Friday August 9th, 2019
Manning Park, Canada
Distance: (120) Mile, 70 Mile, 50 Mile, 40 Mile, Relay
Most scenic ultra race in Canada. Join us for a challenging point to point race that straddles 3 stunning provincial parks in British Columbia, Canada in the Cascade Mountains. Just short of Everest for elevation gain; Fat Dog 120 mile is 8682 meters, Everest is 8848 meters.
Stunning alpine views, meadows of wildflowers, good mix of technical and non-technical trails, very little forest service road, point to point, challenging profile, sumptuous aid stations, enthusiastic volunteers, and a lake at the end for soaking. SERIOUSLY SCENIC.
Challenging race due to climbs. Technical and non-technical mix. One river crossing for 120 mile and relay (has current, ropes provided). 120 mile race has elevation gain of 8682 meters, just short of Everest at 8848 meters. 120 mile racers have said that the only harder race is Hardrock.
Fat Dog 120 mile is considered one of the top 9 toughest ultras by Outside Online. The 120 mile event is not for beginners.
RAD Season listed Fat Dog 120 first in its list for North America´s Top 6 Stunning Ultra Trails Runs.
Canadian Trail Running Magazine lists Fat Dog in Canada´s must run list.
RunUltra lists Fat Dog 120 as a finalist in their North American race awards.
Trail Runner Magazine lists Fat Dog as a third alternative of 10 choicesfor ultra racers who do not get into Hardrock or Western States.