Official 2017 training program

Official 2018 training program

The 2018  training run program will be posted sometime before the end of April! Last year’s schedule is shown below for information only. Official group runs are held on Sundays.

  • Sunday training runs will be coordinated by Glenn Pacé and Patricia Jensen and occasionally by other race committee members.
  • There will likely be runners in a variety of pace groups on each run.
  • All runs are subject to change due to unforseen circumstances such as a high snowpack, construction, special events, etc.
  • Please check the website or our Facebook group page on the morning of the run for last minute updates.
  • Use the Feedback Form to send questions to the Training Run Coordinators.

What to bring

  • 2 water bottles minimum! Fanny packs or hand held bottles are the usual
  • Food-energy bars, energy gels, bagels, candy, etc.
  • Optimistic attitude, trail fit bodies and a sense of direction
  • Change of clothes
  • Money for cab or treat (for the training coordinators)

Meeting places

  • Cleveland Dam – On the left going up Nancy Green Way, just past the Cleveland Dam Fish Hatchery.
  • Deep Cove – Panorama Park parking lot, Deep Cove. Driving directions to the park are at the bottom of the Drop Bag and Bus Transportation pagePlease note the parking restrictions in the Panorama Park area.
  • Grouse Mtn. – Top of Nancy Green Way in North Vancouver. Meet in the lower Grouse Mtn. parking lot.
  • Lynn Canyon Park – Lynn Canyon Park’s gravel parking lot to left of the park’s gate. Park is off Lynn Canyon Road in North Vancouver. Look for the signs on the right.
  • Nelson Canyon Park – Go here for directions to Nelson Canyon Park trailhead (race start line).

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Unofficial Training Runs

Starting in April, a series of unofficial training runs will be held on Wednesday nights. Information about these runs can be viewed here.

Training Run Reports