Raging Elk Powder, Pedal, Paddle Relay at Fernie Alpine Resort

Event Date: 
Saturday, April 14, 2018
Time: 
9:00am - 4:00pm

A Fernie Tradition that has been going strong since 1984! Individuals or teams of 2-5 people ski, bike, paddle and then run in a fun (yet competitive) relay race, followed by a BBQ in the plaza and the Fernival main band (Sloan) this event is the perfect season ender!

There are fantastic prizes for the top finishers in each category as well as bonus prizes! Costumes are encouraged as there are prizes for best costume, best theme, most creative name and more!

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
SKI – Top of Bear Express Chair, down Cedar Bowl & Cedar Trail to base area
BIKE – From base area, through Timberline Subdivision to Highway #3, along Highway #3 to the Elk River in Fernie.
PADDLE – From Fernie, down the Elk River to the bottom of Ski Hill Road. RUN – From bottom of ski hill road run uphill, through the Timberline Subdivision, through Parking Lot #1 to the finish line in the base.

CATEGORIES:
Teams of 2 to 5 people (1 person per leg with the exception of the paddle leg which can be done by 2 people in the same boat – team members can do more than 1 leg):
– Men’s Team
– Women’s Team
– Mixed Team (must have at least 2 females)
– Family/Youth Team (must have at least 2 youth under 18yrs)

SOLOS:
– Men’s Solo
– Women’s Solo

Minimum age for competition is 12.

REGISTRATION:
Entry fee and registration details will be posted soon. 

EVENT SCHEDULE:
Friday, April 13th
5:00pm – 9:00pm: Check-in, Late Registration & Bib/Bauble Pickup @ Daylodge

Saturday, April 14th
8:00am – 9:30am: Bib/Bauble Pickup @ Daylodge.

NOTE: All teams MUST be checked in and have all their team member’s waivers signed BEFORE 9:30am and NO new registrations allowed on race morning!

10:00am: All Competitors Meeting (Mandatory) @ Daylodge/Village Plaza
11:00am: Race Start @ Top of Bear Chair
12:00-1:00pm (approx) – racers reaching finish line
5:30pm (approx): Prize Presentation @ Plaza – Main Stage (Prize presentation will be approx 20min after the Sloan Fernival performance ends)

A huge thanks goes out to the title sponsor: Raging Elk Hostel & Kodiak Lounge….spend a night, not a fortune at Fernie’s premiere hostel or enjoy a cold beverage in the cozy Kodiak Lounge. For more information visit their website at http://ragingelk.com/.