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Home Healthcare Network Kids' Jester Dash presented by Pastimes

Home Healthcare Network Pastimes Toy Store, Sechelt

FREE Fun Run at 12:15pm for kids age 7 & under!

Pre-run Crafts & Activities with Home Healthcare Network
First 50 entries get a toy from Pastimes, a T-shirt, and more!

Registration opens Jan 1, 2020.

Why should the grown-ups have all the fun? Bring the kids to the finish area on race day for the Home Healthcare Network Kids' Jester Dash presented by Pastimes, a FREE children's fun run around Mission Point Park for ages 7 & under. Run starts at 12:15pm; from 11am they can do crafts and warm up to music, in the Kids' Activity Tent hosted by Home Healthcare Network!

50 free spots available with all perks (run, t-shirt, toy, souvenir, finisher medal).
New for 2020: 15 additional spots for the run only.
Online registration will open in January 2020. Sign up your kids early as it fills up earlier each year, and t-shirt size can only be guaranteed if registered by March 1st! T-shirt size charts

See Jane Run...

Check out this video of the 2014 event by Keith Dunn:

And another great video, from the 2013 event, by Duane Burnett:

  • Location: Mission Point Park, Davis Bay. Tent will be located to the left of the half marathon finish chute; DO NOT CROSS the finish chute, please go around behind the finish line.
  • Run start time: 12:15pm Sunday April 5, 2020
  • Activity Tent open from 11am to 12:45pm
  • 50 free (sponsored) entrants receive: age-appropriate toy from Pastimes, a T-shirt with colouring outlines to paint and personalize, souvenir item from BMO, and a finisher medal!
  • 15 additional children can enter the run only.
  • All entries are welcome to participate in the crafts and activities under the tents.
  • There will be 2 separate wave starts to minimize congestion on the path. Age 6-7 go first, followed by 5 and under a minute or so later.
  • Distance: approximately 400m
  • Course: A loop of the park plus the finish line. Starting near the half-marathon finish approach, on the path just inside the park entrance, kids will be following the groomed path around the perimeter of the park in a clockwise direction, coming back nearly to the start, then entering the main finish chute and crossing the official finish line! See the Course Photo Tour »
  • Parents are welcome to accompany their little ones!*
    *Please remove your own bib number first, if you ran the half marathon or relay
  • Spectators/Parents: Please keep the zone behind the finish line clear. You must wait behind outside of this area. Volunteers will guide your children to you.

Entry is free, but you still need to sign up!

(to Home Healthcare Network) “I would like to take this opportunity to say it was a pleasure meeting you and to thank you and your nannies for the fun filled time my daughter Tayla & son Ethan experienced at the finish of the half marathon, I will surely contact you the next time I am visiting the sunshine coast.”

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Home Healthcare Network provides Companionship, Housekeeping & Home Healthcare Services to seniors, or anyone in need of care, anywhere on the Coast, anytime of the day and night. If you are ill, injured, disabled, recovering from surgery, or simply need an extra hand, our certified care aides will ensure that you receive the best quality care. We strive to be the leader in home healthcare by providing our services with compassion and a commitment to exceed our clients' expectations. Our caregivers are certified, have a clean criminal record check & driver's abstract, First Aid & CPR certifications, and great references. Our staff is licensed, bonded, insured with Work Safe Bc, and we are proud members of the Gibsons, Sechelt and Powell River Chambers of Commerce. Our agency also provides nanny placement services. Call today for your free assessment; you and your family deserve the best! http://homehealthcarenetwork.ca/nanny-placement-services/

Kids T-Shirt Size Chart

Jester Dash T-shirt

2019 shirt shown at right; click to enlarge. Note, we are starting the sizes at 4T in 2020, as there was hardly any interest in smaller sizes in recent years. Better too big than too small. Kids grow!

Size diagram



Home Healthcare Network Kids Jester Dash