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Provincial and National Championships are currently on hold and suspended until COVID restrictions will allow resumption of events under the Mass Gathering Order.

Road Running Championship Events
The BCA Road Running Committee has awarded the next BC Road Running Championships to the following hosts:

  • 5K Championship: BMO St Patrick's Day 5K
  • 8K Championship: Harriers Pioneer 8K
  • 10K Championship: Vancouver Sun Run
  • Half Marathon Championship: Scotiabank Vancouver Half Marathon
  • Marathon Championship: GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon
  • Cross Country: BC Cross Country Championships (Saanich)

Attention Competitive Athletes!!
Out of province performances must be submitted to Athletics Canada for inclusion in the national rankings — go to for instructions.

2021 National Championships

  • 10k - Ottawa - Part of the Tamarack Ottawa Marathon Race Weekend
  • Half Marathon - Winnipeg - Part of the Manitoba Marathon Race Weekend
  • Marathon - Toronto - Part of the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon
  • Cross Country - Ottawa



Canadian Classic (Up and Down) Mountain Running Championships, will take place at the Handloggers Half, Bowen Island, Saturday September 4th, 2021.

Event announcement:

Event website:


The event will help select the Canadian Team for the World Mountain Running Championships taking place this fall.


The Whistler 50 Relay & Ultra, is back in person in the trails of Whistler on October 16. Bring your firends and have fun in the 50 mile relay. Or test yourself in the 50km solo ultra! A beginners ultra, with 5x 10km loops you are never more than 5km from the celebrations in Whistler's Olympic Plaza.

Register today!


Excited to announce the BC Athletics Provincial Cross Country Championships are BACK! Taking place just outside Victoria at scenic Beaver Lake on October 23. This year open to all BCA Members and will be used to select the BC Team headed to Nationals in November.


Check out the BC Athletics Calendar! Many events are starting back on road, trail and cross country, make sure to check the calendar. 

The BC Super Series and Provincial Road Running Championships will be starting on January 6. Watch for more information.

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BC Championships

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

BC Super Series

Twelve races from January to October, for participation and performance

Island Race Series

Eight races from January to April, 5k to Half Marathon.

Interior Road Running Series

Eight races from February to July, 5k to Half Marathon

Lifestages Lower Mainland Road Race Series

Nine races from January to September, 5k to Half Marathon.

BC Wheelchair Race Series

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

Whistler 50 Relay & Ultra

8 or 4-person 50 mile relay & 50km Ultra each October


Victoria's largest 10k! Last weekend of April!

Canadian Sport Helpline

To ensure that Canadian sport is safe and welcoming

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
Christine Sinclair Community Centre
2001B – 3713 Kensington Ave. 
Burnaby, BC V5B 0A7
Tel 604.333.3550 - Fax 604.333.3551