lululemon’s SeaWheeze half-marathon is 21.1km of sea, sun and smiles wrapped up in a weekend of fun. It’s happening this Friday and Saturday and it will offer a unique buffet of photo and activity opportunities, ranging from 10,000 participants running through a log cabin, to sunset yoga on Kits Beach, to signing mermaids, to a music performance by Xavier Rudd in Stanley Park.
Friday, August 9, 2013:
o 8am-9pm: SeaWheeze store featuring 28,000 square feet of exclusive lululemon product at the Vancouver Convention Centre (also open all-day Saturday)
o 12pm-1pm: Nooner yoga class at Jack Poole Plaza open to both runners and the community
o 7:30pm- 8:30pm: Sunset yoga session on Kitsilano beach, available for race participants and the public
Saturday, August 10, 2013 (Race Day)
o 7am-12pm: Race starts at 7am will conclude by 12pm. Start and finish line at the Vancouver Convention Centre on West Cordova & Thurlow Street (near Jack Poole Plaza).
o 7am- 11am: The cheer station located outside lululemon offices (1818 Cornwall) offers face painting, music, free breakfast and family fun
o 4:30pm- 10:30pm: SeaWheeze Sunset Festival at Brockton Oval in Stanley Park featuring sunset yoga with Ryan Leir and a live concert by Passenger, follow the sun and Xavier Rudd. Open to all race participants, volunteers, and community ticket holders
21.1 km of photo ops you will only catch at a lululemon half-marathon:
o A massive (the world’s largest!) solar powered tricycle traversing down Pacific Boulevard
o Cheering mermaids sunbathing on the shores of Waterpark Beach
o Circus acrobats performing on the rocks of George Wainborn Park
o Vancouver-based percussion group, Sambata, drumming and dancing at the Base of Lions Gate Bridge
o A Jumping Dragon leaping along the Seawall (after Devonian)