[ August 2, 2008; 10:00 am; ] Are you tough enough? For nearly a decade, elite racers have come here to cheat Death in one of the world’s toughest adventure races. The 125 km course begins and ends on a 4200 foot plateau, passes over three mountain summits and includes 17,000 feet of elevation change and a major river crossing at the [...]
[ August 3, 2008; 10:00 am; ] Location: Howe Sound Secondary School, Squamish
Contact: Alma Lewis (604) 898-3755
Fees: (TBC) $18 by July 3, $23 late and day of race. Garment TBA.
Features: Fast out & back route, paved shoulder, minimal traffic, optional “Flashback Mile” race (not part of series), parade and logger sports after race.
[ August 7, 2008; 4:00 pm; ] 8km race and paddle clinic & 4.5km “Litte Chop”.
Visit their website at, bigchop.ca
[ August 9, 2008; 11:00 am; ] Check out thier website at www.stormytrailrace.ca
[ August 10, 2008 11:00 am to August 16, 2008 11:00 am. ] A maximum of 300 amateur and pro teams are expected to grind their way back and forth over the Continental Divide while bouncing, grunting and pedaling through over 550 kilometres of wilderness trails, all part of TransRockies. It will be a test of physical endurance and mental determination for mountain bike enthusiasts from all over [...]
[ August 16, 2008; 2:00 pm; ] The Amazing Hunt is an urban adventure race modeled after popular reality TV shows. It is like a scavenger hunt where you will set out as teams of two to embark on an exhilarating quest.
Since September 2004, The Amazing Hunt introduces this new racing style which provides an opportunity for you to discover a city’s [...]
[ August 16, 2008; 6:00 pm; ]
Saturday, August 16th, 2008
Mt. Washington, Comox, BC
Ascent Course – 3 km
FOUR EASY WAYS TO REGISTER:
1. Register online
2. Download registration and mail it in
3. Drop off your entry at Frontrunners in Victoria, Nanaimo or Langford (must be dropped off by Thursday before race day).
4. Come early on Race [...]
[ August 17, 2008; 10:00 pm; ] One of the flattest and fastest 5K and 10K runs and walks in the entire Lower Mainland. Also new in 2008 a 1 mile kids fun run. Training for a Fall marathon? Use this race as a good test and make it "your fastest time of the year".
For more information please visit http://www.flatlandsrun.ca .
[ August 21, 2008; 4:00 pm; ] 7km paddle and optional orienteering run & 4.5km “Litte Chop”.
Go to bigchop.ca for more info
[ August 23, 2008; 11:00 am; ]
Whistler Blackcomb is offering one 50% off discount coupon for the Gondola to every racer! Bring your family to the top with you, spend the day exploring Whistler Mountain’s spectacular upper alpine!
Saturday, August 23, 2008
Whistler Mountain, Upper Alpine~ We have developed an amazing off road experience for you….some steep climbs, sharp descents and craggy wilderness [...]
[ August 23, 2008; 10:00 pm; ] For race information, please visit www.lostlakerun.org/
[ August 23, 2008; 11:00 pm; ] Breathtaking scenery grace the pristine and protected valley ensuring a setting ideal for competition and recreation.
Sign up today for the unique opportunity of taking part in the first ever trail race to take place in Callahan Valley.
[ August 31, 2008; 10:00 am; ] Location: Steveston Community Centre, Richmond
Contact: Kajaks (604) 241-9094
Fees: (TBC) $15 by July 20, $20 late, $25 day of race. Garment TBA.
Features: Final Series race, flat and fast, same route as Race #1
[ August 31, 2008; 3:00 pm; ] Race website: http://members.shaw.ca/witp/
17 years and counting… The 18km and 36km distances are back to accomodate runners who want to take part in the event but do not want to run the entire 54km Ultra distance.
The 54km distance in the Walk in the Park is a series event for:
BRITISH COLUMBIA ULTRA TRAIL SERIES
TRAIL RUNNER MAGAZINE TROPHY [...]