More News

Road Running & Ultras in British Columbia 

2013_BCA_RunBC

Road running is one of the most popular and accessible sports in the world. It is the sport of running on paved or hard packed surfaces, typically roads or designated pedestrian and cycle paths. Competitions cater to all ages and abilities, though longer distances are not recommended for young children due to the dangers of running alone and the potential dangers created by other road users.

Common race distances are 5K, 8K, 10K, Half Marathon (21.1K), and Marathon (42.2K), but any distance can be run. Ultra running refers to distances beyond a marathon.

Contact 

BC Amateur Athletics Association
Fortius Athlete Development Centre
Suite 2001 B Oslo Landing 
3713 Kensington Ave 
Burnaby, BC V5B 0A7
Tel 604.333.3550 - Fax 604.333.3551

ATTENTION! 

2014-15 Road Running Championship Events
The BCA Road Running Committee has awarded the 2014 and 2015 BC Road Running Championships to the following hosts:

Athletics Canada launches road running hub
www.road.athletics.ca will serve as the information hub for Athletics Canada's four road running and race walking championships, Canadian road race rankings and the Timex National Road Race Series. The site also features an elite bloggers section providing access to Canada's top distance athlete bloggers and information on the Run Canada initiative.

Attention Competitive Athletes!!
Out of province performances must be submitted to Athletics Canada for inclusion in the national rankings — go to www.athletics.ca/page.asp?id=65 "Rankings & Records" for instructions.

Apr 27 Vancouver Sun Run 10K (Timex #9) Vancouver, BC
Apr 27 TC10K (Timex #10) Victoria, BC
May 3 MEC Langley Race THREE 5k, 10k Burnaby, BC
May 4 BMO Vancouver Marathon, Half Marathon, 8K and Kids Run Vancouver, BC
May 4 Wild Goose Chase 8k, 3.5k Vanderhoof, BC
May 4 Vistas Run 5k, 10k Maple Ridge, BC
May 10 The Goose 50K Relay & Ultra Victoria, BC
May 10 Crest Glory Days 10k, 5k Prince Rupert, BC
May 11 Silver City Days Fun Run 5k, 10k Trail, BC
May 11 Envision Run for Mom 8k, 5k, 1k Chilliwack , BC
Apr 13 Sooke River 10K (VIRA #8) Sooke, BC
Apr 13 Oliver "Wine Capital of Canada" 10K (IRA #5) Oliver, BC
Apr 13 Hart Half / Run for Rural Medicine 5k, 10k, Half Marathon Prince George, BC
Apr 13 Prince Rupert Half Marathon, 8k Prince Rupert, BC
Apr 13 Delta Cable Half Marathon Delta, BC
Apr 12 MEC Vancouver Race THREE 5k, 10k Vancouver, BC
Apr 6 Merville 15K (VIRA #7) Merville, BC
Apr 6 BMO Sunshine Coast April Fool's Run Half Marathon (LMRRS #4) Gibsons to Sechelt, BC
Apr 6 Okanagan College Half Marathon (IRA #4), 10k & Relay Kelowna, BC
Apr 6 MEC Victoria Race TWO 5k, 10k Victoria, BC
Apr 27 Canadian Half Marathon Championship Montreal, QC
May 25 Canadian Marathon Championships Ottawa, ON
Jun 13 Longest Day 5k (Timex #13, LMRRS #7), BC Championship & 10k Vancouver , BC
Jul 19 Summerfast 10k (Timex #15, LMRRS #9), BC Championship Vancouver, BC
Sep 20 Canadian 10K Championships Toronto, ON
Oct 12 Goodlife Fitness Victoria Marathon & BC Championship, Half & 8K Victoria , BC
There are no upcoming courses, please check back later.
More Events

Featured Content

BC Championships

BC Road Champs for 5k, 8k, 10k, half & marathon

Timex BC Road Running Series

Fifteen races from Jan to Jul with cash prizing

Lower Mainland Road Race Series

Eleven races from January to August, 5k to Half Marathon.

Interior Road Running Series

Eleven races from February to September, 5k to 18k.

Frontrunners Island Race Series

Eight races from January to April, 5k to half-marathon.

Prince George Grand Prix Series

Ten races from March to August, 1 mile to marathon.

BC Wheelchair Race Series

Eight races from April to October, 8k to marathon.

Whistler 50 Relay & Ultra

8-person relay and 50 mile Ultra on October 18, 2014

TC10K

Run or walk the 24th annual TC10K on April 27, 2014

Vancouver Sun Run

Canada's largest 10K on April 27, 2014