Whistler Blackcomb - Race 5

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Whistler Blackcomb - Race 5

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Saturday, August 22, 2020 - TBC

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WE ARE PROUDLY A CUP-FREE EVENT!

For all races and events, please bring your own reusable cup/container. Thank-you for being a part of our commitment to the environment! 



Description:

Whistler is a 5 Peaks racer favourite!

Join us for an epic mountain running experience that will start with a gondola ride up Blackcomb Mountain up the brand new 10 person Blackcomb Gondola.

Please note: You will need a gondola upload pass, please select on your registration and pay the fee of $22.00 + tax at time of registration. All race participants will be receive their upload tickets at racer check in, and there will be no extra charges on race day. Season Pass Holders are free with their valid uploading pass - please bring your pass & receipt to package pick-up for a refund.

**IMPORTANT** - New for 2019 - day of package pick-up will be at the base of Blackcomb from 8am - 10am.

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Directions:

Hwy #1 westbound and follow the signs to Squamish & Whistler. Hwy #1 turns into Hwy 99 heading N to Whistler. Approximately 1.5 hour drive from Vancouver. 

 

Where:

Whistler Blackcomb
4545 Blackcomb Way - Whistler

Hwy #1 westbound and follow the signs to Squamish & Whistler. Hwy #1 turns into Hwy 99 heading N to Whistler. Approximately 1.5 hour drive from Vancouver. 

 

Packet Pickup:

Capra Running in Squamish (4-40437 Tantalus Rd, Garibaldi Highlands, BC V0N 1T0).  10am - 8pm on Friday Aug 23rd

Race Day Packet Pickup is available from 8:00am to 10:00am next to the new Blackcomb Gondola in the Upper Village. All racers will be uploading starting at 9:00am on the new 10 person Blackcomb Gondola.

 


Categories, Fees & Distances:

Sports Course: 
6.6 km

Early Bird: $55 plus fees only until April 15, 2020

Full Price: $60 plus fees
NO RACE DAY ENTRY

Enduro Course:
10.6 km

Early Bird: $55 plus fees only until April 15, 2020

Full Price: $60 plus fees
NO RACE DAY ENTRY

Timed Kids' Race: 
3 km

Early Bird: $20 plus fees only until April 15, 2020

Full Price: $25 plus fees
NO RACE DAY ENTRY

Children's Challenge:
1 km

FREE
RACE DAY REGISTRATION ONLY


Event Schedule:

8:00 - 10:00 Package Pick-up outside Blackcomb Gondola, at the bottom of the mountain, there is NO package pick-up up top. 

9:00 AM - Racers & Spectators start to upload on Blackcomb Gondola. All racers must be uploading by 10:15am in order to make the race starting times. It is your responsibility to leave enough time for uploads and pre-race rituals.
10:00 AM - Package Pickup and 1K registration closes

10:15 AM - Start of 3km Kids Timed Event
10:45 AM - Start of Children's Challenge ( Free 1K Kids Event )
11:00 AM - Start for the Sport and Enduro Event
11:30 AM - Post race food & beverage available in race compound
1:00 PM - Awards Ceremony - in Race Compound (or Rendezvous Lodge if weather doesn't cooperate)


Terrain:

Sport: Alpine Walk out to Overlord Trail and up to Blackcomb Lake via Lakeside Loop. Then back up Marmot trail to 7th Heaven Road and back to the Rendezvous Lodge via Alpine Walk.


Enduro: Alpine Walk out to Overlord Trail and up to Blackcomb Lake via Lakeside Loop, Overlord trail to Decker Loop, back to Marmot trail via Overlord, up Marmot to 7th Heaven Road and back to the Rendezvous Lodge via Alpine Walk. **Please note; any Enduro racer not reaching the sport cut off within one (1) hour of the start time will be redirected to the Sport Course.


Elevation Gain:

Half Marathon Course: n/a
Enduro Course: 645m
Sport Course: 360m 

 

First Aid & Water Stations:

2 Water/Aid Stations (1 at start / finish area, and 1mid way through course). First Aid attendants at the Start/Finish area, at aid station and throughout course with radio communication. Course sweep will travel behind last racer.

 

Washrooms:

At Rendezvouz Lodge... visit them before proceeding to Start / Finish line.

 

Parking:

Sure thing, we got some of that.

 

Important Notes:

In the interest of racer safety and because of the size of our attendance and the technicality of our course, it’s dangerous! 

NONE OF THESE THINGS BELONG ON THE TRAIL DURING THE RACE:

  • No dogs

  • No headphones

  • No strollers or baby joggers

  • No nordic walking poles

 

Spectators:

Spectators Welcome... best viewing from start/finish area.

 

Awards & Prizes:

Awards ceremony will be held following completion of all competitors. (Approximately 1:00 pm). Medals are given to the top three male and female finishers in each age category in all distances, as well as top three male and female finishers overall. All awards must be picked up at the race and will not be mailed.


Registration Deadline and Fee:

Individual registration is open for this race. Registration fees for this race is $55 and available until April 15th, 2020 -or- until sold out.

**Registration fees, park fees (where applicable) & GST not included.