This epic race is also sanctioned as the 2015 Canadian National 50km Trail Championships! The course is a clover leaf design with 4 relay legs ranging from 10km to 16km, utilizing mountain bike trails off the Sunburst chair, high alpine hiking trails on Mt. Tod, and backcountry mountain bike and Nordic trails on Mt. Morrisey.
Take on the whole 50km solo or put a team together up to 4 people. There will be 4 legs the first leg will start from the village and head up to mid mountain, Second leg will leave from mid moutain and follow hiking trails to the top of mtn Tod and loop around and return to mid mountain, Third leg will leave mid mountain and follow some new xc trails around the mountain and finish in the Village, Fourth leg will leave from the village and run some great trails on Morriesey mountain and loop around and return and finish in the Village. Exact distances and elevation will be posted for each of the 4 legs.
The lift will be in operation to move teammates from the village to mid-mountain to tag off to your teammate and to bring runners back down. It’s also available for spectators to watch at mid mountain. Make sure to bring your friends to cheer you on!! You will need a pass for the lift – you will receive 2 lift tickets per racer that are included in the price for racers and there will be a fee for other spectators for the lift.
Solo - For Solo runners you will be able to have a drop bag at mid mountain that you can access after leg 1 and leg 2 – or if you have a support person they can use your lift pass and take the lift up and meet you at mid-mountain with your race gear. (2 lift passes are included in your registration) Also you can leave a bag at the bottom for the end of leg 3.