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The Christie-Phoenix Insurance Victoria Run Series cross country season starts this Saturday at Beaver Lake Park in Saanich. This will be the first of three consecutive Saturday meets at this location. Race time is 1:00 PM. The first two meets will offer a route of 6K for all abilities, which will take runners over a 2K loop, three times. The third meet on Saturday, October 3rd will offer a 4K race and an 8K race.

Race day registration is $20 and $15 in advance online.

This is the sixth year of the Victoria Run Series. The series is split into two seasons, during spring there are four track meets, which is the only opportunity for people on southern Vancouver Island to race track and in late summer is cross country season. The series offers the only traditional, IAAF-style cross country racing on Vancouver Island.

For all the details visit the series website, here.