BC Backyard Ultra is hosted at the Sicamous Public Beach Park in Sicamous, British Columbia (previously hosted in Little Mountain Park in Salmon Arm, British Columbia in 2022 & 2023) and supports the Canadian Championship Series & Big Dog’s Backyard Ultra World Championship.

The trails that make up the BC Backyard Ultra route are within the Traditional Territory of the Southern Secwepemc First Nation.
It is a privilege to experience the preservation & beauty of these lands.

The Backyard format is inclusive and gives opportunity to run with community, set a personal record, challenge/lean on each another & experience an event that brings racers back to home base over and over again…until you meet your own finish line.

The BC Backyard Ultra is the annual kick off to the Canadian Series & is an approved SILVER TICKET event, in support of the Canadian Championship and Big’s Backyard Ultra World Championship.

2022: The winner of the BC Backyard Ultra will receive the silver coin & an invitation to participate in the 2022 Canadian Championship (the winner of the 2022 Canadian Championship will have opportunity to compete in the 2023 World Championship at Big Dog’s Backyard).

2023: The winner of the BC Backyard Ultra will receive cash prizing (35 laps or less [$700 winner/$300 assist], 35+ laps [$1000 winner/$500 assist]) and opportunity to compete in the 2023 World Championship, At-Large (an additional 25 runners will be selected off the ‘At-Large’ list to complete in the 2023 World Championship at Big Dog’s Backyard).

2024: The winner of the BC Backyard Ultra will receive the silver coin & an invitation to participate in the 2024 Canadian Championship (the winner of the 2024 Canadian Championship will have opportunity to compete in the 2025 World Championship at Big Dog’s Backyard).

2025: The winner of the BC Backyard Ultra will receive cash prizing (35 laps or less [$700 winner/$300 assist], 35+ laps [$1000 winner/$500 assist]) and opportunity to compete in the 2025 World Championship, At-Large (an additional 25 runners will be selected off the ‘At-Large’ list to complete in the 2025 World Championship at Big Dog’s Backyard).

BC Backyard Ultra gives back to charity of choice & other community/volunteer organizations and shareholders

The BC Backyard Ultra is staged at the Sicamous Public Beach Park (Finlayson Street, Sicamous, British Columbia).

The BC Backyard Ultra route is a mix of pavement, non technical trail and hosts an an exceptional staging area with cheer, community & all the high fives.

Registration opens Thursday, October 10, 2024 at 6:30PM PST.

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