EVENT INFO 2018-08-23T09:23:39+00:00



On March 16, 2019 put a little Irish in your step. Come out for a flat and fast 5k in scenic Stanley Park.


Where: Stanley Park Pavilion, Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC
Date: Saturday, March 16, 2019
Time: 9:30 am

Timing: This is a timed event by Startline Timing.  The timing is attached to your race number – no number no time. Make sure to wear your number. Your timing chip is on the back of your race number. No race number, no time.

For safety purposes, participants with walking poles, strollers or baby joggers MUST start at the back of the pack and must walk the route.


2019 Online Registration is NOW OPEN

Want a FREE entry? Raise $100 for Diabetes Canada and you will get a free entry into the race (see information below).

Note: Fees do not include online processing fee or t-shirt.


Until Dec. 17


Until Feb. 15


Until March 12



Register a team of 5 or more and save $4 on your entry.

*Teams are a minimum of 5 people. The Team Captain must register first and provide the team name and the system will generate a password. Team Members can then sign up using the team name and team password. Each Team Member needs to register individually.

Until Dec. 17


Until Feb. 15


Until March 12



Donate/Raise $100 or more and you will receive a FREE entry. (we cannot refund you if you have already entered but you can give the free entry to someone else). Click on the donate button, make your donation through the online registration site and then email  info@stpatricks5k.com and we will provide you details to register for FREE.



RunGo is the official course sponsor for the BMO. St. Patrick’s Day 5k.  Download the RunGo App  for turn turn voice navigation of the St. Patrick’s Day 5k!

The race course will be running on the road (starting on Pipeline Road) and lead by Ferrari Maserati of Vancouver our lead pace car to bring you through the entire race and finishing at the Stanley Park Pavilion.

Check out the Course Preview by RunGo!


Ferrari Maserati of Vancouver is the official pace vehicle of the BMO St. Patrick’s Day 5k. Get your green on and chase the #maserati.


Are you looking at running your first 5k? Join one of the 5k clinic at your local Running Room starting in January.


Elite Registration closes, March 7, 2019

Requests for complimentary entries for elite runners for the BMO St. Patrick’s Day 5k will be handled on a case-by-case basis.

Please email us no later than three weeks before race day, at  info@stpatricks5k.com with your name, age, gender, personal best performances. Serious enquiries only please.



Open | BC 5k Championships | Mile | Masters | Age Group | BC Overall | Course Record
2018 Awards & Prizes

Open Men & Women ($1,200)

1st – $300

2nd – $200

3rd – $100

4th – $100 Running Room GC

5th – $100 Running Room GC


6th – Granville Island Brewing Growler & Fill + Superfeet

7th – Granville Island Brewing Growler & Fill + Superfeet

8th –Granville Island Brewing Growler & Fill + Superfeet

9th – Granville Island Brewing Growler & Fill + Superfeet

10th – Granville Island Brewing Growler & Fill + Superfeet


2018 BC 5K Championships ($700)
1st – $200

2nd – $100

3rd – $50


RunGo Mile – Men & Women

1st – Cash grab of $150.00 for the 1st male and female to reach the mile. You must complete the race and be within 1 minute of the winner to collect the loot!  

Masters Men & Women 

1st – The top overall male and female master will receive a SISU gift basket (retail value of $200)  

Age Group Prizing Men & Women (under 20, 20-24, 25-29….65-69, 70+)

1st – Granville Island Brewing Growlette and Fill & Nuun Prize Pack

2nd – Stoked Oats, Gu Prize Pack & Freshback Laundry Treatment
3rd – Jules + Kent Food Group prize pack

Course Record

1st – Saucony is a strong supporter of athletes and the St. Patrick’s Day 5k and each year offers up a $250 race record bonus for both men and women
You must be present to collect your award, they will not be sent to you after the event.


Win a weekend at Tinhorn Creek

Anyone who had made a donation to Diabetes Canada on our race site will be entered to win a weekend stay at the Tinhorn Creek Vineyards guest house in beautiful Oliver, BC.

About Tinhorn Creek Vineyards:

On a hillside overlooking vineyards, sagebrush, and the historic gold mining creek that gave the winery its name, Tinhorn Creek Vineyards is located just south of Oliver, British Columbia, in the famed Golden Mile wine-growing district. As the number one winery destination, Tinhorn Creek evokes classic south Okanagan terroir and offers an unrivalled visitor experience. Our classic estate grown wines rank among the best in the world.