This 8km course travels along roads and trails in old growth forest surrounded by stunning ocean views. Return to the renowned Tigh-Na-Mara Resort for a reception with delicious appetizers and special gifts. This vibrant celebration will set the stage to congratulate the winners and award all those that brave the elements. Enhance your experience with spa services, tapas and an overnight stay.
Earlybird Registration: to Aug 31st | $99
Registration: September 1st to November 4th | $119
Day of Registration: $129
* One $10 Gift Certificate per treatment accepted. This certificate can be used towards a spa treatment or in the Grotto Spa retail store towards merchandise valued at $50 or more before tax. Spa Treatments are available on a first come first serve basis and must be booked in advance. Please identify your participation in Live it Up 8km at time of booking. Gift Certificate will expire on November 5th, 2018
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** Grotto Spa Mineral Pool Use is available for the first 50 racers to register. It is guaranteed for use on Sunday November 5th for a visit between 8am and 9pm. You will receive an email confirmation from the Grotto Spa. Please do not contact the spa directly.
The Live it Up 8km race is a loop that winds through incredibly scenic Rathtrevor Park. Walkers are welcome as long as completion time is less than 1.5 hours. Baby joggers are not permitted in the race for insurance and safety reasons.The course includes
The 8km race starts at Tigh-Na-Mara Resort. The start and finish line will be located in front of the Conference Building on the resort. The racers will exit right onto Resort Way. At Rath Road the runners will turn right and enter into Rathtrevor Park. We will be on the main road until the entry gate to parking lots 2 to 5. We will turn right at this gate and run along the access road until we hit the end of parking lot 5. At that point we will enter into the trail system winding through the park and campground to return to the main road. The race will go back the way it came along Rath Road and Resort Way, finishing back at Tigh-Na-Mara Resort.Aid Stations
10:00am to 11:30am
Race Bib and Toque Pickup
Race Warm-up at Starting Line
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Race kits will be available after you complete your race.
Pick up your bib number and toque at the following locations and times:
Saturday, November 4th
@ the Running Room Nanaimo
Sunday, November 5th
10:00am to 11:30am
@ Tigh-Na-Mara Resort