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40th Annual Harriers Pioneer 8K

The first race of the Island Race Series, hosted by the Prairie Inn Harriers, is in North Saanich. Number pick up. parking and bag drop off is at North Saanich Middle School, 10400 McDdonald Park Rd. Race starts on John Rd, approx one km from North Saanich Middle School. Park at the school, Access to the start is via the ped-xing at the Pat Bay Hwy. 

This fast and flat course is very rural and run on quiet roads. It is expecting to attract a strong elite field as well as many recreational runners. 

Race Package Pickup

Saturday, January 12th 10:00am - 3:00pm at Frontrunners Victoria (1200 Vancouver St, Victoria)

Sunday, January 13th, 9 am - 11:00 am at North Saanich Middle School

*Limited registration on race day from 9:00am - 11:00 am 

Registration fees

8K - Regular Closed

Registration closed
  • Individual registration

    1. $25.00
      Oct 28 – Dec 13
    2. $30.00
      Dec 14 – Jan 11

8K - Youth (Under 19) Closed

Registration closed
  • Youth (Under 19) registration

    1. $20.00
      Oct 28 – Dec 13
    2. $25.00
      Dec 14 – Jan 11

Important Event Information

There will be limited late registration on race day - late registration hours are 9:00 am - 11:00 am.

FOR LIABILITY INSURANCE REASONS the following are not allowed in races: Dogs, rollerblades, strollers, baby joggers, bikes and skateboards. Earbuds are strongly discouraged for safety reasons. 

Event Schedule

  • January 13 11:30 AM PST - 8K Race Start

Contact Information

Event Location

North Saanich Middle School, McDonald Park Road, North Saanich, BC, Canada

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