Congrats to the “Mosquito Creek Hyenas” who came out with the Largest Team and won $500 thanks to the new Neighbourhood Challenge presented by Chevron!

Setting up a team is easy:

  • Become a Team Captain*** during registration via the ‘Select Team’ > ‘Create New Team’ drop-down
  • Join a team when you register via the ‘Select Team’ drop-down
  • Individuals may also create or join a team after they’ve registered: Edit Runner Profile


*** Group Leader Incentive ***

Team Captains of the 10 largest teams will have their race registration reimbursed plus receive exclusive RUNVAN® Swag! Become a Team Captain and invite your friends to join in on the fun!


  • Teams can be any gender mix, there is only one team category
  • Team members are still eligible for individual overall and age group category prizes
  • This is not a relay. All team members must complete the full course :) Join in! RUNVAN®

This incentive is part of a new Community Challenge presented by Chevron.

Contact us to learn more via email or phone 604 872 2928.

Community Challenge Presented by Chevron

The non-profit Vancouver International Marathon Society now annually organizes the Granville Island Turkey Trot. Our mission is to deliver a running event that promotes Vancouver’s active lifestyle, engaging participants and community partners to create a positive and memorable experiences.

To acknowledge the special role communities play in bringing race day to life, we’ve introduced a new Community Challenge program – the goal of which is to create a grassroots movement that will ignite support and excitement for sport. Our objective is to create community spirit and support community groups.

Community Challenge Awards
The Community Challenge presented by Chevron will recognize and reward communities that support the event in a few ways.

    • $500 will be awarded to the team with the largest numbers of runners
    • $250 will be awarded to the Best Team Costume – runners or spectators

Team Captains of the 10 largest teams will also have their race registration reimbursed plus receive exclusive RUNVAN® Swag!