Run Wild in Whistler this September
Whistler is full of great summer activities and events including running, which always seems to jog the Whistler spirit. If you’re looking to surround yourself with incredible scenery while you run, then Whistler is just the place for you. Explore the meandering Valley Trail or adventure into the mountains on the epic Whistler Blackcomb; the sky's the limit in Whistler.
While there's an endless amount of trails for you to travel, there’s also a wealth of running events that happen in Whistler, from competitions to charity events. September is an excellent month for a run, the heat dies down, but the weather’s still perfect. Take a look at some upcoming Whistler running events below!
Valley to Peak Race
September 1, 2018
Celebrate Labour Day Long Weekend with a 22.5 km race! The 4th annual The North Face Valley to Peak race will test competitors with a vertical climb of over 1,600 ft up Whistler Mountain. There are also 10 km, 3 km, and a 1 km kid option. You’ll experience some of Whistler’s premier running trails during the competition.
Terry Fox Run
September 16, 2018
Tie up your running shoes, slap on your rollerblades, or get your dog on a leash for the annual Whistler Terry Fox Run fundraiser. The run benefits the Canadian Cancer Society and ends with activities and entertainment. Registration for the run is at 10 am, and the run will start at 11 am.
September 22, 2018
Take part in the beautiful 10.5 km trail run from Cheakamus to Brandywine Falls Provincial Park for the Brandywine Boogie. Tackle the Sea to Sky Trail with this point to point race, mainly on gravel, with slight downhill elevation changes. Organized by the members of the Rotary Club of Whistler, 100% of profits will go directly to charity!
Whistler Alpine Meadows 50
September 22, 2018
If you like to climb mountains, then the Alpine Meadows 50 is your race. Choose from 55 km, 25 km, and 12 km options and race up the Skywalk Trail network into the Whistler alpine. You’ll experience the distinct landscape including alpine meadows, glaciers, waterfalls, wildflowers, and incredible mountain views.