Join the global movement and help us give back to our local communities! 


Register today for the Global Energy Race by 

10K or 3K Walk/Run!

 

As part of a global commitment to promote healthy lifestyles and physical activity, Canada Bread Company, Limited is thrilled to invite families, competitive runners and non-professional runners to be part of the Global Energy Race by Dempster's. This is a one-of-a-kind race happening around the world, including three locations in Canada on September, 24th, 2017.
 

Taking place in Richmond, BC, Toronto, ON and Quebec City, QC, these unique races will help to support local Canadian food banks. Two slices of bread will be donated for every kilometre completed by each participant of this race to the Richmond Food Bank!


The top finisher in both the male and female categories with the best registered time in the 10K race will win a trip for themselves and a guest to run in the 2018 Global Energy Race in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil!


Come out, take part and enjoy complimentary Dempster's products before and after the race, entertainment, giveaways and activities for the whole family. Participants of all ages and skill-level are encouraged to sign up and join us! 

Registration Fees

10K

Taxes and service fees not included. Participants 16 and under receive complimentary registration, however are still required to register

3K Walk/Run

Taxes and service fees not included. Participants 16 and under receive complimentary registration, however are still required to register

Course Map

10K Route Athletics Canada Certification #: BC-2017-056-BDC

Pack Pick-Up

Advance Pack Pick-Up

Pick up your race pack, including race t-shirt and bib in advance. Advance Pack Pick-Up is strongly recommended will be available at the following location:

Date: Saturday, September 23rd

Location: New Balance Store – 1410 - 4771 McClelland Rd, Richmond, BC V6X 0M5 

Time: 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM

What to Bring:

  • Confirmation email (print-out or on mobile device)

  • Photo I.D.

PICKING UP FOR A FRIEND? Please bring a copy of their confirmation email with you.


Event day Pack Pick-up is available on site beginning at 7:30 AM and closes at 8:30 AM. Please arrive early to avoid lines. 

Race Day Information

Parking

 Parking is available at the Public Works Parking Lot, 5599 Lynas Ln, Richmond, BC V7C 5B2.

Shuttles will be in service beginning at 7:30 AM and will leave every 10 minutes. Shuttles are first come, first serve; please plan accordingly. Alternatively, parking is a 13 minute walk to the Oval.

Please note parking at the oval will NOT be available for Global Energy Race participants. 


 Baggage Check

Global Energy Race by Dempster's is happy to offer complimentary baggage check* for all race participants; however, we strongly recommend that valuable items be left at home.

*The Global Energy Race by Dempster’s is not responsible for lost or stolen items


Water/Aid Stations

Water/Aid Stations will be located throughout the course as well as near the Start/Finish Line. Water and products to refuel will be provided at each station. Aid Stations will also be available for any participants requiring assistance. 


Washrooms

Portable washrooms are available in the festival area.

Prizes

The top male and female participants with the fastest registered times in the 10K race will win a trip for themselves and a guest to participate in the 2018 Global Energy Race in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil!

The prize includes a two-night, three-day stay including airfare, accommodation, spending money and complimentary entry into the 2018 Global Energy Race.

 

For full terms and conditions, click here

Getting Here

Richmond Olympic Oval

  • 6111 River Road, Richmond, BC V7C 0A2

 

Transit Directions

 From Vancouver City Centre

  • Take the 980 Canada Line to Richmond-Brighouse
  • Exit at Lansdowne
  • Walk West on Lansdowne to Richmond Olympic Oval (1.2KM)

 

Driving Directions

From Vancouver

  • Take Granville St towards the Granville Bridge/BC-99
  • Continue on Granville St to Marine Dr
  • Use the left 2 lanes to take the ramp to Airport
  • Continue onto Arthur Laing Bridge/Marine Dr SW
  • Use the right 2 lanes to take the exit toward Richmond/South Terminal/Aérogare Sud and continue onto Russ Baker Way S
  • Use the left 2 lanes to turn left onto Gilbert Rd
  • Turn right onto River Road

 

From Langley

  • Take BC-10 W towards Surrey
  • Use the right lane to merge onto BC-91 N via the ramp to New Westminster
  • Continue on BC-91 N
  • Continue onto Alderbridge Way W
  • Turn right onto Lansdowne Rd
  • Turn right onto Hollybridge Way
  • Turn left onto River Rd

FAQ

Are there medals? 
Absolutely! All race finishers will receive a medal as they cross the finish line.

What if I am unable to participate on Race Day?
Registration fees are non-refundable; however, if you are unable to participate on race day, you can transfer your registration to another participant. Transfers must be completed by Thursday, September 21st at 11:59 p.m.  Please contact info@GlobalEnergyRaceByDempsters.com for more information.

Can I wear my headphones during the race?
We encourage participants not to wear any headphones and to take in the scenic views and atmosphere of the race. If participants choose to listen to music we ask you to keep the volume low so you are still aware of your surroundings.

Are there any prohibited items?
The following items are not permitted: pets, skateboards, bicycles and roller blades. 

Partners

Global Partners


Dempster’s is a registered trademark of Canada Bread Company, Limited.  All other trademarks are the property of their respective owner and are used under license.

Event Schedule

  • September 24 7:30 AM PDT - Event Day Pack Pick-Up Opens

  • September 24 8:30 AM PDT - Event Day Pack Pick-Up Closes

  • September 24 8:45 AM PDT - Opening Ceremonies

  • September 24 9:00 AM PDT - 10K Race Starts

  • September 24 9:45 AM PDT - 3K Walk/Run Starts

  • September 24 10:00 AM PDT - BBQ Brunch Opens

  • September 24 10:45 AM PDT - Awards Ceremony

Contact Information

Event Location

Richmond Olympic Oval, River Road, Richmond, BC, Canada

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