Canadian Running

Whistler Alpine Meadows adds daunting ultra distance


Whistler will have a 115-kilometre trail race in 2018 and is on track to be the site of a 175-kilometre route in 2019. Whistler Alpine Meadows, a Coast Mountain Trail Series race, added the new distance for the Sept. 22, 2018 race featuring more than 7,000 m of climbing in the Whistler Valley. Race director. As part of the announceme­nt, race director Gary Robbins says that 100k of the 115-kilometre route “have never been used by us in a race before.”

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