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

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Current Weekly Run

Saturday November 16th, 2019

18 weeks to the Comox Half Marathon

Start time 8:00am, Coffee at Qualicum Foods

Location: End Of View Rd Qualicum Beach 15km,12km,10km Routes. See map for location start. There are plenty of routes to choose from this Saturday. Lots of great trails too, so you can pick the one that suits you.

Start at the very end of View Rd, off Hollywood in Qualicum Beach. (No address see map.)


10.15km Route

https://www.runningahead.com/maps/7825bfffe7684d65866a314a275cf186?unit=km&map=roadmap

Run down View Rd, turn left on Bennett Rd. Turn Right down Sunrise Dr, run to Drew Rd. Turn Left on Drew Rd. Cross Hwy at lights, this turns in to Johnstone Rd, continue down Johnstone to Pintail Dr, turn Left on Pintail, this will turn in to Eaglecrest Dr. Turn Left to run up the hill on Country Club Dr.

At the top of the hill cross the Hwy to Village Way, continue along Village Way to Hollywood Rd, turn left. Stay on Hollywood, you will cross Fern Rd, carry on to the foot path across the Railway tracks. continue on Hollywood past Garden Rd, continue on Hollywood, cross Rupert Rd back to View, turn Right to Finish.


12.55km Route

https://www.runningahead.com/maps/923fe4c5aa224f6bae92a117772809a7?unit=km&map=roadmap

Run down View Rd, turn left on Bennett Rd. Turn Right down Sunrise Dr, run to Drew Rd. Turn Left on Drew Rd. Cross Hwy at lights, this turns in to Johnstone Rd, continue down Johnstone to Pintail Dr, turn Left on Pintail, this will turn in to Eaglecrest Dr. Turn Left to run up the hill on Country Club Dr.

At the top of the hill cross the Hwy to Village Way. Continue along village way to Hollywood Rd, turn left. Stay on Hollywood. Turn Right on Fern Rd, Left on Qualicum Rd, Left on Garden Rd, Right on Hollywood, cross Rupert Rd back to View, turn Right to Finish.


15.25 Route

https://www.runningahead.com/maps/2ae7e30781b24d85801a8eae45bff95d?unit=km&map=roadmap

Run down View Rd, turn left on Bennett Rd. Turn Right down Sunrise Dr, run to Drew Rd. Turn Left on Drew Rd. Cross Hwy at lights, this turns in to Johnstone Rd, continue down Johnstone to Pintail Dr, turn Left on Pintail, this will turn in to Eaglecrest Dr. Turn Left to run up the hill on Country Club Dr.

At the top of the hill cross the Hwy to Village Way. Continue along village way to Hollywood Rd, turn left. Stay on Hollywood. Turn Right on Fern Rd, cross Qualicum Rd, stay on paved path to the Curling Club, cross the Railway tracks to left on dirt path to Berwick Rd. Stay on Berwick to Rupert Rd, turn left. Run down Rupert to Qualucum Rd, turn left. Turn Right on Garden Rd. Right on Hollywood, cross Rupert Rd back to View, turn Right to Finish.


Printable Routes

Pace Chart (adapted from Daniel’s Running Formula)

Saturday November 16, 2019, End of View Rd Qualicum, 15/12/10k

Saturday November 9th, 2019 11/16.94k,Serious Coffee

2019 routes: January 5, 2019 to September 28, 2019

2018 routes