Snow to Surf is April 29. Photo supplied

Snow to Surf registration tops 100 teams

More than 100 teams have registered for the Royal LePage Comox Valley Snow to Surf Relay, April 29.

Canada’s longest running and most inclusive multisport event still has room for skiers, runners, paddlers and bikers willing to show what they’re made of over the 72-kilometre course from Mount Washington to the Comox Marina, through some of the most beautiful scenery on Vancouver Island.

Online information and registration can be found at www.snowtosurf.com.

The same web address provides contacts for folks who want to add the best T-shirt of the year to their collection and get a race side seat by volunteering for the event.

New to the Valley? Want to get connected? Join the 100-some volunteers who pitch in to make the relay the top local participation event. The post-race celebration garden with with local food and craft beer is a great place to cement new friendships.

There’s action aplenty over the course, which marks the end of winter and the coming of spring. The event attracts entrants ranging from your Uncle Bob to Olympic athletes in every category. The diversity of disciplines has make the race a 36-year-old legend and a top showcase for the unique setting provided by the Comox Valley.

Need more? Visit us on Facebook. View the website. Check out the photo gallery. Then register your team or sign up as a volunteer for the sporting event of the year.

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