50 Miler

Package Pick up:  Fast Trax Run & Ski

Thurs 5:00 – 8:00 pm Friday 3:00 – 5:30 pm

Islet Lake Staging Area Race morning 5:00 – 6:15 am

Race Time: Saturday at 6:30 AM

Start: Islet Lake Staging Area, Blackfoot Recreation Area

The 50 mile course consists of a 5 km out & back at the start & then three 25 km loops. There is 12.5 hour time limit, but don’t pause too long at the aide stations or you may get caught by cougar. Runners must start their final loop by 3 pm.  This race was the course for the 2004 & 2018 Canadian 50 mile Trail Championship.  For those that the 100 km is just a bit too much you can trust us to deliver a hill of a course.

Elevation gain per lap:

305 m/1000 ft

See Race Rules for rules & required gear.

Headlamp useful for the Pre-race check in and bathroom if you’re there early (no light in the outhouses), but not required for the race.

Aid stations:

Clockwise (even) Race year:  3.5 km/10 km (water only)/15 km/ 20 km

Counterclockwise (odd) Race year: 5 km/10 km/15 km (water only)/21.5

Aid stations have a mix of awesome ultra food & will compete for bragging rights:

-Electrolyte, water, coke, ginger-ale, fruit, cookies, chips, sandwiches, soup, pickles, etc.

Course Information