BC’s Wildest Trail Running Events.

Professionally run and community driven trail running races in coastal British Columbia

Coast Mountain Trail Running

Coast Mountain Trail Running (CMTR) hosts a collection of quality, challenging, professionally run trail events in world class destinations around Vancouver's North Shore and Sea to Sky Corridor.

CMTR has donated over $100,000 to local trail and Search and Rescue organizations, including SORCA, WORCA, NSMBA, ACC, Squamish SAR, Coquitlam SAR and North Shore SAR. Our goal going forward is to contribute over $50,000 annually to these great organizations.

About CMTR

CMTR Summer Scavenger Hunt

A Celebration of Movement, Training and Running

Registration open June 1st

Challenge kicks off June 8th!

100 days, 30 challenges, endless fun. Open to anyone, anywhere, a worldwide event. We’re hoping to make your summer just a little more fun and active as we celebrate movement, training & racing! You can make this challenge as wild and social, as challenging and difficult as you’d like, or you can keep it low key and just use it to approach your summer fitness goals with some variety.

Check out the Event

Run Ridge Run

February 22, 2020

13 km, 25 km

Join us on a journey around Sasamat and Buntzen lakes as we retrace much of the Diez Vista route via shorter options. The long course will take in the incredible Diez Vistas views while the short course will go Sasamat to Buntzen and back via a mix of old classics and new additions to the trail network.

Race Info


Cap Crusher

March 14, 2020

12 km, 24 km

The Cap Crusher is our annual celebration of Spring.

12km or 24km options to explore the incredibly diverse, challenging and somewhat under-appreciated Capilano Canyon trail system.

Cancelled 2020:
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Survival of the Fittest

May 23, 2020

18 km, 35 km

Held on the formidable Squamish trail network, Survival is hosted out of the stunningly beautiful Quest University lands. During the race runners will cross two bridges. Revel in the theory of evolution as you cross Darwin's early on, and test your faith above the rapids on Carpenter's Son near the end.

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Buckin’ Hell

July 25, 2020

30 km, 50 km, 50 km relay

Featuring 30km, 50km and two person 50km relay options. The race is hosted in the incredibly scenic Deep Cove, North Vancouver with runners enjoying the Mount Seymour trail network. The 50km ultra is quite simply one of the most technically challenging 50km races you'll find.

Cancelled 2020:
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Sky Pilot

Aug 9, 2020

16 KM, 40 KM, 25 KM with rappel

Sky Pilot is BACK with all new courses! All courses are now incredibly challenging routes with absolutely monstrous elevation profiles! These courses are GORGEOUS and incorporate NEW alpine trails that have never had an event run on them before. These races are sure to impress even the most seasoned trail enthusiasts.

Cancelled 2020:
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Whistler Alpine Meadows

September 25-27, 2020

25 km, 55 km, 110 km, 100 mile, Ascent Race, Triple Wammy!

Something for everyone right up to a killer 100 mile distance with over 9500m of climbing & descent. Participants will be treated to alpine meadows, waterfalls, wildflowers, glaciers and mountain views as far as the eye can see. If you like elevation stats, this is your race!

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More Coast Mtn Trail Running Events.

CMTR also includes the Diez Vista and Squamish50 races

Diez Vista

April 11, 2020

50 km

Diez Vista is one of the most historic ultras in the country, heading into its 24th year in 2020. Founded by local trail runners to showcase the trails and terrain around Port Moody, BC, the race has developed an incredibly loyal following, and has attracted some of the biggest names in ultra running over it’s storied history.

Cancelled 2020:
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Squamish 50

August 15 - 16, 2020

50 M, 50 KM, 23 KM, 50/50

The Squamish 50 races are TOUGH, truly unforgettable trail running experiences. With our marquee 50 mile race boasting over 90% singletrack and more than 11,000 feet of climbing and descent, topped off by stunning sweeping vistas across glaciated snow capped peaks that jut straight out of the Pacific Ocean, these courses are sure to take your breath away.

Cancelled 2020:
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