Climate change affects all of us and we all have to do something about it. That can be a daunting task and it’s hard to know where to start. That’s why we organized the Great Climate Race, a walking/ running event series that enables participants to crowdfund for local renewable energy projects. Its a fun way to do something meaningful in your own community. This year is the second annual 10k and 2.5k walk/ run in Vancouver + international virtual race.
These family-friendly events are for people of all ages and athletic abilities and from every walk of life. Look forward to a unique experience filled with costumes, theatrics, technology displays, fun and surprises!
The Great Climate Race Vancouver 2016, our second annual event, takes place on Sunday October 30th, 2016 in Vancouver, BC. Join our mailing list for deals and more information about our special events!
The event will take place at the same location as our first year at Second Beach along the Stanley Park Seawall and will feature a 10k or 2.5k walk/run.
We have also expanded our community outreach and educational activities this year. If you would like to have us come speak to your class or community group contact us at info@TheGreatClimateRace.com.
Get ready to have the most fun you ever had changing the world!
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Partnership with First Nations
It is very important to us that our events respect local indigenous communities. We see The Great Climate Race as an opportunity to share the history and context of event locations and for meaningful partnerships with First Nations governments and companies. Our second annual event is happening in Coast Salish Territory. Event participants will learn place names and stories from signs on the race route itself and local First Nations leaders will play key roles in opening and closing ceremonies.