The Sun Peaks Kookaburra Cup is back for its 6th year, and better than ever! Originated as a key event in the Sun Peaks Family Cup 'All Nations Celebrations', this event has been rapidly growing in popularity. Now listed as a BC Sanctioned Cross Country event, the Loppet consists of 4 courses to choose from with 10 age categories. This fun, family-oriented event is open to all ability levels.
5 and under, 6-9, 10-13, 14-17, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+ years of age. Male and female in each class.
Courses2km, 5km, 15km and 30km (two laps of the 15km course).
Note: Due to the number of age classes and courses the race organizers may decide to not award metals for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in all categories as a result of the numbers entered in each category.
Registration Coming soon!
Start Time and LocationThe loppet begins at 10:30am on January 11, 2015, with a second wave at 10:35am. The starting location is just above the Nordic Centre at the west end of Parking Lot #5.
Description of CourseCheck out our interactive map for reference:
2km Course: Start at the Umbrella Café, heading past the Nordic Centre, along P5 to Cotton Tail, down Cotton Tail to the finish at the Nordic Centre.
5km Course: Start at the Umbrella Café, heading up past the Nordic Centre, along P5 to Cotton Tail, out Cotton Tail to Vista, up Vista to McGillivray Lake Trail and turn around point, back on Vista, Cotton Tail to finish at the Nordic Centre.
15km Course: Start at the Umbrella Café, up past the Nordic Centre, along P5 to Cotton Tail, out Cotton Tail to Vista, up Vista to McGillivray Lake Trail, up McGillivray Lake Trail, to Blue Grouse, to Nut Hatch, to Raven Ramble, to McGillivray Lake FSR (out and back 0.7 km), to McGillivray Lake Cabin turn around and aid station, back to Otter Loop, to Great Grey, to Vista (hard left turn) to Cotton Tail, to finish at Nordic Centre.
30km Course: Two laps of the 15km course.
Note: Please use caution with two way traffic on Cotton Tail.
Post Race SocialDetails coming soon!