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Hatley Castle 8K to take place Feb. 18 at Royal Roads

The Frontrunners Athletic Club will be holding the Hatley Castle 8K on Sunday, Feb. 18 in Colwood.

The race starts and finishes at Royal Roads Gymnasium, and is the fourth race of the Vancouver Island Race Series.

“The Frontrunners Athletic Club is looking forward to hosting runners and walkers of all ages and abilities to Royal Roads University for the Hatley Castle 8K,” said Race Director, Nick Walker in a press release.

“It is such a treat to expose the runners to the historic grounds of Royal Roads with a picturesque route along the water, and through a first growth forest.”

Runners can register online at www.islandseries.org. until Feb. 16, or on Sunday, Feb. 17 at Frontrunners Westshore, located at #123, 755 Goldstream Ave. in Langford from noon until 4 p.m.

Registration costs $30 for adults and $25 for students until Feb. 16, but on Saturday and Sunday, the fees are $40.

To qualify for the series awards, participants are required to run in five of the eight races.

Following the Hatley Castle 8K, is the Port Alberni Paper Chase 15K on March 4, Comox Valley RV Half Marathon on March 18, TriStars 10K on March 25 and the Synergy Health Management Bazan Bay 5K and Series Awards on April 8.

Dawn Gibson

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