The official running club of the Sunshine Coast
We are a BC Athletics affiliated running club located on the Sunshine Coast of BC, enjoying trail running, road racing, cross country and track, and hosting a number of signature events. We welcome runners of all ages and abilities, from Port Mellon to Lund and everywhere in between. New members always welcome!
Club News and Notices
Latest race reports — Run the Rock, PaceSetter Grand Opening 5k, Four Lakes 10k
Halfmoon Bay Fire Dept 10k is back!
On October 2nd, 'Run until it burns' — SCA is again helping put on this fundraiser for the HMB Volunteer Fire Department, run from the Welcome Woods fire hall to the hall by the General Store. Whether you are an experienced runner or just starting to get in shape, it's a great event for the whole family. www.sunshinecoastathletics.org/hmb10k/
Loon Lake Race set for October 9th
Yes that's the Sunday on Thanksgiving weekend... a perfect way to work up a big appetite before your big dinner! If you have family visiting, invite them to come walk, run or bike this gorgeous flat trail in Powell River — the nicest in BC! www.sunshinecoastathletics.org/loonlake/
Running store now open in Gibsons!
The Sunshine Coast now has a running store! Larry and Teresa recently opened PaceSetter Athletic on Hough Road (the Holy Crap building). The store has a wide selection of footwear (more arriving regularly) and plus clothing and accessories — for running, walking, hiking, and other endurance activities. We will also be hosting Learn to Run and Run Faster clinics (starting in September), plus a year-round run club, and a local race series. Grand Opening Celebration, including a 5k Run, was on August 21st. Results below; photos on FaceBook.
Volunteers needed for club events
Our races can't happen without the help of amazing volunteers like you! Club members who volunteer will earn a free race entry to another SCA event.
Race Results & Reports
Run the Rock Marathon, Half & 8k, August 28, Gillies Bay
Lone SCA runner was Teresa Nightingale in the 8k. Weather was cool, cloudy with a few showers, and windy.
36:38 Teresa Nightingale 2nd overall, 1st female
PaceSetter Grand Opening 5k, August 21, Gibsons
First of a series of 5-Dollar 5K's! Great turnout for the first one, considering the date was set only weeks before.
Pl Time First name Last name City
1 18:59 Jordan Wilson Sechelt
2 23:39 Alex Nightingale Halfmoon Bay
3 24:11 Leo Lam Vancouver
4 24:58 Kevin McErlean Vancouver
5 25:28 Janet Dickenson Gibsons
6 25:28 Mike Dickenson Gibsons
7 26:03 Stephen Rhodes Gibsons
8 26:25 Norman Chiu Richmond
9 26:50 Carl Green Gibsons
10 28:41 Brinley Bjornson Gibsons
11 28:43 Jeff Bjornson Gibsons
12 30:02 Sheri Wood Gibsons
13 30:30 Krisztina Harasztosi Gibsons
14 30:31 Tamas Mihalyi Gibsons
15 30:58 Roberta Alcock Gibsons
16 30:58 Rinette Lagace Gibsons
17 30:59 Sue Gillard Gibsons
18 31:26 Adrienne Baba Roberts Creek
19 31:28 Tracy Aiken Gibsons
20 32:06 Lynn Pauloski Gibsons
21 32:21 Tanya Rezniak Halfmoon Bay
22 33:15 Kathleen Colquhoun Gibsons
23 34:19 Susan Worfolk Richmond
24 34:22 Nadine Slingerland Roberts Creek
25 35:44 Janet Shimizu Gibsons
26 35:45 Harvey Sexsmith Gibsons
27 36:14 Anne Sharma Gibsons
28 36:38 Diane Penonzek Gibsons
29 36:38 Trudy Baba Gibsons
30 50:06 Anne Jeffrey Gibsons
31 50:24 Carol Barlow Gambier Island
32 51:00 Mary Kenny Gibsons
Four Lakes 10k & 3k, August 7, Garden Bay
No sunshine but a record turnout of 56 in the 10k and 32 in the 3k! Nice cool calm conditions for racing. Congrats to Jordan Wilson of Sechelt for the overall win and Emily Young from Saskatoon for topping the women's field. Full results
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