Granville Island Turkey Trot

Celebrate Thanksgiving

The Granville Island Turkey Trot Kids Run invites kids to experience race day excitement. This run inspires kids to get moving, make healthy choices, and feel confident. Each child receives fun race bonuses, including a RUNVAN® race wrap and a $25 gift card from Rackets & Runners valid on a minimum $75 spend. Race 2.5KM, the same distance as the BMO Vancouver Marathon Kids Run. Ribbons will be included to celebrate your achievements! Traditionally held on the Sunday before the 10KM race, this year’s event will be a Virtual Race.

Thanksgiving Weekend
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Virtual Race

The Kids Run is a great opportunity for your kids to have fun and enjoy a festive atmosphere as part of an official RUNVAN® Race. The Virtual Race includes various bonuses, including finisher ribbons, all for just $15. The race is virtual this year so there is no official route. The map shown is the event’s traditional race! Thanks for understanding. Have fun! 🙂




Join in – now!

This Month



Join the Kids Run for just $15 plus fees. You may also donate to local Food Banks.

Package Pickup

Store Hours


Rackets & Runners
3880 Oak St, Vancouver, BC

Dates and location subject to change.

You may also have your race kit mailed within Canada for $10 shipping and handling. Note: Race kits will be mailed out in October.

October 1-15

You choose!


Virtual Race

You may run your Virtual Race anytime between October 1-15 and upload your results during this time frame.

The Kids Run is traditionally held over the Thanksgiving Day long weekend in October on Granville Island.


Join in!



Please respect the safety protocols administered by staff and volunteers if on-site. Thank you.

RUNVAN® encourages active lifestyles, and offers a Kids Run during the Granville Island Turkey Trot and BMO Vancouver Marathon race weekends.


Race Registration Includes:

  • Official RUNVAN® Race Certificate
  • RUNVAN® Race Wrap for each child entry
  • Virtual Race Bib
  • $25 gift card to Rackets & Runners (min $75 spend)

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