2024 Elk Valley Ultra 50km: Training plans, distance, date, location, and more

Find out all you need to know about the Elk Valley Ultra 50km – including how to choose the best training plan to get race-ready and set a new personal best.

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About the event

Set against the stunning backdrop of the Canadian Rockies in Fernie, British Columbia, the Elk Valley Ultra 50km offers an extraordinary trail running experience with a substantial elevation gain of 2854 meters. The race navigates through some of the most scenic and challenging trails in the Elk Valley, featuring steep ascents, technical descents, and panoramic views that reward runners for their efforts. Designed for experienced ultra-runners seeking a significant challenge, this event tests physical stamina and mental toughness, all within the majestic beauty of Fernie's mountainous landscape. The Elk Valley Ultra 50km is celebrated not only for the extreme challenge it poses but also for the camaraderie among runners and the supportive atmosphere, making it a memorable race for all who take on its demanding course.

Date: 

Sat
Jul 27
2024

Location: 

Fernie, Canada

Distance

50.0km

Elevation profile: 

Hilly

Website: 

Link

Elevation gain: 

2854

Number of participants: 

How to train for Elk Valley Ultra 50km: Elk Valley Ultra 50km training plans for every runner

To train for Elk Valley Ultra, you’ll need a personalized training plan and to build up your weekly mileage progressively.

Runna offers running training plans for every runner and goal out there.

With Runna, your running coaching app, you get a personalized 50km training plan that:

  • Structures your week and sets out all sessions for you
  • Automatically adjusts your mileage and types of runs to help you perform at your best
  • Incorporates deloads and strength training
  • Helps you manage your recovery and nutrition

Having a plan will also help with accountability, meaning that you can focus purely on improving your running game.

Check out our personalized 50km training plans to find the one that best suits your goals.

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Elk Valley Ultra 50km FAQ: All you need to know about the Elk Valley Ultra 50km

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