This is a challenging but fun 10 km walk/run located on beautiful Gabriola Island, a 30 minute ferry ride from downtown Nanaimo BC. This run is a prominent community event with many locals coming out to support the participants so it a wonderful way to get to know the island spirit even if you doing a quick day trip. There’s awesome finishing medals, music, awards, prizes, post run snacks and the famous Kids Water Zone. This is a out-and-back route surrounded by west coast plants and fauna with some ocean vistas. The island is famous for its unique sandstone beach rock formations as well as abundant of wildlife can be spotted including eagles, deer, seals, otters and whales.