Saturday, Aug 21, 2021
This Event Took Place Sat. Aug 21, 2021

ABOUT THE RACE

Race is capped at 150 participants; 50KM distance is capped at 25 participants.

In 2022, Moose Mountain Trail Races will celebrate 30 YEARS (one of the oldest trail race events in Western Canada) with a breathtaking 16KM, 29KM, 42KM & 50KM solo mountain trail race in the Kananaskis Country park system, Alberta.

West Bragg Creek recreational area (start & finish line) ascends from rolling prairie, through the foothills and is home to 152km of gorgeous community built trails. This spectacular terrain will journey runners through an adventure of forested single & double track with an 8000 foot backdrop of the stunning Moose Mountain, the highest peak in this mountain range.

Lewiston Ultra Events is beyond honored to continue the traditions of Moose Mountain Trail Races (established in 1992) and celebrate an incredible 30 years of community.

THE INSPIRATION

Moose Mountain Trail Races, hosted by Lewiston Ultra Events is inspired by community. This grassroots trail event has been a part of run community for 30 years and is the oldest trail event in Alberta and one of the oldest in Western Canada. We are beyond honoured to share the history of Moose Mountain Trail Races and continue to host in an extraordinary community that rises up to cheer y'all through a gorgeous trail system and finish line.

Moose Mountain Trail Races gives back to Love For Lewiston, Greater Bragg Creek Trail Association, Moose Mountain Bike Trail Society, Search & Rescue, Scouts Alberta & other community/volunteer organizations and shareholders.

REGISTRATION

All distances will be $115 CDN (+GST & UltraSignup fee).

Participants must be 18 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 August 4, 2022 for a $20 administration fee. There are no transfers after 8am on August 4, 2022 – no exceptions. Please understand as there are liability issues, impacts with medical volunteer support and race integrity. Transfer requests can be sent to kara@thelewistonultra.com.

Registration will close August 1, 2022 @ 8am or when the race fills; whichever comes first.

REGISTRATION PACKAGE INCLUDES:
*RABBIT EZ tank perf trail or EZ tee perf SS (visit race website for sizing links)
*Born Brewing/Lewiston Ultra Events beer
*Racer bib & pins
*Complimentary race photos
*Entry to win race weekend prizing from our incredible partners (drawn at random)
*Medical & Safety support
*Donation towards the Kananaskis County Park communities

Participants who successfully finish their race will receive a Moose Mountain Trail Races finishers medal by local artist, Rider’s Rustic Woodworking (https://www.etsy.com/ca/shop/RidersRusticWoodwork)

Top female & male 16KM, 29KM, 42KM & 50KM finishers will be awarded custom paintings by Kelowna artist, Nathan Karsgaard of Folk & Wild.

All participants will complete an online waiver in the registration process.

All participants will acknowledge, accept & understand Lewiston Ultra Events will comply with current Provincial COVID-19 guidelines/restrictions and requests of the Public Health Authority.

Lewiston Ultra Events has print and social media rights to use all photographs, videos, etc of participants, volunteers, crews, community, etc during the course of events without compensation to the person/person(s).

THE COURSE

Moose Mountain Trail Races hosts four (4) distances: 16KM, 29KM, 42KM & 50KM

16KM (11AM START)
Elevation gain: 460 meters
Elevation loss: 460 meters
Estimated completion time: 1 hrs – 2.5 hrs
Trail Type: 75% Single Track with some Double Track
Aid Station @ 8KM
FINISH LINE CUT OFF: Runners must cross the finish line by 3:30pm to receive official finish time & finishers medal

29KM (8:30AM START)
Elevation gain: 1220 meters
Elevation loss: 1220 meters
Estimated completion time: 2.5 hrs – 4.5 hrs
Trail Type: 50% Single Track & 50% Double Track
Aid Available @ 9KM, 13KM, 16KM & 20KM
CUT OFF – Runners must pass thru the switchback or aid station at T-Junction [16KM or 20KM] by 1pm. Runners after the 1pm cut off will be assisted off the mtn & brought to the finish line.

42KM (8:30AM START)
Elevation gain: 1620 meters
Elevation loss: 1620 meters
Estimated completion time: 3.5 hrs – 6 hrs
Trail Type: 50% Single Track & 50% Double Track
Aid Available @ 9KM, 13KM, 16KM, 20KM, 27KM & 33KM
CUT OFF 1 – Runners must pass thru the switchback or aid station at T-Junction [16KM or 20KM] by 1pm. Runners after the 1pm cut off will be assisted off the mtn & brought to the finish line.
CUT OFF 2 - Runners must arrive at the aid station at Moose Connector [27KM] by 1pm or they will be redirected to the finish line & receive placement in the 29KM distance

50KM (8:30AM START)
Elevation gain: 2351meters
Elevation loss: 2351meters
Estimated completion time: 4 hrs – 7.5 hrs
Trail Type: 50% Single Track & 50% Double Track
Aid Available @ 9KM, 13KM, 17.5KM, 21.5KM, 35KM & 41KM
CUT OFF 1 – Runners must pass thru the switchback or aid station at T-Junction [16KM or 20KM] by 1pm. Runners after the 1pm cut off will be assisted off the mtn & brought to the finish line.
CUT OFF 2 - Runners must arrive at the aid station at Moose Connector [35KM] by 2pm or they will be redirected to the finish line & will DNF

Local time: 3:31 PM
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