Enjoy the tranquility of the Trans Canada Trail & the fantastic views from the historic Holt Creek Trestle!
Want a FIRST? like to be DIFFERENT? love a CHALLENGE? Run the COMBO…run the 5K then the 10K for a total of 15K and receive an AWESOME MEDAL! The first event of its kind on Vancouver Island!
Your Cowichan Autumn Classic Experience Includes:
Finish Line Photos
Free Vigneti Zanatta Wine Tastings!
Holt Creek Trestle!
Novelty Finisher wine glass!
Trans Canada Trail!
Dress in costume & you could win a prize! (past results)
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.
In 2019 this is the third and final MEC race.(past results)
The 15th Annual Perseverance Trail Run is coming to Cumberland on October 27th, 2019!
Get ready for breathtaking scenery and unforgettable views. Be prepared for pristine single track, winding cross-country trails and twisting forest paths. You can be sure there will be a few ups and downs again in this years race;). Choose from the 3K X-Country Romp or the 11K Mountain Run and help to protect these beautiful Cumberland trails! Sign up here for race updates.
11K Mountain Run
Start Time - 11:01am
The 11K course features some of the most breathtaking running trails imaginable. It is a classic mountain trail course, so expect to run up and down plenty of hills, through soft forest paths and technical single-track mountain bike trails, over bridges and logs, through water and along creeks in the Cumberland Community Forest. Any children under 14 years must be accompanied by a registered adult racer on the 11K mountain course.er on the 11K mountain course.(past results)
It is easier to complete the race with team mates but you can run it solo if you choose. Teams of 4 each participants run one 5K lap of the main trails looping Thetis Lake. This popular relay, always held on Remembrance Day, is the first race in the Harriers Thetis Lake Cross Country Adventure Series including the Harriers Stewart Mountain 10 Mile/5 Mile Challenge on December 8, 2019 and the Harriers Gunner Shaw 10K Classic on November 23, 2019.(past results)
"Canada's Hardest 10k". Hosted at the Westin Bear Mountain Resort, this scenic and challenging course begins in the Bear Mountain Resort village and winds its way up and down along the Nicklaus co-designed golf course cart paths. With panoramic ocean, mountain, and city views you can be assured that this will be the most beautiful 10k you have ever run. This course features over 1000 feet of elevation change and will challenge even the most experienced runners. Completing this course will be something to brag about!(past results)
Race on the secondary trails of Thetis Lake Park at the 35th annual Gunner Shaw Cross Country Classic. Bring your trail shoes and expect lots of mud and lots of fun! This is the second race and is the oldest Harriers-hosted event of the Thetis Lake Cross Country Adventure Series. It's a classic and a must-do autumn trail experience at Thetis Lake Park. Just run it!(past results)