Our Partners + Sponsors

The success of 5 Peaks Trail Running Series wouldn’t be possible without the generous support of our Sponsor Team.  

All of our partners in the Title, Presenting, National, Regional and Local levels help provide our participants an amazing off road experience through their kind contributions.  We encourage you to click on our partners’ logo to find out more about the individual organization and their overall commitment to the community and 5 Peaks Trail Running Series. On behalf of the 5 Peaks Team, we truly appreciate their involvement

With over 12,000 participants and several thousand spectators being involved in our events throughout the summer, we continue to lead the industry in participation levels on a national basis. Match these results with our focused marketing and advertising programs, and we are confident that the over 1 million people who were on our website, the 20,500 people involved in our news group distribution program, or the countless others watching, listening or reading about our events in our media and advertisement releases will be well aware of our sponsor’s involvement.  Sponsor positions are available in specific categories both regionally and nationally, and can be tailored to your requirements.  If your company or someone you know is interested in having their organization join our sponsor team, please contact amy@5peaks.com for more information.  


National Partners:

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Altra: Presenting running shoe sponsor of 5 Peaks Trail Running series. 

We weren’t started in some corporate office, but in the back room of a Wasatch Mountain running store. Our founders, elite athletes and running store managers, wanted a shoe that let you run the way you were born to. They noticed that the design of most running shoes was hurting runners more than helping them. Elevated heels promote high-impact landing and narrow toe boxes squeeze the toes out of their natural position.

What began as experimental shoe alterations has transformed into the only shoe company to provide a cushioned Zero Drop platform and FootShape™ toe box. This innovative combo promotes low-impact technique and allows your feet to remain in a natural, relaxed position across every terrain.  Altra will be donating a ton of great trail running shoes to the series this year!

 

 

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Looking for a Bear Spray that really Delivers?

Our Canadian company began producing and selling bear deterrents and dog repellents 25 years ago, with a purpose to protect people and save lives from aggressive animal encounters in wilderness and urban locations.

Yukon Magnum bear deterrent offers you peace of mind when you are in bear country. This non-toxic, pepper based formulation is the strongest permitted in Canada, and is for use against an aggressive bear in an attack.

Lightweight and effective, each can of Yukon Magnum bear spray releases in cone shape over 20 feet. The spray provides temporary, non-lethal burning effects when sprayed at the bear’s face, to help you get away safely.

Yukon Magnum bear deterrent goes the distance to protect you when you need it most!

www.YukonMagnum.ca


Alliances

Mito Canada

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Energy is essential to life.  Mitochondria provide our cells with energy.  When the power supply in our cells fails, it's called mitochondrial disease.  It can happen to anyone at any time and the consequences are devastating.  The MitoCanada Foundation is Canada's only not-for-profit organization focused on mitochondrial disease. 5 Peaks is proud to support Mito Canada.If you'd like to learn more or join our team, visit www.mitocanada.org.

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Fast and Female

Fast and Female is a non-for-profit organization led by two friends, rivals and moms who happen to be Olympic Gold Medalists, Chandra Crawford from Canada and Kikkan Randall from the USA. Fast and Female’s mission is to keep girls healthy and active in sport. We do this by introducing girls age 8-14 to inspiring athlete role models at non-competitive, fun-filled events all over North America.

 

 

The Canadian Ski Patrol was initially created to provide first aid and rescue services on ski hills and delivering this valued service still remains our core focus. 

Over the past two decades, however, CSP services have extended beyond the ski hill to offer first aid/medical support, and full medical team coordination, for a long list of recreational sporting events for many organizations.  As a result, our skilled volunteers have developed relationships and experience working in tandem with other volunteers, event organizers,  police, fire and local Emergency Medical Services (EMS).

The key to our service at any time of year is that patrollers are self-sufficient, yet they excel in teamwork and prompt communication. Our people are trained to be mobile, they are well versed in treating athletic injuries, and fully capable of being the first response for any medical illness or trauma.

Last but not least, they are adept at diagnosing the situation, and solving it immediately with the appropriate (and available) tools before dispatching to Emergency Medical Services (EMS).

The Canadian Mountain and Trail Running Association was developed, in part, to allow Canadian Mountain Runners the opportunity to compete with their peers on the international stage at the World Mountain Running Trophy.

To qualify for the 2020 Canadian Mountain Running Championships, athletes must meet at least one of the following criteria:

a)      you have previously competed for Canada in Mountain Running or Cross-Country Running at the international level in the last 5 years (NACAC, Worlds or Commonwealth Championships)

 

b)      you finish in the top five (5) in your age group in one or more Canadian Regional Mountain Running Qualifying Series Races in one of the following regions:

i)                    British Columbia -- Note: Must run at least two races to qualify

ii)                   Prairies -- Note: Must run at least two races to qualify

iii)                  Ontario -- Note: Must run at least two races to qualify

iv)                  Quebec

v)                   Atlantic

 

c)      you request and are granted an exemption from qualifying, including that you have run a competitive time in a mountain running race or trail running race in 2019 or 2020, or have run under 36 minutes (men) or 40 minutes (women) for 10 kilometres in 2019 or 2020 in a sanctioned road or cross-country race or any other equivalent race result. All applications for an exemption will be considered.

For more information about the 2019 Canadian Mountain Running Qualifying Series Races, go to: www.mountainrunning.ca/series.php

To find out more about mountain running in Canada, go to: www.mountainrunning.ca

 


Ready to Try Something more Challenging?

Looking for other great races? We are good friends with the crew at Sinister Sports. Known for their epic “Sinister 7” 100 mile trail race, Sinister Sports always puts on stellar events in beautiful places. Go big and use 5 Peaks to build up for one of their ultras!

http://www.sinistersports.ca/