SwimRun Victoria athlete

The Last Athlete

Their determination to finish a long multisport race like a triathlon or SwimRun exemplifies grit and spirit. Cheerers shed tears seeing the last athlete cross the finish line. Volunteers cheer. And race directors finally exhale.

Triathlon of Compassion Roundup

Thank you racers and donors for being a part of the 2020 Triathlon of Compassion! We know it looked a bit different this year, but thanks to your willingness to adapt, our community still made it happen. Some of you even took event photos for us! Here are the photos from the Triathlon of Compassion this year! Michael Campbell, Jennifer Campbell and Donna Morrissey (front to back) went to Elk Lake for their Triathlon of Compassion Run on June 21st! …

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Five athletes in their human powered racing gear in a row with their arms around each other smiling.

Summer Training

Summer might be winding down but that doesn’t mean there aren’t still some fun workouts to be done. Tonight – 800m run/ 5k bike/ 800m run some fun, friendly competition between team mates!

A woman stands calf deep in a lake flexing her right arm and smiling.

Second Annual SwimRun Success 2019

This morning at Thetis Lake we had our second annual SwimRun Victoria! Congratulations to all of the athletes who came out to challenge this course. Thank you to the many community partners and volunteers who help make this event work, and to Driftwood Brewery for sponsoring our event!

A woman holding up a red XTERRA tshirt and smiling outside of Trek Cycles.

Prepped for XTERRA Victoria 2019

Great to see so many new and returning racers ready for tomorrow’s XTERRA Victoria! Julie Baker, last year’s winner in the women’s championship race says, “so many great trails, and great athletes, the race will be very exciting!” Good luck tomorrow athletes! 

A young boy standing next to a very tall man on a field smiling.

Fantastic Triathlon of Compassion 2019

Fantastic day everyone! Thousands raised for Victoria Sexual Assault Centre, 37 young athletes finished the Island Savings Super Series, and so many new triathletes did their first race today! We’re so proud of the athletes and sponsors and community partners. Great work Rob and Human Powered Racing!

A young boy smiling down at the camera from his bike out front of Trek Cycles with his mom smiling behind him.

Triathlon of Compassion: Package Pick-Up 2019

Race package pickup is complete. First heat hits the water at Esquimalt Parks and Recreation tomorrow morning at 7:30am. Good luck tomorrow athletes and good luck to Victoria Sexual Assault Centre we love racing and we love that so many racers and community partners are coming out tomorrow to support VSAC. See you at the finish line! 

A mom and her son smiling shoulder to shoulder outside of Trek Pro City Cycles.

Tomorrow: Youth Triathlon 2019

Tomorrow the Vic Youth Triathlon happens at UVic. Today athletes young and youngish picked up their race packages and did a briefing on the draft legal Super Series. Good luck tomorrow athletes. Thank you Front Runners, Trek Victoria Pro City, Arbutus Physiotherapy, Triathlon BC, and Island Savings for your support and sponsorship and commitment to youth triathlon.

Karsten Madsen puts a metal on a young athlete at the finish line.

West Shore Youth Triathlon: Race Results

Great race this morning everyone. The official results are now posted to the race site (www.hpryouthtriathlonwestshore.ca). Congratulations athletes! Thanks everyone who helped make this race happen. And thank you Karsten Madsen for helping out today and showing up for these young athletes.