Icebreaker 8K

8K Detail


Flat and fast BC Athletics sanctioned course through historic Steveston village and along dykes for your personal best time! The perfect race to start the year!


Water available at start, finish and mid-course. Toilets at start and finish, and public washrooms along course at 2.3K and 3.9K. First Aid available.


Facilities parking is available at the Steveston Community Centre, the lot directly across the street and along the streets in some locations. Washrooms are located at the community centre.


Join Kajaks for a post-race social event at the Steveston Community Centre including soup, pizza and coffee!


Complimentary Gear Check starting at 7:30 AM in the Steveston Community Centre or there will be an additional Gear Check available steps away from the Start-Finish Line (Unit 115 4020 Bayview Street) south of the start line.


For safety purposes, participants with walking poles, strollers or baby joggers MUST start at the back of the pack and must walk the route. Sorry no dogs or pets on course.

Championship Info

For information on the BC 8K Championships, click here.

For all information on Provincial Road Race Championships, Past, Present and Future, please click here.


Hey Out-of-Town Runners – SIGN UP for the Icebreaker 8K Run/Walk and get an incredible rate at the Vancouver Airport Hilton Hotel. $129 per night! When you call to reserve just let them know you’ll be in town for the Steveston IceBreaker race. The Hilton Vancouver Airport located at 5911 Minoru Blvd, Richmond, BC V6X 4C7.

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Elites & Awards


To be accepted as an complementary elite entry athletes must have achieved the following standards during 2017:

Women’s Standard: 28:00
Men’s Standard: 25:00
Understanding that the 8K distance is not contested frequently, the Icebreaker 8K will also accept the following equivalent times for the 5K and/or 10K

Women’s 5K/10K Equivalent Standard: 16:30 / 34:30
Men’s 5K/10K Equivalent Standard: 15:00 / 30:30
To apply, or if you have any questions, please send a brief summary of past performances to the race director at

Please note, BC Athletics staff will be on hand to present the awards to the top three overall males and females.


A presentation for the top 3 male and female finishers will be at 10:00am. Top three finishers from each age group category will receive medal, please pick-up from the registration table inside Steveston Community Centre after the race.


There will a be the grand draw prize of two new pair of New Balance shoes, and a night stay in the Vancouver Airport Hilton – must be present to win one of the grand prize draws.


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