April 9, 2014, Victoria BC (ISN) – The last race in the Frontrunners Island Race Series – Sooke 10K – will take place on Sunday, April 13 at 11 am. The race will start and finish at Edward Milne School, 6218 Sooke Rd, and is hosted by the Island Road Racers. The Island Series awards will follow the race.
Runners can register online until midnight, Wednesday April 9 at www.vira.bc.ca or on race day. Race registration until April 9 is $25 for adults and $20 for students. Race day fees are $35 and $30 for students.
“We expect over 400 runners on Sunday and as the final race in the Series, expect some exciting competition,” says Ken Chew, Race Director. “Claire Morgan is way ahead in the individual women’s standings, but the men’s field will be interesting with Derek Vinge, Nick Walker and Thomas Holme all in with a chance to take the series title.”
Prairie Inn Harriers lead the Island Series club standings with 3047 points, with Comox Valley Road Runners second (2415) and Bastion Running Club third (1920).
Eight races make up the Frontrunners Island Race Series. Sooke 10K will be followed by the series awards. All races are sanctioned by BC Athletics. Registration is now online at www.vira.bc.ca. Historical results from races dating back to 1980 from previous race series can be seen on www.pih.bc.ca