Whistler 50 Relay & Ultra
October 13, 2018
This annual event held each fall in Whistler is an 80 km (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 teams alternate legs of approximately 7 km and 13 km, while the 4-person relays run 20 km legs, and the 2-person teams alternate 40 km legs. The 80 km (50 mile) total distance is an achievable goal for novice ultra-marathoners, while still being a recognized qualifying distance for National Team selection.
Friday, October 12
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Packet Pickup and Pre-Race Social
Saturday, October 13
6:00 AM Ultra Race Starts
Theres 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.
8:00 AM Relay Race Starts
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM Finishers Expected
11:00 PM - 7:00 PM Finish Line Party
6:00 PM Awards Ceremony
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Photos of Past Whistler Relay and Ultra Marathons