ORCA Mother’s Day run

10k run / walk in Parksville May 10 open to everyone

The Oceanside Running Club Association (ORCA) is getting ready to host its Oceanside Mother’s Day 10 kilometre run, taking place on Sunday, May 10.

Starting out at the Parksville Community Park, the course will make it’s way through scenic Rathtrevor Provincial Park and will offer plenty of beautiful views over the 10 kilometre run or walk. This is an event for runners and walkers of all ability levels, Mothers included.

Registration for the event is $20 in advance (online at www.raceonline.ca or www.orcarunning.ca) while the cost to register on race day is $30.

For those wishing to walk the course, the walking group gets started at 9:30 a.m. while the runners start at 10 a.m.

The course is B.C. Athletics certified and will have plenty of volunteers throughout.

The Oceanside Running Club Association will be donating proceeds from the race to the Parksville Haven Society and donations will be kindly accepted as well.

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