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Race Weekend Schedule

Start Time: 9:17am*

*find out why

Thursday, August 6, 2020

Running Room

Saturday, August 8, 2020

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Sunday, August 9, 2020

  • 7:30am: Ferry leaves Horseshoe Bay for Langdale (catch this if travelling on race day)
  • 7:30am: Shuttle from Davis Bay leaves for Gibsons (free for participants and volunteers); Gibsons Community Centre opens
  • package pickup
  • 7:45-8:45am: Late Registration (if not sold out) at Gibsons Community Centre, 700 Park Road, Room 209
  • 7:45-9:00am: Package Pickup and Food Bank drop-off at Gibsons Community Centre, Room 209
  • 7:45-9:10am: Gear Check at Gibsons Community Centre (label bag inside; load into van outside)
  • 8:15-8:25am: Free shuttle buses bring ferry passengers to start area
  • 8:17am: Early Start for walkers and 3:00+ individual runners
  • 9:10am & 9:40am: Spectator & Relay Shuttle buses leave Community Centre
  • half marathon at 1 mile
  • 9:17am: Main Race Start
  • 11:00am-12:30pm: Draw prize and age group awards pickup at the finish
  • 11:00am: Kids' Activity Tent opens in Mission Point Park, hosted by Home Healthcare Network, for registered participants in the Jester Dash
  • 11:20am: Main Awards ceremony on stage by finish (Overall, Masters, Top Locals)
  • 11:30am-1:20pm: Free shuttle buses run between Davis Bay and Gibsons. Ferry sailings at 1:05 and 3:15pm.
  • 11:30am: Cut-off time for children pre-registered in the Jester Dash to check in at the Kids Activity Tents, to avoid losing their spot to someone on the wait list. Wait List sign-ups can start to claim unused spaces after this time.
  • 11:45am: Costume Contest on stage in Mission Point Park
  • 12:15pm: Home Healthcare Network Kids' Jester Dash presented by Enchanted Toys & Games in Mission Point Park. Age 6-7 start first, followed by age 5 & Under approx. 1 minute later.
  • 1:20pm: Last bus leaves Davis Bay for Gibsons (15 min. trip time)
  • 2:00pm: Last buses leave race hotels and Community Centre for ferry terminal and 3:15 sailing
  • All afternoon: celebrate your accomplishment with fellow runners at Gibsons Tapworks, The 101 Brewhouse + Distillery, Persephone Brewing Co, Blackfish Pub, Gramma's Pub, Molly's Reach, or The Bricker Cider Company
  • Every 2 hours approx: ferry leaving Langdale for Horseshoe Bay (public buses run from Gibsons Landing to the ferry)


Heading up Park Rd at the start

Future race dates:

April 11, 2021
April 3, 2022
April 2, 2023
April 7, 2024