Whistler 50 Relay & Ultra
October 19, 2019
This annual event held each fall in Whistler is an 80 km (50 mile) race 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.
Here's a look at what happened for 2018. Please check back again for information on the 2019 event.
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.
2018 Event Schedule
Friday, October 12
5 - 10 PM
Packet Pickup and Pre-Race Social
Saturday, October 13
6 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 AM Relay Race Starts
12 - 5 PM Finishers Expected
11 AM - 7 PM Finish Line Party
6 PM Awards Ceremony
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Photos of Past Whistler Relay and Ultra Marathons