by a post run party featuring a Band, BBQ, Beer garden, Draw prizes and Kid's Play area.

Proceeds go to support the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and JD Track and Field Programs.

Category: Race

MEC Vancouver: Road Race FIVE

MEC Vancouver: Road Race FIVE is the fifth of six events in the 2018 MEC Vancouver Road Race Series offering. Join us on July 22nd for the race that is aimed to get some dirt under those shoes and for those who are all about getting active and staying fit. For only $15 you can choose 5K or 10K race along the scenic Foreshore Trail from Riverfront Park. Runners will experience a fun and welcoming race atmosphere complete with professional chip timing and complimentary coffee, tea and fresh fruit.

Category: Road Race

MEC Vancouver: Trail Race FOUR

MEC Vancouver: Trail Race FOUR is the fourth of six events in the 2018 MEC Vancouver Trail Race Series offering. Join us on July 28th for the race that is aimed at all those who want to seek out a fun new running location, getting on the trails and who are all about getting active and staying fit. For only $15 you can choose between a 5K or 10K race, in beautiful Squamish where runners can enjoy the lush nature along the Sea to Sky! Runners will experience a fun and welcoming race atmosphere complete with professional chip timing and complimentary coffee, tea and fresh fruit.

Category: Trail Race

MEC Vancouver: Trail Race FIVE

MEC Vancouver: Trail Race FIVE is the fifth of six events in the 2018 MEC Vancouver Trail Race Series offering. Join us on August 26th for the race that is aimed at all those who want to seek out a fun new running location, getting on the trails and who are all about getting active and staying fit. For only $15 you can choose between a 5K or 10K race, starting from Swangard Stadium and running among the beautiful forest trails of Central Park. Runners will experience a fun and welcoming race atmosphere complete with professional chip timing and complimentary coffee, tea and fresh fruit.

Category: Trail Race

MEC Vancouver: Road Race SIX

MEC Vancouver: Road Race SIX is the final race of six events in the 2018 MEC Vancouver Road Race Series offering. Join us on July 22nd for the race that is aimed to get some dirt under those shoes and for those who are all about getting active and staying fit. For only $15 you can choose 5K or 10K race, for $20 a 21.1K race, and for only $25 a 42.2K race along the scenic dyke in Steveston. Runners will experience a fun and welcoming race atmosphere complete with professional chip timing and complimentary coffee, tea and fresh fruit.

Category: Road Race

MEC Vancouver: Trail Race SIX

MEC Lower Mainland: Trail Race SIX is the final race of six events in the 2018 MEC Vancouver Trail Race Series offering. Join us on October 6th for the race that is aimed at all those who want to seek out a fun new running location, getting on the trails and who are all about getting active and staying fit. For only $15 you can choose between a 5K or 10K race, running around Sasamat Lake and the Sugar Mountain Trail. Runners will experience a fun and welcoming race atmosphere complete with professional chip timing and complimentary coffee, tea and fresh fruit.

Category: Trail Race

Knowshow Fall/Winter 2018

Knowshow is a bi-annual trade show featuring Canada's top lifestyle, fashion, and action sports retailers and brands. Attendees will find anything from outerwear and eyewear to snowboards and other active gear. Originally attracting mostly west coast businesses, the expo now includes many brands from the east coast as well.

Category: Trade Show