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THE KIDS RACE: Never Too Young to Cheat Death!

This the best way we know to introduce kids to the sport of adventure racing. The Kids Death Race takes place on the Sunday of each August long weekend; and is one of the highlights of the weekend. The course is approximately 5km long on wilderness trails, with one big mud pit (which everyone must wade through), and one big hill (that comes near the end of the course). Anyone making the cut-off time (90 minutes for 5km) is a winner and will receive a Kids Death Race finisher’s medal! The course is closely supervised by adults.

Parents may accompany their children on the wilderness portion of the trail, but kids are required to carry their own food and water for the entire race - there are no aid stations. Children must start and finish the race to the greatest extent possible on their own, although some very young children and kids with special needs may need parental assistance. Over the years the kids’ death race has become quite popular and very, very competitive. Parents, please be advised that smaller, less competitive, or slower children must go to the back of the starting line. We provide the barf buckets, but parents... please use common sense when fueling your little racer before the event! 

Over the years the kids’ death race has become quite popular and very, very, competitive. We can only accept the first 200 registrants and all participants must be under the age of 16 on race day.

Entry is only $35 and includes a T-shirt and Kids Race Kit Goody Bag. Anyone making the cut-off time (90 min) will receive a Death Race finisher’s medal! Those who place 1st, 2nd or 3rd in the age categories: 9 & under, 10-12, and 13-15 for male and female will get a coin and coin case! There are also prizes for all mini racers given at the 5 pm awards ceremony in the rec center arena :)

Kids Race Entry Fees are $35 +gst.
As with the adult race, there are NO REFUNDS, as it is an administrative burden our office simply cannot handle given the scale of the entire weekend of events. Thank you for your understanding.