The Barkerville Rush Relay is a 100km relay race from Quesnel up through Barkerville and back into Wells. It is divided into 8 stages varying in length from 8 to 17.5km that gains a total of 3500m and can be run with 1 to 11 people
We are excited to inform you that the inaugural Buckin’ Hell trail race takes place this weekend in North Vancouver, the second race in the brand new Coast Mountain Trail Series
The next generation of Island triathlon stars made a statement Saturday.
Andrew McCartney of Victoria recorded his biggest career move as he hopes to eventually join a pantheon that includes Olympians and fellow-Islanders such as Simon Whitfield and Brent McMahon.
The 25-year-old finished a breakthrough seventh in the World Triathlon Series race in Yokohama, Japan.
Alan Robertson only decided on the day of the race that he would run the BMO Vancouver Marathon 2013. Due to recurrent injuries, he had only done a minimum of long runs and felt unprepared for the race – but decided on the day to give it a try.
It has been nearly 6 years since I ran my last marathon. In 2008 I participated in the IMG New York City Marathon. However, I did not race as I was racing Haney 2 Harrison the following weekend. Instead, I ran with a good friend and simply took in the experience.
I had applied for an [...]
The first registration deadline for the GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon is just days away – on May 15. The 34th annual running of the Marathon takes place on Sunday, October 13. In addition to the Marathon there is a Half Marathon, 8K Road Race and the Thrifty Foods Kids Run.
All four races are capped: the [...]
The Q’s Victoria Run Series’ first meet of the 2013 track season took place Saturday, May 11th at Oak Bay High School’s Jack Wallace Memorial Track. The meet included two races each of three distances, 800 metres, 1500 metres and 5000 metres.
Exciting news for trail running enthusiasts – Mountain Madness has taken over the Run the North Shore Series…
Former University of Victoria Vikes team captain Clifford Childs, will be racing Saturday, May 11th at The Q’s Victoria Run Series in an attempt to qualify for the World University Games Championships (FISU) in the 5000m distance. The FISU Championships take place from July 6th to July 12th 2013 in Kazan, Russia. Childs has little [...]
The Sun Run on April 21st was near perfect conditions. A little gusty perhaps, but not too cold and not too warm.
Leading up to the race I was feeling great – I was very satisfied with my training, especially my speed work. I did have a nagging left toe problem (seismoiditis) but I figured it [...]
The Trail Gods meant well and there was hardly a cloud in the sky for this years running of the Enduro. After the initial count I believe there were 28 of us gathering at the Gazebo to participate in the event.
The weather leading up to race day was sunshine! A small cloud early in the week’s forecast for Saturday grew larger and larger and ultimately made for a very wet 9th annual Suburban RUSH. We were discouraged at first, but soon after we thought, maybe the racers like it this way? Are the racers adventurous [...]
Results for the marathon, half marathon and 8K
The fourth season of The Q’s Victoria Run Series will take place Saturday, May 11th at the Jack Wallace Memorial Track at Oak Bay High School
When the respective first and second place finishers of the 2012 BMO Vancouver Marathon spoke of competition Friday – at a lead-up event to 2013 edition of the Sunday race – they spoke of rivalries.