Upcoming Vancouver Island Race Calendar

Upcoming race calendar for Victoria, Nanaimo, Gulf Islands, and nearby destination races.

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January 27 2019
Cobble Hill 10K
Sunday, 11:00 AM
A beautiful route through predominantly farmland and acreages. Looking for a qualifying time? The Cobble Hill 10k is an Athletics Canada Certified course. Parking and awards are at George Bonner Elementary School, 3060 Cobble Hill Road, Mill Bay, BC (past results)


February 10 2019
Cedar 12K
Sunday, 11:00 AM
The Cedar 12K is now the 3rd race of the Vancouver Island Race Series. This event is a road course that takes place in the town of Cedar, near Nanaimo. (past results)
February 24 2019
Hatley Castle 8K
Sunday, 11:00 AM
The Hatley Castle 8k is the fourth race of the Vancouver Island running series. This 8k race follows a course through the beautiful Hatley Castle historic park grounds at Royal Roads University. The course is mixed road and crushed gravel with a few challenging but rewarding climbs. (past results)


March 10 2019
Port Alberni Paper Chase 15K
Sunday, 11:00 AM
The Port Alberni Paper Chase is now a 15K race, and is the fifth race in the Island Series. The Port Alberni Paper Chase is a pretty rural route run on country roads and through trails at the McLean Mill Historic Site. (past results)
March 24 2019
Comox Valley Half Marathon
Sunday, 11:00 AM
The Comox Valley RV Half Marathon is an out and back half marathon on the rural roads of Courtenay/Comox. It is the 6th race of the Vancouver Island Race Series. (past results)


April 07 2019
Sooke River 10K
Sunday, 11:00 AM
The Sooke River 10k follows an undulating, scenic course on paved roads along Sooke River Road. This race has a great field of runners and is always a fantastic event! It is now the 7th race in the Island Series. (past results)
April 14 2019
Bazan Bay 5K
Sunday, 11:00 AM
The Bazan Bay 5K is now the eighth and final race in the Island Series. It is a super fast 5k sprint in Sidney BC, just north of Victoria. This race is an out and back on Lochside Road, and is one of the fastest 5K's you'll find. The Series wrap-up and overall awards will follow the race awards. (past results)


August 04 2019
Brickyard Beast 10K
Sunday, 10:30 AM
Located on beautiful Gabriola Island and only a 25 minute ferry ride from downtown Nanaimo. This is a challenging run but it's also a fun at the same time. Well support by the island community this small town run has a lot to offer. Finish the run and you'll earn a great finishing medal and title as a Beast Slayer. (past results)

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