[Vancouver, BC – September 26, 2023] – The Vancouver Sun Run Presented by Herbaland Naturals is thrilled to announce EVA Air as the new Presenting Partner of the 2.5k Mini Sun Run in a multi-year partnership agreement. This exciting collaboration marks another milestone in the history of one of Canada's largest and most iconic running events as they head into their 40th anniversary year.
The Mini Sun Run, a beloved component of the Sun Run, is a family-oriented 2.5-kilometer run designed for children and families to participate in and promote active and healthy lifestyles. EVA, a world-renowned airline known for its commitment to excellence and customer satisfaction, will now play a pivotal role in enhancing the Mini Sun Run experience for thousands of young participants and their families.
"EVA Air is delighted to partner with the Vancouver Sun Run as the Presenting Partner of the Mini Sun Run. We share a common commitment to promoting health, wellness, and community engagement," said EVA Executive Vice President of America Head Office Andrew Su." Through this partnership, we aim to inspire young generations to stay active and make the most of every moment, just as we do at EVA by providing memorable travel experiences."
The multi-year agreement between the Vancouver Sun Run and EVA is set to bring exciting opportunities and enhancements to the Mini Sun Run, making it an even more memorable and enjoyable experience for participants of all ages. EVA’s dedication to excellence and their global perspective align perfectly with the Vancouver Sun Run's mission to promote health and wellness within the community.
"We are thrilled to welcome EVA Air as the Presenting Partner of the 2.5k Mini Sun Run," said Tim Hopkins, Race Director, "We look forward to working together to inspire our young runners and their families to lead active, healthy lives."
This partnership marks the beginning of an exciting new chapter for the 2.5k Mini Sun Run. The Vancouver Sun Run presented by Herbaland Naturals takes to the streets of Vancouver on April 21, 2024.
Mark your calendars, as pre-sale registrations for the 40th-anniversary Vancouver Sun Run will go on sale starting October 3rd, 2023. Pre-sale registrations will end on October 31st and early bird registration, offering special discounts and incentives, will kick off on November 1st, 2023. With this partnership, participants can look forward to an even more exceptional and memorable Sun Run experience as they lace up their running shoes to join the celebration of fitness, achievement, and community spirit.
As the largest running event in the country, the Vancouver Sun Run draws between 30,000 and 40,000 participants of all ages each year, and its charitable efforts have raised more than $3.3 million dollars since its inception. New for 2024, Make-A-Wish Foundation and Hope Air will join the BC Cancer Foundation, BC Epilepsy Society, Big Brothers of Greater Vancouver, Charlford House Society for Women, Ronald McDonald House BC & Yukon, the Heart & Stroke Foundation, Raise-a-Reader, the Greater Vancouver Food Bank, and Family Services of Greater Vancouver as the official beneficiaries of the 2024 event.
2024 Pre-Sale Registration Fees
Individual 10K (until Nov 1): $49 plus fees and GST
EVA Air Mini Sun Run 2.5K (until Nov 1): $22 plus fees and GST (18 years and under)
$35 plus fees and GST (19 years and older)
Virtual 10K (until Jan 31): $30 (plus fees and GST)
OASIS Youth Team Challenge (until Nov 1): $22 plus fees and GST (18 years and under)
$49 plus fees and GST (19 years and older)
Team Division (until Nov 1): $49 plus fees and GST
For more information about the Vancouver Sun Run and the Mini Sun Run please visit VancouverSunRun.com.
About EVA Air:
EVA is an award-winning international airline and part of the Taiwan-based Evergreen Group. Known for exceptional service, safety and innovation, it flies a fleet of Boeing and Airbus aircraft to destinations worldwide. It is committed to elevating passengers’ travel experiences and makes it easy to check out destinations, schedules and services or book and buy tickets at EVAAir.com.
About the Vancouver Sun Run presented by Herbaland Naturals:
The Vancouver Sun Run, established in 1983, is a premier 10K road race that promotes an active lifestyle, community engagement, and personal achievement. Celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2024, the Vancouver Sun Run welcomes participants of all ages and fitness levels to join in the annual celebration of fitness and community. VancouverSunRun.com.