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Phat Wednesdays | Race 1
Phat Wednesdays | Race 1

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Phat Wednesdays | Race 1 - May 31, 2017

Date:Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Time:Registration 4:30 PM - 6 PM | Race Start 5 PM
Where:Whistler Bike Park
Price:$5

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WORCAPhat Wednesdays is a fun and competitive race series held on select Wednesday's throughout the summer on the Whistler Bike Park.

There will be nine Phat Wednesdays from May to August. Each event is timed, with prizes available for the winner in each age category. The race course changes from week to week, highlighting different aspects of the Whistler Bike Park. Spots are limited to 200 plates, available on a first come first basis. Registration begins at 4:30 PM (Bike Park Hut - Base of Bike Park), first race starts at 5 PM. Riders start in the order they signed up.

Riders have the option to buy a Series Pass which guarantees them a spot in all nine races. If you don't want to commit to a season pass you can purchase a day pass for $5. Day passes are limited so make sure to get there early for registration. *Important note, you need a bike park pass or ticket to enter the race. Discounted tickets are available for $15 at guest relations - with proof of race entry.

Following the race, riders can hand in their race place for a beer ticket at the Garibaldi Lift Co. The GLC will host the post race awards and apres session.

Phat Wednesday is overseen by the Whistler Off Road Cycling Association. All racers must purchase a WORCA membership before the race. Memberships can be purchased online at the WORCA website. WORCA is committed to maintaining and expanding Whistler's mountain bike trail system.

Race Dates

Age Categories

May 31, 2017 Grom Male (13 and under)
June 7, 2017 Junior Male (14 - 16)
June 14, 2017 Male Open (17 & up)
June 21, 2017 Master Male (30 - 39)
June 28, 2017 - Phat Kidz ONLY event Veteran Male (40 and up)
July 5, 2017 Female Open (17 and up)
July 12, 2017 Junior Female (16 and under)
July 19, 2017  
July 26, 2017 - Phat Kidz ONLY event  
August 2, 2017  
August 25 (Friday) - Phat Kidz ONLY event  
August 30, 2017  

Phat Kidz Bike Race

The Phat Kidz Bike Race is a fun beginner style race held on green and blue trails on the Whistler Bike Park. DFX coaches are available for kids, coaches will escort your child to the top of the course and provide advice prior too and after the race.

Registration

  • Race and DFX coach - $25 including coach
  • Race only $5 (children have to choice to use DFX coach or not)
  • Participants must have a WORCA membership to race. Purchase your WORCA membership online.

Schedule

Time of Events Age Categories
4 - 4:30 PM | Sign in and meet with DFX coach Boys and Girls Age 7 & 8
4:30 - 5: 30 PM | Sing in for race only kids Boys and Girls Age 9 & 10
5:15 PM | Race starts Boys and Girls Age 11 & 12
7 - 7:30 PM | Awards in the bottom of boneyard Boys and Girls Age 13 - 15

Safety Notes

  • All participants must submit waivers signed by their own parent or legal guardian. 2 waivers, 1 for WORCA and 1 for Whistler Blackcomb (the bike park season pass waiver is ok). 1 set of waivers per season.
  • Mandatory Protective Equipment - Full face helmet, Knee pads, Elbow pads, Gloves and Body armor

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