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Road Running & Ultras in British Columbia 

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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:

  • 5K Championship: BlueShore Financial Longest Day 5K, June 13, 2014 - Results
  • 8K Championship: Harriers Pioneer 8K, January 12, 2014 - Results
  • 10K Championship: Summerfast 10K, July 19, 2014 - Results
  • Half Marathon Championship: "First Half" Half Marathon, February 16, 2014 - Results
  • Marathon Championship: Goodlife Fitness Victoria Marathon, October 12, 2014 - Results

Athletics Canada launches road running hub
www.acroad.ca serves as the information hub for Athletics Canada's 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.

Nov 2 MEC North Vancouver Race FIVE North Vancouver, BC
Nov 16 MEC Vancouver Race SEVEN 5k, 10k, Half, Marathon Richmond, BC
Nov 22 Moustache Miler 1M, 3M Vancouver, BC
Nov 22 MEC Langley Race SIX 4k, 8k Surrey, BC
Dec 14 Holiday Hustle 5k, 2k Sechelt, BC
Oct 26 Rock 'n' Roll Oasis Vancouver Half Marathon & Cunningham Seawall 10k Vancouver, BC
Oct 26 MEC Victoria Race FIVE 5k, 10k, Half Victoria, BC
Oct 18 Whistler 50 Relay & Ultra Whistler, BC
Oct 12 Goodlife Fitness Victoria Marathon & BC Championship, Half & 8K Victoria, BC
Oct 12 BMO Okanagan Marathon, Half, 10k, 5k Kelowna, BC
Oct 5 BlueShore Financial Spirit of the Shore Half Marathon West Vancouver, BC
Oct 4 MEC North Vancouver Race FOUR North Vancouver, BC
Sep 28 MEC Vancouver Race SIX 5k, 10k Coquitlam, BC
Sep 28 Halfmoon Bay Fire Department 10k Halfmoon Bay, BC
Sep 21 Peak to Beak 18k (IRA #11) Kelowna, BC
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