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ELEVATE 2024

Sun, Feb 18, 2024 8:30 AM - 2:00 PM EST Varsity Stadium - University of Toronto 299 Bloor Street West Toronto, ON M5S 1V6 Canada

Conquer 5K, 10K, or MAX ELEVATION on the multi-course trail meant to energize and inspire Life Athletes of ALL ages.

Come for the Elevation, stay for the Après Challenge.

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Date and time

Saturday, April 6, 2024 | 7:30 AM

Location

Blue Mountain - South Base Lodge

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$20 – $80

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EVENT DETAILS

  • When: Saturday, April 6, 2024
  • Address: Blue Mountain South Lodge - 138 Gord Canning Drive
  • Registration starts at 7:30 AM
  • Refuel in the Life Athletes Village
  • Awards Ceremony: 1 PM in the Life Athletes Village
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ONE DAY. 

ONE COMMUNITY.

ONE EPIC EXPERIENCE.

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ELEVATE is a mental and physical challenge that pushes participants past their limits. It includes a multi-course run designed for both kids and adults, fostering a sense of accomplishment and celebration.

ELEVATE focuses on shredding limited beliefs and elevating participants through a multi-course run. The goal is to encourage a mindset of overcoming obstacles and achieving personal growth.

ELEVATE is open to both kids and adults, making it a family-friendly event. Participants of all ages are encouraged to join and experience the mental and physical challenges.

Yes, ELEVATE features a multi-course trail designed to accommodate both kids and adults. This ensures that participants of all ages can engage in the challenge at an appropriate level, fostering a sense of accomplishment for everyone.

Brands can participate in the ELEVATION challenge by providing samples/activations in the Life Athlete's Village. This offers a unique opportunity for brands to engage with participants and be a part of the celebratory atmosphere.

If you have a child under 16 and feel they are more suited to participate on the Adult Elevation Challenge Course - please connect with our team at info@city-shred.com

If you have a child participating that feels more comfortable with a parent coming along - they’re welcome to join them on the Kids Course, free.

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Join our NEW winter ELEVATION challenge that pushes you past your limits; then celebrates your achievement with hundreds of Life Athletes.

This year, we SHRED Limited Beliefs and ELEVATE through a 5K, 10K or MAX ELEVATION multi-course trail challenge at Blue Mountain, for both kids and adults, that will leave you feeling accomplished and better yet - celebrated.

Celebrating achievements triggers a multitude of psychological responses that contribute to an individual’s emotional well-being, motivation and overall sense of accomplishment. Celebrating is fuel for further achievement.

PARKING: P1 / P1A South Base

P1 is located across from the South Base Lodge, which is adjacent to Southern Comfort.

Express. P1A is located at the base of the Orchard chairlift. There is also a designated area reserved for bus parking. Please note that all parking lots are open to Day Guests. Spaces are subject to availability.

Paid Parking - Please note the two gravel parking lots located close to the village and west of Westin Trillium House are not owned and operated by Blue Mountain or Blue Mountain Village Association.

Accessible Parking - For all resort details including parking please refer to our accessibility page.

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Race Kit Pick Up at South Base Lodge

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Kits include the swag, bibs, and safety pins if you need them.

Registration Open: xx:xx AM to xx:xx AM

ADULTS - START TIMES

5K: Starts at 10:00am

10K: Starts at 9:30am

MAX ELEVATION (3 Hours): Starts at 9:00am

KIDS - START TIMES

1K: Starts at 10:30am

2K: Starts at 10:20am

MAX ELEVATION (60 Minutes): Starts at 10:10am

A mental + physical challenge for Life Athletes. Blue Mountain, Ontario.

Together, we ELEVATE

What To Expect:

  • Access to the Winter ELEVATION Challenge
  • Membership in an Energizing and Inspiring Community
  • Opportunity to Celebrate Accomplishments
  • Access to the Life Athlete’s Village
  • Exclusive Winter ELEVATION Event Merchandise
  • EPIC action photos from the workout
  • And More
RESERVE YOUR SPOT

Embark on our ALL-NEW winter ELEVATION challenge alongside hundreds of Life Athletes! Push past your limits physically and mentally.

This year, we SHRED Limited Beliefs and ELEVATE through a multi-course run, for both kids and adults, that will leave you feeling accomplished and better yet - celebrated to fuel future achievements.

We don’t just celebrate the win; we celebrate to win.

Ready to ELEVATE your life to soaring new heights?

Join our VICTORY lap where we line the mountain with inspiration as our attendees finish what they started! And when you’re done, celebrate in the Life Athlete’s Village with winter challenges, awards and samples/activations from our favourite brands!

RESERVE YOUR SPOT

Embrace the unknown elements of snow, mud, ice and temperatures above or below freezing to reach your chosen elevation any way you need to get it done…snow shoes, spikes, poles, run, walk or power hike. Whether racing for time or looking to accomplish and EPIC goal - expect to experience an uplifting, yet challenging feat that will end in triumph.

