Larry Nicholas 9K

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.

Larry was an avid athlete with a love for running. His untimely passing while rock climbing in the mid-1980s has been celebrated every year since through this run that is sponsored by the Kelowna Running Club, but driven by his mother Donna Nicholas and their family.

KRC donates a portion of the proceeds from this race to a scholarship fund established in Larry's honour.

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.

Course Information

Date and Time: The 36th running of the race will be on November 3, 2019 - 10am start time
Location: Mission Creek Regional Park - 2363 Springfield Road (intersection of Springfield and Durnin Roads).

This is a 9K race with 3 loops near Mission Creek EECO Centre. (The 4K is only one loop).

  • Water station at start/finish.
  • Washrooms near start and finish. First Aid on site.
  • Refreshments, awards, and draw prizes following race.
  • Lots of parking at start/finish.

Strong Kids Race

Once the 9 KM is completed (roughly 11:15), the StrongKids are set loose to run age driven distances from 1 KM to 3 KM. Visit the Fresh Air website for more information.

Contact: Race director Cindy Rhodes at [email protected]

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