Welcome to the Run/Roll/Walk Series

 

Check out the Routes for the UBC Ghost Race!

Check out the Burnaby Route:

Start at the parking lot outside Swangard Stadium (the trail goes around the perimeter of Central Park):

  • Run along BC Parkway
  • Once you reach Bosner Park make a turn and head West along Imperial St.
  • Turn right at Boundary Rd. to head back to where you started

 

Check out the route!

 

Check out the Langley Route:

Start in Fort Langley at the Fort Pub & Grill (big red building):

  • Start at bridge in front of rail and river bistro 
  • Run between river bistro and water on Fort to fort trail
  • At the first bridge, continue straight along Fort to fort trail 
  • Turn around at fort to fort public bathroom at Allard Cr. (2.1km)
  • Once you reach bridge, pass it and at the fork, take the first right (there should be 2 right turns there)

 

Check out the route!

 

Check out the North Van Route:

Starts at The Shipyards (Burrard Dry Dock Pier):

  • Run alongside the water all the way to Bodwell High School
  • Then run back along the same route to where you started (4.8km)

  NOTE: the route shown on Strava runs through a fenced off dog park, to avoid this there is a route to the right of the original path that covers essentially the same distance  

 

Check out the route!

 

Check out the Richmond Route:

Start at where Garry Point meets the West Dyke trail:

  • Follow West Dyke trail up to the West Dyke Trail View Deck (at Francis Road)
  • Turn around and run back to Garry Point

 

Check out the route!

 

Check out the Surrey - Tynehead:

Start at the public washrooms by the north parking lot:

  • Start by heading southeast along the Tynehead Greenway path and cross 168 St. to the beginning of the Tynehead Perimeter Trail
  • Follow this trail south (down along 168 St.)
  • Continue following this trail around the south edge of the park until you reach the turnoff to 96 Ave and Pacific Highway (the southeast corner of the park)
  • Turn around and continue back the way you came until you once again reach the public washrooms by the north parking lot near the beginning of the Perimeter Trail

   

 

Safety notices:

  • This route is not lit so please take extra care at night
    • We would recommend bringing another person with you and using lights
  • This trail is also heavily trafficked by cyclists and dogs on leash
  • This route is on both gravel and paved paths
  • Public washrooms are located by the north parking lot

 

Check out the route!

 

Check out the Vancouver - Jericho Route:

Start at the Jericho Beach concession by the end of Point Grey Rd: 

  • Run west, following the gravel trail along Jericho, Locarno and Spanish Banks
  • Turn around at the second Spanish Banks concession at the end of the beach
  • Run back along the gravel path to where you started

   

 

Safety notices:

  • This route is not lit so please take extra care at night
    • We would recommend bringing another person with you and using lights
  • This trail is also heavily trafficked by cyclists and dogs on leash
  • This trail is entirely on gravel paths

 

Check out the route!

 

Run Roll Walk – Week 10 Challenge

March 29, 2021

Welcome to week 10 of Run Roll Walk! Let’s get ready for the last challenge of the term, last 2 weeks of class and prepare for some great weather ahead.


Run Roll Walk – Week 9 Challenge

March 22, 2021

Welcome to week 9 of Run Roll Walk! Let’s ready for Ghost Race! UBC Recreation will be providing 6 different 5km routes within the metro Vancouver area for you to try! You will only need to finish one to complete the challenge this week. Please try to obey all Provincial Health Orders when participating in this event and aim for the route closest to you


Run Roll Walk – Week 7 Challenge

March 8, 2021

Welcome to week 7 of Run Roll Walk! Let’s ride into our new theme this week, Bike Week!