Whistler 50 Relay & Ultra

October 17, 2020

This annual fall event is a 50-mile relay race open to teams of 8, 4, or 2 members, as well as 50K solo ultra-marathoners. In 2019, the course was changed up to welcome in the natural setting of Whistler’s incredible Lost Lake trails, and all the excitement of transitions now take place behind the Olympic Rings at Whistler Olympic Plaza. Spectators can enjoy the comfort of the beer gardens while cheering on their favourite athlete. Stay for the weekend to enjoy the pre-race social and post-race party.

2019 Event Schedule

This is an overview of events from 2019. Please check back closer to event date for updated information.

Friday, October 18

5 - 9 PM Packet Pickup at Whistler Olympic Plaza

Saturday, October 19

7:30 AM Relay Race Starts
7:45 AM Ultra Race Starts
11:30 AM First Ultra Finisher expected, Whistler Olympic Plaza
12 PM Finish Line Pizza & Beer Garden opens!
12:15 PM First Relay Team Finisher expected, Whistler Olympic Plaza
3 PM Ultra Runner cut-off (may not start final loop), Whistler Olympic Plaza
3:45 PM Force Start for Final Leg, Whistler Olympic Plaza
4 PM Awards Ceremony
5 PM Course Closed

*Schedule subject to change.

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.

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