The Fernie Half Marathon, 3-Runner Relay & 10K & 5K Run has become a classic in Southeastern BC.
The all-trail course that winds along the Elk River and follows a community trail system is both challenging and beautiful. With seamless organisation, professional chip timing and easy registration the Fernie Half Marathon is a great choice to end your running season.
Online Registration opens in spring for both solo and relay runners. Take advantage of early bird rate typically until June 30th. Registration is open until end of September. Racers can pick up their race package from the Park Place Lodge the night before.
The Park Place Lodge is conveniently located just off Highway 3. Discounted room rates are on offer for all race participants. Fernie has a wide selection of accommodation options ranging from hotel rooms, pod rooms, and private condos, all the way to luxury mountain lodges.
There are three options to tackle this event:
The Half Marathon route follows 21 km of trails along the scenic Elk River, crossing the base of Mount Fernie, wooded areas in Coal Creek, starting and finishing in Fernie’s beautiful James White Park.