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The 2017 Christie-Phoenix Insurance Victoria Track Series will include five track meets that will take place from May 13 to June 24. Meet four that happens on Thursday, June 8 will be included with the Victoria Track Classic, an international track meet that showcases some of Canada’s biggest talents.
“Many athletes will want to qualify for the IAAF World Championships that are taking place in London, England this year,” said Series Director, Christopher Kelsall. “Last year, several Rio Olympians competed in Victoria including national record holder Melissa Bishop. It’s an exciting meet with a great history.”
All meets, including the Victoria Track Classic will take place at the University of Victoria’s Centennial Stadium on Saturdays at 6:30 pm, while the Track Classic event is on a Thursday starting at 5:30 pm.
Distances run for Victoria Track Series runners may change closer to the date, schedule is below.
Season Pass holders are guaranteed the opportunity to race during the Victoria Track Classic. Non Season Pass holders spots are limited, details to follow soon. Register now.
For runners racing for the Frontrunners Series Points championships, they will earn five extra points during the June 8 meet, regardless of their finish position in their 10-year age-category.
“This is significant as competitors often will race several times a night to get as many points as possible. This will hopefully ensure a good turnout,” shared Kelsall.
To register for a Season Pass, click here>>
To register for any single races at $15, regularly $20, click here>>
To find out more about the Frontrunners Points Series race, click here>>
For Frequently asked questions, click here>>
Partnering with the HarbourCats
Also consider the Christie-Phoenix Insurance Victoria Track Series Father’s Day of Champions, which includes a breakfast of champions at the new and popular Rustik Bistro as well as a tickets to the matinee game (1:05 pm) at Royal Athletic Park – June 18.
“The HarbourCats are champions. They broke several league records last year for attendance, wins in a row, wins during a full season and finished first overall. It is an exciting brand of baseball,” shared Kelsall.
Tickets are limited, purchase now to avoid disappointment. The Father’s Day of Champions is valued at $80.00-$85.00 – purchase tickets now for $59.
Father’s Day of Champions includes breakfast of champions for two at 10:00 am and two game tickets, draw prizes and more to come.
To enjoy the game only, tickets are available for $15 each. Regular price is $20.00 each for Father’s Day. Limited quantities – purchase now. There are a limited number of Flex tickets for those who cannot make Father’s Day.
Click here, to purchase game tickets only.
|Saturday, May 13, 2017||800m, 1500m, 3,000m||UVic||6:30:00 PM|
|Saturday, May 20, 2017||1500m and 5,000m||UVic||6:30:00 PM|
|Saturday, May 27, 2017||1000m, 1500m, 3,000m||UVic||6:30:00 PM|
|Thursday, June 8, 2017||800m and 1500m||UVic||5:30:00 PM||Track Classic|
|Saturday, June 24, 2017||800m and 1500m||UVic||6:30:00 PM|
|*Distances are subject to change|