Upcoming Vancouver Island Race Calendar

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

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April

April 29 2018
TC10K
Sunday, 8:00 AM
The Times Colonist 10K (TC10K) is Victoria's largest and most popular run of the year. The run regularly attracts a field of 10,000 runners from all around the country and usually has a number of top elites competing, sometimes running under 30 minutes! The TC10K course starts downtown in front of the historic Empress Hotel, loops through downtown before coming back along the scenic waterfront route (Dallas Road, James Bay) and finishing in front of the Parliament Buildings. (past results)

May

May 05 2018
Mt. Tzuhalem Long Course
Saturday, 10:45 AM
The Frontrunners VITRS is Vancouver Island’s premiere trail running series that takes runners off the roads and on to some of the most amazing trail networks in Western Canada.
We’re back in Duncan for this Vancouver Island Trail Running Series classic. The course has changed over time but the amazing has only gotten better. You’ll want to register for this classic!
Mt Tzouhalem, 1843 Tzouhalem Rd, Duncan, BC V9L 5L6 Canada (Google Map)
 (past results)
May 12 2018
Elk/Beaver 50K
Saturday, 6:00 AM
Saturday, 6:00 AM
Saturday, 6:00 AM
Prairie Inn Harriers running club is pleased to present the 30th Annual Elk/Beaver Ultras. (past results)
May 27 2018
Oak Bay Half Marathon
Sunday, 8:00 AM
Sunday, 8:00 AM
This scenic 10K will send runners all the way to Newport & Beach. Participants will hit the turnaround and run back along the course to McNeill to St.Patricks to Windsor and the finish at the park. (past results)

June

June 09 2018
Saturday, 10:45 AM
The Frontrunners VITRS is Vancouver Island’s premiere trail running series that takes runners off the roads and on to some of the most amazing trail networks in Western Canada.
We’re back in Nanaimo for 2018! A brand spankin’ new course with all your favourite trails and some climbing just to keep you honest! More details to come!
Course information still to come - visit http://www.islandtrailseries.ca/races/nanaimo-westwood-lake/ for the most up to date news.
 (past results)
June 10 2018
MEC Race THREE Half Marathon
Sunday, 8:30 AM
Through cedar, spruce, and epic vista – oh the places you’ll go. Get chip-timed results, coffee and bananas, finish-line massages, plus unlimited high-fives from stoked MEC members and staff. (past results)
June 17 2018
Edge To Edge Half Marathon
Sunday, 9:00 AM
Sunday, 9:00 AM
The 10km race starts in Ucluelet, follows a scenic route along the Lighthouse Loop section of the Wild Pacific Trail, and finishes with the other runners at the Village Green. (past results)

July

July 28 2018
Saturday, 10:45 AM
The Frontrunners VITRS is Vancouver Island’s premiere trail running series that takes runners off the roads and on to some of the most amazing trail networks in Western Canada.
A summer classic! You’ll love the flowy trails around Ladysmith and along Holland Creek with it’s beautiful Waterfall. Don’t be fooled though, the long course packs a generous climb up to the Heart Lake Loop! You won’t want to miss this one!
Transfer Beach, Transfer Beach Park, Ladysmith, BC Canada (Google Map).
 (past results)

August

August 11 2018
Saturday, 10:45 AM
Above the treeline at Mt Washington! You’ll be treated to some unbelievable views of the Comox Valley & Strathcona Park. Some great climbing, and lots of fun single track. Definitely the most scenic and rewarding race in the series.
Mt. Washington Resort, 1 Strathcona Pkwy, Mt. Washington, BC V9J 1L0 Canada (Google Map)
 (past results)
August 26 2018
MEC Race FOUR 5K
Sunday, 9:00 AM
Brand new out and back course on the Galloping Goose Trail out at the Sooke Potholes Regional Park. The event site is at Parking Lot #2, just past the Barnes Station Shelter. (Google Maps link here). (past results)

September

September 07 2018
Finlayson Arm 50K
Friday, 5:00 PM
A tough 28k, 50k and 100k with lots of elevation (4400 ft for the 28k, 9750 ft for the 50k, 19,500 ft for the 100k) and spectacular views! The Finlayson Arm 28k, 50k and 100k, is a mix of single track, double track and coastal mountain trails that are littered with Arbutus Trees and old growth forest. The run begins at the Goldstream group campsites at Goldstream provincial park in Victoria, BC. The run has numerous difficult climbs: Mt. Finlayson, Mt. Work, and Mckenzie Bight to Jocelyn Hill. Awesome views from all three of these difficult climbs and the Cascade Creek Waterfall while climbing out of McKenzie Bight. (past results)
September 08 2018
Finlayson Arm 50K
Saturday, 7:00 AM
A tough 28k, 50k and 100k with lots of elevation (4400 ft for the 28k, 9750 ft for the 50k, 19,500 ft for the 100k) and spectacular views! The Finlayson Arm 28k, 50k and 100k, is a mix of single track, double track and coastal mountain trails that are littered with Arbutus Trees and old growth forest. The run begins at the Goldstream group campsites at Goldstream provincial park in Victoria, BC. The run has numerous difficult climbs: Mt. Finlayson, Mt. Work, and Mckenzie Bight to Jocelyn Hill. Awesome views from all three of these difficult climbs and the Cascade Creek Waterfall while climbing out of McKenzie Bight. (past results)
September 09 2018
Finlayson Arm 28K
Sunday, 8:00 AM
A tough 28k, 50k and 100k with lots of elevation (4400 ft for the 28k, 9750 ft for the 50k, 19,500 ft for the 100k) and spectacular views! The Finlayson Arm 28k, 50k and 100k, is a mix of single track, double track and coastal mountain trails that are littered with Arbutus Trees and old growth forest. The run begins at the Goldstream group campsites at Goldstream provincial park in Victoria, BC. The run has numerous difficult climbs: Mt. Finlayson, Mt. Work, and Mckenzie Bight to Jocelyn Hill. Awesome views from all three of these difficult climbs and the Cascade Creek Waterfall while climbing out of McKenzie Bight. (past results)

October

October 07 2018
Victoria Marathon
Sunday, 8:00 AM
Sunday, 8:00 AM
Sunday, 8:50 AM
The Victoria Marathon event features five different races: the Marathon, Marathon Relay, Half Marathon, 8K Road Race, and the Thrifty Foods Kids Run. We offer an early start for racers in the full Marathon. (past results)
October 20 2018
Saturday, 10:45 AM
The Frontrunners VITRS is Vancouver Island’s premiere trail running series that takes runners off the roads and on to some of the most amazing trail networks in Western Canada.
3rd year for this single-track-packed event, we’ll send you up and around the Cobble Hill Mountain Recreation area for some exquisite mountain trails that will surely not disappoint! Race sold out quick in 2016 and 2017!
Cobble Hill, 3606 Empress Road, Cobble Hill, BC V0R 1L2 Canada (Google Map)
 (past results)
October 28 2018
Sunday, 8:40 AM
Sunday, 9:00 AM
Sunday, 9:05 AM
Celebrate the spookiest time of the year with a run! Get chip-timed results, coffee and bananas, finish-line massages, plus unlimited high-fives from stoked MEC members and staff. Three distances - 5K/10K/Half Marathon. Location - Elk/Beaver Lake Regional Park. (past results)

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