Race Day Details U

Race Package Pickup:

Race package pickup will be available on Friday Sept 21st from 4:00pm until 6:00pm and Saturday Sept 22nd from 11:00am until 1:00pm location TBA. 
Out of towners can also pickup their race packages on race day September 23rd at the race from 8am – 9am.

Weather:
Historically it can be nice at the end of September in Kamloops but be prepared for all weather conditions. This year it has been warm so you may still need to bring a hat, sunglasses and sunscreen but you never know it could rain so bring clothing for all types of weather.

Trails & Terrain:
The trails in Kenna Cartwright Park are a mix of roots, rocks and dirt. These trails are surrounded by great scenery with the Thompson River and Kamloops Lake in the background, there should be some great views along the way. There will be sections of the race on double track trails to allow for passing and spreading out of the group however there will be a good portion of single track as well.

Race Start Times

21km – 9:30am

10km – 10am

5km – 10:15am

Aid Stations:  –
5 km race will not have any aid stations on course however the start / finish area will be fully stocked with Water, (electrolyte drink), Gummies, Chips, Popcorn, and Organic Oranges and Bananas.
10 km race will have 1 aid station that will be stocked with the same items as the start / finish area. Location will around 4km into the race.
21 km race will have 1 aid station that will be stocked with the same items as the start / finish area. Location will be at about 10km and then at the Finish Line.

Make sure to bring water with you on course for your safety. At the first aid station for the 21km make sure to stock up you may need it for the ridge trail.

Accommodations:

There are many campgrounds and motels around Kamloops. Check with Touism Kamloops for more details. Or Click here to check out Accent Inns! 

Check out the trails you will be running on in this video from last year.

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