Welcome to the 33rd annual running of this classic Vancouver race.
The Gunner Shaw is known for its challenging, traditional-style cross-country course
and for its post-race food and company.
Final race in the 2016
BC Athletics Lower Mainland Cross Country Series
11:00am, Saturday December 3rd, 2016
Jericho Park. Registration is at the Jericho Sailing Centre, 1300 Discovery Street,
Vancouver BC. Drive west along 4th Avenue
for about 1 Km past Alma Street and take the right fork at the Youth Hostel.
The start and finish are in front of the Sailing Centre near the beach.
here for a location map.
A classic cross-country course which includes sections of grass, trail, hills and sandy beach.
Depending on weather conditions you can expect varying amounts of mud and water (but always some!).
Shoes with good mud traction are recommended. Spikes are optional.
Seniors run two laps and Juniors one lap of the 5km course.
Click here for the course map.
Online entry is available here.
Or you can register by completing
this printable entry form
and mailing it to the address on the form.
Day of Race Registration:
Saturday December 3rd inside the Sailing Centre. In the unlikely event of sunshine, we may be outside!
Friday, December 2nd – 5:30 to 8:30 pm, West 4th Running Room, 2112 West 4th Ave, Vancouver.
Saturday, December 3rd – 9:30 to 10:30 am, inside the Jericho Sailing Club.
Post Race Festivities:
Hot showers, good food and good company in the Jericho Sailing Centre after the race.
A combination of medals, ribbons and small gifts will be awarded to the top three runners in the
Senior 10km (5yr divisions) and Junior 5km (2yr divisions).
Special recognition will be given to the winners of the Gunner Shaw Trophies (male, female over 35),
the "Gunner Shaw Team Challenge" and the "Silver Fox" Junior Challenge
The "Silver Fox" trophy is awarded in
memory of former Lions Gate Road Runner stalwart Jim Conway,
who was affectionately known as "The Silver Fox". |
Jim loved cross-country
running and was no mean competitor himself.
|This race is sanctioned by
Special thanks to:
Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation
St John Ambulance
Our hard-working volunteers
For any questions contact:
Mark Williams by email.
2016 10K Results - 2016 5K Results
2015 10K Results - 2015 5K Results
2014 Results - 2014 Photos (Frank Stebner) - 2014 Photos (Hans Fenz)
2014 Photos (Start and 5k Finish - Jay Mijares)
2014 Photos (10K Finish and Awards - Jay Mijares)
2013 Results -
2013 Race Photos
2012 Results - 2012 Team Results - 2012 Race Photos 1 - 2012 Race Photos 2
2010 Race Photos 1 -
2010 Race Photos 2
2009 Race Photos 1 -
2009 Race Photos 2