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Pride Run Partner – Vancouver Whitecaps FC

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Amazing to see Vancouver Whitecaps FC at Pride Sports Day and to have their support for #VanPrideRun. Two great prizes of Whitecaps Club Seats to a game for 4 people went to two lucky individuals.

And, remember, we have 40 tickets reserved for Whitecaps FC Pride Night: ‘Caps vs. Houston Dynamo. Would be great to see as many as possible sign up. This is a great social event.

Tickets can be found here: https://goo.gl/dpuec1

 

Pride Run Partners

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Thank you to IONICA and VFR runner/IONICA owner Michela Toscano. Hosting and managed services by IONICA make web sites faster, more secure, and rock-solid reliable. And, we were lucky enough to have their support for #VanPrideRun to help send our first place fundraiser to Mexico!

With a philosophy of partnership, aligned interests, and corporate stewardship, IONICA works to align interests and goals so everyone wins, rather than simply striving for the best return to shareholders.

 

 

 


Thank you Dean Nelson and GayWhistler.com. Two very lucky runners will be going to Snowball 26 during Whistler Pride and Ski Festival from January 21 to 28, 2018. Your presence at Pride Run & Walk 2017 was so appreciated!

 

 

 


Cheers to BC Lions! Tickets to one of your games were a brilliant giveaway to our sports enthusiasts at the Vancouver Pride Run & Walk.

 

 

 

 


Thank you Kingfisher Oceanside Resort & Spa for giving our second prize fundraiser a 2-night stay where they will get to take in breathtaking ocean and mountain views of the North Island, soak in the Pacific Mist Hydropath®, and enjoy the many other charms of this resort.

 

 

 

 

 

 


Vancouver Frontrunners and Pride Run and Walk are full of gratitude for India Bistro‘s contribution to finisher and door prizes. Always a keen supporter, we love enjoying Wednesday suppers at their venue. Three cheers for India Bistro!

 

 

 

 

 


Thank to our friends at Running Room – some of our fastest runners walked home with a giftcard to the store! Your presence at the run was special as always!

 

 

 

 


Thank you, White Spot Restaurant for your continued support in Vancouver Pride Run & Walk. Gift Certificates to your restaurants were well-received by our hungry runners!

Pride Run & Walk Chip Time Results

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Chip time results for Pride Run & Walk can be found at:

https://www.startlinetiming.com/en/races/2017/pride

We’re a little embarrassed to admit that we acknowledge our very own ‘Steve Harvey’ moment. Our registration form for Vancouver Pride Run & Walk allowed for 4 gender categories. Male, Female, Gender Variant and Undisclosed. In recognising the top finishers in the Gender Variant categories, we instead announced the top finishers who registered as Undisclosed. Undisclosed is not a category we award in.

With that said, we make the following correction:

  • In the 10km race, coming in 1st place was Jennifer Ceren at 42m:23s. There was no runner up.
  • In the 5km race, coming in 1st place was Michela Toscano at 23m:20s and runner up is Sophia Stivanakis at 24m:49s.

We sincerely apologise for this mix-up and we will put measures in place to ensure it won’t happen again.

Pride Run & Walk Launch BBQ

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Vancouver Frontrunners invite you to join them at the Junction Pub on June 25th from 3-7pm to help launch this year’s Pride Run & Walk.

Last year we raised over $13,200 which went directly back to the community, and this year we hope to out perform that number again.

Invite your friends, colleagues, team members, and show us your true colours as the theme is Pride and/or Disco! Bring out the rainbows, the short shorts, the 80’s hair and lets have some fun.

We’ve also teamed up with the Junction and are able to offer an incredibly cheap burger and beer combo ($10 in advanced, $15 at the door).

Purchase this delicious meal at https://priderunlaunchbbq2017.eventbrite.ca/

BMO Vancouver Marathon Weekend – Congrats!

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Congratulations to all of the runners at BMO just this past week, including a wonderful group of about 20 from Seattle Frontrunners. We had some impressive times and impressive efforts. Whether this was a first 8K, half, or full, everyone should proud of this milestone and each milestone reached and passed. VFR is very proud and hopes that everyone has been able to enjoy a restful week since the run!

8K
Wayne Malone 40:33
Olivier Couture 49:27

Half
Christopher Piché 1:21:31
Ian Wong 1:34:57
Stephen Lue 1:37:43
Jeremy Plotkin 1:44:28 [Pace Bunny for 1:45:00]
Peter Scoates 1:50:22
Keith Adams 1:51:05
Mark Soo 1:52:52
Philip Keen 1:58:48
Marcus Tang 2:04:36
Anna Vander Munnik 2:05:05

Full
Michael Galway 3:27:44
Mike Hsiao 3:28:45
Kenichi Hamasaki 3:41:33
Ron Knox 3:47:11
Preston Corrigan 4:19:42
Humphrey Tam 4:21:57
Gar Fisher 4:56:30
Xavier Toledo 5:03:41.0 [First Marathon]
Wendy Lai 5:21:40

Join VFR Teams for St. Patrick’s Day 5K and Sun Run

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St. Patrick’s Day 5KSaturday, March 18

Register now.



Our Team Captain is listed as Rohan.

If you like any of a) wearing green, b) beer, or c) the Irish, this run may be for you. Always a crowd-pleaser with the VFR group!

Vancouver Sun RunSunday, April 23

Run in Canada’s larget foot race. And, now under the VFR Team. Find our team when you register, under the name Vancouver Frontrunners.

Icy Running Conditions

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Vancouver Frontrunners would like to encourage all of our members to exercise caution when running or walking on the seawall particularly around Science World and Olympic Village/False Creek area.

The same applies for Stanley Park. While there might be more snow and less ice, there’s still many places that pose a hazard to athletes.

 

Website Under Construction…

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Not the site you were looking for??

Vancouver Frontrunners are currently undergoing a new site development and as we’re changing hosting providers, we were unable to perform a smooth transition.

Until we get this site looking the way we want it too, please visit: https://vanfrontrunners.wordpress.com/ to visit our original site.

Check back soon for our new and updated website.

Whistler Pride Sponsor Pride Run

Whistler Pride Sponsor Pride Run

We’re incredibly fortunate to once again have Whistler Pride sponsoring Pride Run and Walk with a very generous donation of 3x 2 Tickets to their Pam Ann comedy night and 3x 2 Tickets to the largest party in town, Snowball, where the headliner will be THE CUBE GUYS from Italy. That’s 12 tickets in total!!!

VFR and Whistler Pride have had a very long standing relationship, and year over year we’re thrilled to continue working with this awesome organization. Thanks to Dean Nelson and everyone else at gaywhistler.com for your continued support of Vancouver Frontrunners.

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