Cam Levins upcoming televised races

To watch Cam run in Glasgow at the Commonwealth Games:

Go to YouTube at http://news.stv.tv/west-central/282759- (more on the site can be found on page 25 in the Comox Valley Record, July 24.
or
CBC TV live streaming at http://www.cbc.sports/commonwealthgames - again refer to the Record.

5000 meter - Sun. July 27  17:40 (in Glasgow) - 9:40 a.m. PDT
10000 meter - Fri. Aug. 1  20:05 (in Glasgow) - 12:05 p.m. PDT

Track n Trail Kids Run

The Comox Valley Exhibition would like to once again invite families to the Track n’ Trail Kids’ Fun Run.

The run takes place at the exhibition grounds on Saturday, August 23rd. 

Race Day Registration: 9:00-9:45 a.m., Dove Creek Entrance (On Dove Creek Road).

Registration and entry to the Exhibition is free for all participants for the day (parents must pay entry to CVEX).

Warm-up: 9:45 a.m. @ Horse Track Start Area.

Race Time: 10:00 a.m., Marshmallows start (other age categories to follow).

Richmond Qualifies for World Championships

The Canadian National Duathlon Championships took place on Sunday July 13th in Toronto as part of the Toronto Triathlon Festival. The festival included close to 2600 athletes in the various events, and was staged in preparation for the 2015 Pan American Games.

Run the Rock Marathon, Half & 8K

Sunday, August 24, 2014 — Texada Island, BC
Marathon: 7:00am — Shelter Point Regional Park
Half-Marathon: 10:30am* (early start 8:30am) — Van Anda School
8K: 10:30am — Texada Island Airport
Finish — Shelter Point Regional Park

http://www.runtexada.ca

Locals Klean Up At Races

The always popular Kusam Klimb took place on Saturday June 21st in Sayward. This is an extreme 23 kilometre trail race with the motto “Are you tough enough?” It starts with a devastating 5km kilometre climb up Mount H’Kusam for a vertical gain of nearly a mile. Then there is a mix of single track and double track for the remaining 18k descent back to Sayward for the finish.

Nautical Days 4 Miler

NAUTICAL DAYS ROAD RACE ACHIEVES 45TH YEAR

The Comox Nautical Days 4 Mile Road Race will once again be held in conjunction with this year’s BC Weekend celebrations at Comox Nautical Days. The race has taken place continuously for the last 45 years and, as such, is the longest continuously held road race in BC.

The event is family orientated, with the majority of participants taking part to enjoy the fun aspect of the event. However, for those wishing to take the event seriously it is a fast course over an unusual distance (4 miles = approximately 6.5 kilometers).

Road Runners Heating Up the Road

The arrival of sunny weather marks the beginning of the busy racing season for the Comox Valley Road Runners. The Road Runners have been heating it up and representing the region well in a wide variety of events.

Les Disher had an exceptional performance in the Run for Water Marathon in Abbotsford on Sunday, May 25th. Not only did he complete his long-time goal of running a sub 3 hour marathon, but he also placed 9th overall in the race, winning his age group in the process. His age-graded result of 89% also placed him as a national class athlete in his age group.

Wayne Crowe still the one

Wayne Crowe finishes first overall in the Edge to Edge half marathon held in Ucluelet with a time of 1:29:30. Here he is joined by his lovely wife Sharon (...behind every man...etc.)   Photo and information curtesy of Sharon Fisher.

Outstanding Local Runners in Vancouver Marathon

The BMO Vancouver Marathon took place on Sunday May 4th. The event also included a Half Marathon and an 8k event. It was a wet and dreary day, but the runners spirits were undampened. Close to 4000 runners braved the weather to test themselves on the beautiful marathon course. Starting in Queen Elizabeth Park, it wound its way up to UBC and then circled down past Spanish Banks and Jericho Beach. It then crossed the Burrard Street Bridge and circled around Stanley Park, finally finishing up close to downtown.

Comox Valley Road Runners Rule the Podium at 2014 Big Sur International Marathon

Three Comox Valley Road Runners were greeted with perfect weather for the recent Big Sur International Marathon in Monterey California. They needed it as they tackled what has been described as one of the toughest marathons in the world. Ten thousand runners arrived from around the globe to challenge themselves in one of several events held that weekend.

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