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Wounded Warrior Run BC

Together, we raised $125,000 in 2019 for life-changing programs for our Veterans, First Responders and their families. Our goal in 2020 is to double this impact and raise $250,000!!!

ABOUT THE RUN

To provide increased public awareness and financial support for Wounded Warriors Canada, the Wounded Warrior Run BC (WWRBC) was created. A team of dedicated runners will relay-run the length of Vancouver Island in just eight consecutive days, starting Saturday, February 23nd, 2020 and finishing Sunday, March 1st, 2020. The journey will begin in Port Hardy and end in Victoria, covering more than 600 kms.

Please join us at our GRAND FINALE on Sunday, March 1st at the BC Legislature at the back along Superior Street @ 4:30 pm.
Come out and support the team as they finish the epic journey down the island.

7th Annual

Wounded Warrior Run BC – Vancouver Island

Port Hardy – Victoria

February 23rd to March 1st, 2020

Schedule

Saturday, February 22nd

Port Hardy

Arrive: Port Hardy Legion Br #237 @ 1900 hrs
Depart: 2000 hrs

Sunday, February 23rd

Port Hardy to Woss

Arrive: Port Hardy Civic Centre @ 0625 hrs
Depart: Carrot Bay Park @ 0730 hrs
Arrive: Port McNeill Legion Br #281 @ 1100hrs
Depart: 1215 hrs
Arrive: Woss 1750 hrs

Monday, February 24th

Woss to Sayward

Depart: Woss @ 0900 hrs
Arrive: Sayward Valley Resort @ 1500 hrs
Depart: 1530 hrs
Arrive: Sayward School @ 1630 hrs
Depart: 1700 hrs
Arrive: Sayward Legion Br #147 @1715 hrs
Depart: 1830 hrs

Tuesday, February 25th

Sayward to Campbell River

Depart: Sayward Valley Resort @ 0800 hrs
Arrive: Campbell River Comfort Inn & Suites @ 1430 hrs
Depart: 1645 hrs
Arrive: Campbell River Legion Br #137 @ 1700 hrs
Depart: 1830 hrs

Wednesday, February 26th

Campbell River to Comox

Depart: Comfort Inn & Suites @ 0800 hrs
Arrive: Serious Coffee Campbell River @ 0845 hrs
Depart: 0945 hrs
Arrive: Oyster River Fire Dept @ 1115 hrs
Depart: 1200 hrs
Arrive: Courtenay Police Station @ 1430 hrs
Depart 1500 hrs
Arrive: 888 Wing Air Force Association @ 1530 hrs
Depart: 1700 hrs

Thursday, February 27th

Comox to Port Alberni

Depart: Old House Hotel @ 0630 hrs
Arrive: Bowser Legion Br #211 @ 1000 hrs
Depart: 1030 hrs
Arrive: Qualicum Beach Legion Br #76 @ 1200 hrs
Depart: 1300 hrs
Arrive: Best Western Port Alberni @ 1630 hrs
Depart: 1715 hrs
Arrive: Port Alberni Legion Br #293 @ 1730 hrs
Depart: 1900 hrs

Friday, February 28th

Parkville to Nanaimo

Arrive: Parksville Legion Br #49 @ 0900 hrs
Depart: 1000 hrs
Arrive: Lantzville Legion Br #257 @ 1145 hrs
Depart: 1300 hrs
Arrive: BC Ambulance Station 122 @ 1345 hrs
Depart: 1445 hrs
Arrive: Nanaimo Legion Br #256 @ 1530 hrs
Depart: 1630 hrs
Arrive: Nanaimo Legion Br #10 @ 1700 hrs
Depart: 1830 hrs

Saturday, February 29th

Nanaimo to Shawnigan Lake

Arrive: Serious Coffee Nanaimo (60 Commercial St) @ 0800 hrs
Depart: 0900 hrs
Arrive: Ladysmith Legion Br #171 @ 1100 hrs
Depart: 1200 hrs
Arrive: Chemainus Legion Br #191 @ 1300 hrs
Depart: 1400 hrs
Arrive: Duncan Fire Dept @ 1545 hrs
Depart: 1600 hrs
Arrive: Shanigan Lake Legion Br #134 @ 1800 hrs
Depart: 1900 hrs

Sunday, March 1st

Mill Bay to Victoria

Arrive: Serious Coffee Mill Bay @ 0730 hrs
Depart: 0815 hrs
Arrive Westin Bear Mountain @ 1045 hrs
Depart: 1145 hrs
Arrive: Serious Coffee Langford (Millstream) @ 1200 hrs
Depart: 1215 hrs
Arrive: Langford Legion Br #91 @ 1230 hrs
Depart: 1330 hrs
Arrive: View Royal Fire Dept @ 1415 hrs
Depart: 1445 hrs
Arrive: Afghanistan Memorial @ 1545 hrs
Depart: 1615 hrs
Arrive: Legislature (back off of Superior St) @ 1630 hrs

7th Annual

Wounded Warrior Run BC – Vancouver Island

Port Hardy – Victoria

February 23rd to March 1st, 2020

Feb 22

Port Hardy

Arrive: Port Hardy Legion Br #237 @ 1900 hrs
Depart: 2000 hrs

Day 1: Feb 23

Port Hardy – Woss, Distance – 107 km

Arrive: Port Hardy Civic Centre @ 0625 hrs
Depart: Carrot Bay Park @ 0730 hrs
Arrive: Port McNeill Legion Br #281 @ 1100hrs
Depart: 1215 hrs
Arrive: Woss 1750 hrs

