General Race Information

Klondike Road Relay Information

Opens: May 15th, 2019

Early Bird: June 21st, 2019

Closes: July 26th, 2019

 

Refunds/Cancellations 

  • May 15-July 26 ($50 Cancellation Fee)

  • July 27-August 23 ($200 Cancellation Fee)

  • No refunds after August 23rd

     

    ***NO LATE ENTRIES***

 

Important Dates 

May 15, 2019: Online registration opens

June 21, 2019: Early bird registration closes

July 26, 2019: Registration officially closes

***NO SHIRT ORDER CHANGES AFTER JULY 26TH!!!***


August 23, 2019

  • Race plans & estimated total race times are due

August 30, 2019

  • Start times will be sent out

September 4, 2019

  • Whitehorse Captains meeting

September 6, 2019

  • Skagway Captains meetings & RACE DAY!

September 7, 2019

  • Mass Start (ALL TEAMS 1pm Checkpoint #10)

  • Race finish (Rotary Park 4pm)

  • Awards Ceremony & Dance (8pm)

 

Mandatory Meeting Schedule

Wednesday September 4, 2019

Sport Yukon Lobby (4061 4th Avenue) 

  • 7:00pm

Friday September 6, 2019

Skagway Convention Bureau (AB Hall 3rd & Broadway)

  • 12:30pm (11:30am AK Time)

  • 4:00pm (3:00pm AK Time)

  • 5:45pm (4:45pm AK Time)

Race Categories

Official Categories **MAX 170 teams (Leg 1-10, Skagway, AK to Whitehorse, YT)**

  1. Open (Everyone and anyone)
  2. Women (All female)
  3. Mixed (Minimum of 3 males and 3 females)
  4. Corporate (50% of the team must be employed at the same business/company)
  5. Masters Open (40 years and older)
  6. Masters Women (40 years and older, all female)
  7. Masters Mixed (40 years and older, minimum 3 males and 3 females)
  8. Golden Masters Open (55 years and older) 

***Minimum of 6 runners per team and a max of 10***

* These teams run legs 1-10 starting in Skagway, Alaska and finishing in Whitehorse, Yukon.

* Start times will be assigned based on your teams estimated total race time.

* The race starts at 7:00pm (6:00pm AK time) and every 15 minutes after that with the last runners leaving at midnight (11:00pm AK time)

* It’s important to estimate your teams total race time as closely as possible so that your runners aren’t arriving at the checkpoints before they open. If this happens, your runner will be held until the official checkpoint opening time and that time will be added to that persons leg total  time

Special Categories  (Leg 7-10, Carcross, YT to Whitehorse, YT)

  1. 4-Person SPEED Walking **NEW** Speed walking time requirement.  Participants 5K (3.10 miles) time must be 45 minutes or faster.
  2. 8-Person SPEED Walking **NEW** Speed walking time requirement.  Participants 5K (3.10 miles) time must be 45 minutes or faster.
  3. Youth (Open-involving 8 people under the age of 18)
  4. Ultra (Open-involving 1 person)

Walking Teams **NEW** Speed walking time requirement.  Participants 5K (3.10 miles) time must be 45 minutes or faster.

* These teams walk legs 7-10 (4-person) or 7A-10B (8-person) starting in Carcross, Yukon at 4:30am on Saturday September 7th. Teams must check in with checkpoint 7 volunteers prior to starting in the race. Walking teams MUST walk their legs. Running or jogging is not allowed in these categories.  All teams leaving Carcross will be started on the left hand side of the highway by volunteers

Youth Teams  (Under 18 years of age)

* These teams run legs 7A-10B starting in Carcross, Yukon at 6:00am on Saturday September 7th.  Teams must check in with Checkpoint 7 volunteers prior to starting the race.  All teams leaving Carcross will be started on the left hand side of the highway by volunteers

Ultra Category (Open category involving 1 person running leg 7-10, Carcross to Whitehorse)

* Ultra category starts in Carcross, Yukon at 6.00am on Saturday September 7th. This category is unlike the others where you have to check in at each checkpoint.  You MUST have a support vehicle providing support along the way.  If you can’t complete your race, please be sure to let a volunteer at a checkpoint or one of our race marshals know.

