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The Oceanside Running Club Association (ORCA) proudly presents its favourite 10k race through Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park, with the return of the 5k run/walk along the Englishman River Estuary. 


The 10k route is for competitive or recreational runners only (no walkers, no strollers or baby joggers, see the 5k). It is a BC Athletics certified course BC-2014-034-BDC making it attractive for competitors seeking a personal best time or 10k certification. Awards will be presented to the first three finishers in 5 year age categories.

The 5k run/walk route is a loop on road and some trail along the Englishman River Estuary. This is the course to choose if you are pushing a stroller or baby jogger. Awards will be presented to the first three participants to cross the finish line.

The Oceanside Running Cub Association (ORCA) is pleased to be supporting The Parksville Haven Society with part proceeds from the race. Donations are kindly accepted and can be made during the registration process.

Race Number Pickup

Takes place in the Parksville Curling Club at Parksville Community Park from 8:00am - 9:30am. Race numbers not picked up by the commencement of the event are forfeited.

Race Start

5K/10K: 10:00am

Race Start is in the Pioneer Crescent cul-de-sac, a short walk from the Parksville Curling Club.  Both courses will be closed at 11:30am.  Marshals and water stations will not be available after 11:30am 


Washrooms are in the Curling Club and in the Community Park. There are no toilet facilities at the start line.  There is free parking in the park.

Post Race

Stay and enjoy great post race refreshments. Awards will start at approximately 12:00pm with many draw prizes to be given away during the presentations, including the grand prize draw at the end. Only participants who are present are eligible to receive draw prizes.


Please use the registration process to sign up for volunteering.

Registration fees

10k Closed

Registration closed
    1. $25.00
      Jan 25 – Mar 22
    2. $30.00
      Mar 23 – May 11

5k Closed

Registration closed
    1. $25.00
      Jan 25 – Mar 22
    2. $30.00
      Mar 23 – May 11

Cancellation Policy

Entry fee is non-refundable and non-transferrable from one participant to another.

You may transfer from one sub-event to another for a fee of $1.95 up until registration closes at 23:59 on May 11, 2017

Race numbers not picked up by the commencement of the event will be forfeited and your registration fee will be considered to be your donation to Haven Society, Parksville. Thank You!


For 2017, we have to make changes to the route because of construction within Rathtrevor Provincial Park. We are still going to offer you a great 10k race following the original route but please note that it will not be a certified course this year.


For safety and liability reasons the following are not allowed on the course: dogs, roller blades, bikes, skateboards, earbuds or earphones.

Only registered participants are allowed on the course.

There will be traffic on both the 10k and 5k course. Use caution on roadways. Obey the marshals and traffic controllers. They are there for your safety.

Baby strollers or baby joggers are only allowed on the 5k course and must start at the back of the pack.

Fee Notes

1. Online registration closes at 23:59 on Thursday, May 11th, 2017

2. Race Day registration fees are $40 and payable by cheque or cash only.  Register before May 11th, 2017!

3. An online processing fee will be applied to your registration at checkout

4. All funds payable in Canadian Dollars

5. VISA, MC, Amex and Discover Card accepted 

6. Your credit card statement will show a charge from Race Roster or Fast North Corp for your online registration into this event.
















Event Schedule

  • May 14 8:00 AM PDT - Race Day Registration (8:00 -9:30am)

  • May 14 10:00 AM PDT - 5k and 10k race start

Contact Information

Event Location

Parksville Curling Club, Corfield Street North, Parksville, BC, Canada

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