The VI Endurance Trail Series is 5 trail races held in the Nanaimo area. These small, low key fun races. A great way to try trail racing without the intimidation that can come from bigger trail races.
VI Endurance Trail Series wouldn’t happen without the financial support of Applecross Veterinary Hospital. A strong supporter of endurance events on central Vancouver Island. If you like to run with your dog be sure to check out the Applecross Vet Trail Dog Race Series.
2018 VI Endurance Trail Series:
Locations are subject to change.
All Wednesday night races start at 6:30pm. The Anytime 10km starts well… anytime between 7:00pm Friday and 5:00pm Saturday
|May 23||Somewhere New>||TBD||~6.0km||TBD||TBD||Coming Soon|
|June 01-02||Anytime 10km||Hemer Provincial Park||10km||3||2||Race Website|
|June 13||Life of Riley||Lantzville Woodlot||~7.0km||3/4||3/5||Race Website|
|June 27||The Banana Slug 8km||Westwood Lake||~8.0km||4||3||Race Website|
|July 11||The Linley 6||Linley Valley||~6.4km||4||4||Race Website|
*Locations are subject to change. All Distances are approximate.
1 = Paved or very smooth surface
2 = Groomed trail or dirt road
3 = Trail or dirt road with some rocks, root and/or ruts
4 = Trail or dirt road with substantial rocks, roots and/or ruts
5 = Very rocky trail
1 = Flat or nearly flat
2 = Rolling hills, total climb up to 10m/km
3 = Hilly, total climb between 10-25m/km
4 = Very hilly, total climb between 25m-50m/km
5 = Mountainous, total climb more than 50m/km
Race day sign up will be available for all races.
|Race||December 31st||February 15st||April 15st||Race Day||Race Day|
|Life of Riley||$16.00||$17.00||$18.00||$19.00||$20.00|
|The Banana Slug 8km||$16.00||$17.00||$18.00||$19.00||$20.00|
|The Linley 6||$16.00||$17.00||$18.00||$19.00||$20.00|
In the event of a tie in points the person who attended more races will be placed first.
The series results can be found here
I am always looking for volunteers to help with timing and safety; for those of you who would like to volunteer you will get 5 race points and my deepest gratitude. Please contact me if you can help.
There will be a simple aid station at the Start/Finish. If there are enough volunteers I will put out a water station half way through the long run course.
There will be a small awards ceremony and BBQ after the last race in the series.