Kids Run

Here’s to the next generation of runners!

For your superstars! Open to children of all fitness levels, the BMO Vancouver Marathon Kids Run takes place on the Saturday before Race Day at Stanley Park and is designed to inspire kids to get moving, make healthy choices, and feel confident. Each child receives a race shirt, bib, medal and snack. This positive, memorable experience will last your kids a lifetime. New this year, the 2.4KM route will also be timed with age category awards for U13, U11 and U9. Join in! The Kids Run returns Saturday, May 3, 2025.

The day after the Kids Run, the BMO Vancouver Marathon offers a Marathon, Half Marathon and 8KM.

First Saturday in May
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Family-Friendly Fun

Kicking off near Ceperley Playground inside Stanley Park, the Kids Run takes kids aged 6 to 12 on a 2.4KM loop around Lost Lagoon the Saturday of Race Weekend.

Parents or guardians may run with their kids with the additional race bib provided. Note: Children may not leave the finisher compound until accompanied by an adult with a corresponding bib number. No strollers allowed.




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Motivate the next generation

Package Pickup

You may pickup your race kit during the Health, Sports & Lifestyle Expo the Friday immediately before the race.

Race Day

First Saturday in May, 11am

Stanley Park

Ceperley Park


Your Registration Includes:

  • Medal option with a unique design
  • Special treats from event partners

Adult guardians are encouraged to run alongside!

Race Details


: First Saturday in May


: 11am


: 6-12


: Ceperley Playground, Stanley Park

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About the Kids Run

Have Fun!

Things to remember:

  1. Arrive early to experience the festive Start Line vibe.
  2. Hug your kids and add to the excitement.
  3. Run, run, run! Have fun and show-off that new medal!

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