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Colin Hendry celebrates after completing his 22nd yard at the CVRR BYU. Photo supplied

Colin Hendry wins Comox Valley Road Runners Backyard Ultra

The Comox Valley Road Runners Backyard Ultra (CVRR BYU) was a roaring…

  • Aug 9, 2022

 

Derek Richmond pounding the pavement in 1988. Photo supplied

Longtime Comox Valley runner hangs up the shoes

Ever wonder what happens to those of us from the ‘running field’…

  • Jul 25, 2022

 

Andre De Grasse, of Canada, wins the final in the men’s 4x100-meter relay at the World Athletics Championships on Saturday, July 23, 2022, in Eugene, Ore. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Ashley Landis

De Grasse leads Canada to men’s 4x100m relay gold at world championships

Canadians set a national record and world-leading time of 37.48 seconds Saturday

 

Galen Rupp, of the United States, and Cam Levins of Canada (right) compete during the men’s marathon at the World Athletics Championships Sunday, July 17, 2022, in Eugene, Ore. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Patrick Smith/Pool Photo via AP
Galen Rupp, of the United States, and Cam Levins of Canada (right) compete during the men’s marathon at the World Athletics Championships Sunday, July 17, 2022, in Eugene, Ore. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Patrick Smith/Pool Photo via AP
Kalyn Head of Chilliwack is doing a 100-kilometre birthday ultra marathon on July 23 to mark her 25th birthday, all while raising money for Special Olympics British Columbia. She is seen here near Vedder Park in Chilliwack on July 9, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

B.C. woman to celebrate birthday with 100-km ultra marathon fundraiser for Special Olympics

Kalyn Head will mark her 25th birthday with a fundraiser run from Chilliwack to Vancouver

Kalyn Head of Chilliwack is doing a 100-kilometre birthday ultra marathon on July 23 to mark her 25th birthday, all while raising money for Special Olympics British Columbia. She is seen here near Vedder Park in Chilliwack on July 9, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Terry and Marlene Hooper will be officiating at the World Triathlon Championship Series in Montreal. Photo supplied

Comox Valley trio to officiate at world triathlon event

Terry and Marlene Hooper of the Comox Valley will be officiating at…

Terry and Marlene Hooper will be officiating at the World Triathlon Championship Series in Montreal. Photo supplied
File photo of Perseverance Trail Run in Cumberland. Lorenz Jimenez Photography

Comox Valley Road Runners hit the trails

While road running might be in their name, the Comox Valley Road…

  • Jun 17, 2022
File photo of Perseverance Trail Run in Cumberland. Lorenz Jimenez Photography
The Canada Day 5th Street Mile is back live on July 1. Photo supplied

Canada Day 5th Street Mile back live in Courtenay

After two years of being a virtual event, the Canada Day 5th…

  • Jun 15, 2022
The Canada Day 5th Street Mile is back live on July 1. Photo supplied
Ryan Rasmussen just before he set out on his 160 km run from Campbell River to Nanaimo last year. This year he will be running 200 km from Duncan to Campbell River. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror
Ryan Rasmussen just before he set out on his 160 km run from Campbell River to Nanaimo last year. This year he will be running 200 km from Duncan to Campbell River. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror
Roadrunners Wayne Crowe (L) and Rob Kelly (R) celebrate the end of the Half-Corked Half Marathon. Photo submitted

Comox Valley Road Runners hit the mainland for races in Vancouver and Oliver

The BMO Vancouver Marathon took place May 2. The race features a…

Roadrunners Wayne Crowe (L) and Rob Kelly (R) celebrate the end of the Half-Corked Half Marathon. Photo submitted
The annual RCAF Run, a virtual event, will take place between May 28 and June 19. Photo supplied

Annual run supports Royal Canadian Air Force Centennial Fund

The RCAF Run is a signature event of the Royal Canadian Air…

  • May 25, 2022
The annual RCAF Run, a virtual event, will take place between May 28 and June 19. Photo supplied
Andrea Wilson hoists her trophy. Photo by Rob Kelly

Comox Valley runner crowned female masters champion

Andrea Wilson wins Island Series

  • May 2, 2022
Andrea Wilson hoists her trophy. Photo by Rob Kelly
Run to Beer Comox Valley has had many impressive results at the Vancouver Island Race Series. Photo supplied

Comox Valley running club wins bronze at Island Race Series

For the past three months of the Vancouver Island Race Series, Run…

  • Apr 24, 2022
Run to Beer Comox Valley has had many impressive results at the Vancouver Island Race Series. Photo supplied
Overall winner of Westcoast Sooke 10k Logan Roots and women’s masters winner Andrea Wilson. Supplied

Comox Valley runner wins Westcoast Sooke 10k

Andrea Wilson top female master

  • Apr 10, 2022
Overall winner of Westcoast Sooke 10k Logan Roots and women’s masters winner Andrea Wilson. Supplied
Run to Beer Comox Valley has climbed into second place after four events in the Vancouver Island Race Series. Photo supplied

Run to Beer sits second in Vancouver Island Race Series

After four events completed in the Vancouver Island Race Series, Run to…

  • Mar 24, 2022
Run to Beer Comox Valley has climbed into second place after four events in the Vancouver Island Race Series. Photo supplied
Andrea Wilson charges to the finish at the Pioneer 8k. Photo by Joe Camilleri

Roots fastest Comox Valley runner at Pioneer 8k

Comox Valley runners held their own in a field of nearly 400…

  • Mar 13, 2022
Andrea Wilson charges to the finish at the Pioneer 8k. Photo by Joe Camilleri
Pre-race favourite Trevor Hofbauer (#257) and the rest of the field embark on the Comox Valley RV Half Marathon, Sunday morning in Courtenay. Scott Stanfield photo

Olympian Trevor Hofbauer wins Comox Valley RV Half Marathon

Canadian Olympian Trevor Hofbauer was first across the finish line at the…

Pre-race favourite Trevor Hofbauer (#257) and the rest of the field embark on the Comox Valley RV Half Marathon, Sunday morning in Courtenay. Scott Stanfield photo
The 2022 Wounded Warrior Run concludes at Victoria’s Market Square on March 6. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)

Wounded Warriors complete 2022’s 600-kilometre Vancouver Island run in Victoria

After a two-year hiatus, the run raised over $150,000 for uniformed first responders

The 2022 Wounded Warrior Run concludes at Victoria’s Market Square on March 6. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)
Canadian Olympic marathoner Trevor Hofbauer will compete at the Comox Valley RV Half Marathon March 13. Photo supplied

Olympic marathoner headlines return of Comox Valley RV Half Marathon

The Comox Valley Road Runners are excited to welcome racers back to…

  • Feb 28, 2022
Canadian Olympic marathoner Trevor Hofbauer will compete at the Comox Valley RV Half Marathon March 13. Photo supplied
The 2022 Wounded Warrior Run team, various North Island emergency personnel, and Mayor Dennis Dugas and Kwakiutl First Nation chief Calvin Hunt, all stopped for a group photo bright and early in Port Hardy on Sunday, Feb. 27 before the runners left Carrot Park. (David Grainger photo)

600 kilometres: The 2022 Wounded Warrior Run leaves Port Hardy bright and early

The 600 kilometre run is held annually to raise awareness and funds for Wounded Warriors Canada

The 2022 Wounded Warrior Run team, various North Island emergency personnel, and Mayor Dennis Dugas and Kwakiutl First Nation chief Calvin Hunt, all stopped for a group photo bright and early in Port Hardy on Sunday, Feb. 27 before the runners left Carrot Park. (David Grainger photo)