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Louise Hodgson-Jones

The second race in the Frontrunners Island Race Series – the Cobble Hill 10K – takes place on Sunday, January 22 at 11 am. The race starts and finishes at George Bonner Middle School, Cobble Hill Road. The 10K is hosted by the CEEVACS Road Runners.

Runners can register online until midnight, Wednesday January 18 at or on race day. Race registration until January 18 is $25 for adults and $20 for students. Race day fees are $35 and $30 for students.

“The Cobble Hill 10k is always a great race for fast times. We have had icy conditions in the past so the organizing committee is ready with salt if need be,” said Cathy Noel, President of the Vancouver Island Runners’ Association (VIRA). “I challenge everyone that is in the Times Colonist Health Club Challenge to come out and walk or run the 10K on Sunday.  For all of you that have made resolutions, hopefully the Island Series can help you stay on track.”

Eight races make up the Frontrunners Island Race Series. Cobble Hill 10K will be followed by Cedar 12K on February 5; Hatley Castle 8K on February 19, Synergy Health Management Ltd Bazan Bay 5K on March 4, Comox Valley RV Half Marathon on March 18, Merville 15K on April 1, and Sooke River 10K on April 15. Synergy Health Management Ltd Bazan Bay 5K and the Comox Valley RV Half Marathon are also part of the Timex BC Series. All races are sanctioned by BC Athletics. Registration is now online at Historical results from races dating back to 1980 from previous race series can be seen on