The Island of Corsica map and bike in French flag colours over a photo of the Corsica coastline.

The Challenge of Corsica, July 1st Start

Our challenge series continues! Join our Facebook Group and public results and vie for your plaque. As you do one cycling loop of the island of Corsica you will earn your medallion; or earn a second medallion if you can manage a second loop in the month of July. Track your progress on the Challenge of Corsica progress page and see how you do. Share your progress with participants, friends and family. France is the birthplace of modern bike racing …

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Ride the Rock Challenge

Ride the Rock is a Wrap

The Ride the Rock Challenge came to a close on May 31. For the month of May participants challenged themselves to ride the equivalent of the length of Vancouver Island. People started off to get some kilometres in on their bike but found different benefits to the Challenge along the way.

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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