Weekend Info

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Weekend Information

Friday, September 20-22, 2019 - Whistler Alpine Meadows

Schedule Of Events

Dates: Fri, Sept 20 – Sun, Sept 22, 2019
Distances: 25km, 55km, 110km, NEW 175km, Ascent Race and Triple WAMMY! for 2019
Location: Whistler, BC
Start Times:

Fri: 175km – 10:00am – 48hr cutoff
Fri: Ascent Race – 12:00pm – 5hr30 cutoff
Sat: 110km – 4:00am – 30hr cutoff
Sat: 25km – 8:00am – 6hr30 cutoff
Sat: Kids Race – TBD
Sun: 55km – 6:00am – 12hr30 cutoff
Mon: Awards banquet & post race dinner/social – 6:00pm – Whistler Mountain

Start:

Ascent Race: Whistler Athletes’ Centre
25km: Riverside Resort
55km: Whistler Athletes’ Centre
110km: Riverside Resort
175km: Meadow Park

Finish: All distances finish at Riverside Resort, except the Ascent Race which finishes at the top of Whistler Mountain.

Weekend Details

​Parking:

All parking will be in the Whistler Day Lots, with bus services provided by the race via a “bus pass” purchase. Buses will be running throughout the weekend and stopping at strategic locations for pick up and drop off, from Friday morning on through to Sunday evening.

EXCEPTION: 110k runners will be parking directly at Riverside Resort and will not need to park at the day lots, and will not need a bus pass, unless you prefer to take a bus from Whistler Village or Whistler Athlete Centre.

​Package Pickup:

Thursday:
4:00-9:00pm @ Hilton Whistler – all distances
*For 175k – mandatory package pickup, gear check and drop bag 
drop-off.

Friday:
*NO 175k race morning PPU!

10:30-11:30am @ Ascent / WAMMY start line (Whistler Athlete Ctr)
4:00-8:00pm @ Hilton Whistler – all distances

Saturday:
*NO 110k race morning PPU!
6:30-7:30am @ 25k start line (Riverside)
8:30-all day @ Finish Line (Riverside) for 55k only

Sunday:
4:30-5:30am @ 55k start line (Whistler Athlete Ctr)

Accommodation

​Riverside Resort:

Stay just steps from your starting line with our official accommodation partner and event host site. Options include camping, RV sites, cabins and yurts.

Call 604.905.5533 and use code CMTS19 (This is not a discount code, but rather an access code, as we have most of the resort pre-booked for our runners. If you don’t use the code, you might be told the resort is sold out.)

​Whistler Athletes’ Centre

Individual 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.

Call 604.964.0052 or book online here; use code “CMTS” for special rates.

​Hilton Whistler Resort

Centrally located in Whistler Village, your stay at the Hilton includes a 24-hour fitness facility, heated outdoor swimming pool & hot tub, with tennis courts and a spa onsite. All rooms are newly-renovated, with some featuring jetted tubs and fully equipped kitchens.

The Hilton will host package pickup Thurs & Fri, and the 175k pre-race briefing Thurs pm.

For 30% off best rates (Sept 19 – 23) call 1.800.515.4050 and use booking code “WAM” or “Whistler Alpine Meadows”.

Note: Parking is an extra cost, but the Whistler parking lots are only a few blocks away.

​Crystal Lodge

Located right in the heart of Whistler village, the Crystal Lodge features a wide variety of hotel rooms (1, 2 & 3 bdrm), lofts & suites, shops, restaurants and amenities, including a heated outdoor pool, hot tub, sauna, and fitness room. Minimum 2-night stay.

For special rates, call 1.800.667.3363 and quote “Whistler Alpine Meadows 2019”, or visit crystal-lodge.com and enter Promotion Code 4RL99.

Note: Parking is an extra cost, but the Whistler parking lots are only a few blocks away.

Travelling to Whistler

​By Car:

From Vancouver, take the Sea to Sky Highway 99. Drive through Squamish and follow signs for Whistler Village. Take the second right into Whistler Village on Lorimer Road. Pass through a set of traffic lights and look for the entrance to the Day Lots on your right.

​By Air:

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