Our Mission Statement

To be Canada’s better food destination by helping Canadians Eat Better, Feel Better, and Do Better.   A partner of the TC10K since the race began we thank Thrifty Foods for their continued support!

Family Run Race Details

The Thrifty Foods Family Run is a run for all the family and your friends. Enjoy a walk or jog around the 1.5K course and then check out the festivities in the KidZone.

Family Run

NEW FOR 2017 – Start/Finish at same location on Government Street

The 1.5K route circles around the roads surrounding the Legislative Building Grounds.


Family Run Cost

$24 – March 26th to April 6

$30 – April 28, 29 at Race Expo

Each participant receives a t-shirt and a finisher’s ribbon! The Thrifty Foods Family Run is a participation run – there are no first or second (etc.) placers. Everyone is a winner! There is no cost to parents accompanying their little racer.  If you would also like a shirt, then you will need to register.


Age Divisions

There is no age restriction.

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Thrifty Foods Family Run Start Time

Thrifty Foods Family Run start – 11:00 a.m.


Package Pickup

Please see Race Weekend page for package pickup hours as well as our Race Expo hours.



School Team ChallengeIsland Farms School Team Challenge

Show your school spirit by joining your school team! Schools teams can run or walk in the 1.5K or 10K distance as part of the Island Farms School Team Challenge. Schools then have a chance to compete for three $1,000 prizes in three different categories.  CHECK OUT THE TEAM PAGE FOR MORE INFORMATION.


Kid’s Trainer

Run, Walk or Skip your way to the Thrifty Foods Family Run using the Kids Trainer.  The Kids Trainer will help prepare the Thrifty Foods Family Run participants for race day!  Run 3 times a week and complete all the suggested distances over 8 weeks with the final 1.5K on race day.



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