Saturday Routes

Saturday Route Information for ORCA Runners and Walkers

Subscribed members will receive a weekly email from Heather Beatty about where to meet for the 8 a.m. start, options for distances and scheduled routes, and where to go afterwards to meet for coffee/breakfast. Runs start at 8:00 a.m.

Alternatively, you can check the website here or our Facebook page.

If you are a visitor, please print the waiver and bring it with you to the run a few minutes before 8:00 a.m.

Interested in becoming an ORCA member? You can sign up online or print a membership form and mail it to us or bring it to a Saturday run a few minutes before 8 a.m.

If you are new to the group, let us know who you are so we can help you to find a running buddy or a group that is your pace.

For information contact heatherbeatty@shaw.ca

_________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Current Weekly Run

Saturday September 21st, 2019

3  weeks to Victoria

Creekmore’s Coffee 10.10/14.59/19.62Km

Start time 8:00am

Coffee to follow at Creekmore’s Coffee

19.62 km route map

https://www.runningahead.com/maps/d77b4fc0c9074c83a186f4d299224931?unit=km&map=roadmap

Start and Finish at Creekmore’s Coffee at 2701 Alberni Hwy near Hwy 4 junction. Exit parking lot toward Coombs. Turn Lt onto Alberni Hwy. Run to Winchester Rd. Turn Rt on Winchester, run up to Grafton. Turn Rt on Grafton to run to Pratt Rd. Turn Rt to run down Pratt to Palmer Rd. Turn Lt on Palmer to run Howard, Right on Howard. Turn Lt on hwy to run to Hilliers Rd. Cross hwy, run down Hilliers and follow it back to Hwy 4. Cross hwy to continue on old Coombs Rd (partly paved). Take short dirt trail to cross railway tracks and continue up Coombs Rd to rejoin the Alberni Hwy. Turn left to run along hwy to Coombs Station Rd, turn right on Grafton Ave, Right on Winchester Rd, run to Alberni Hwy, turn left return to Creekmore’s. 19.62km


14.59km route map

https://www.runningahead.com/maps/eb1fd02916fb476bbdce1efd045725b8?unit=km&map=roadmap

Start and Finish at Creekmore’s Coffee at 2701 Alberni Hwy near Hwy 4 junction. Exit parking lot toward Coombs. Turn Lt onto Alberni Hwy. Run to Winchester Rd. Turn Rt on Winchester, run up to Grafton. Turn Rt on Grafton to run to Pratt Rd. Turn Rt to run down Pratt to Palmer Rd. Turn Lt on Palmer, right on Howard, run down to hwy. Turn Lt on hwy to run to Hilliers Rd. Cross hwy, run down Hilliers and follow it back to Hwy 4. Cross hwy to continue on old Coombs Rd (partly paved). Take short dirt trail to cross railway tracks and continue up Coombs Rd to rejoin the Alberni Hwy. Turn Rt to run along hwy to return to Creekmore’s.


10.10km route map

https://www.runningahead.com/maps/c4cb5069767c43039ae5e20589b041ec?unit=km&map=roadmap

10.10km Start and Finish at Creekmore’s Coffee at 2701 Alberni Hwy near Hwy 4 junction. Exit parking lot toward Coombs. Turn Lt onto Alberni Hwy. Run to Winchester Rd. Turn Rt on Winchester, run up to Grafton. Turn Rt on Grafton to run to Pratt Rd. Turn Rt to run down Pratt to Palmer Rd. Turn Lt on Palmer ,Right on Howard Rd. Turn Right on Alberni Hwy, Right on Pratt, Left on Palmer, Left on Winchester Rd. Left on Alberni Hwy to return to Creekmore’s. Note to shorten route to 9.5km turn left on Maclean Rd and Right on Alberni Hwy back to Creekmore’s.


Printable Routes

Pace Chart (adapted from Daniel’s Running Formula)

Saturday September 21st, Creekmore’s Coffee, 10.10/14.59/19.62k

Saturday September 14th, Springwood Dog Park, 24/21/12/11k

Saturday September 7th, Serious Coffee, 12/15/21k

2019 routes: January 5, 2019 to August 31, 2019

2018 routes