Ride Fernie's biggest all-mountain stage race featuring 3 days of riding epic singletrack trails!
The Fernie 3 is Fernie's own 3-day mountain bike race, catering to new and old riders with a focus on fun and the best singletrack stages ever, followed by classic Fernie hospitality! Enjoy great restaurants & cafes in Fernie's vibrant downtown and relax in comfortable and welcoming lodging. NEW for 2016 - timed descents each day with stage and overall winners!
The distances for the 3 day stage race will be moderate with an average of 32km per day. The climbs will be attainable with the goal of providing racers with the best singletrack experience along with epic flowy downhills.
For the U13 and U16 categories there will be age-appropriate course available.
Registration is open: Register here for Fernie 3!
3-DAY ADVANCE PRICING:
Earlybird: purchase by February 29th 2016: $399
Regular, purchase by June 30th 2016: $449
Prices do not include processing fees. Contact organiser for Junior pricing.
Event Registration includes:
Endless singletrack on trails built by mountain bikers, for mountain bikers
Superior custom-designed and professionally marked course
Fernie 3 Jackroo race jersey
Fernie 3 freeride jersey
Hammer Nutrition Aid Stations
Professional Medical Team
Tech support by Rocky Mountain Bikes & Gearhub Sports
Daily finish line refreshments and snacks
Bike wash/lube station
Bring the whole family! Other events on the same weekend last year (2015) ncluded the Roll & Sole Trails Festival and opening weekend at Fernie Alpine Resort with it's lift access bike park, scenic chairlift rides, hiking, aerial playground, zipline and more! - Check the Events Calendar for dates of other events as they are released.
2015 SCHEDULE - **FOR REFERENCE ONLY**, 2016 SCHEDULE TO BE ANNOUNCED
SIGN-IN, PRIOR TO RACE DAY 1
5pm to 9pm –Registration
8am to 9pm Registration
3:30pm to 4:30pm – U16 and U12 kids’ races
5pm to 7pm – 1 day solo, U16, and U12 race awards and BBQ
9:00am – Start
10am to 12pm – 9th Annual Kids Bike Rally - fun event around downtown for young kids on bikes (balance bikes allowed)
11am to 2pm – Finish
12pm – 3pm Festivities
9:00am – Start
10:30am to 2pm – Finish
12pm to 3pm – Festivities
5pm to 8pm – Awards Banquet
For details, updated scheduling and race specifics, visit the Race Site.
Need a place to stay? BOOK online to access a variety of Fernie lodging options.
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