Big Elf Run Vancouver 2018

Big Elf Run

An enchanting elf-themed run is coming to Stanley park this holiday season.

The 4th annual Big Elf Run takes place on Saturday, December 1​5th, 2018. This holiday themed fun run offers a 1km Wee Elf Run, a 5km Big Elf run/walk, or a 2 loop 10km run/walk around scenic Stanley Park.


Starting at Lumberman’s Arch, the course winds its way along the winter forest trails, surrounded by tall old oak trees, before coming out onto the seawall, with hallmark views of Coal Harbour and the Burrard Inlet.

The scenic route passes by over 13 city landmarks, and festive cheering and water stations, before finishing at the Winter Wonderland Park for post-run activities by the waterfront.

Post-run activities include DJs, dancing, vendors, prizes and more!

The event will also award:

  • First female and male elves to finish the course
  • “Best Elfit”
  • “Best Dog Elfit

Your registration includes:

  • Elf Name
  • Elf Tuque
  • Chip Timing (not included for 1km runners)

This holiday event is a proud partner for Canuck Place Children’s Hospice.

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Big Elf Run Vancouver 2018

Location: Lumberman’s Arch Concession - 3301 Stanley Park Drive, Vancouver

Admission: $5 - $30

Time: 11:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Date: Saturday December 15th, 2018

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