Race Day

Race Day Schedule

7:30 AM

Steveston Community Center opens (gear check available in gym)

8:25 AM

Kids active warm-up at the start line

8:30 AM

1K KIDSRUN BEGINS – first wave

8:32 AM

Kidsrun second wave begins 

8:35 AM

Icebreaker 8K participants make their way to the start line

8:45 AM

1K Kidsrun race closes/course changes

8:50 AM

Kids Zone in Steveston Community Center opens

8:55 AM

Pre-race active warm-up at the start line

9:00 AM


9:30 AM

Run expo begins in Steveston Community Center gym

10:15 AM

Awards ceremony in Steveston Community Center gym

10:30 AM

Icebreaker 8K course closes

10:45 AM

Run expo ends/site clean up



This is a timed event by Startline Timing. The timing is attached to your race number – so make sure to wear your bib. Your timing chip is located on the back of your race bib.

Directions & Parking

Free parking is located at the Steveston Community Centre, the parking lot directly across from the centre, and/or street parking at Bayview Street, which is steps away from the start line. First come, first serve.

Waiver / Cancelation policy

I understand that this event is strenuous and physically taxing and in consideration of the Kajaks Track & Field Club accepting this application for entry into the Steveston Icebreaker, I hereby for myself, my heirs, executors, assigns or administrators, waive and release any and all rights of claims for damages or injury that I may sustain while taking part in this event, that I may have against the organizing club, its officers and volunteers, sponsors, City of Richmond, and Steveston Community Centre.

Weather Conditions: If the race is cancelled due to a force majure, or something out of our control, there is no refund. See deferral policy. Entry fees are non-refundable under any circumstances.

Cancellation/Deferral Policy: There are no cash refunds for the Steveston Icebreaker or New Balance Kidsrun. In case of cancellation for something out of our control (force majure), you will have the option to defer to the 2025 or 2026 event at a 50% discount and you will still receive your race kit and medal at package pickup.

Conditions of Entry: Race registration is non-refundable. If you are unable to run and can’t transfer your entry, it will be cancelled.