Participate in the most scenic 5K in the region on Saturday, April 6th, 2019! Hosted by Esquimalt Parks and Recreation, presented by LifeMark Health, the event attracts all levels of participants: walkers to elites and includes chip timing, a healthy living marketplace, refreshments and coffee, mini-massage treatments (limited quantities available, please sign up at event), and family zone with a variety of activities for all ages.
The course journeys through Saxe and Macaulay Point Park providing spectacular ocean-front views along with picturesque trails through Esquimalt's impressive parks. The route starts and finishes behind the Archie Browning Sports Centre on Lyall Street - the 5K start time is 9:30 a.m. but participants are encouraged to arrive early to cheer on children in the 1K at 9:00 a.m., and the post-race festivities continue in the curling rink until 11:30 a.m.
Beyond the scenery, what sets this event apart as a regional favourite race:
- It's the most affordable chip-timed 5K in the region;
- The event includes a children's 1K that provides exception community spirit;
- It's a zero waste event - from reusable water bottles issued at the water station to the snacks carefully selected and;
- Complimentary coat check for race participants.