Vancouver Island Trail Running Series 2019

Vancouver Island Trail Running Series 2019 - formerly the Gutbuster Series
For details go to  Island Trail Series

April 13
Fast, flowy and beautiful single track that is sure to impress even the seasoned trail runners. New to trail running? You’ll love this race as it’s great for all abilities!

May 4
4th year for this single-track-packed event, we’ll send you up and around the Cobble Hill Mountain Recreation area for some exquisite mountain trails that will surely not disappoint! Race sold out quick in the last few years!

June 8
We’re back in Nanaimo for 2019 (just like 2018!). Same course from 2018 with all your favourite trails and some climbing just to keep you honest! More details to come!

July 13
The Ladysmith GutBuster is sure to impress as the trails here have it all. Beach start, pedestrian tunnel crossing, big climbs, awesome views of Holland Creek and the Waterfall.

August 10
The GutBuster Ascent is the only uphill trail race on the Island. The race is a 6km run up to the top of Mt. Washington (1588m!) with 505m of elevation gain.

October 19
Staged out of the beautiful Providence Farm property this course climbs steadily for the first half and then gravity gets a hold of you for a fast, flowy second half back to the finish.

CVRR members running the Island Trail Running Series are eligible for a free CVRR membership. To qualify, you need to have run in all 6 races the year before.