Whistler 50 Relay & Ultra
October 16, 2021
The Whistler 50 is open to all runners, with distances ranging from 10K to 50K. From first-time relay participants to experienced ultra-marathoners, there’s something for runners of all abilities. Teams can be made up of 4 or 8 people, with both competitive and recreational categories.
2021 Course Details
The course is centred around the beautiful trails at Lost Lake Park. The exchange point is at the Start/Finish Line in Whistler Village. 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 50 mile total distance will be certified. Solo ultra runners run 5 laps of 10K for a total of 50K.
2021 Event Schedule
Friday, October 15
5 - 8:30 PM
Packet Pickup at Whistler Olympic Plaza
Saturday, October 16
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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