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           Vancouver Island Running Events 2019


2019 Cobble Hill 10K

Sun. January 27th, 2019 Mill Bay

The second race in the Island Race Series, Cobble Hill is situated in the beautiful Cowichan Valley.

ORCA Learn to Run Clinic

Wed. February 6th, 2019 Parksville

Designed for adults 19 years or older, who want to learn or relearn healthy running skills at a personalized pace in a friendly group. Join us for a gentle, safe, and fun training programme.

2019 Cedar 12K

Sun. February 10th, 2019 Cedar

The third race in the Island Series is NEW fast, flat out-and-back course.

ORCA Learn to Run Clinic

Wed. February 13th, 2019 Parksville

Designed for adults 19 years or older, who want to learn or relearn healthy running skills at a personalized pace in a friendly group. Join us for a gentle, safe, and fun training programme.

The 2019 Hypothermic Half Marathon

Sun. February 17th, 2019 Saanich

The Annual Hypothermic Half Marathon is a winter half marathon event held in beautiful winter cities across Canada and Rochester, Minnesota.

Hatley Castle 8k

Sun. February 24th, 2019 Victoria

Hatley Castle 8K is the fourth race in the Vancouver Island Race Series. The race is part trail, part road through the historic grounds of Royal Roads. Hot food and draw prizes after the race.

Wounded Warrior Run 2019

Mon. February 25th, 2019 - Sun. March 3rd, 2019 Victoria

A team of dedicated runners will relay-run the length of Vancouver Island in just seven consecutive days, to provide increased public awareness and financial support for Wounded Warriors Canada.

2019 Port Alberni Paper Chase 15K

Sun. March 10th, 2019 Port Alberni

The fifth race of the Island Series, the Port Alberni Paper Chase 15K is hosted by the Alberni Valley Chamber of Commerce.

Browns Socialhouse - North Nanaimo

MEC Victoria Race Series: Race One

Sun. March 31st, 2019 Victoria

Good times and mud guaranteed with this MEC trail race! Join us as we explore the trails around Thetis Lake, back with a new longer distance for 2019.

Esquimalt 5K presented by LifeMark Health

Sat. April 6th, 2019

Join us on Saturday, April 6th, 2019 for the most scenic 5K in the region  --- journeying through Saxe and Macaulay Point Parks.

2019 TriStars Sooke River 10K

Sun. April 7th, 2019 Sooke

The TriStars Sooke River 10K is an undulating out-and-back along the Sooke River Road, a rural, paved road towards the historic Sooke Potholes.

Vancouver Island Trail Series 2019: Royal Roads

Sat. April 13th, 2019 Victoria

This is the best way to open the season. Fast, flowy and beautiful single track that is sure to impress even the seasoned trail runners.

Bazan Bay 5K

Sun. April 14th, 2019 Sidney

Bazan Bay 5k is the last race in the Vancouver Island Race Series. Fast and flat it starts at Tulista Park and runs down Lochside Drive to the turnaround and back the same way.

30th Annual TC10K and Thrifty Foods Family Run

Sun. April 28th, 2019 Victoria

Come out and enjoy this 10K loop around downtown Victoria and Dallas Road. The TC10K start line is at Government and Belleville Street between the Empress Hotel and the Provincial Legislature.

Royal Lepage Comox Valley Snow to Surf Adventure Relay 2019

Sun. April 28th, 2019 Mt. Washington

Canada’s Premier Multi Sport Team Relay Event!

Vancouver Island Trail Series 2019: Cobble Hill

Sat. May 4th, 2019 Cobble Hill

4th 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!

Woodgrove Pines Chiropractic Nanaimo

The Cumby

Sat. May 11th, 2019 Cumberland

The Cumby - Just Hills No Frills 13 and 25 km trail run in the amazing forest surrounding Cumberland BC. Net proceeds of the Cumby go to the Cumberland Community Forest Society (CCFS).

Oceanside Mother’s Day 10k and 5k 2019

Sun. May 12th, 2019 Parksville

For the recreational runner, it is fun and scenic. The course surface is road and groomed trails through the Rathrevor Beach Provincial Park.

HPR Youth Triathlon West Shore

Sun. May 19th, 2019 Victoria

Distances range from a 50m swim, 2K bike and 500m run to a 300m swim, 10K bike and 3K run dependant on age. There is a junior relay for athletes 6 to 11 and a senior relay for athletes 12 to 17.

Westwood Lake Triathlon 2019

Sun. May 19th, 2019 Nanaimo

The 4th Annual Westwood Lake Triathlon will be taking place at Westwood Lake Park in Nanaimo in May 2019.  Dynamic Race Events in partnership with the City of Nanaimo is excited to be bringing the event to the mid-Island.

Kool Oak Bay Half Marathon, Relay, 10k and Kids Run

Sun. May 26th, 2019 Oak Bay

One of BC's most scenic running events, it starts at Windsor Park in Oak Bay and winds its way through the heart of Oak Bay's shopping district, looping out and back along the Dallas Rd waterfront.

Shoreline Orthodontics Tri-K Triathlon

Sun. May 26th, 2019 Comox

The Race for all Ages.

