The Mount Benson Grind 15K

Challenging 15km mountain trail run, starting at beautiful Westwood Lake in Nanaimo, at the base of Mount Benson. The race begins with an easy 2km section on the lake at 562 ft. elevation. You then proceed into the Park for 4 km elevating to 1,000 ft. before the climb starts to 3,280 ft. elevation over a 2km distance. You will run along the ridge of Mount Benson with amazing views before starting the decent to Westwood Lake for the final leg. We are running to support the amazing work of local charity International Widows and Orphans Fund who supports war orphans at Grace Orphanage in Congo. Find out more at

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