50 Miler

 

Package Pick up:  Thurs, May 23 5:00 – 7:30 pm   Friday, May 24 4:30 – 6 pm  Race morning 5 – 6:15 am

Race Time: Saturday, May 25, 2019 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.

Aide 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

Aide 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.