MEC Victoria Race Series: Race Two

Sun. May 26th, 2019 Victoria

Through cedar, spruce, and epic vista - oh the places you’ll go. Join us for our annual road race and cruise up the hills and along the lagoon at Royal Roads.

Victoria Goddess Run 2019

Sat. June 1st, 2019 Victoria

After seven successful years of the Victoria Goddess Run we look forward to pampering you as the Goddesses that you are! Join us for an energetic day with fantastic women!

Subaru Ironman 70.3 Victoria - 2019

Sun. June 2nd, 2019 Victoria

Take in wild beauty, Victorian gardens, and history on Canada's wild yet cultured Vancouver Island.

Cedar Anytime 10km 2019

Fri. June 7th, 2019 - Sat. June 8th, 2019 Cedar

The Anytime 10km is a unique race where you can run a 10km race at anytime over the course of a 24 hour period.

Cedar Ultra 2019

Fri. June 7th, 2019 - Sat. June 8th, 2019 Cedar

The Cedar Ultra is a 3/6/12/24 hour solo ultramarathon in beautiful Hemer Provincial Park, Cedar BC. You will compete against the clock to see how far you or your team can go. Whoever runs the farthest wins!

Vancouver Island Trail Series 2019: Nanaimo Westwood Lake

Sat. June 8th, 2019 Nanaimo

We’re back in Nanaimo for 2019 (just like 2018!). Same course from 2018 with all your favourite trails and some climbing just to keep you honest!

Victoria Youth Triathlon 2019

Sun. June 9th, 2019 Victoria

The Victoria Youth Triathlon takes place at the University of Victoria.  The swim is in the McKinnon Pool, the paved bike course loops Ring Road, and the run course is a combination of grass and sidewalks.

CFB Esquimalt Navy Run 2019

Sat. June 15th, 2019 Esquimalt

The Navy Run – 10K, 5K and Kids Fun Run is an inclusive community event. Involve the children and discover a fitter family lifestyle. Get excited about improving your health. Do it because you can!

Shar-Kare flyer specials

2019 Kusam Klimb

Sat. June 22nd, 2019 Sayward

The Kusam Klimb is a wild and rugged 23 km loop heading up and over Mount H’Kusam and down the Stowe Creek watershed. Starting at sea level, participants pass through some of the most spectacular scenery on Vancouver Island with views of mountain peaks and the Johnstone Strait.

Triathlon of Compassion 2019

Sun. June 23rd, 2019 Victoria

Hosted by Human Powered Racing in support of Victoria Sexual Assualt Center We offer a funned scenic sprint distance race (500m swim/20K bike/5K run) for adults and a full range of youth distances you youth aged 6-15.

XTERRA Trail Run 2019

Sat. July 6th, 2019 Victoria

The XTERRA Trail Run race course is an approximately 14K off road course consisting of 3 loops on dirt and gravel trails. There is a mixture of double track access roads and narrow winding single track.

XTERRA Victoria 2019

Sun. July 7th, 2019 Victoria

A challenging 1500m swim/24K bike/9K run for the Championship Course of a 750m swim/12K bike/4.5K run for the Sprint Course.

Vancouver Island Trail Series 2019: Ladysmith Transfer Beach

Sat. July 13th, 2019 Ladysmith

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!

Elk Lake Triathlon, Duathlon & Aquabike 2019

Sun. August 4th, 2019 Victoria

August long weekend race tradition continues at Elk Lake! Featuring a Triathlon, Duathlon & Aquabike, relay options, post race pancake breakfast for athletes, included in your registration!

Vancouver Island Trail Series 2019: Mount Washington

Sat. August 10th, 2019 Mt. Washington

Above the treeline at Mt Washington! You’ll be treated to some unbelievable views of the Comox Valley & Strathcona Park.

SwimRun Victoria

Sun. August 11th, 2019 Victoria

SwimRun Victoria is a single day multistage race taking place August 11th in the beautiful Thetis Lake Regional Park in Victoria, B.C., located at the southern end of the scenic west coast of Canada.

Mind over Mountain Adventure Race 2019

Sat. September 28th, 2019 Cumberland

This MOMAR will feature kayaking, mountain biking, trekking (trail running/hiking), maybe some bushwhacking and possibly a few mystery challenges too.

GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon

Sun. October 13th, 2019 Victoria

Join us for the GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon Race Weekend. Oct 11-13, 2019. Marathon, Half Marathon, 8K Road Race & Thrifty Foods Kids Run. *Formerly the Royal Victoria Marathon.

Vancouver Island Trail Series 2019: Mount Tzouhalem

Sat. October 19th, 2019 Duncan

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!

The 20th Edge to Edge Marathon Races

Sun. October 20th, 2019 Ucluelet

Unparallelled scenic views are guaranteed on this half marathon and 10K route.

MEC Victoria Race Series: Race Three

Sun. October 27th, 2019 Saanich

Celebrate the spookiest time of the year with a run! Join us for a fall run around Elk/Beaver Lake and enjoy a bit of flowy single track at this costume optional run.


Woodgrove Pines Wellness Clinic Health Club Nanaimo


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