Whistler 50 Relay & Ultra
October 15, 2016
This annual event held each fall in Whistler is a 50-mile race is open to Relay Teams of 8, 4, or 2 members as well as solo Ultra-Marathoners. The course is centred around Whistler Village and the picturesque Valley Trail system. Stay for the weekend to enjoy the pre-race social and post-race party.
The 8-person format alternates legs of approximately 7K and 13K, while the 4-person and 2-person relays alternate 20K legs. The 50 mile total distance is an achievable goal for novice ultra-marathoners, while still being a recognized qualifying distance for National Team selection.
There's plenty happening in Whistler around the race weekend, come early or stay late and enjoy fall in the mountains. More events will be added as the date draws closer.