The Frontrunners Vancouver Island Race Series features eight races, run every two weeks from January to April, with distances ranging from 5-kilometres to a half marathon. The series kicks off on the second Sunday in January with the Harriers Pioneer 8K. This is followed by Cobble Hill 10K, Cedar 12K, Hatley Castle 8K, Synergy Health Management Ltd Bazan Bay 5K, Comox Valley RV Half Marathon, Merville 15K and Sooke River 10K. The series has a very strong following amongst Island runners and Vancouver’s Lower Mainland, attracting recreational runners and elites. Race History



For overall 2015 Results go to Race Day Timing

For Harriers Pioneer 8K results go to Prairie Inn Harriers


For Cobble Hill 10K results go to Race Day Timing

For Cedar 12K results go to Race Day Timing

For Hatley 8K results go to Race Day Timing

For Bazan Bay 5K go to Race Day Timing

For Comox Valley RV Half Marathon go to Race Day Timing

For Merville 15K go to Race Day Timing

For Sooke 10K go to Race Day Timing


SERIES Registration
For the link to each event online registration, printable forms & Information about each of the 8 races visit the SERIES page on the website.

New for 2015

Series Charity Partner – Victoria Hospitals Foundation

With the Victoria Hospitals Foundation as the Island Series Charity Partner you will have the opportunity to top up your registration and support the many rehabilitative services at Victoria General and Royal Jubilee Hospital.

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Our 2015 Sponsors



We look forward to seeing everyone in 2015.

If you participated in the 2014 Series and you want to check the results, go to Race Day Timing or 2014 Results are linked from the SERIES page on the website.

Happy Training!


Cathy Noel, VIRA President and the Directors of VIRA