Upcoming Vancouver Island Race Calendar

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

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October 09 2022
Victoria 8K (2016)
Sunday, 7:30 AM
Sunday, 9:30 AM
Sunday, 9:30 AM
Come join us on Sunday, October 9th in beautiful Victoria, BC as we host the marathon, half marathon, and 8K.
We will also have a virtual component for 2022. And we will announce our Kids Run plans in the spring.
The in-person Royal Victoria Marathon is a Boston qualifier.
So now, let’s all get training for October 9, 2022!
 (past results)
October 22 2022
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 in Qualicum Bay for this Vancouver Island Trail Running Series finale and Series Finale Banquet. You’ll want to register for this new race!

Course still to be determined.
 (past results)
October 23 2022
Cowichan Autumn Classic 5K (2017)
Sunday, 9:30 AM
8th year in beautiful Glenora, BC. Enjoy the tranquility of the Trans Canada Trail, the Vineyard in the fall & the fantastic views at the Holt Creek Trestle which first opened in 1922.
Your choice to participate in-person or virtual.
FOUR EVENTS: 5K, 10K or Combo and have your kids run the Kids 1.2k
Like to be DIFFERENT? Love a CHALLENGE? Run the COMBO…at 9:30 run the 5K, then at 10:15 run the 10K, for a total of 15K and receive an AWESOME FINNISHERS MEDAL in all events!
Once again, we are offering a Kids run. A distance of 1.2k for ages 1 yrs. -12 yrs. 10:30 am start time for the kids dash around the vineyard. Kids receive their own bib and a special finisher goodie bag.
 (past results)

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