Oceanside Running Club Association

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  • A diverse group of people who love to run, walk, and meet in the spirit of fun, good health, and friendship.
  • An officially sanctioned running club by the Vancouver Island Runners’ Association (VIRA).
  • Some of us are very slow, a few are very fast, and most are somewhere in between – we welcome members with different interests and abilities.
  • Some of us race. Many do not. We all enjoy getting outside to run or walk.

ORCA offers –

  • Scheduled weekly trail or road runs and walks of varying distances at paces to suit everyone
  • Runs to improve speed and strength
  • Training advice and plans
  • Injury prevention tips
  • Motivation to help achieve your running objectives
  • Social events
  • Discounts at our generous partners and sponsors retail outlets
  • Active communications with our members on our website, on Facebook, and in person in our running community

Where does ORCA run and walk?

Trails and roads in the beautiful Parksville / Qualicum Beach area with occasional forays elsewhere on Vancouver Island.

We will make you feel welcome.

Why don’t you give us a try?