Welcome to the Interior Running Association!

A nonprofit organization promoting running throughout the interior of British Columbia, Canada

  • Blackwell Dairy 15K Registration now Open!
    May 29 – A rolling but scenic course through semi-urban and rural Barnhartvale, starting and finishing at RL Clemitson Elementary School.
  • Blossom 10 Miler Results and Photos
    Top Females: Camille Galloway, Jen Annett, Tamasin Reno || Top Males: Jason Deleurme, Jordan Van Besouw, David Guss
  • IRA TREASURER OPPORTUNITY
    This post is to give notice of an opportunity to become the IRA’s treasurer starting November 2022. The IRA treasurer commitment is usually 5 – 10 hours per month. The treasurer should be familiar with typical financial practices related to commercial operation of a business. These practices include budgeting, bookkeeping, invoicing, and customer relationship management.… Continue reading IRA TREASURER OPPORTUNITY
  • 2022 BC Road Race Championships
    Find all the 2022 BC Road Race Championships and Canadian Road Race Championships here:
  • Date Change – Conquer the Lake 1/2 Marathon
    Due to scheduling conflict in the Lake Country Community, the Conquer the Lake 1/2 Marathon’s date has changed. It is now June 19th.
  • Oliver 10K Results
    Top 3 Females Eliyah Brawdy – 0:36:41 Hillary Ward – 0:44:10 Amy Ellett – 0:44:22 Top 3 Males Jordan Van Besouw – 0:36:19 Dustin Quigley – 0:37:03 David Guss – 0:37:15 Full Results Race Day Photos
  • NEWS RELEASE!
    This year, there is a new logo on the IRA Road Race bibs – Mamas for Mamas! The Interior Running Association decided to promote a non-profit organization for the IRA Road Series. We chose to partner with Mamas for Mamas to bring awareness to the running community of their non-profit organization. Mamas for Mamas is… Continue reading NEWS RELEASE!
  • Canadian Red Cross Donation
    We want to give a HUGE thank you to all the participants of Interior Running Association’s inaugural Virtual Winter Running Series.  In total 114 participants registered for this series and completed over 500 runs of distances between 5 km and 20 km throughout the region.  We are pleased to announce that you have raised $714.10 and that… Continue reading Canadian Red Cross Donation
  • BEST PRACTICE RECOMMENDATIONS
    The Interior Running Series races are sanctioned by BCAthletics and we recommend IRA race directors and participants to continue to practice all required health and safety protocols. We also encourage race directors/organizers to follow BCAthletic’s Current Best Practice for their events.   https://www.bcathletics.org/Content/covid-19-updates/199/ As of February 1, 2022, the current BCAthletic’s Best Practice for in-person races are… Continue reading BEST PRACTICE RECOMMENDATIONS
  • Online registration for Starting Block 10K is LIVE!
    We are excited to report that the first race of the Interior Road Series, The Starting Block 10K, is open for registration. The first 50 registrants will receive a coveted winter running toque. You can register on our Road Race Series page.

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