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  • Sunday • September 3, 2017
  • 9:30 am
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The 8th Annual Fernie Tears & Gears. Run, bike or both. Kids 8+ categories and adults. Solo or team.

Catering to all ages and abilities, the race is a fun, competitive event. Racers can expect flats, climbs, and downhills on some of Fernie’s most fun singletrack trails.  The race features solo, team, classic and kids categories.

RUN

A great loop through the Ridgemont trail network – utilizing Sidewinder, Queen V, Eric’s, R-Trail & Broken Derailer. Fast, flowy and fun.
Distance: 11.5km
Elevation: 341m

RIDE

A cross-country route through the Montane trails – utilizing Montane, Roots, Resurrection and Roots Extension. For bikers intermediate and up.
Distance: 16km
Elevation: 428m

YOUTH

After three years, this race has become the best part of the day! A fun 5km loop, same for running and biking, using the lower Ridgemont trail network. Options for solo or team, suitable for 8-14yrs. 12+ eligible to race in the Adult race.

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Entry Rates & Race Info

SCHEDULE:

SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 2ND:

  • 4-6PM: Registration at The Park Place Lodge from 4-6PM.
    All racers who are able to, to please pick up their race package and sign a waiver at this time to save time on race day and to understand race day proceedings.

SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 3RD
Outside Fernie Aquatic Centre:

  • 8.30-9AM ONLY!: Late Registration for those who can't make it to Friday evening registration.

  • 9.30AM: RACE BRIEFING: Compulsory Race Briefing will take place at the start line for all racers.

  • 9.45AM: KIDS RACE START

  • 10.00AM MASS ADULT START – whether Classic Team, Solo, Run only and Bike only. If you’re on a team, runners go first, then bikers.

Designed to test the abilities, determination, and strength of participants, while also celebrating the amazing terrain and trails available in Fernie, not to mention adding to the already impressive array of biking and running events held in this town May to October.

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  • The Fernie Aquatic Centre, 250 Pine Ave, Fernie, BC, V0B 1M0