Weekend Info

Geoff Langford

Weekend Information

Whistler Alpine Meadows

September 25-26, 2021 - 13km, 25km, and 60km

Schedule Of Events

Dates: Sat, Sept 25 - Sun, Sept 26, 2021
Distances: 13km, 25km, 60km
Location: Whistler, BC
Start Times:

Sat: 60km - 6:00am - 12hr30 cutoff
Sat:
13km - 10:00am – 4hr00 cutoff
Sun: 25km - 9:00am - 6hr30 cutoff
Sun: Kids Race - 8:30am
Sun:
Post event dinner/social - 7:00pm - Black's Pub, Mountain Square

Start:

60km: Cheakamus Lake Road
(Shuttle provided. Limited parking for runners to be dropped off. No parking for the day allowed, no exceptions.)
13km:
Rainbow Lake trailhead
(No parking on site. No drop offs allowed. All runners must take the pre-race shuttle bus, no exceptions.)
25km: Spruce Grove
(parking on site)

Finish: 13km and 60km both finish at Meadow Park.
25km finishes at Spruce Grove.

Weekend Details

​Parking:

For the 13km and 60km events, parking will be at Whistler Secondary, with bus shuttles to each start line. *No race day parking is allowed on site. No exceptions or our permits will be pulled*
For the 25km and Kids Race, parking will be available at the Spruce Grove start line.
No registration or tickets are necessary for buses.
Participants may be dropped off at the 60km start line, but absolutely no parking is available or possible. *Limited short term parking available for runner drop offs, please take the shuttle bus if possible*
Participants MAY NOT be dropped off at the 13km start line. *Our permits explicitly state that no vehicular traffic is allowed via the race, at this location. No drop offs. No parking. Shuttle bus service only*

​Package Pickup:

Friday:
4:00-6:00pm @ Salomon Store Whistler

Saturday:
5:00-5:45am @ 60km start line (Cheakamus Lake Rd) for 60 km only
9:00-9:45am @ 13km start line (Rainbow trailhead parking) for 13km only
11:00am-6:00pm @ Finish Line (Meadow Park) for 25km only

Sunday:
8:00-8:45am @ 25km start line (Spruce Grove)

Accommodation

Riverside Resort:

Stay with our official accommodation partner, walking distance to the 25km start line (700m / 8 min walk), and a quick drive to parking for shuttles for both the 13km and 60km. Options include camping, RV sites, cabins and yurts.

Use access code CMTR21 when booking to get access to the race accommodation options.

Whistler Athletes' Centre

Walking distance from the 60km start line, Whistler Athletes' Centre has individual dorm-style rooms with shared bathrooms and a shared, fully stocked, commercial-sized kitchen.

Athlete-focused accommodations at a great price, conveniently located as soon as you enter Whistler at Function Junction.

To book:
Call 604-964-0052
Online booking: https://www.whistlersportlegacies.com/api/smart_hotel/ (enter discount code in comments section)

Use discount code "WAM2021" to access special race pricing:
15% discount 14 days in advance
5% discount less than 14 days in advance

Travelling to Whistler

​By Car:

From Vancouver, take the Sea to Sky Highway 99. Drive through Squamish and follow signs for Whistler Village.
*please note that Vancouver and the Sea to Sky Highway are very busy thoroughfares. Traffic heading to Whistler on a Friday evening will be significant, and drive times can double. Please plan accordingly and attempt to arrive Thursday or earlier if at all possible.* 

​By Air:

Vancouver International Airport is the closest major airport. You can rent a car or take a shuttle bus to Whistler (2-2.5 hours). Harbour Air also flies from Downtown Vancouver to Whistler.