The annual Commando Bay run takes place in the beautiful Okanagan Mountain Park in late Spring, watch the June calendar for more details. Runners start as early as 5:30am but you can choose whenever you wish to start. You get to choose how far you want to run. It is an out and back trail run which is 26km in length if you go all the way to Commando Bay and back. It is possible to turn back at any point in time. Runners start with a rocky uphill followed by lush green areas and a scenic canyon before a beautiful exposed descent to the beach.
Meet at 6850 Lakeshore Rd. located 3.5 kms past Rimrock Rd. Suggested meet times are between 5:30 and 7 am. Please, post on KRC Facebook page (https://goo.gl/57Vumd) if you need a partner/group to run with.
This is a FREE event followed by a pot luck refreshment breakfast at Bertram Creek Park.
This is a trail run with some technical sections. All runners are encouraged to run with a partner or group. Carry at least a cell phone, water and food/fuel. Dress appropriately for the weather. Although facilitated and coordinated by KRC, this is not a formal, official event. All participants do so entirely at their own risk.
2023 will be the 47th running of this event and we have printed 50 t-shirts to commemorate this run. We will be giving them to all participants (with priority going to KRC members if we have exceptional turnout!)
Hit the streets of our beautiful city as you follow a winding out-and-back course along the shore of Lake Okanagan.
The Midsummer 8K Race has been a stalwart of the Kelowna Running Club and Interior Running Association road race series, in varying form and over various courses, for over 30 years. This year the race takes place on Sunday July 16th and we'll be celebrating not only the race, but 40 years of the Interior Running Association!
Annual KVR Trestle run takes place, usually in August, up in the hills on the old Kettle Valley Rail (KVR) route. Watch the events calendar closer to summer for more details.
Runners start from the KVR parking lot at Myra Station, located at the junction of the KVR and Myra Forest Service Road (FSR). You get to choose how far you want to run. It is an out and back flat trail run. It is possible to turn back at any point in time.
The Myra FSR, an 8km dirt road climbing up from McCulloch Road to the KVR Trail, is a right turn off McCulloch, ±2.8km past the entrance off McCulloch to Gallagher’s Canyon Golf Estate.
This is a FREE event followed by coffee by KRC with potluck breakfast/snacks by participants.
This is a relatively easy trail run. nevertheless, all runners are encouraged to run with a partner or group. The trail is at approximately 4000 feet ASL, so dress appropriately for the weather. Although facilitated and coordinated by KRC, this is not a formal, official event. All participants do so entirely at their own risk.
The Larry Nicholas Memorial is a fun day including both 4 and 9 KM cross-country routes in Mission Creek Regional Park. This park is a wonderful retreat where you can transition from city to the trails in minutes.
The Larry Nicholas Memorial Cross-Country Race has been a stalwart of the Kelowna Running Club and Interior Running Association cross country race series for over 30 years.
You'll be welcome and all runs and races will become wonderful experiences.Join Us!