by Louise Hodgson-Jones
March 4, 2014, Victoria (ISN) – The fifth race in the Frontrunners Island Race Series – Synergy Health Management Ltd Bazan Bay 5K – takes place on Sunday, March 9 at 11 am. The race starts and finishes at Tulista Park, Lockside Trail, Sidney and is hosted by Team West Coast.
Runners can register online until midnight, Wednesday March 5 at www.vira.bc.ca, or on Saturday March 8 at Frontrunners, 1200 Vancouver St. or on race day. Race registration until March 5 is $25 for adults and $20 for students. Race day fees are $35 and $30 for students.
“Numbers for the Synergy Bazan Bay 5K continue to climb. We have a number of high performance athletes coming in from the Lower Mainland to work on personal records and points in the Timex Race Series on this, the fastest race course in the Island Race Series,” says Race Director, Wayne Coulson.
In the club standings the Prairie Inn Harriers lead with 1946 points followed Comox Valley Road Runners with 1111 and Bastion Running Club with 1055.
Eight races make up the Frontrunners Island Race Series. Bazan Bay 5K will be followed by Comox Valley RV Half Marathon on March 23, Merville 15K on April 6, and Sooke River 10K on April 13. Synergy Health Management Ltd Bazan Bay 5K and the Comox Valley RV Half Marathon are part of the Timex BC Series. All races are sanctioned by BC Athletics.