Upcoming Vancouver Island Race Calendar

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

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March

March 04 2018
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 11 2018
Sunday, 9:00 AM
We are very happy to announce the Another Brick in Nepal 1st Annual Trail Run on March 11th, 2018! Thanks to the amazing support of the Prairie Inn Harriers Running Club we are able to put together this 5k/10k race through East Sooke Park. This is the first ever sanctioned race in the stunning East Sooke Park! It’s a beautiful spot, and a great chance to come out and support ABIN while we continue raising funds to rebuild our 2nd school in Nepal. (past results)
March 18 2018
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)
March 25 2018
Sunday, 9:00 AM
Join us in getting a little muddy this March with MEC Victoria Race TWO: The Pace Setter! Explore the trails with us, run through a little mud, and climb up the tree lined pathways of Thetis Lake. This race offers two different distance options to choose from (5K/10K). (past results)
March 25 2018
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

April 07 2018
Saturday, 9:30 AM
Join us on Saturday, April 7th for the most scenic 5K in the region - journeying through Saxe and Macaulay Point Parks. The event attracts all levels: walkers to elites and includes chip timing, a healthy living marketplace, refreshments and coffee, mini-massage treatments, and children's corner with a variety of activities for all ages. (past results)
April 08 2018
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)
April 29 2018
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 12 2018
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
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 10 2018
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
Sunday, 9:00 AM
The Half Marathon starts in Ucluelet and heads out on the scenic Wild Pacific Trail. The course takes in amazing views of the open ocean, rocky bluffs and the rainforest. The Half Marathon returns to Ucluelet to finish in the Village Green. (past results)

August

August 26 2018
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
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
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
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
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 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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