COMOX, B.C- The Comox Valley was crossed by runners, skiers, bikers, kayakers, and canoeists today.

A total of 117 teams came to the Valley, starting off at the top of Mount Washington and heading down the mountain, crossing Comox Lake, and eventually paddling up the Courtenay River through to Comox Harbour.

98.9 The Goat was following the race throughout the day.

The following images are from multiple stages of the event.

A race official instructs Nordic skiers prior to the start of the race leg down Mount Washington. Photo by James Wood/98.9 The Goat/Vista Radio

A downhill skier arrives to tag off at the Nordic ski area at the end of the opening leg of the race. Photo by James Wood/98.9 The Goat/Vista Radio

Downhill skiers make their way down a Mount Washington ski run during the start of the relay race throughout the Comox Valley on April 29, 2018. Photo by James Wood/98.9 The Goat/Vista Radio

Downhill skier Garrick Waite rests after the end of the first leg of the race. Photo by James Wood/98.9 The Goat/Vista Radio

Matt Sincock smiles while resting on the ground following the end of the downhill skiing leg. Photo by James Wood/98.9 The Goat/Vista Radio

A runner makes their way up onto Strathcona Parkway after being tagged off by a cross-country skier. Photo by James Wood/98.9 The Goat/Vista Radio

A runner makes their way down Strathcona Parkway during the downhill run leg of the race. Photo by James Wood/98.9 The Goat/Vista Radio

A runner heads out of the mist as they run down Strathcona Parkway during the downhill run leg of the race. Photo by James Wood/98.9 The Goat/Vista Radio

A runner heads out of the mist as they run down Strathcona Parkway during the downhill run leg of the race. Photo by James Wood/98.9 The Goat/Vista Radio

Robin Poirier hands off to Andrew Howard at the second section of the running leg. The two were part of the Strathcona Park Lodge. Photo by James Wood/98.9 The Goat/Vista Radio

Robin Poirier hands off to Andrew Howard at the second section of the running leg. The two were part of the Strathcona Park Lodge. Photo by James Wood/98.9 The Goat/Vista Radio

Graham Cocksedge runs towards Carter Woods to hand off onto the mountain bike section. Photo by James Wood/98.9 The Goat/Vista Radio

Peter Gledhill of the Cona Hostel team runs towards David Frisch to hand off for the mountain bike section of the race after the second running section. Photo by James Wood/98.9 The Goat/Vista Radio

Peter Gledhill of the Cona Hostel reacts after handing off to David Frisch for the mountain bike section of the race after the second running section. Photo by James Wood/98.9 The Goat/Vista Radio

Peter Gledhill of the Cona Hostel reacts after handing off to David Frisch for the mountain bike section of the race after the second running section. Photo by James Wood/98.9 The Goat/Vista Radio

A road cyclist heads through downtown Cumberland during the road bike section of the race. Photo by James Wood/98.9 The Goat/Vista Radio

Bill Brett and Ryan Mader make their way down from the Courtenay River mouth out to Comox Harbour on the final canoe leg of the race. Photo by Lena Pawluk/98.9 The Goat/Vista Radio

Bill Brett and Ryan Mader make their way down from the Courtenay River mouth out to Comox Harbour on the final canoe leg of the race. Photo by Lena Pawluk/98.9 The Goat/Vista Radio

Bill Brett and Ryan Mader land their canoe at Comox Harbour on the final canoe leg of the race. Photo by James Wood/98.9 The Goat/Vista Radio

Bill Brett laughs after ringing the bell at Comox Harbour at the end of the race.
Photo by James Wood/98.9 The Goat/Vista Radio

Biblio Taco held the lead for the majority of the race.

Biblio Taco’s roster also included Stephen Lamon (cross-country ski), Carl Tessman (kayak), Ryan Mader (stern canoeist), Scott Commandeur (1st leg runner) Graham Cocksedge (2nd leg runner), Eric Rush (uphill/downhill skier), Don Gilmore (road cyclist) and Carter Woods (mountain biker).

Greg MacDonald put the team together at Biblio Taco, but was unable to compete in the race.

The rest of the top ten came out as follows:

23Team BiblioTacoGreg MacDonald3241103:16:02
6Ski & Surf Shop TsunamiRupert Wong3312203:22:18
53Tsolum MobilePeter Parke3833403:47:31
97Cona HostelPhil Schum3364503:47:56
101Comox Valley GlassholesAlex MacKay2966703:50:46
89Trail BicyclesSteve Butcher40871104:01:30
112The BalotelliTubbiesDylan Bams25691504:12:35
92CSEE FacultyKerry Wadsworth359101604:13:26

Full results are available here.