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We don’t just celebrate the win; we celebrate to win. It helps us take a deep breath before we continue on our journey. 

Together, We ELEVATE

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CHOOSE YOUR ELEVATION CHALLENGE

  • 5K Elevation Challenge - $65 + Fees + Taxes
  • 10K Elevation Challenge - $73 + Fees + Taxes
  • MAX Elevation Challenge (3 Hours) - $80 + Fees + Taxes

Adults: (16+)

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Race Kit Pick Up at South Base Lodge

ADULTS - START TIMES

  • 5K: Starts at 10:00 am
  • 10K: Starts at 9:30 am
  • MAX ELEVATION (3 Hours): Starts at 9:00 am
  • APRÈS CHALLENGE Starts at 11:00 am
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Kits include the swag, bibs, and safety pins if you need them.

Registration Opens at 7:30 AM

  • 1K Elevation Challenge - $20 + Fees + Taxes
  • 2K Elevation Challenge - $25 + Fees + Taxes
  • Max Elevation Challenge (1 Hour) - $30 + Fees + Taxes

Kids: (5+)

KIDS - START TIMES

  • 1K: Starts at 10:30 am
  • 2K: Starts at 10:20 am
  • MAX ELEVATION (60 Minutes): Starts at 10:10 am
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Timing

TBD - Timing will be overseeing our Elevation Challenge Timing for all participants.

See the map here to get a preview of the course.

The course will be road (mostly gravel) and 35% trail. Please consider shoes based on the weather forecast, as the conditions will dictate what will work best for you on the day and if poles or spikes are needed/suggested. The trail sections will be gnarly if wet.

Course

There will be two Aid Stations stocked with water, electrolytes (mixed), and assorted snacks to keep you hydrated and happy!

Aid Stations

Join us in the Life Athlete Village in front of the South Base Lodge to celebrate your triumph - and connect with our leading health and wellness sponsors offering free samples, activities and fun. Once all the Elevation Challenge is complete, we will commence the awards ceremonies.

Post Race

In the event of rain or snow everything will proceed as planned. A little mud or snowy terrain never slowed us down, so prepare and dress accordingly to take on your Elevation Challenge safely. Spikes and snow shoes will be available to rent on a first come first serve basis while available.

Weather Plan

If you’re looking to spend the night before or after the race at Blue Mountain - participants will receive 30% off their accommodation if they book by March 16th 2024. After that date participants will receive 15% off up until April 6th. Reservations can be made online at https://bmrbooking.bluemountain.ca or by calling 1-833-583-2583.

Accomodations

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*Top placements to be awarded as well as 5 EPIC Life Athletes who motivated you to get out and challenge yourself. Nominate a Life Athlete today on Race Roster.

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**Parents are encouraged to join their kids if they wish for the 1K-2K loops (no charge!); however, kids will run solo for the MAX ELEVATION challenge.

Based on the weather conditions of the day, you will have the ability to take on the challenge utilizing poles, snow shoes, micro spikes, crampons or your choice of footwear traction - if required.

There will be a climbing segment challenge from the base of the hill to the top to uncover a KOM (King of the Mountain) or QOM (Queen of the Mountain).

The course is well marked and starts at the base of the ski hill and takes you up the mountain and around the top of the hill where you will approach an AID STATION, then take you back down through the trails approaching the South Lodge at Blue Mountain.

Snow shoes will be available for rent if conditions call for them. Please carefully consider your equipment as this is a steep climb, and your safety is the most important.

5K – 1 LOOP that is approximately 5KM in distance and 280m of elevation. You will experience most of the elevation within the first 2KM as you trek up the ski hill. Once you reach the top, you will follow the trail through the trees and make your way back down the hill to the finish line OR you will make your way back up the hill for more fun.

10K – will be 2 LOOPS of the 5k loop and approximately 10k in distance with 560m of elevation.

MAX ELEVATION – As many loops as you can complete within 3 hours. Max elevation will win the challenge. 

WEATHER CONDITIONS MAY ALTER THE FINAL COURSE GIVEN THE UNKNOWN ELEMENTS – SNOW, RAIN, MUD, ETC.

ADULT ROUTES:

KIDS ROUTES:

1K – 1 LOOP

2K – This will be 2 LOOPS of the 1k loop.

MAX ELEVATION – Complete as many 1k loops as possible within 60 minutes. As many loops as you can complete within 60 minutes.  

Après Challenge:

Bringing Après ski to new heights. This challenge is meant to be accomplished and then celebrated. Attendees and families will have the ability to meet at the bottom of the hill beside the finish line to toast to an epic challenge with hundreds of Life Athletes. We don't just celebrate the win; we celebrate to win! 

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Award Ceremony:

✅ Top placements for various distances

✅ Mountain Climbing Segment Winners

✅ 5 Life Athletes to be nominated + awarded for their contribution to the community

Let's Elevate, TOGETHER.

Timing will be provided by Chiptime Results.

Timing

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