Sunshine Coast Athletics

Sunshine Coast Athletics

Trail Running, Road Racing, Cross Country & Track — on the Sunshine Coast of British Columbia

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.

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!

Running store now open in Gibsons!

PaceSetter Athletic

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.

Full Results:
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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