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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What is the cancellation policy?

Please see our race policies here

Will the event be cancelled if weather is inclement?

The Race Director, will determine if weather may adversely impact the safety of the event and make appropriate changes if necessary. The event is early in the season and mountain weather may be unpredictable. Racers are encouraged to prepare for cold weather and precipitation. 

Is the event a qualifier for anything?

Yes! XTERRA Pemberton is part of the XTERRA Trail Run World Series. Those that run in the 22K race will have chances to qualify. 

Are there Awards?

We have awards for;

22k race; 1st, 2nd & 3rd Male & Female. 1st Masters (50+) Male & Female.

9k race; 1st, 2nd & 3rd Male & Female. 

*1st Place overall male and female will be gifted a complimentary entry into XTERRA Trail Run Race 2025.

We also have a bunch of lucky draw prizes to give away. 

Is there a bag drop for my extra gear?

We will have a covered space that you can place a bag while you are running.  

How technical is the course?

Both distances are over 90% on trails. The 22K has a technical descent on Overnight Sensation. 

Where can I park?

There is ample parking at the race site. Follow the blue parking signs. 

Where can I stay?

For those traveling from afar, there is some accommodation in Pemberton. Namely the Pemberton Valley Lodge

Otherwise it’s only a 30min drive from Whistler Village to the race start at Den Duyf Park.

If you want to stay in Whistler, check out our XTERRA Whistler partner hotel Aava Hotel. 

Can I volunteer?

Absolutely. In fact we’d love you to. If you’ve ever participated in an event before, you’ll know that volunteers are the heart and soul of it all. Without them races simply do not happen. If you’re available to help volunteer, please complete the volunteer application. Your help is very much appreciated buy us and the racers.