Whistler Pride Sponsor Pride Run

We’re incredibly fortunate to once again have Whistler Pride sponsoring Pride Run and Walk with a very generous donation of 3x 2 Tickets to their Pam Ann comedy night and 3x 2 Tickets to the largest party in town, Snowball, where the headliner will be THE CUBE GUYS from Italy. That’s 12 tickets in total!!!

VFR and Whistler Pride have had a very long standing relationship, and year over year we’re thrilled to continue working with this awesome organization. Thanks to Dean Nelson and everyone else at gaywhistler.com for your continued support of Vancouver Frontrunners.


McArthur Glen Sponsors Pride Run

Vancouver’s McArthur Glen Designer Shopping Centre are supporting Pride Run & Walk this year by donating a $100 gift card, to be used as a door prize at the upcoming Pride Run on July 24th.

In addition to awarding the fastest people in their gender categories, and the best dressed awards, we want to ensure that everyone will have a chance at taking home a fabulous prize. We feel this makes our event a little different to others, as everyone has a chance at winning something.

Thanks to the kind folks at McArthur Glen. We appreciate your generosity so much!!

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BC Lions Sponsorship

image001We just keep on adding to our list of great prizes and sponsorships for Pride Run & Walk and now we have BC Lions joining us.

These awesome folks have donated Two Touchdown Endzone Tickets to a 2016 Regular Season Home Game.

Vancouver Frontrunners are thrilled to receive this donation and thank everyone at BC Lions for their generosity. It’s truly appreciated!!!


India Bistro Sponsorship

We cannot believe the generosity that comes in from our sponsors, especially with our
latest to sign on, India Bistro.

The kind folks at India Bistro on Davie Street are supporting Pride Run with more gift cards than we count! The larger demoninations will be used as awards and door prizes, while the many others will be handed out at package pickup, which is on Thursday July 21st at the Running Room on Denman Street.

THANK YOU India Bistro, you guys are AWESOME and so happy to have you continue to support Frontrunners and Pride year over year!


WhiteSpot Sponsorship

Vancouver Frontrunners and Pride Run & Walk are thrilled to have WhiteSpot join us in sponsoring this year’s Pride Run & Walk event.
WhiteSpot have been generous and have donated 4 x $20 gift vouchers which will be used as door prizes and giveaways at this year’s event and we couldn’t be happier.WhiteSpot

Vancouver Frontrunners meet every Saturday morning in Stanley Park, and following this we meet at the WhiteSpot on Georgia Street for some post run/walk nutrition. We’re always greeted with fantastic servers, quick to take our orders as we settle down and mingle amongst ourselves.
VFR have been visiting this location for some years now and find it to be the perfect location for brunch following a workout in the park.

Thank you kindly to all the staff and management. We truly appreciate it.

P.S. Their smash browns are AMAZING!!!

Pride Run MC – Barb Snelgrove

The Vancouver Front Runners are thrilled to have Roundhouse Radio’s Barb 10828159_10205077731998423_1200888935902824511_oSnelgrove returning as MC of this year’s Pride Run & Walk!

Formerly the long time Host of QueerFm Radio, Barb Snelgrove is now the Promotions Director and on-air contributor on Roundhouse Radio 98.3, Vancouver’s newest fm radio station. A reporter for OutlookTV, OUTtv (nationally) Barb is a contributor to numerous local media outlets as well as on-line publications such as The Huffington Post and SheWired.com.

A long time community advocate, Barb sits on the City Hall LGBTTQ2+ Advisory Committee, VPD Diversity Committee, Positive Living BC’s Red Ribbon Advisory Committee. Among her many accomplishments, she is a former TELUS Pride Legacy Award Winner, VPS Community Hero Award winner and is an Inductee of the Canadian Queer Hall of Fame.

We are incredibly excited to have you back, Barb!!!


Pride Run & Walk is BACK!

That’s right, Pride Run & Walk 2016 is taking place on Sunday July 24th and this year we have a new location. The event is now going to take place at Sunset Beach, right by the Aquatic Centre.
This new location makes it much more accessible to all of our participants and we have a new 5km walk/run course that heads east along the seawall.

We hope you will find all the information you need on this site and should you have any further questions, please send us an email at contact-us@vancouverfrontrunners.org

See you at the start line!!!


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VFR Run the Vancouver Sun Run

Huge congratulations to all of our members who participated in the Vancouver Sun Run on April 17th. It was a gorgeous day for a 10km run and a site worth seeing with over 50,000 participants at Canada’s largest start line.

Vancouver Frontrunners places 3rd in our category; “Non-Corporate & Non-Professional Club/Association” with an average speed of 47:03.

If you happen to see any of the following, wish them a job well done:

Gregg A, Kevin B, Michael R, Mark S, Laurie R, Marcus T, Brian K, Oliver C, Jag B, Dave H, Leifka V, Anna V and Paul J.

Well done everyone. Excellent job indeed.

VFR Listed as 1 of Top 13 Running Clubs in Vancouver

I am beyond thrilled to see that Vancouver Frontrunners has been listed as one of the Top 13 running clubs in Vancouver by Vancity Buzz. We are the largest LGBT+ running club in Vancouver and welcome new guests to try us out for free.

We pride ourselves on providing a welcoming space for people of all genders, sexual orientation and abilities. We host an annual Pride Run & Walk event that garners over 500+ registrants. We’re also more than just a running club; we’re a very social club with dinners, brunches and monthly social events. What are you waiting for, come try us out!!!

Rohan Hare
President, Vancouver Frontrunners.

Article: http://www.vancitybuzz.com/2016/04/vancouver-running-clubs/#