Vikes Amazing Race


 The Vikes Amazing Race is a wonderful event for a good cause, with great teamwork and fun challenges from different sports. The erg rowing machine was the hardest challenge. We look forward to participating again next year!

-Engineering team, 2017 race winners

The 2018 Vikes Amazing Race took place on Thursday, Nov. 22.

One male and female athlete from each of the eight varsity sports completed acts of “Local Love” across the UVic campus. Congratulations to the UVic golf team for having the fastest time this year!

Thank you to all the athletes, spectators and organizers who supported this new fundraising event for United Way Greater Victoria.

 Online Donation

 Below is the option for credit card payments for the Varsity Challenge.

  1. Go to
  2. Click on “Donate Now”  (the red button) in the top right corner
  3. Fill out the form
  4. Half way down the form this question appears: “I would like this donation to be included in my United Way workplace campaign and I agree that this information can be released to my employer.”
  5. Click yes
  6. In the field (“My workplace is”) – type in – UVIC – Varsity Challenge- “Department you are supporting” .
  • Example of “My workplace is” – UVIC- Varsity Challenge- Athletics Department