Posted on May 10, 2024

The runner’s high is both metaphorical and literal in Whistler, BC. Apart from the endorphins released during any run, you will also take in mountain views. This dreamy landscape, mixed with the plethora of trail running races offered in the Sea to Sky, is all the motivation you need to start training today!

Lace up and learn about all the events happening in Whistler and surrounding areas in the summer of 2024:

Whistler Half Marathon: May 31 – June 2, 2024: This famous race starts the season with a bang. Whistler Half Marathon provides a safe space for all to try trail running while experiencing Lost Lake Park. The first wave of athletes (everyone is an athlete in their own right) starts bright and early at 7:10 a.m., and the last heat starts at 10:30 am.

Run Comfy Numb: June 8, 2024: This is an exciting race that should definitely be on your bucket list. Run Comfy Numb takes place on a single-track bike trail, and you have the option to run either 25km or 50km. You can choose the level of difficulty you want to experience during the race. If you’re looking for an extra challenge or an excuse to stay in Whistler, Pemberton is hosting a Trail Run on June 22, 2024.

5 Peaks Trail Running Series

OTTILO Swimrun Whistler: July 7, 2024: A new event is set to take place in Whistler this summer. It will combine swimming and running for a day of epic fun. Although it is new to Whistler, it is considered to be the original swim-run race and is known to be one of the toughest races in the world. Athletes will switch back and forth between trail running and swimming on a challenging course.

5 Peaks Trail Running Series: August 30, 2024:  If you’re looking for an exhilarating experience, why not take a ride up the Blackcomb gondola? You’ll be greeted by the start line where you can join other running enthusiasts and journey through the coast mountains. As you run, you can admire the stunning panoramic views, boulder fields, and alpine flowers. Two courses are available – a 6km and a 9.9km – so you can choose the one that suits your fitness level.

So there you have it! A list of high-quality races for you to enjoy this summer. Fuel your passion for running among the breathtaking landscapes of Whistler. Get out, embrace the challenge, and immerse yourself in mountain trail running.

Book your race weekend accommodation in Whistler with us today by connecting with our Guest Services Team. They can assist you in finding the best hotel rates and offers we have at [email protected] or 1 800 667 3363.