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The North Face Dirty Feet Mountain 50km & Relay Weekend
September 10, 2016
This race is part of the 2016 Canadian Skyrunning Series.
50km Details – This 50km ultra will be a clover leaf design and can be entered solo or teams. Make it a 2 day race and register for the Mountain Half 21km, 10km or 5km onSunday September 11th too!! When you register for this race you will be sent a discount code to register for the race the next day if you choose to do so. Pacing and Pacers are not permitted on this course.
The race is at Sun Peaks Resort on September 10th, 2016! The 4 relay legs will be from 10km to 16km. Get your team together and get ready for an awesome weekend at Sun Peaks!! – Take a ride on the chairlift to cheer on your teammates and check out the amazing views!!! Need Teammates?? Click here for team finder!
Maps: The maps are now uploaded complete with elevation profiles. Once summer hits Sun Peaks we will be up there to ensure there are no changes to the courses. If there is we will announce as soon as possible. Click Here for the lastest Maps!!
Trails: The trails for this run will include mtn bike trails on Sunburst, the high alpine hiking trails on Mt Tod, backcountry xc mtn bike trails and the backcountry xc trails on Mt Morrisey. Super fun and challenging trails!! If you are looking to pre-run the course please ensure to not run on the open mountain bike trails as these trails are downhill mountain biking trails during the summer months. Please use the hiking trails to get to mid mountain instead of leg 1.
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. For water station details click here.
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 1 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. (1 lift pass is included in your registration) Also you can leave a bag at the bottom for the end of leg 3.
All racers who finish the event will receive a North Face Dirty Feet finishers piece!!
Trail Video – Check out the trails you will be running on – Click here to view!
Want to come out and watch but maybe it’s too hard? On sunday September 11th there will be the mountain half 21km mountain run also including a 10km +1 and an easy 5km fun run for everyone!! Click here for more details.
Click here for directions to Sun Peaks from Kamloops, BC.
Solo entry – $85 entry fee (includes GST) Before Sept 4th, 2016.
Team entry – 2 or 4 person teams – $75 per person (includes GST)Before Sept 4th, 2016
You are able to purchase more lift tickets at a discounted price when you register. Extra lift tickets are on sale for $15 for any friends or family that want to come up the mountain to support you or your team!! You can also buy them at race package pick up.
Register after September 4th, 2016 add $10 to the entry fee.
Entry Fees: Includes a lift ticket ($19) 1 ticket per racer, finishers special Dirty Feet Stainless Steel pint glass, fully stocked food and water stations, electrolyte drink, a safe event and first class professional first aid team. Live music in the village for when you finish the race!
Make sure to register before September 4th, 2016 to receive a race bag full of goodies!!
Refund Policy – Sorry No Refunds. –Your registration maybe transferred to another 2016 event but this must be requested 2 weeks prior to the event.
Awards and Draw Prizes :
Awards and draw prizes on Saturday around 6:30pm location is to be determined! You must attend for draw prizes and there will be some special prizes given out!
Dirty Feet Shirts: New 2016 shirt designs will be available. The North Face Technical t-shirts will be available for this event for $15 they can be purchased at time of on-line registration for the best selection – sizes and quantities will be limited. Any shirts left over will be on sale at the event for $20.
Racer Check In: Check in will be September 10th between 7am – 7:30am at the start/finish arch.
Race Package Pick-up:
Race Packages will be available to pick up on Friday September 9th from 4-6pm near the clock tower in the village. Or if you cannot make that time you can pick up Saturday morning at the race at 7am.
Race Map and Elevation Profile:
The maps and course profiles you can find at this link.
Race Start Times:
50km and Relay starts at 8:00 am
There’s lots of parking around the main day lodge at Sun Peaks.
Jodi is originally from Montréal, Quebec but spent a few years in Northern New Brunswick after graduating from University. She moved to Kamloops in the Spring of 2010 with her family and works as an educational assistant. Her 7 and 8 year old keep her really busy as they love exploring the area and enjoying what Kamloops has to offer!