There is something magical, something special about a 5K distance, it demands respect it demands your attention and a 5K proves over and over to be the launching ground of running enthusiast and more so, glorious, long rumoured running memories. Welcome to the scenic 5K trail run through Central Park (Burnaby) on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territories of the Coast Salish People – The Rainforest Trail Run. Breathtaking, sweeping and bringing a trail run like no other, a run dedicated to the growth of athletics, the spirit of community, the love of fitness.

We are excited to have you be part of the inaugural Rainforest Trail Run, a unique trail run through the interior rainforest trails of Central Park (Burnaby, BC) with a start and finish at Swangard Stadium. Join us in celebrating the health and vibrancy of the Indigenous cultures on whose territory we live, work, and play.

No this is not a Boston Qualifier; it is a 5K running/walking event though the trails that will encourage all of us to optimize our active lifestyle.

race details

Swanguard Stadium
(Central Park), Burnaby, BC
On the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territories of the Coast Salish People

September 29th, 2019


Pre-Race Details:
Face Painting,
Music, Warm up

Post Race:
Finishers Medal, Food,
Hydration, Festivities, other

Entry Fee:
register now
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The Achilles International Track and Field Society (AITFS) is a non-profit society formed in 1964. The same group which founded the Vancouver Sun Run in 1985, which now attracts over 40,000 participants. AITFS organizes the Jerome Indoor Games at the Richmond Olympic Oval and the Harry Jerome International Track Classic at Swangard Stadium.

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