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General

Location

The event is taking place in Wilden’s backcountry. Wilden is located in Kelowna in North Glenmore. The exact event location will be shared once our 2022 routes have been finalized.

Washrooms

Portable toilets will be available at the start/finish area for your convenience.

We Are Cup Free

Wild One is a cup free event. Please make sure to bring your own water bottle or hydration backpack. We will have water jugs at the aid stations to refill at any time.

Cause

All the proceeds and donations from this event go towards the Blenk Family Fund for Youth Mental Health. This fund supports the Foundry Kelowna and as well as research and education in youth suicide prevention.

Photography

The team from Kodiak BC will be on site to capture fun memories. All pictures will be available for download on this website after the event. The event recap video will be shared via Wilden’s social media.

Run Details

The Courses

Three distances to choose from with something for everyone, from youngster to furry friends.

  • 1km Kid’s Run
  • 5km Walk/Run, option to bring your dog along
  • 10km Run

Please note that distances are approximate.

Registration

You can register for one of the 3 courses online through Zone4 until Friday, September 18th 2022. If you have trouble registering online please contact us through this page.

We have 3 price tiers:

  • Early Bird Special from June 15 – July 15 2022
  • 2nd Tier Fees from July 16 – August 31 2022
  • 3rd Tier Fees from September 1-16 2022

PLEASE NOTE: No refunds once you’ve registered. No registration at package pick up or on event day.

Race Swag & Package Pick-up

With your registration for the 5K or 10K distance you will receive a pair of Wild One Run socks. Two sizes to choose from: Adult Small (5-10), Adult Large (7-13).

You can pick up your bib number and timing chip before your event. We’ll announce pick-up times closer to the run.

PLEASE NOTE THAT REGISTRATION IS NOT TRANSFERABLE!

Please make sure to pick up your own race package with ID as you will have to sign a liability waiver. We don’t allow to pick up multiple packages for friends and family unless they are there with you to sign the waiver right away.

Awards & Prizes

Every child completing the 1K kids course will be awarded with a Wild One ribbon to proudly wear and pin on the shirt.

Stay tuned for the rest of the prizes to be announced soon.

Race Etiquette

  • No pacing: People not registered may not accompany registered runners throughout the course.
  • Dogs only allowed on leash for the 5K dog loop.
  • No littering on or off the course. If we see a runner leave garbage behind that runner will disqualified and banned from the race.
  • No short cuts.
  • Slower runners please yield the trail for other runners to pass.
  • Drop out: If you have the wish to drop out of the race you must do so at an aid station so we can remove your bib number.