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Baylee wearing black tights and an orange top running through an orange inflatable finish line that reads "Human Powered Racing" on the top. She is running on a gravel road with green trees behind her. She is smiling widely.

XTERRA Victoria: The First of Many Trail Runs

Each summer Human Powered Racing hosts a packed XTERRA weekend. The XTERRA Trail Run is the first event, and this year it’s happening on July 6th. This gorgeous, steep route takes you through the forest that surrounds Durrance Lake in Victoria, BC. It is 14km, and three laps. Each lap starts and ends at the finish line. This is wonderful for ensuring you are getting consistent applause for your efforts. It is also great because about every half hour you’re …

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Rob is in the foreground to the left wearing shorts and an orange tshirt. Behind him is a forest and a crowd of triathletes in black wetsuits. The XTERRA and Human Powered Racing logos are on various athletes wetsuits and a flag in the distance.

Congratulations to Rob on the President’s Award

I am very proud of my friend and colleague, Rob Dibden, who has won the President’s Award for 2019. “The annual President’s Awards, now in its 25th year, are presented to volunteers from Sport BC member and partner organizations who represent the spirit of volunteerism, and whose dedication, energy and commitment contribute to the development of their sport or organization in the province of British Columbia.” Rob Dibden is an omnipresent member of the triathlon and coaching communities in Victoria. …

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Racers, volunteers and sponsors at the SwimRun Victoria at Thetis Lake Victoria in 2018

Volunteer Opportunities

At Human Powered Racing we strive to provide athletes of all abilities with a fun, safe and quality racing experience. From our youth events to off road multisport races, our events can not happen without all of the awesome volunteers that give up their time and energy. Volunteer positions include; traffic marshals, body markers, run course marshals, timing, lap counters, food tent workers, set up, tear down, race morning registration etc. Once again this year we are hosting 6 events; …

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Biking 101 for Multisport Athletes

One of the toughest things about becoming a better cyclist is that in order to really improve you need to build cycling specific technique and strength. The best and one of the only ways to do this is to spend a lot of time on your bike. But before we get to that training part…

A tall flag pole with the red Bermuda flag at the top against a bright blue sky with some white clouds. Near the bottom a stage like structure is set up with metal poles and stage lights.

World Triathlon Bermuda

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