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
* $25 Promotional Gift Certificates are accepted Sunday through Friday
towards a 60, 75 or 90 minute Spa Treatment, valid November 4th, 2016 to
February 28th, 2017. One Gift Certificate per treatment accepted. Cannot be
redeemed towards spa packages. Expiry date will not be extended. Excludes
RMT Massage. 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. Blackout dates include November 11th, December 20th through to January 3rd, 2017, and February 12th through to February 14th, 2017.
Please click here to book your Spa Treatment
** Grotto Spa Mineral Pool Use must be booked in advance and is available on a first come first serve basis. Please identify your participation in Live it Up 8km at time of booking. Access valid from November 4th, 2016 to February 28th, 2017. Blackout dates include November 11th, December 20th through to January 3rd, 2017, and February 12th through to February 14th, 2017. Please click here to reserve.
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 5th
@ the Running Room Nanaimo
Sunday, November 6th
10:00am to 11:30am
@ Tigh-Na-Mara Resort