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Posted: October 18, 2016:  

Athletics: Ford of Canada signs on as Presenting Sponsor of the Vancouver Sun Run

Vancouver, BC - The 33rd annual Vancouver Sun Run, scheduled for Sunday, April 23rd, is pleased to announce that Ford Motor Company of Canada, Limited has signed on as the event’s Presenting Sponsor. The Vancouver Sun Run, one of Vancouver’s most well known events, is the largest 10K timed run in Canada – boasting in excess of 40,000 participants every year.

"We are extremely happy about our partnership with Ford of Canada," said Leza Maloney, Co-Chair of the Vancouver Sun Run. "We look forward to collaborating with Ford of Canada to build exciting programs for the 2017 Sun Run."

"The Vancouver Sun Run is a magical event that offers the opportunity to support many great causes," said Michael Fischer, Regional Marketing Manager, Ford of Canada. "Community engagement and giving back is at the heart of our many Ford dealerships across BC, making the Sun Run the perfect fit for us. We look forward to working together with the Sun Run team to build upon this iconic Vancouver event."

Registration for the Vancouver Sun Run begins November 1st, 2016.

Early Bird Registration Fees 

Individual 10K (until Jan 31): 
$49.00 (plus fees and GST) 

 2.5K Shaw Mini Sun Run (until Feb 3):
$22 plus GST (Under 18 years)
$35 plus GST (18 years and older) 

Youth Teams (until Feb 17):
$22 plus GST (Under 18 years)

Corporate Teams (until Feb 10):
$49 plus GST (Under 18 years)

About the Vancouver Sun Run

The Vancouver Sun Run is Canada’s largest 10K road race and the 3rd largest timed 10K in North America. The Vancouver Sun Run is open to international elite competitors, recreational runners, joggers and walkers, wheelchair competitors, teams, schools and children.

The 2017 Vancouver Sun Run presented by Ford of Canada will be taking place on Sunday, April 23rd at 9:00 a.m. in downtown Vancouver. The 2.5K Shaw Mini Sun Run starts at 8 a.m. For more information, visit or call 604-689-9441. Also follow the Vancouver Sun Run on Twitter at @VancouverSunRun, like us on Facebook and follow on us on Instagram.

About Ford Motor Company of Canada

Ford of Canada’s operations include a national headquarters; three regional offices; two branch offices; three vehicle assembly and engine manufacturing plants; and two parts distribution centres. Ford employs approximately 7,000 people in Canada, with an additional 18,000 employees in over 400 Ford and Ford-Lincoln dealerships across the country. For more information, please visit

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