Red Bull 400 Whistler
July 11, 2020
Dubbed the steepest race on the planet, Red Bull 400 challenges runners of all skill levels to push their limits in a heart pumping, 400-metre, uphill climb of the ski jump at Whistler Olympic Park. With a colossal 140-metre height gain (that’s 40 stories!), this race is the ultimate test of endurance, speed and determination, which can be taken on individually or in a 4-person relay.
Early Bird registration is now available on the Redbull 400 website.
Early Bird fees are $40 for solo runners and $70 per relay team. Fees increase after March 2, 2020. All participants recieve a Red Bull 400 branded jersey, BUFF and socks, as well as one drink ticket and one lunch ticket as part of the registration fee.
Race Day Information
- Free parking is available on site at Whistler Olympic Park
- Race kits will be available for pickup at the venue on the day
- Friends, family and other spectators welcome. Food and drink will be available on the day for purchase
- 2020 is Red Rull 400’s fifth edition in Whistler and is once again the only race in Canada in the worldwide series
- Among the anticipated 800-plus racers, functioning quadriplegic, Mike Shaw, and his relay team of Spinal Cord Injury Ambassadors, will take on the challenge in Whistler
- In 2019, Whistler was the first location outside of Europe to host the World Championships
- This race isn’t just for professional athletes. Over the years, the event has seen competitors ranging from 16 to 93 years old. The diverse group of abilities makes Red Bull 400 a dramatic and unpredictable event.
Whistler Olympic Park
Located in the beautiful Callaghan Valley just South of Whistler, Whistler Olympic Park is no stranger to competition. The venue saw glory and gold as host of the 2010 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games, with one third of all medals awarded at the venue and Paralympic champions crowned on the trails. Today, it remains an active centre for world-class competitors while preserving the Olympic legacy for the enjoyment of everyone. In winter, visitors enjoy 130 kilometres of picturesque cross-country ski and snowshoe trails, biathlon, and tobogganing, while hiking, sightseeing, e-biking, disc golf and summer biathlon are popular in the summertime.
Stay in Whistler
Choose to stay in Whistler for the weekend to take advantage of shuttle bus access to the race venue, and enjoy plenty of ways to relax and recover after the race. Stay a little longer and tick off a few of those Whistler bucket list items, including alpine hiking and sightseeing, mountain biking, ziplining, ATVing and the Scandinave Spa. Whistler offers a range of accommodation options and a vibrant village with dining, shopping and nighttime entertainment.
Accommodation in Whistler
Whistler is just a short drive north of the Red Bull 400 venue. Why not book your stay and check out the beautiful summer resort at the same time?