Lace up for the 2013 Island Race Series

Early registration is open for the 32nd annual Frontrunners Island Race Series, with eight road race events from January to April of 2013.

James Lander

Early registration is open for the 32nd annual Frontrunners Island Race Series, with eight road race events from January to April of 2013.

Courses range from five kilometres to the half marathon distance of 21-kms.

Early registration for the entire series is $120 until Dec. 1. The price then jumps to $150 until the first race of the series, the Harriers Pioneer 8K on Jan.13.

All races can be entered individually.

The series continues with the Cobble Hill 10K on Jan. 27, Cedar 12K on Feb. 10 (south of Nanaimo), Hatley Castle 8K on Feb. 24, Synergy Health Management Bazan Bay 5K on March 10, Comox Valley RV Half Marathon on March 24, Merville 15K (Comox Valley) on April 7, and Sooke River 10K on April 21.

In 2012 the series organizers introduced the 100m sprint and Miler Club awards. A green jersey will be awarded to the fastest male and female sprinter over the last 100m for both the under-40 and over-40 age categories. The Milers Club rewards runners with a custom designed IRS shirt for reach the 500km, 1,000km and 1,500km milestones in the series.

Register online at

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