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Road Running & Ultras in British Columbia 


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.


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


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

Athletics Canada launches road running hub 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 "Rankings & Records" for instructions.

Jul 26 Pride Run & Walk 10k, 5k Vancouver, BC
Jul 26 Sea Cavalcade Mile Gibsons, BC
Jul 27 MEC North Vancouver Race THREE North Vancouver, BC
Jul 27 Kamloops Marathon, Half Marathon (IRA #10), 8k & Relay Kamloops, BC
Aug 3 Squamish Days 10k & Flashback Mile (LMRRS #10) Squamish, BC
Aug 3 Brickyard Beast 10K Gabriola Island, BC
Aug 10 Four Lakes 10k, 3k Garden Bay, BC
Aug 17 Richmond Oval 10k (LMRRS #11) Richmond, BC
Aug 20 Masich Mile Prince George, BC
Aug 24 Run the Rock Marathon & Half Marathon Texada Island, BC
Jul 19 Summerfast 10k (Timex #15, LMRRS #9), BC Championship Vancouver, BC
Jul 13 MEC Vancouver Race FIVE 5k, 10k Vancouver, BC
Jul 13 Fort Langley Half Marathon, 5k Langley, BC
Jul 6 Kelowna MidSummer 8k (Timex #14, IRA #9) Kelowna, BC
Jul 1 Peachland Beach Run 5k, 10k (IRA #8) Peachland, BC
Jul 1 Canada Day Mile Sechelt, BC
Jun 24 Chemainus Legion Twilight Shuffle 5k Chemainus, BC
Jun 22 Scotiabank Vancouver Half Marathon (LMRRS #8) & 5k Vancouver, BC
Jun 15 MEC Langley Race FOUR 5k, 10k, Half Langley, BC
Jun 14 Jog for a Jug 11.2k Point Roberts, WA
Sep 20 Canadian 10K Championships Toronto, ON
Oct 12 Goodlife Fitness Victoria Marathon & BC Championship, Half & 8K Victoria , BC
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Interior Road Running Series

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

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