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Fort Langley Half & 5km

Sunday July 17, 2016, 7:30am (half), 8:00am (5k) — Fort Langley, BC

Welcome to the thirteenth annual Fort Langley Half & 5km, presented by Peninsula Runners and Garrison Running Co. We have designed this race course to be the most scenic half marathon in the country!

2016 Results

The course starts and finishes at the historic Fort in Fort Langley and does a short tour through the town site before heading out into the surrounding countryside and rolling hills. Part of the route traces the historic Hudson's Bay Co. "Telegraph Trail". You will also pass Western Canada's 2nd largest Horse Park, Thunderbird Show Park, as well as the Driediger Farms Strawberry Fields. After running on the quiet rural roads you will return to the finish line at the Orchard Lawn outside the walls of the Historic Fort. The 5 km route will be through the quiet streets of historic Fort Langley with some gentle ups & downs. See full course description below.

race 2004


Start times

Half marathon starts at 7:30am. 5k starts at 8:00am.

Course Details & Maps

Half Marathon Course

The race starts and finishes at the Fort Langley National Historic Site located in Fort Langley. The course does a short loop (1K) before heading south on Bay Street to Glover Road for 1 km. You will then turn left onto Rawlison Crescent and follow this road until it meets River Road (3.5 km). The route will go East on River Road for 700 metres before turning onto Armstrong. The hill on Armstrong will be the most challenging part of the route. At 80th Ave you will proceed to Telegraph Trail and run on this historic road for 1.8 km until you reach 72 Ave. Here you will head West for 1.6 km to 240th Street. You will go North for 2.4 km to Rawlison Crescent where now you will proceed back to the finish via Glover Road and Bay Street.

It should be noted this course is challenging but very scenic. The main hill occurs at 8k on Armstrong road and rewards you with majestic views of Mt. Baker as you summit. The last 11k of the route is slightly rolling, downhill and flat and will reward those who pace themselves with a fast time.

Course Map

Click here for a printable course map (PDF)
Click here for a Google Earth course map

5 km Course

Race runs on quiet streets in Fort Langley. It will be 2 loops of a relatively flat scenic loop that starts and finishes at the Fort.
5k Course Map


Directions to the event

From hwy 1 take the 232nd St. exit. Proceed north on 232nd towards Fort Langley. Once you reach Glover Rd. turn right (north). Follow Glover to Mavis Avenue (downtown Fort Langley just before the tracks) and turn right. The race starts and finishes in the National Historic Site's Orchard Lawn at 23433 Mavis Avenue in Fort Langley.


Entry Fees

  • Half Marathon by Apr 30: $30
  • Half Marathon May 1 to Jul 13: $40
  • Half Marathon Jul 14 to 16: $50
  • 5km by Apr 30: $20
  • 5km May 1 to Jul 13: $25
  • 5km Jul 14 to 16: $30
  • Non-BC Athletics members ADD $3
  • Fee includes finisher's T-shirt (size not guaranteed after July 1)

Refund policy: Peninsula Runners allows for a 50% refund of registration fees paid up to 30 days prior to the race. Alternatively, your registration can be transferred to another runner within this time period. After the 30 day period, unfortunately there are no refunds or transfers possible.


Registration & Package Pick-Up

Online Registration: until July 13

Printable entry form (PDF):

Download here

By Mail:

Peninsula Runners Langley
#1-20349 88th Ave.
Langley, B.C. V1M 2K5

By Fax:


In Person (by July 13):

Peninsula Runners Langley, 20349 88th Ave., 604-888-1338
Peninsula Runners White Rock, 1708 152nd St., 604-531-7879
Garrison Running Co., 2-45590 Market Way, Chilliwack

Late (July 14-16):

At Langley location only.


Package Pick-Up

At Peninsula Runners Langley:

  • Friday July 15, 11am to 6pm
  • Saturday July 16, 10am to 6pm

At Race Start Area:

  • Race day 6:45am to 7:15am



After the race, stick around for a drink and refreshments. The awards ceremony starts at 9:30am.

Prizes for age groups winners in the following categories for the half marathon: 19&U, 20-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+.

In the 5 km only the overall top 3 men and women will get a prize.

All participants in both races will receive a unique PR Fort Langley t-shirt to prove you conquered the route.