Registration
opening Spring 2017

2016 details shown below

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Online Registration closes at midnight on October 10, 2016

Team Limit: 250 team maximum

Ultra Limit: 80 participants maximum

  • 2-Person Relay
    $170
    • two team members
    • alternating legs of 20km
    • shirts
    • volunteer required
    • includes all taxes and processing fees
    • price before May 15: $170
    • price after May 15: $180
    • price after August 28: $190
    • price after September 25: $200
  • 4-Person Relay
    $320
    • four team members
    • equal legs of 20km
    • shirts
    • volunteer required
    • includes all taxes and processing fees
    • price before May 15: $320
    • price after May 15: $340
    • price after August 28: $360
    • price after September 25: $380
  • Solo Ultra-Marathon
    $90
    • solo runner
    • full 50 mile / 80km distance
    • shirt
    • finisher souvenir
    • volunteer required
    • includes all taxes and processing fees
    • price before May 15: $90
    • price after May 15: $95
    • price after August 28: $100
    • price after September 25: $105

Race
Format

Relay Teams

Teams start at 8am and cover the 50 mile distance. 8-person teams alternate between 13km and 7km legs, 4-person teams run 20km legs, and 2-person teams alternate 40km legs*

*2 & 4-person teams may request alternate leg configurations and we’ll do our best to accommodate

Course

The course consists of four 20km loops around Whistler Village and the picturesque Valley Trail system, with two relay exchange points each loop.
More details.

Ultra Runners

Starting at 6am, solo ultra-marathoners will complete the full 50 mile (80km) distance on their own. Early starts may be requested by runners. Full details.

Volunteer Requirement

An event of this size and duration requires numerous course marshals to point runners in the right direction. As a result, ALL teams are required to take on a volunteer shift. Details.

Relay Categories

  • Me and my running buddies (Mixed)
  • Me and the guys (Men Only)
  • Me and the girlfriends (Women Only)
  • Me and a bunch of old farts (All over 50)
  • Me and some folks from the office (Corporate)
  • Me and officials in uniform (Police/Fire/Military/Corrections/Ambulance)

AWARDS
Relay:
Top team awarded in each category.
Relay: Top teams of 2, 4, and 8 recognized.
Stage Awards: Presented to the fastest male and female for each leg.
Ultra: Top three awarded in each category.

Ultra Categories

  • Open Men
  • Open Women
  • Masters Men (40-49)
  • Masters Women (40-49)
  • Veteran Men (50+)
  • Veteran Women (50+)

Souvenir Shirt

The 2016 Whistler 50 running garment is a gender-specific, wicking, short-sleeve tee. Please note there are no exchanges for garment sizes after orders have been placed. You must select a shirt size when registering, but changes can be made online until September 26. Additional shirts can be purchased here.

2016 Shirt Sizing

Women’s XS S M L XL
Chest (1/2 measure) 18″ 19″ 20″ 21.5″ 23″
Body Length 25″ 25.5″ 26″ 27″ 28″
Sleeve Length 14″ 14.5″ 15″ 15.75″ 16.5″
Unisex/Men’s S M L XL XXL
Chest (1/2 measure) 20″ 21.5″ 23″ 24.5″ 26″
Body Length 27″ 28″ 29″ 30″ 31″
Sleeve Length 18.5″ 19.25″ 20″ 20.75″ 21.5″

Volunteers

ALL TEAMS are required to provide volunteer assistance with the running of this race:

  • All teams will provide one volunteer per team who will be given a choice of locations / times at which to volunteer, or will be assigned where needed.
  • Volunteers can be team members running an early or late leg, and assigned to a corresponding late or early volunteer position.
  • You must complete your Volunteer Registration for your team’s registration to be considered complete.
  • Volunteers must be 16 years of age or older.
  • A volunteer cannot volunteer for more than one team (teams cannot “share” a volunteer).

While each team is required to provide one volunteer, we also welcome additional individuals who can assist for a few hours!

If you or someone you know wishes to volunteer, please sign up here and someone will be in contact closer to race weekend. You will receive a race souvenir, an invitation to the post-race party, and the eternal gratitude of the race organizers!

Are you marshalling on course and want to see where you’ll be? If you’ve already been assigned your location, find it on this map. If you signed up to volunteer and haven’t heard from us at least one week before the event, please email whistler50@bcathletics.org

Racer Waivers

ALL PARTICIPANTS are required to sign an event waiver. Please make sure all members of your team sign this waiver and bring it with you to Package Pickup in order to claim your race package.

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