The award plaque for the Big Island Challenge with a runner in the background.

The Big Island Challenge

Human Powered Racing has created a series of challenge events to give our athlete community a focus during these times of social isolation and physical distancing. We understand your desire to push your limits and share your need to set and achieve goals. The Human Powered Challenges are a way to accomplish this in the absence of group events. You can complete each challenge while still being socially responsible and safeguarding against the spread of COVID-19. The Big Island Challenge …

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Mike on bike at 2011 Ironman Canada

Racing Memories

Looking back can make you realize that it really is about the journey and not just the destination….

Ride the Rock Challenge

Ride the Rock Challenge

The Ride the Rock Challenge is the first of the Covid Challenges hosted by Human Powered Racing. It is a challenge to ride the distance equivalent to the length of Vancouver Island.

Legs of a cyclist on a bike mounted on a trainer

Embrace the suck!

Long, lonely training sessions will help athletes prepare mentally for the lows experience during long races.

Volunteers, racers and supporters at the Victoria Youth Triathlon at UVic.

2020 Victoria Youth Tri Postponed

We have postponed the 2020 Victoria Youth Triathlon, originally scheduled for June 7th, 2020. We were informed yesterday that our venue, the University of Victoria, has cancelled all facility bookings up until the end of June. We are working with them and our other stakeholders to determine a new date later in the summer, but at this point no new date has been identified. The situation concerning COVID-19 is presenting many challenges and created uncertainty with sporting events in general. …

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Image of the Covid 19 virus

COVID-19 and Human Powered Racing

The COVID-19 virus is having considerable impact on our daily lives. This is very true in the event industry. Facility closures, event postponements and cancellations are happening as the advise of medical and government experts changes to address current conditions. At Human Powered Racing our biggest concern is the well being of our athletes and volunteers. We will do what we can to help limit the spread of the virus and to ensure the health and safety of our athletes. …

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Justin Martin Running to the finish of Lavaman Triathlon

Justin Martin

We at Human Powered Racing are feeling a deep sense of sadness and loss at the sudden passing of our team mate and friend Justin Martin. One of the original members of Human Powered Racing, Justin was everything this team was about; determined, supportive, funny and most of all kind. He loved the challenge of our sport, he had a never give up attitude and he loved a good pint of beer after a hard effort or race. As a …

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