We have activities planned for racers throughout the week leading up to the race. Take part in what you can, and if you’re visiting us from overseas, take the time to enjoy our beautiful scenery and city. The schedule and logistics for RACE DAY to be posted soon.
Monday, July 8th – most paddlers arrive from overseas into beautiful Vancouver. We recommend to stay in downtown Vancouver or on the North Shore for a couple of days before heading up to Squamish.
Tuesday, July 9th – Race with the Stars at our Tuesday Night Race in Deep Cove. Take part in our weekly ‘fun’ race which, last year, had over 100 paddlers in attendance. Register from 6pm for the race which starts promptly at 7pm. Post race Party at The Raven Pub where you can rub shoulders with the stars and watch the race video on the big screen. Check out more details here and watch the video below!
Wednesday July 10th – OPTIONAL – you can come and pick up your race number at Coast Outdoors 3pm – 7pm, 352 Lynn Avenue, North Vancouver, BC, V7J 2C5. if you want to, otherwise race numbers will be distributed on Saturday at registration.
Thursday July 11th – “Downwind Talks” film festival, presenters TBD, 6.30 – 9pm at theSquamish Adventure Centre.
Friday July 12th – Clinics, test runs and downtime ahead of the race. Details will be posted of any clinics when available here. In the evening of Friday 12th, we encourage you to check out the great live music and spectacular views of the race course at the Sea to Sky Gondola. Check out more info about the Gondola here.
Saturday, July 13th – RACE DAY! See you at registration from 9am.
Sunday, July 14th – In previous years there have been clinics taking place on Sunday – we will post details here when confirmed.