Race Fee Schedule (Canadian)

  • Team fees are due in full at time of registration
  • Registration is NOT complete without payment
  • NO REFUNDS after registration deadline (July 26th, 2019)
  • All registered participants will receive a runner’s shirt and admission to the awards ceremony and dance (not a banquet). CASH ONLY EVENT
  • Additional shirts ($25.00) MUST be purchased online prior to registration deadline (July 26)
  • Additional tickets to the dance ($15.00) can be purchased at the finish line or at the door of the dance
  • $75/per person-May 15-June 21 (early bird)
  • $80/per person-June 22-July 26

Category

Early Bird Rate

(May 15- June 21)

Fees

(June 22– July 26)

Official 

750 

800

Youth

600

640

SPEED Walking

4 Person

8 Person

 

300

600

 

320

640

   

Ultra

75

80

  • May 15-July 26 ($50 Cancellation Fee)

  • July 27-August 23 ($200 Cancellation Fee)

  • No refunds after August 23rd

     

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IMPORTANT CANADA CUSTOMS INFORMATION!!!

Plan ahead going into Canada Customs!

  • Support vehicles may experience waits up to 1 hour!
  • DO NOT have your leg 4 person driving support for leg 3
  • If your leg 4 runner is in your support vehicle, have them walk through the pedestrian line with their passport.  They DO NOT have to wait in the car.
  • Canada Customs allows us to continue our event by staying open 24 hours on the night of our event.  Without their cooperation, we wouldn’t be able to continue
  • This is an International event and teams are required to take responsibility and plan accordingly
  • You require a valid passport
  • Please contact CBSA if you have questions regarding a prior criminal offence as you may be denied entry into Canada

Checkpoint Opening/Closing Times

2019 Klondike Road Relay

Checkpoint Timeline (Pacific Time)

         

Checkpoint

Accumulative Distance

Set Up Time

Opening Time

Closing Time

1. Skagway

0 km

6:00 PM

7:00 PM

Midnight

         

2. White Pass Viewpoint

14.0 km

7:15 PM

8:15 PM

1:45 AM

         

3. US/Canada Border

23.0 km

8:15 PM

9:15 PM

3:00 AM

         

4. Canada Customs

35.5 km

9:25 PM

10:25 PM

3:15 AM

         

5. Tutshi Lake

56.5 km

10:00 PM

11:30 PM

5:00 AM

         

6. BC/Yukon Border

78.7 km

1:00 AM

2:00 AM

7:45 AM

         

7. Carcross

104.3 km

2:30 AM

4:30 AM

9:45 AM

 

(4 & 8-Person Walkers Leave Checkpoint @ 4:30 AM)

 
 

(Ultra’s & Youth Leave Checkpoint @ 6:00 AM)

 
         

7B. Spirit Lake Sign

111.3 km

3:30 AM

5:00 AM

10:15AM

         

8. Emerald Lake

118.3 km

4:30 AM

5:30 AM

10:30 AM

         

8B. White Sign “Attn Hunters”

127.1 km

5:15 AM

6:15 AM

11:45 AM

         

9. Annie Lake Road

138.1 km

6:00 AM

7:00 AM

1:00 PM

         

9B. Truck Pull Out

146.8 km

6:45 AM

7:30 AM

1:45 PM

         

10. Carcross Corner

155.5 km

7:30 AM

8:30 AM

2:30 PM

 

 Mass Start 1:00pm

     

10B. Across from Mt. Sima Road

165.2 km

8:15 AM

9:00 AM

3:00 PM

         

Miles Canyon Cutoff

 

9:00 AM

10:00 AM

3:00 PM

         

Finish

175.0 km

9:10 AM

10:10 AM

3:30 PM