Flash - 5Peaks Buntzen Lake Warm Up 2009

30 Aug 2009 09:00
Buntzen Lake, Port Coquitlam, BC Canada


  • A fun and free group run with some old friends and maybe some new ones
  • 11K and 15K distances on some great trails not far from downtown Vancouver
  • low-key familiarization run on the Enduro (11K) and Sport (15K) courses of the 5Peaks season finale race at Buntzen Lake
  • faster and slower pace groups on each course, so there's something for everyone


  • trail runners of any ability who would like to discover some popular trails, but might not want to go it alone
  • trail runners who are registered or thinking of signing up for the popular 5Peaks race at Buntzen Lake on Saturday 19 September 2009.  Get to know the trail you will race on so you can kick some butt on race day!

When: Sunday 30 August 2009 at 9:00am


  • Please register for this free event here. There is no fee and you don't need to be a member of Club Fat Ass to participate in a Flash event, however whining is not allowed. You are responsible for your own well being and safety and should be self sufficient.
  • Please read the Release of All Claims. By participating in this event you agree to the terms of the Release of All Claims.


  • the CFA Fluffy Bunny and the 5Peaks Buntzen events use the identical trails.  We thought this would be a nice way to contribute another low-key event to the trail running community
  • Can't make it on the 30th, but would like to pre-run the courses?  Print-off detailed descriptions for Sport and Enduro courses or both, if you plan to race the 1/2 marathon.
  • Want to lead a group? Group leaders receive a free entry into the Club Fat Ass and 5Peaks event of their choice between now and the end of 2010 ($75 value!) First come, first served.  If interested, contact Sibylle

How to get to the start (Buntzen Lake South Beach Parking lot)

  • Find your way to Port Moody, BC.
  • From where St. John’s Street meets the Barnet Hwy, take IoCo Road North
  • IoCo Rd. will turn into Heritage Mountain Blvd. There is a sign to Buntzen Lake here. Continue on Heritage Mountain Road until you hit the traffic circle
  • Take the first exit out of the traffic circle onto David Street. There is a Buntzen Lake sign here
  • Go left onto Forrest Park Way. There is a Buntzen Lake sign here.
  • Take an immediate Left on Aspenwood Dr. (it’s going to look like you are heading into a residential area here…. Your just going to have to trust me… this is the right way)
  • Aspenwood will turn into East Rd. Follow East Rd. for about 2km then make a right onto Sunnyside Drive.
  • Sunnyside Drive will take you directly to the Park. Follow the Park Rd. to the South Beach parking lot.  

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