2018 Race Reports

April 8: BMO Sunshine Coast April Fool's Run

Koske and Richardson Win 41st Annual Fool's Run

The 41st annual BMO Sunshine Coast April Fool’s Run presented by Coast Cable attracted nearly 620 registrants from all over BC and beyond, to run and walk from the Gibsons and Area Community Centre to Mission Point Park in Davis Bay. Leading the way were Benard Cheruiyot Koske of Kenya and Paul McNamara of Vancouver, who ran neck and neck until the very end, where Koske sprinted the final 30m in the park to win by 1 second in 1:13:46. On the women's side, Vancouver’s Laurel Richardson had the strongest run on the day with a 1:24:56 clocking, followed by North Vancouver’s Allison Ezzat in 1:26:49. …more at foolsrun.com

March 17: BMO St. Patrick's Day 5k

Natasha Wodak Blitzes a Canadian All-Comers Record at the St Patrick’s Day 5K

Going into today’s St Patrick’s Day 5K presented by BMO, expectations were high that some records would be broken, and the race sure didn’t disappoint in perfect running conditions. Natasha Wodak ran a blistering quick 15:39, bettering the old record of 15:42 set by Carol Montgomery in Cornerbrook, Newfoundland in 2006. Not to be outdone, Lucas Bruchet also broke his own 2016 course record by 10 seconds, reclaiming the title in 14:12. …more at BC Athletics

March 13: Preview of BMO St. Patrick's Day 5K

Canadian Record Holders to Face Off at St Patrick's Day 5K

A captivating head-to-head contest between two in-form Canadian record holders will highlight Saturday's St Patrick's Day 5K presented by BMO, the 2018 BC 5K Championship and the fourth race in the BC Super Series. …more at BC Athletics

January 21: Steveston Icebreaker 8K

Kent and Pidhoresky Prevail in Windy Conditions to Win BC 8K Championship

Participants had to battle gale force winds along the banks of the Fraser River on Sunday morning, at the Steveston Icebreaker 8K. The out and back course ran into the teeth of the wind for the first 4K, before runners were rewarded with an equally strong tailwind for the return. Thankfully the rain largely held off for the second race in the 2018 BC Super Series, which also served as the BC 8K Championship, and the first race in the Lifestages Lower Mainland Road Race Series. …more at BC Athletics