CVRR runner at Ottawa Marathon sets Canadian record

Four of the Comox Valley's top runners competed against some of the best in the country in this year's Ottawa Marathon, held on May 24. This was the 41st annual  edition of the race which bills itself as the largest in the country. There were over 5800 marathoners toeing the line on a warm spring day for a brisk running tour of many of the highlights of the Ottawa/Gatineau area.

Our CVRR Youth Grant winner for 2015, Gabe Gledhill

Gabe won the 3 km Tri -K, Perseverance 3 km trail run last year and this year came first in the 5 Km Run Clinic in March.  His coach describes Gabe as having a strong work ethic and commitment to training exceeding other youth of his age.  Gabe is 12 yrs. of age in his 2nd year with the Comox Valley Cougars.   

Merville 15K Results

(Victoria, BC – April 13, 2015) The seventh race in the Frontrunners Island Race Series – Merville 15K – took place yesterday. Hosted by the River Runners, there were 275 finishers, and two new age category awards.

Comox Valley Road Runner Derek Vinge won in 50:08, second was Nick Walker (Frontrunners Athletic Club) in 50:30, and third was local runner Mark Cryderman in 51:31. Cryderman was also the top Master.

Youth RUN4FUN

A reminder that the Youth Run4FUN program begins, Wed. Apr. 15th & there are still some spaces available for kids between 8 & 14 yrs. of age.
 
Please spread the word to friends & family.
 
FMI, please contact Mary Ann at mar08@hotmail.ca 

Warm Weather Running Wear

The warm temps. and blue skies have enticed runners to shed their long sleeve T's & running pants which makes it the perfect time to stock up on CVRR warm weather running wear!!  Plus, the Spring race season has just begun & many CVRR members are gearing up to compete in upcoming races, both locally as well as across the border! Yet another great reason to proudly display light weight CVRR gear!!

2015 Oceanside Mother's Day 10K

Sunday, May 10, 2015 10:00 AM 
Parksville Curling Club, Parksville, BC, CA

Entry Fee: $20.00

Register on line: http://www.raceonline.ca/events/participants/?id=873&t=Run+and+Gun

2015 COMOX VALLEY RV HALF MARATHON

The Comox Valley Road Runners hosted almost 500 runners for the annual Comox Valley RV Half Marathon held on Sunday, March 22. This was the sixth race in the Frontrunners Island Race Series and is part of the Timex BC Road Running Series.

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