Day 2: Feb 24

Woss – Sayward, Distance – 76 km

Depart: Woss @ 0900 hrs
Arrive: Sayward Valley Resort @ 1500 hrs
Depart: 1530 hrs
Arrive: Sayward School @ 1630 hrs
Depart: 1700 hrs
Arrive: Sayward Legion Br #147 @1715 hrs
Depart: 1830 hrs

Day 3: Feb 25

Sayward – Campbell River, Distance – 77 km

Depart: Sayward Valley Resort @ 0800 hrs
Arrive: Campbell River Comfort Inn & Suites @ 1430 hrs
Depart: 1645 hrs
Arrive: Campbell River Legion Br #137 @ 1700 hrs
Depart: 1830 hrs

Day 4: Feb 26

Campbell River – Comox, Distance – 58 km

Depart: Comfort Inn & Suites @ 0800 hrs
Arrive: Serious Coffee Campbell River @ 0845 hrs
Depart: 0945 hrs
Arrive: Oyster River Fire Dept @ 1115 hrs
Depart: 1200 hrs
Arrive: Courtenay Police Station @ 1430 hrs
Depart 1500 hrs
Arrive: 888 Wing Air Force Association @ 1530 hrs
Depart: 1700 hrs

Day 5: Feb 27

Comox – Port Alberni, Distance – 131 km

Depart: Old House Hotel @ 0630 hrs
Arrive: Bowser Legion Br #211 @ 1000 hrs
Depart: 1030 hrs
Arrive: Qualicum Beach Legion Br #76 @ 1200 hrs
Depart: 1300 hrs
Arrive: Best Western Port Alberni @ 1630 hrs
Depart: 1715 hrs
Arrive: Port Alberni Legion Br #293 @ 1730 hrs
Depart: 1900 hrs

Day 6: Feb 28

Parkville – Nanaimo, Distance – 35 km

Arrive: Parksville Legion Br #49 @ 0900 hrs
Depart: 1000 hrs
Arrive: Lantzville Legion Br #257 @ 1145 hrs
Depart: 1300 hrs
Arrive: BC Ambulance Station 122 @ 1345 hrs
Depart: 1445 hrs
Arrive: Nanaimo Legion Br #256 @ 1530 hrs
Depart: 1630 hrs
Arrive: Nanaimo Legion Br #10 @ 1700 hrs
Depart: 1830 hrs

Day 7: Feb 29

Nanaimo – Shawnigan Lake, Distance – 65 km

Arrive: Serious Coffee Nanaimo (60 Commercial St) @ 0800 hrs
Depart: 0900 hrs
Arrive: Ladysmith Legion Br #171 @ 1100 hrs
Depart: 1200 hrs
Arrive: Chemainus Legion Br #191 @ 1300 hrs
Depart: 1400 hrs
Arrive: Duncan Fire Dept @ 1545 hrs
Depart: 1600 hrs
Arrive: Shanigan Lake Legion Br #134 @ 1800 hrs
Depart: 1900 hrs

Day 8: Mar 1

Mill Bay – Victoria, Distance – 57 km

Arrive: Serious Coffee Mill Bay @ 0730 hrs
Depart: 0815 hrs
Arrive Westin Bear Mountain @ 1045 hrs
Depart: 1145 hrs
Arrive: Serious Coffee Langford (Millstream) @ 1200 hrs
Depart: 1215 hrs
Arrive: Langford Legion Br #91 @ 1230 hrs
Depart: 1330 hrs
Arrive: View Royal Fire Dept @ 1415 hrs
Depart: 1445 hrs
Arrive: Afghanistan Memorial @ 1545 hrs
Depart: 1615 hrs
Arrive: Legislature (back off of Superior St) @ 1630 hrs

FAQS

Q. How do we get in touch with the team?
Q. Am I able to run with the team during the event?

A. If you are interested in applying for a position on the team or to join the team in a smaller portion of the run, please contact jacqueline@woundedwarriors.ca. Please note that this is not on open running event and strict timings are kept to ensure our stops are on time.

Q. How much of the funds donated go to communities on Vancouver Island?

A. 100% of the funds donated from Vancouver Island stay on Vancouver Island. In fact, any money donated on the island actually comes back 10 fold from the rest of Canada to provide life changing programs on the island.

THE TEAM

Jacqueline Zweng

Director

 

Matt Carlson

Head Runner

Born and raised in Victoria, British Columbia, Matt currently works for Personnel Support Programs with Canadian Forces Morale and Welfare Services. 

Rebecca Schillemat

Runner

I am a wife, mother and teacher. My husband is a military police corporal and we have two young girls.

 

Mike Bowen

Runner

Rotary Wing Engineer with the Canadian Coast Guard Helicopter Division since 2016. 

 

Daryl  Baswick

Runner

Is a member of the Victoria Police Department.  Much of his career has been spent in Major Crime, including the last 4 years investigating homicides on Vancouver Island.

Stephane Marcotte & Sarge

Support Team

Stéphane is a Submarine veteran who retired in December 2014 after spending 28 years in the Royal Canadian Navy.

Susan Marcotte

Support Team

Samson Haire

Runner

My name is Samson Haire and I work as a Constable for the Victoria Police Department. I love running. 

Ashley Duncan

Runner

Ashley is a CRD Fire Communications Operator. She has been a long distance runner since 2015.

Christopher Loran

Media Relations & Part-time Runner

Chris first joined the team 3 years ago as a runner and media representative from 100.3

John Penner

Photographer

John is a 32 year veteran of the Royal Canadian Navy and professional photographer.

Maria Marciano

Runner

Maria Marciano is a five year veteran with the RCMP in Port Alberni.

Lori Timpson

Runner

Aggie Pringle

Medic

Sarge

Support Team

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