Races Sponsored or Hosted by PaceSetter Athletic Run Club

Organizing your own event? Equipment rental available for events on the Sunshine Coast.

August 20, 2023: Run the Rock Marathon, Half & 8K, Texada Island

Run the Rock Marathon and Half, Texada Island

Tenth Annual Marathon, Half and 8K on idyllic Texada Island. Called the toughest marathon in Canada — come decide for yourself. Single loop course (marathon) with the half marathon using the second (easier) half of the route. Unique finisher medals made of local stone. 8k course is easy and fast with the first half being mostly downhill.


Past events (pre-plandemic):

BMO Sunshine Coast April Fool's Run, presented by Eastlink

BMO Sunshine Coast April Fool's Run

Started in 1978. Starting at the Gibsons Community Centre, finishing at beautiful Mission Point Park in Davis Bay. Custom finisher medals. Was part of the Lifestages Lower Mainland Road Race Series. Event records 1:06:23 (Ryan Day) and 1:14:53 (Kimberley Doerksen). Free Kids' Run for age 7&U.

Sunshine Coast Brewery Run Series, Gibsons & Sechelt

Brewery Run Series

Took place in summer at four local craft breweries with distances from 5k to 10k. This series of runs combined two of your favourite things: running and beer (or cider)! Entry fee included a drink coupon. Awards for first overall male and female, and draw prizes from PaceSetter. Past results at

Sea Cavalcade Mile, Gibsons

Sea Cavalcade Mile

2018 was the 16th annual Sea Cav Mile. The Sea Cavalcade did not happen after that. The mile was a fast net downhill course to start the Sea Cavalcade parade, with cash prizes for the overall winners and medals for age group winners. There was always a great crowd to cheer you on!

Four Lakes 10k + 3k Family Fun Run/Walk, Garden Bay

Four Lakes 10k

A scenic August 10k run in Garden Bay from Katherine Lake to Hotel Lake and back, passing Garden Bay Lake and Mixal Lake along the way. The 3k Fun Run/Walk included 2 of the lakes and is perfect for families. Campsite and beach at the start/finish. Custom designed age group medals, home baked goodies, draw prizes.

Loon Lake Race 13k/7k

Loon Lake Run

A beautiful Fall trail run in Powell River, on a dead flat 13 kilometre wheelchair accessible trail around the very edge of the lake. Start and finish at a fully serviced campground with a full-time caretaker. Where else in coastal BC can you run on 13 kilometres of wide manicured trail around a lake without even a bump? For those wanting to run a shorter distance, there was the Anthony Island 7k — an out & back utilizing the last 3.5k of the full lake trail — again, dead flat.

Halfmoon Bay Fire Department 10k

Halfmoon Bay Fire Dept 10k

'Run until it burns'! We helped put on this fundraiser for the HMB Volunteer Fire Department, run from the Welcome Woods fire hall to the hall by the General Store. Whether you were an experienced runner or just starting to get in shape, it was a great event for the whole family.

Holiday Hustle 5k & 2k

Holiday Hustle 5k

This event with a musical and Christmas theme ran every December for eight years — at the Seaside Centre in Sechelt. Fundraiser for the high school running teams, and for the Elves Club. Run, Walk or Dance-Walk! There was Music, Food, Prizes and Fun for the entire family.

If you need to look up results from any of the following past events, please contact us.