The Vancouver Sun Run returns to the streets of Vancouver in 2022 with a fresh new Presenting Partner!
Vancouver, BC – Now in its 38th year, the annual Vancouver Sun Run will be returning to the streets of Downtown Vancouver with a fresh new Presenting Partner – Subway® Canada.
“We are so pleased to be able to welcome Subway to the Vancouver Sun Run team,” said Harold Munro, Vancouver Sun and Province Editor-in-chief, “Subway is such an engaged, valuable part of our community, with shared goals of healthy, balanced living and neighbourly support. We truly look forward to working with them on this year’s event.”
“Subway® Canada is proud to be the presenting sponsor of this year’s Vancouver Sun Run, an annual event that inspires an active, healthy lifestyle” says Kam Dhanda, Restaurant Owner, Surrey on behalf of Subway Restaurants of British Columbia. “We are proud to fuel Canadian communities with freshly-prepared meals, made from quality ingredients. We wish everyone participating in this year’s event, the best of luck!”
“Our goal is to bring the right brands and properties together,” says UNITE’s Senior Manager of Partnerships, Morgaine Jennings. “Subway’s authenticity, brand love, and community mindset made them the perfect choice for the event’s Presenting role.”
Taking place throughout April, the Vancouver Sun Run is now offering three ways to participate in the iconic event: in-person on April 24, virtually between April 15-24, or both. Eager Sun Runners who participate virtually during race week and race again on Sun Run Sunday will receive an exclusive commemorative medal. Registration for all divisions will open Monday, November 1.
Long-standing partner, Shaw Communications will once again return to sponsor the Shaw Team Division and 2.5k Shaw Mini Sun Run. In addition, the Youth Team Challenge and Walk with Pacific Blue Cross categories will be back for participants to enjoy either in person or virtually.
“We are so excited to be able to offer a variety of options for our running community this year,” said Tim Hopkins, Vancouver Sun Run Race Director, “Participants can once again enjoy a beautiful route, terrific music, and the after party at BC Place. ”
Registrants are encouraged to raise funds for local charities through our pledging program which began in 2014. The Vancouver Sun Run’s charitable efforts have raised more than $3.23 Million to date. We are proud to announce that for 2022 our charitable partners will be Never Miss Lunch, BC Children’s Hospital Foundation, Ronald McDonald House BC & Yukon, the BC Cancer Foundation, Raise-a-Reader, the Greater Vancouver Food Bank, and Family Services of Greater Vancouver.
Registration for the Vancouver Sun Run opens November 1 with early bird pricing in effect until January 31st.
About the Vancouver Sun Run
The Vancouver Sun Run is Canada’s largest 10K road race and the 3rd largest timed 10K in North America. The Vancouver Sun Run is open to international elite competitors, recreational runners, joggers and walkers, wheelchair competitors, teams, schools and children.
The 2022 Vancouver Sun Run and 2.5K Shaw Mini Sun Run will be taking place virtually from Friday, April 15th until In-Person Race date of Sunday, April 24th. For more information, visit vancouversunrun.com.
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