PIH offers several regular training sessions each week. Weekly training sessions occur:

  • Saturday morning at Thetis Lake Park
  • Tuesday after work at various locations
  • Thrusday Mornings at various locations 

The club also offers special non-race events throughout the year, such as Hound Hikes, Wilderness Runs, and Holiday Runs. 

Visitors are welcome to attend a training session. Just drop by and let us know you're new!


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The Harriers Youth Team is a year-round training and racing group based in Victoria, focusing on both track and field and cross country running.

The Team has about 25 members ranging from grade 8 to third-year university. This includes youth who are just starting to run to those who are competing at the national and international level. We compete here on the Island, but increasingly we have to look to races on the Mainland, other provinces or the US to get competitive races.

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Thetis Lake Park Spring/Summer Trail Runs

Starting on Saturday, May 4, our run venue is at Prior Lake for the 5 warmer spring and summer months.  We meet in the small parking area on Highland Road.  On October 5, for the fall/winter runs, we return to the main parking lot of Thetis Lake Park at the end of Six Mile Road Park for the 7 cooler months.  We gather every Saturday throughout the year, meeting at 8:00 am for one hour group runs with a social coffee or breakfast following the run.

This is the classic Prairie Inn Harriers weekly social run with groups ranging from slow to moderate to fast. All runners, dogs and walkers are welcome.  You don't have to be a club member to join in and there is no fee to participate.  If you are unfamiliar with the park trails, Group Leaders are available for all paces.


October is Fall Wild Card Month with workouts at Uplands, Rithets Bog, Esquimalt Gorge, and Beckwith Parks.  For the bonus 5th Tuesday on Hallowe'en we'll run somewhere ghoulish TBD likely away from the trick-or-treater filled roads.

PIH Group Shot 2012 TNW small5:15 pm Tuesdays — Weekly after-work interval workout using various local roads, parks, and trails. Every week is different and everyone is welcome. The faster runners will pick up slower runners on the final lap.

Meet at Cedar Hill Recreation Centre November through April, and at Mount Douglas, Beaver Lake or other locations May through September. Check the schedule for specific workouts.

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The group was started by Maurice Tarrant and initially attracted only about half a dozen runners, mostly retired friends of Maurice. Over the past few years the group has blossomed and now has a consistent core group of about 30 runners and walkers. A small number of TMGers meet at the Oak Bay track 9 am on Monday


Visit the TMG page to read more about upcoming and recent runs

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Monthly recreational runs along some of Vancouver Island's beautiful wilderness trails. 

Links to training plans, ideas and trail maps.



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