The Trans-Portugal is an epic 9 day, 1150 kilometer mountain bike stage race through the countryside of Portugal. It is a unique event in that riders are on their own: no aid stations or course markings, the only aid comes from a handlebar-mounted GPS device which guides racers along a pre-determined course each day. Stages [...]
From the Georgia Straight – written by Charlie Smith
Vancouver real-estate agent Sebastian Albrecht has accomplished something never done by another human being. He climbed the legendary Grouse Grind a record 14 times in a single day on June 28, raising several thousand dollars for local women’s shelters.
Walking up the steep, 2.9-kilometre North Shore trail even once [...]
Long course – http://www.racedaytiming.ca/gb003long2010.html
Short course – http://www.racedaytiming.ca/gb003short2010.html
Weather is one of the most talked about subjects in this city, wind, rain, heat and wind again. Saturday June 26th was another windy night at the Jack Wallace Memorial Track at Oak Bay High School. Despite the coolness, there was a decent-sized crowd gathered on the infield as well many people on or around [...]
Top Pros to Compete in 2010 Union Securities Yaletown Grand Prix
European-based Canadians Svein Tuft and Christian Meier Coming to Yaletown
The Union Securities Yaletown Grand Prix is pleased to announce that two of Canada’s top pro riders, Svein Tuft and Christian Meier, will be coming home to compete against the best of BC this July 1st [...]
For the first time ever a Canadian woman, specifically a woman from Vernon, British Columbia, has won the 100-mile Western States Endurance Run.
Tracy Garneau, who is 41 years of age won the event in 19 hours 1 minute and 55 seconds, beating out a very competitive women’s field.
Another BC runner, North Vancouver’s Gary Robbins, placed [...]
Just under a month ago we did a story on the proposed Vancouver Island “Spine” trail, which would run the 700 kilometer north/south length of the Island between Cape Scott and Victoria. The story focused on the VI Spine Relay, which began at the beginning of June with the first leg of the journey, the 43 [...]
1/2 Marathon – http://raceheadquarters.com/results/2010/run/ScotiaHalf2010Overall.html
5K – http://raceheadquarters.com/results/2010/run/ScotiaHalf20105K.html
Also check out this cool video from the event here.
The 4th annual BC Bike Race is back in a big way. 500 participants, the maximum allowed in this year’s edition, are scheduled to begin the 7 day mountain bike stage race Saturday June 26th in North Vancouver. There, riders will take part in a short 20-30 minute prologue before heading over to Nanaimo Sunday [...]
This Saturday is the annual Scorched Sole 50M, 50K & 25K trailrunning race. A record number of people are registered this year (click here for a list of confirmed entries).
The race takes place within the beautiful area of Myra-Bellevue Provincial Park.
Trainharder.com will have its official interior reporter Dirk Handke on-scene taking photos, socializing with the runners and perhaps even [...]
Our official reporter from the Interior of the Province, Dirk Handke, has done it again with a race report from last weekend’s 2010 Fresh Air Experience Women’s 5k & 10k in Kelowna. Thanks again Dirk for another great report!
What is the FRESH AIR EXPERIENCE – WOMEN’S 10K & 5K RUN / WALK ?
2010 was [...]
[ July 25, 2010; ] Sunday, July 25th, 2010
10:00am – 4:00pm
Mahon Park, North Vancouver (at Jones Ave & W16th
A Free Urban Celebration of Bikes and
Free Bike Parking provided by The Bike
• Free Clinics
• Kids Cycling Safety
• Cycling Skills Clinic
• Adult Cycling Safety
• Bike Maintenance
• Yoga for Cyclists
• Treasure Hunt
• Bike Ramps
• Prizes On-Site Bike Demos Cycling Clubs
[ July 4, 2010; ] Fighting Breast Cancer One Vertical Step at a Time
To date, we have raised over $200,000 for Rethink Breast Cancer that has been invested directly into BC-based research initiatives. Sign up for Seek the Peak and continue to keep the funds flowing. Beyond the amazing cause, Grouse Mountain puts on a fantastic event for all participants, [...]
Following is a collection of recent race reports from athletes who participanted in a number of events around BC this past weekend. If you know if more please let us know!
Test of Metal Mountain Bike Race
Sarah Seads – What a ride! This Saturday I completed the infamous Test of Metal67km mountain bike race in Squamish…
New Balance [...]
Olympic Distance – http://raceheadquarters.com/results/2010/multi/IronMtnTriOlympic2010.html
Sprint Distance – http://raceheadquarters.com/results/2010/multi/IronMtnTriSprint2010.html