Polar Bear Run

2024 Polar Bear Run

Registration opens Aug 18, 2023

Challenge your 2024 resolution to be active. Walk or run 2 km or 5 km through scenic Peachland.
Sunday, Jan 1st
Check-in 9:30-10:15 am at the Community Centre, 4450 6th Street. The race starts at 10:30 am.
$20 Adult / $10 Child. Discounts for advanced registration online only at www.peachland.ca. Race day registration accepted (cash only).

WAIVERS - ADULT (19+ years)
All participants 19 years old or older must complete a race waiver prior to entering the event. Any participant under 19 years old must have an informed consent form completed for them by their parent or legal guardian. Print out and bring your filled in forms to the event using the following links. We will also have paper copies of each form available at race check in.

ADULT - Waiver Polar Bear Run

INFORMED CONSENT - CHILD/YOUTH (under 19 years)
CHILD - Informed Consent Polar Bear Run

VOLUNTEERS ARE WELCOME!
We welcome community support for this event by signing up to be a volunteer. If you are interested in helping us with this event, please click here for details

RACE MAP AND COURSE DETAILS - 2.2km

Polar Bear 2k Walk/Run Route

Click here for a .pdf version of the 2.2km race map.

COURSE DETAILS - 2.2km

  • Line up at the 6th street Crosswalk, heading towards Bliss. Race to start at 10:30 am
  • Proceed on the Beach Avenue Walkway for 1.1 km
  • Watch for the turn around sign at the 13th Street Crosswalk (across from Bliss Bakery)
  • Turn back towards 6th Street. Stay on the Beach Avenue Walkway: do not cross the street
  • Proceed on Walkway, back towards finish line. Stay to the right to give room for runners/walkers still on the first leg of the course
  • Continue across the finish line at 6th St crosswalk

RACE MAP AND COURSE DETAILS - 5km

Polar Bear COURSE DETAILS - 5km

  • Meet at Community Centre between 9:3010:15 am to check in prior to the 10:30 am race start
  • Proceed along Beach Ave and the foreshore of Okanagan Lake. Keep to right of the lakeside (northbound) lane of the road
  • At Beach Ave and 13th Street, move onto the shoulder of the road
  • Continue on the road shoulder
  • Make a U-turn at the Trepanier Bridge
  • Proceed back towards the Community Centre staying on the road shoulder of the lake-side lane
  • At Beach Ave and 13th Street, transition back onto the road, keeping to the middle of the lakeside (northbound) lane
  • Continue back to Community Centre and cross through the finish line arch

RUN RESULTS