Whistler 50 Relay & Ultra

October 5, 2024

The Whistler 50 is open to all runners and features a 50 mile team relay (80k) and 50k solo ultra course centred around the beautiful trails at Lost Lake Park. Teams can be made up of 4 or 8 people, with both competitive and recreational categories. The day culminates with a post-run party in iconic Whistler Olympic Plaza.

Please check back for information on the 2024 event.

This information is from the 2023 event. Please check back in Summer 2024 for updated course and schedule.

2023 Course Details

The course loops around Lost Lake Park and through Whistler Olympic Plaza. The exchange point is at the Start/Finish Line at Whistler Olympic Plaza. While your teammate is running, you can stroll through the Village and pick up a coffee or hang out in the beer garden to cheer them on.

The 50-mile (80-kilometre) relay course consists of 8 loops of 10 kilometres. The 8-person relay runs 10K loops while the 4-person relays alternate 20K loops. The solo ultra is beginner-friendly, with five, 10k loops of the Whistler Valley Trail, multiple support points, and the security blanket of being within reach of civilization for your first Ultra. View Course Map

2023 Event Schedule

Friday, October 13, 2023

5 - 8:30 PM Packet Pickup at Whistler Olympic Plaza

Saturday, October 14, 2023

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.

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