About

SwimRun Victoria is a single day multistage race taking place August 12th in the beautiful Thetis Lake Regional Park in Victoria, B.C., located at the southern end of the scenic west coast of Canada.

There are two distances: the full course and the short course.

The full course consists of 4 swims and 4 runs totalling approximately 28 kilometres.

The short course consists of 2 swims and 2 runs totalling approximately 12 kilometres.

All swim legs take place in lower and upper Thetis Lakes.

The run courses are on trails throughout the park. There are several challenging climbs, some steep descents, narrow single track and open double track trails. The run courses are well marked with colour coded arrows.  There are marshals at key locations throughout the course.

Participants may compete as individuals or as 2 person teams. Teams can be any gender combination.

There is a refuelling station at the main beach that all participants will pass several times during the event. There is one other refuelling station on the full course during the third run leg.

All individuals and teams must be self sufficient while on the course. You must carry all necessary equipment with you at all times and must finish with the equipment that you started with.

The temperature in Victoria at race time can vary but averages in the mid 20s Celsius by mid day. Prepare for a range of weather conditions. There will be a bag check at the start area. Competitors who wish to check clothing/equipment must leave it in a bag clearly marked with your name and race number.

SwimRun Victoria will make all efforts to accommodate adaptive athletes. The run course is not suitable for any form of wheeled conveyance. If you are an adaptive athlete considering entering SwimRun Victoria please contact the race director before entering.

Race Briefing and Race Package Pick up

Race Packages must be picked up between 5 pm and 8 pm on August 11th at the Six Mile Pub.  Come enjoy a complimentary beverage and meet the race organizers and other competitors.

There is a race briefing at RPP at the Six Mile Pub at 6pm.

An awards ceremony will take place at the Six Mile Pub following the event.