Ladysmith Striders 


Ladysmith Striders is a organization of casual runners who are committed to promoting fitness and recreation in a friendly club environment. All levels of running is welcome! Our running group is located in the beautiful town of Ladysmith and include the surrounding areas of Saltair and Chemainus for regular exploration. Ladysmith is known for its hills... and the Ladysmith Striders are known as "The Hill Tamers".


VANCOUVER ISLAND TRAIL RUNNING SERIES - The Ladysmith run is one of six trail runs and is presented at Transfer Beach Park in mid-July. It's a summer classic! Youíll love the flowy trails around Ladysmith and along Holland Creek with itís beautiful Waterfall. Donít be fooled though, the long course packs a generous climb up to the Heart Lake Loop! You wonít want to miss this one! Gutbuster Long Course is 16k w/ 500m Vertical Gain; Sport Short Course is 9k w/ 220m Vertical Gain. Check it out at: Vancouver Island Trail Running Series

CINNAMON BUN FUN RUN - An annual event for the Ladysmith Food Bank at takes place on the Sunday after the Ladysmith Light-Up; usually at the end of November beginning at 9:30am. Click here for event website.

Sunday morning runs depart from Ladysmith's Coronation Square Mall adjacent to McDonald Restaurant.

Ladysmith Striders participate and compete in many running and charity events.

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Ladysmith Striders are big supporters of the annual Cinnamon Bun Fun Run 5K Walk/Run for the Ladysmith Food Bank. Ladysmith Striders also support the Vancouver Island Trail Running Series.

Ladysmith Striders can now post Running Stories. If you have a fun story that you would like to share with others, send in your running stories and we will publish them with any supporting pictures. Click here.