May 6th – Kal Park 50km N

2018 event – May 6th, 2018

The North Face Dirty Feet Kal Park 50

buttonThe 50km is once again the 2018 was the Canadian Mountain Running Championships!

Click here to register!! To Register for more than 1 race or for the whole trail running series click here! For 2018! – Buy a Dirty Feet Run Crew membership – save 20% on 2018 events! Click here for details.

Pacing and Pacers are not permitted in any of the distances in this race. Anyone who registers after April 30th will only receive a bib and not a race package. Please register early!

Ultra Run – an ultra run is 50km plus so this is the first of the Dirty Feet ultras in Vernon BC! – Registration will be limited to 400. If 400 people are registered a shuttle will be available for the 8km.  This run is located at Kalamalka Provincial Park and will be quite different to the half marathon course in July. The race will include an 8km, 25km and 50km. There will be a 25km loop that the 50km runner will do twice.

Skyrunning imagePick the distance that suits you and come out for an awesome day on the trails. There are great draw prizes to win so make sure to stick around to see what’s new from our sponsors!! Click here for a map to the park.

Prizing:  The North Face Dirty Feet Kal Park 50 Prizing.  Prize money will be awarded to the top three finishers in the men’s and women’s 50km race ( $100 – 1st place, $50 – 2nd place, $25 – 3rd place). The 25km race and 8 km race will have prizes for top 3 from our Sponsors, The North Face, Starting Block or Stussi Sports.

Trails: The trails are fun and challenging and will be well marked with flags and arrows and at the finish there’s great food waiting for you – organic bananas and oranges, sweet and salty snacks and water and Torq drink. There will be 2 feed zones out on course and one at the start/finish area.

Race Shirts: New 2018 design coming soon! The North Face Technical race t’s are available upon on-line registration they are Men’s and Womens t’s are $20. Sizes and quantities are limited. Please Purchase your shirt at time of on line registration for best size selection. Shirts are $20 at time of registration. Any shirts not purchased will be available at the race.  Shirts can ONLY be purchased online!

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Refund Policy  – Sorry No Refunds. –Your registration maybe transferred to another 2018 event but this must be requested 2 weeks prior to the event.

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Getting There: Click here for a map to get to Kalamalka Provincial Park.

Check In: May 6th at 6am for 50km, 8am for 25km and 9:30am for 8km at start/finish area. Everyone must check in on race day.

Aid Stations and Time Cut offs for 50km:
1st Aid station – 12.5km
2nd Aid Station – 20.9km (approx)
3rd Aid Station – 25km – First time cut off at 5 hours
4th Aid Station – 37.5km – Second time cut off at 7.5 hours
5th Aid Station – 45.9km (approx)

Aid stations for 25km: 1st Aid Station – 12.5km, 2nd Aid Station – 20.9km

Race Map and Elevation Profile:

The Race will be in Kalamalka Provincial Park just outside of Vernon closer to Coldstream. The course map and profile are now posted. Click here to check them out.  The trails offer amazing views and great terrain you will love it!! For 2018 the course should be similar to 2016 – changes will be shown on the map if needed. – 2017 course was changed due to weather.

Preview of the trails: Click here for a video of the trails and views for this event.

If you love these trails in Kalamalka Provincial park and would like to support the club hard at work maintaining them please visit the North Okanagan Cycling Society’s website to donate or become a member! Or click here to go to the donations page.

Muscles need help before or during the race? We are excited to have Bluebird Sport and Spine from Vernon on site for some pre race muscle warm up or some post race muscle recovery if you are having any issues make sure to go visit them at the race or at their clinic for a tune up before the race! You can visit Dr. Laura or Dr. Steve at Bluebird Sport and Spine at 3016 29th Street in Vernon.

Race Start Times:

50km – 7 am

25km – 9 am

8 km – 10:30 am

Entry Fees: Entry does not include the on line processing fee.

50 km race early entry fee is $65 includes GST. Price increases after April 6th.

25km race early entry fee is $50  includes GST. Price increases after April 6th

8km early entry fee is $35 includes GST. Price increases after April 6th

*Entry Fees will increase by $5 – 1 month (April 6th) before the race and another $5 1- week (April 29th) before the race.

You must register before April 29th, 2018 to receive a race bag full of goodies!

On-line Registration Deadline:

On-line Registration will close on May 5th, 2018 (No Race Day Registration) Registration is open click here to register!!

Race Package Pick-up times:

Friday May 4th from 3-5pm and Saturday May 5th from 11-1pm in Vernon at Stussi Sports at 4823 Silver Star Rd.

For out of towners that cannot make these times you can pick them up on race day from 6am-6:45am for 50km start and 8am for 25km start and until an hour before your race starts.