P1020519-MPIH hosts 8 races in the Victoria area each year. There are races for all running syles including road, trail, hill, and just plain fun. The Victoria Fall quad series includes the PIH Tower Tear Time Trial, PIH Thetis Lake Relay, PIH Gunner Shaw Memorial 10K Cross Country Classic, and PIH Stewart Mountain 10 Mile / 5 Mile Cross Country Challenge.

PIH races are run by volunteers and supported by generous sponsors. New volunteers and sponsorship inquires are always welcome.

PIH also helps promote runs hosted by other organizations and is a major supporter of the Frontrunners Island Race Series.  Other useful Vancouver Island Racing Links (Non-PIH):


Harriers-New-Years-Day-Logo-png-2014-thumbIn honour of Harriers who left us too soon. Leave your watch at home and predict your 10K time.  A prize is given to the runner that finishes closest to 0 on the clock.

January 1, 2018     Complete List of Winners Names

First runners start at 10:00 am from the Harriers Memorial Bench (0 Kilometre Marker) at Beaver Lake Park

PIH is proud to present the 39th Annual Harriers Pioneer 8K, part of the Vancouver Island Race Series and the BC Super Series.  The Harriers Pioneer 8K has a rich history of outstanding Prairie-Inn-Harriers-Pioneer-8K400performances including many Olympians and world record age category athletes.  Initiated in 1980 by the Prairie Inn Harriers, the certified 8 kilometre course takes place in a NEW mystery location in 2018.

 2017 Pioneer Race Results

2017 Pioneer Race Report

2017 Pioneer Race Video

Complete List of Pioneer 8K Winners

2017 Pioneer Race Photos

Sunday, January 7, 2018 - Race starts at 11:00 am SHARP at the Saanich Fairgrounds.

Goddess Victoria LogothumbThe Victoria Goddess Run is a PIH-supported event under the leadership of Harriers Race Director, Cathy Noel.  The sixth annual Victoria Goddess Run includes the  Westhills 10K and BMO 5K Run/Walk in 2017 which starts and finishes at Langford City Park and is supporting three local charities. The run creates an opportunity for women to come together in a non-competitive, friendly, social environment to celebrate the power that we can embrace when we work together to reach our goals.

Race Day:  Sunday, June 4, 2017

Races start at 8:00 am SHARP.

2017 Online Registration is Now Open

 The 2:18 Run Twilight Shuffle 5K is a PIH-supported event under the leadership of Race Director, Phil Nicholls.  The Twilight Shuffle celebrates its 33rd anniversary in Victoria with a new venue at the University of Victoria in 2017 after the first 30 years of being hosted in Chemainus.twilight2 thumb  This classic road race is one of the only evening events on Vancouver Island and has a rich tradition of attracting high performance athletes and many top level age group participants.

Sunday June 25, 2017.  Race starts at 7:00 p.m. SHARP. 

2017 Online Registration is Now Open

Harriers-Thetis-Lake-20K-Relay 100It is easier with team mates but you can run it solo if you want. Teams of 4 each run one 5K lap of the main Thetis Lake trails (20K total).  This popular relay is the first race in the Harriers Thetis Lake Cross Country Trio Series including the Gunner Shaw 10K Classic on November 25 and the Stewart Mountain 10 Mile/5 Mile Challenge on December 9.

Saturday, November 11, 2017.   Race starts at 1:00 pm SHARP at Thetis Lake Park.

2017 Online Registration is Now Open

2016 Overall and Division results.

gunner101Race on the secondary trails of Thetis Lake Park at the 33rd annual Gunner Shaw Cross Country Classic.  Bring your trail shoes and expect lots of mud and lots of fun!  This is the longest Harriers-hosted event of the Thetis Lake Cross Country Triple Series in which the Gunner Shaw 10K celebrated the 30th anniversary in 2014.  It's a classic, must-do autumn trail experience.  Just run it!

Saturday, November 25, 2017      Race starts 1:00 pm SHARP at Thetis Lake Park.

2017 Online Registration is Now Open

2016 Gunner Shaw Race Results

2016 Gunner Shaw Age Class Results - Top 5

Elk-Beavers-Ultra-Logo-Small2017 ACU 100K National Championships, 50-Mile, 50K Ultramarathons and Glenn Jaques 40K Ultra Walk

Saturday, May 13, 2017

Race starts 6:00 a.m. at Elk/Beaver Lake Park

2017 Online Registration is Now Open

2016 Results - Splits - Race Report

Complete List of Elk/Beaver Race Winners

Harriers-Stewart-Mountain-Challenge 100This is the big one! A winter challenge on character trails. Often muddy, wet and slippery. A 10 Mile Cross Country Challenge which summits Stewart Mountain or a shorter 5 Mile option. Return course enhanced with new single track sections. Included in registration is the After Party with complimentary beer & snacks, awards and draw prizes. Epic snowy/slushy conditions lent itself to another epic running of this race!

Saturday, December 9th 2017

Thetis Lake Park main beach. Long course early start (for 2+ hour finishers only) 11:00 a.m. Long course main start 11:30. Short course start 12:00 Noon.

Preliminary overall results: 10 Mile and 5 Mile .  Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if anything seems amiss.

Harriers-Boxing-Day-Logo-png-2014-thumbStaggered start time is determined by reverse race performance.  This is your chance to beat the fastees!  Free and almost everyone gets a prize.

Monday, December 26, 2016

First runners start around 10:00 a.m. from the Prairie Inn Neighbourhood Pub.

Calendar of upcoming Vancouver Island races from PIH and others can now be found on:

RaceStats.org: Upcoming Vancouver Island Race Calendar

For more races throughout BC see the BC Athletics Calendar.

Calculate Frontrunners Island Race Series points, race times, race paces, equivalent race performances and estimated VO2max and lactate threshold running paces.



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