For courage. For love. For adventure.


Sunday, September 18th

Locarno Beach, Vancouver

Thank You!

The 2016 Canuck Place Adventure race was a huge success. Thank you to all racers, donors, sponsors, and supporters who helped us to raise over $100,000! Your support is truly appreciated and will allow us to continue to provide world-leading pediatric palliative care to children and families across BC.

The Canuck Place Adventure Race is the ultimate celebration of outdoor athleticism. This multi-sport, family-friendly event is a fun and exciting test of endurance and technical skills with the course taking participants through one of Vancouver’s most scenic routes. Participants fundraise to support the complex and critical care needed by BC children living with life-threatening illnesses and their families.

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Full Course (14+)
The adult course will see participants paddle out from Jericho Beach for a 3km kayak loop before taking to the trails of Pacific Spirit Regional Park for the 20km mountain bike and 6km trail running segments of the race. For safety reasons, teens between the ages of 14 and 17 must complete the kayak portion with another racer in a double kayak.

Click here to view the full course route map!

Relay Option
The race also has a relay option where three-person teams will have each member complete one leg of the race! For safety reasons, teens between the ages of 14 and 17 must complete the kayak portion with another racer in a double kayak.

Kids’ Course (6-13)
The Kids’ Challenge is a thrilling race that begins with a series of obstacles followed by a bike and a run!  The kids’ course has two distances to choose from: click to view the long course map and the short course map.

Team Information
While you can complete the race on your own, everything is better with friends! We encourage you to bring your friends/family/coworkers together to complete this challenge as a team.


Thank you to our generous sponsors!


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