2019 Schedule

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Wednesday, October 16

  • 5:00–7:45pm — Packet Pickup, at Kintec, North Vancouver

Friday, October 18

  • 5:00–9:00pm — Packet Pickup, at Whistler Olympic Plaza

Saturday, October 19

  • 7:30am – Relay Race Starts
  • 7:45am – Ultra Race Starts
  • 11:30am – First Ultra Finisher expected, Whistler Olympic Plaza
  • 12:00pm – Finish Line Pizza & Beer Garden Open!
  • 12:15pm – First Relay Team Finisher expected, Whistler Olympic Plaza
  • 3:00pm – Ultra Runner cut-off (may not start final loop), Whistler Olympic Plaza
  • 3:45pm – Force Start for Final Leg, Whistler Olympic Plaza
  • 4:00pm – Awards Ceremony
  • 5:00pm – Course Closed

Sunday, October 20

  • Find yourself a greasy brunch, then head home to rest!

**Schedule subject to change**

Course Details

Classic Whistler

The course is centred around Lost Lake Park. The exchange point is at the Start/Finish Line in Whistler Village.

PDF Map (subject to change)

Whistler 50 2019 course map

The 50 mile (80KM) relay course will consist of 8 loops of 10KM. The 8-person relay will run 10KM loops. The 4-person relays will alternate 20km loops while the 2-person relays may alternate 20km loops or run 40km each. The 50 mile total distance will be certified.

NEW FOR 2019, ultra runners will run 5 laps of 10KM for a total of 50KM.

Also new for 2019, there is one exchange point at the start/finish line in Whistler Olympic Plaza. While your teammate is running, you can stroll through Whistler Village and pick up a coffee or hang out in the beer garden to cheer them on.

The course is traffic free with minimal road crossings. There will be aid stations approximately every 5KM.

Exchange Points & Start/Finish Area

New for 2019 there will be one exchange point at the Start/Finish Line for all relay members in Whistler Olympic Plaza.

Race Weekend Festivities!

More than just a relay – make sure you stay for the weekend to enjoy the full party!

Friday Pre-Race Packet Pickup

Picking up your race package in Friday on Whistler? We’ll be upstairs at The Brewhouse from 5:00pm to 9:00pm, so come collect your gear then grab a seat and enjoy a pint!

Saturday Finish Line Party

We’re excited to be partnering with Whistler Cooks for a new Finish Line Party on Saturday afternoon in Whistler Olympic Plaza! Menu of food available for purchase will be posted closer to the event.

The party kicks off at 1:00pm under the sheltered Pavilion at Olympic Plaza. Beyond the chili, there will be additional food available for purchase as well as some craft beer from recently-opened Coast Mountain Brewing for sale! Add in a DJ, potentially some fancy costumes, and this will be an awesome way to celebrate your run as you watch the final teams cross the Finish Line.

Ultra & Relay Awards will be presented in Whistler Olympic Plaza at the Finish Line Party. Once the awards are finished, we’ll wrap everything up around 7:00pm and you can enjoy a night out on the town in Whistler Village!

Weekend Accommodation

Aava Whistler

Event Weekend

The Aava Whistler Hotel is consistently rated as one of Whistler’s top hotels, located just a short walk from Whistler Village. Discounted room rates are available to runners through Whistler.com . There’s even an outdoor pool and hot tub for your post-race relaxation!

Fairmont Chateau Whistler

Event Weekend

The Fairmont Chateau Whistler defines mountain luxury and is offering participants exclusive rates representing available through Whistler.com. This premier hotel is located right at the base on Blackcomb Mountain and offers a hotel shuttle with a drop-off point just steps from the start/finish line! Indulge at their spa, multiple restaurants, and numerous other amenities.

Whiski Jack Resorts


Whiski Jack Resorts offers condominium and townhome options, each with its own individual style. The properties are located in Whistler, from the forest edge to the pedestrian-friendly Village, and offer flexibility for families and larger groups who are looking to cook their own meals. Discounted room rates are available to runners through Whistler.com.

Exclusive Rates
for Participants

Proper preparation is the key to success and Whistler.com is proud to be a member of your support team. With preferred rates  at our partner properties, Aava Hotel Whistler, Fairmont Chateau Whistler and the Whiski Jack Whistler, you can stay longer and enjoy the relaxed recovery you deserve.

Spend a day or two in Whistler after the race to relax and enjoy our resort. From zip lining to outdoor spas and ATV tours, our Whistler.com travel consultants can help book activities, find accommodation and give local advice on the places to eat, shop and celebrate. Visit Whistler.com or call 1.800.944.7853 to learn more.

Book your hotel or Race Weekend activities today!

Aava Whistler

Past Results & Photos

Year Results Photos Extra
2018 Startline Timing – Relay / Ultra Facebook / Instagram
2017 Startline Timing – Relay / Ultra Facebook / Instagram Pique ArticleCanadian Running
2016 Startline Timing – Relay / Ultra Facebook / Instagram Pique Article
2015 Startline Timing Facebook Gallery Story 1 | Story 2 | Ultra Report
2014 Startline Timing Facebook Gallery
2013 Startline Timing Facebook Gallery
2012 Sportstats Ultra / Relay Facebook Gallery
2011 Sportstats Ultra / Relay Facebook Gallery
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