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2017 Canadian Mountain Running Championships Events

A) Where and When are the Canadian Mountain Running Championships ?

The Canadian Mountain Running Championships will be hosted by 5Peaks in Canmore, Alberta on June 10th, 2017. More details and registration information to follow.

B) Do I need to Qualify to Compete at the Canadian Mountain Running Championships?

Yes. Competitors need to qualify to compete at the 2017 Canadian Mountain Running Championships by meeting any one (or more) of the selection criteria set out below.

C) How Do I Qualify to Compete at the Canadian Mountain Running Championships?

Athletes wishing to participate in the Canadian mountain running championships will have to qualify by meeting any one (or more) of the following criteria:

  1. you have previously competed for Canada in Mountain Running or Cross-Country Running at the international level in the last 5 years (NACAC, Worlds or Commonwealth Championships)

  2. you have finished in the top three in your age group in a Canadian Regional Mountain Running Qualifying Series race:

    • Eastern Qualifying Race: Xtrail Mont Sutton, May 27, 2017 [Note: racers can qualify in any distance - 6.5k, 11.8k or 22k]

    • Ontario Qualifying Race: 5Peaks Terra Cotta, April 22, 2017 [Note: racers can qualify in either Sports Course or Enduro Course]

    • Prairies Qualifying Race: 5Peaks Terwillegar, April 29, 2017[Note: racers can qualify in either Sports Course or Enduro Course]

    • BC Qualifying Race: Loop the Lakes, May 13, 2017 [Note: racers can qualify in any distance - 8k, 15k or 21k]

  3. you have run under 36 minutes (men) or 40 minutes (women) for 10 kilometres in 2016 or 2017 in a sanctioned road or cross-country race or any other equivalent race result.

D) Where and When are the Canadian Long Distance Mountain Running Championships?

The Canadian Long Distance Mountain Running Championships are being hosted at The North Face Kal Park Dirty Feet 50 on May 7th, 2017.

The Kal Park Dirty Feet 50 will be the qualifying race for the 14th WMRA Long Distance Mountain Running Championships in early August in Italy.

E) Do I need to Qualify to Compete at the Canadian Long Distance Mountain Running Championships?

No. Any athlete is eligible to compete at the Canadian Long Distance Mountain Running Championships. Register by going to the North Face Kal Park Dirty Feet 50k race page, set out above.

F) I want to Compete for Canada Internationally. How do I qualify for the national team?

More details about how to qualify for the Canadian national mountain running team will be made available shortly. To see the 2016 selection criteria, please see the following: CMRA's 2016 Selection Criteria for National Teams

G) Do I need to be a member of the Canadian Mountain Running Association to be Eligible for the National Team?

Yes. Only members of the Canadian Mountain Running Association will be consider for positions on the national team.

 
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