The 2023 Comox Valley RV Half Marathon was a tremendous success on Sunday, March 19 in Courtenay, BC.
The race had the second most finishers in the 38-year history of the event with 548. The record, from 2010 saw 601 finish.
So far, the first five races of the eight-race series have had good increases in numbers with the most in a decade or more. Hatley Castle 8K had the most in seven years.
Sunday, the winners were Victoria’s Jackson Bocksnick and Kylie Acford in 1:08:50 and 1:20:21, respectively. Congratulations to Rosalyn Smith on her Canadian 70-74 age-group record.
Similar race articles are viewable at the Comox Valley Record and Athletics Illustrated.
See all photos HERE.
The Comox Valley Road Runners put on a good show led by race director Wayne Crowe and all his volunteers.
The next race in the series is the McLean Mill 10K. This is taking place on Sunday, April 2 and promises to be a great event. The back-to-back 10K weekends will be a fun tale of the tape. Both races are offering post-race beer.
While the Port Alberni 10K is offering a gently rolling course, the start and finish will be fun in the National Historic Site McLean Mill. Register now.
The rescheduled Westcoast Sooke 10K is happening on Easter Sunday, April 9. While some people already had plans this day, there are plenty of people who can now race because it is happening on a holiday. Guess what? Kid’s 1K Easter Chocolate Blast race is on. Register your under-12 child for $5.
Register for the 10K for $30.
Check out all the results. Make sure your tream has enough people and have run enough races to qualify, we are going into the sixth of eight races.
Check out how the reverse scoring system and the age-group scoring system works with the two team events.