14 winter running races in Vancouver in 2016

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Just because it’s cold and rainy outside doesn’t mean runners put away their shoes for the season. Vancouver’s running community is still in full swing for the winter with a number of much-anticipated races coming up in the new year.

Whether your New Year’s Resolution is to take up the sport, or you’re working towards your new PB (personal best time), here are 14 running races in Vancouver this winter to get you started:

Resolution Run

Distance: 5k

When: Friday, January 1, 2016

Vancouver Chilly Chase

Distance: 5k, 10K, 15k, or half marathon

When: Sunday, January 24, 2016

Hypothermic Half Marathon

Distance: Half-marathon

When: Saturday, February 6, 2016

MEC Vancouver Race One

Distance: 5k or 10k

When: Sunday, February 7, 2016

First Half Half Marathon

Distance: Half-marathon

When: Sunday, February 14, 2016

Vancouver’s Hot Chocolate Run

Distance: 5k

When: Saturday, March 5, 2016

West Van Run 5K

Distance: 5k

When: Saturday, March 5, 2016

Hot Chocolate Run

Distance: 5k or 10.4k

When: Saturday, March 5, 2016

West Van Run 10K

Distance: 10k

When: Sunday, March 6, 2016

St. Patrick’s Day 5K

Distance: 5k

When: Saturday, March 12, 2016

MEC Vancouver Race Two

Distance: 5k or 10k

When: Sunday, March 13, 2016

Green Sock Half & Shamrock’n Race

Distance: 5k or half-marathon

When: Sunday, March 13, 2016

Spring Run-Off Vancouver

Distance: 8k

When: Sunday, March 20, 2016

Cap Crusher

Distance: 8k or 13k trail run

When: Sunday, March 20, 2016

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