Friday, Apr 26, 2024 @ 8:00 AM

BC Backyard Ultra

110 Finlayson Street

Sicamous, BC LAST RUNNER STANDING

Registration Closed Fri. Apr 12, 2024 @ 8:00 AM

ABOUT THE RACE

BC Backyard Ultra is hosted at the Sicamous Public Beach Park in Sicamous, British Columbia (previously hosted in Little Mountain Park in Salmon Arm, British Columbia in 2022 & 2023) and supports the Canadian Championship Series & Big Dog’s Backyard Ultra World Championship.

The trails that make up the BC Backyard Ultra route is within the Traditional Territory of the Southern Secwepemc First Nation.
It is a privilege to experience the preservation & beauty of these lands.

The Backyard format is inclusive and gives opportunity to run with community, set a personal record, challenge/lean on each another & experience an event that brings racers back to home base over and over again...until you meet your own finish line.

The BC Backyard Ultra is the annual kick off to the Canadian Series & is an approved SILVER TICKET event, in support of the Canadian Championship and Big's Backyard Ultra World Championship.

2022: The winner of the BC Backyard Ultra will receive the silver coin & an invitation to participate in the 2022 Canadian Championship (the winner of the 2022 Canadian Championship will have opportunity to compete in the 2023 World Championship at Big Dog's Backyard).

2023: The winner of the BC Backyard Ultra will receive cash prizing (35 laps or less [$700 winner/$300 assist], 35+ laps [$1000 winner/$500 assist]) and opportunity to compete in the 2023 World Championship, At-Large (an additional 25 runners will be selected off the 'At-Large' list to complete in the 2023 World Championship at Big Dog's Backyard).

2024: The winner of the BC Backyard Ultra will receive the silver coin & an invitation to participate in the 2024 Canadian Championship (the winner of the 2024 Canadian Championship will have opportunity to compete in the 2025 World Championship at Big Dog's Backyard).

The BC Backyard Ultra will host 100 racers & there is no waitlist.

Every hour on the hour, runners must complete 6706 meters (4.167 miles/6.7056 kms).

Three minutes before the top of the hour, three whistles will blow.

Two minutes before the top of the hour, two whistles will blow.

One minute before the top of the hour, one whistle will blow.

When the bell rings at the start of the hour, you must be ready to go and in the starting chute.

When one runner remains, they will complete one last loop, a victory loop.

There is only one winner; all other participants will DNF (did not finish).

THE INSPIRATION

BC Backyard Ultra, hosted by Lewiston Ultra Events is inspired by community and time spent with mastermind, Lazarus Lake.

The BC Backyard Ultra gives back to community/volunteer organizations.

REGISTRATION

BC Backyard Ultra is $150 CDN (+GST & UltraSignup fee).

Participants must be 19 years of age or older on race day.

*AMEX (AMERICAN EXPRESS & DISCOVERY) cards are not accepted methods of payment

Lewiston Ultra Events does not offer refunds and there is no waitlist.

Registration is transferable until 8am on April 12, 2024 for a $20 administration fee. There are no transfers after 8am on April 12, 2024 – no exceptions. Transfer requests can be sent to kara@thelewistonultra.com

Registration will close April 12 @ 8am or when the race fills; whichever comes first.

THE COURSE

BC Backyard Ultra is hosted at the Sicamous Public Beach Park in Sicamous, British Columbia (previously hosted in Little Mountain Park in Salmon Arm, British Columbia in 2022 & 2023).

The BC Backyard Ultra route offers a mix of non-technical trail and pavement (less than 20m elevation gain/loss) & an exceptional staging area with cheer, community & all the high fives.

Event's current local time: 9:02 PM PT

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