September 24, 2019

FINAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR RAINFOREST TRAIL RUN PARTICIPANTS THIS SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 29 AT SWANGARD STADIUM

Dear Participants- Race Day Is Near

These are your final instructions for the day:

CENTRAL PARK, SWANGARD STADIUM, BURNABY, BC

HELD ON THE UNCEDED TERRITORIES OF THE COAST SALISH PEOPLE- TSEIL-WATUTH, MUSQUEAM, SQUAMISH, QAYQAYT AND KWIKWETLEM

Registration: Race Kit Package Pickup

***Registration Update***

Online registration will close at 10:00pm (PST) on Thursday evening to allow for bib and timing production in preparation for package pickup. Registration will still be available on Sunday morning from 8:00am - 9:30am. If any additional updates or changes are released, they will be posted online at www.rainforesttrailrun.com

Friday September 27th 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Saturday September 28th 12:00pm - 4:00pm
at West 4th Running Room - Map
2112 West 4th Avenue
Vancouver, BC V6K 1N6

Sunday (Race Day) September 29th     8:00 a.m-9:15am-Swangard Stadium SW corner

Please try to be on time Sunday morning for Package pickup. Late arrivals may have difficulty getting their shirt and bib number in time for the race. Shirt sizing cannot be guaranteed when registering on Friday, Saturday or Sunday.  T shirts will be available in some sizes if not paid for on online entry

Late Registration

You may register at the registration desk in SW corner of Swangard Stadium.  We are expecting a substantial number of race day registrations, so be sure to arrive from 8am to 9:30am. Late registration fee is $40 on day of race.

Your Bib Number is Valuable:

Your bib number also comes with an integrated timing chip. Please wear your bib on your chest – not on your back.

Gear Check

There will be a gear check table near the Registration Desk and number attached to your bib for identification of your gear

Start Line

The Walk/Run will start sharply at 10:00am. Kids 400m event will start at 9:40am.

There will be a defined space at the Start Line for faster or serious runners of all age groups.  We ask that runners self-seed themselves with walkers allowing runners to start first. Remember this chip timing so all times will be accurate on passing start and finish mat sensors

Volunteers on the Rainforest Trail

FIRST AID ATTENDANTS/MEDICAL TEAM

All volunteers on course through Central Park trails will be connected via cell phone to: First Aid Attendants and Medical at Swangard.  Please feel free to tell them if you are having any problems.  They can immediately contact First Aid for you. Call 911 in any emergency.

Medical Post

The primary medical station is at Swangard Stadium SW corner

The 5K Course:

The course is through the urban rainforest of Central Park. The course is flat and fast on compressed gravel. Signs in park will identify: The “Terry Fox Route” with arrows. Note: the course is shared with the public.

Water:

Water stations will be available at Swangard Stadium and at one point on the course.

Washrooms:

Washrooms are available in Swangard Stadium on the main concourse on the West side of the stadium.

Parking:

There is free parking on the East side of the stadium with access off Kingsway just beyond the Boundary Road intersection as well as just south of the Pool area off Boundary Road approximately 600m from the intersection of Kingsway.

Food/Drink:

The food and drink area is located on the south west corner of the stadium floor. Remember that there are close to 300 participants and volunteers in our event.  Please be courteous.

Finisher's Commemorative Medals

Due to unexpected changes in numbers, medals will be distributed at a later date. Please see website at www.rainforest trailrun.com to claim your commemorative medal designed by Don Yeomans before October 1, 2019

CLAIM YOUR MEDAL HERE

Results:

Interim results should be available 30 minutes after the majority of the finishers have crossed the finish line. These results will be posted near the Registration desk and available online.

SEE YOUR RESULTS HERE

Festival, Welcoming Ceremonies

10:45 a.m.-Noon Main Stage - West Midfield   In celebration of Indigenous Cultures-Music/Dance

10:45am Music and Awards

11:00 Welcoming Ceremonies Led by Tsatsu Stalqaya Coastal Wolfpack,

featuring Elder, Dennis Joseph and Mayor Mike Hurley plus dignitaries

11:15 Miss Christie Lee

11:30 Wild Moccasin Dancers

11:50 Beatrice Love

Volunteers

If friends or family wish to volunteer check with volunteer tent near finish line area

Vendors and Displays

Please take time to enjoy the many        Food and Arts/Crafts Booths-SW of Stadium

We look forward to hosting everyone.    SUNDAY, September 29th

GOOD LUCK - IT’S YOUR DAY TO EMBRACE!

We still have room for more registrations! Visit: www.rainforesttrailrun.com and tell your friends they can still sign up until September 27


Swangard Stadium, Burnaby, BC
September 29th, 2019
10:00AM start

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