FAQ

GENERAL

LOCATION

The main gathering point with start and finish line is at the future Wilden Market Square Site on Union Road across from the Hidden Lake Lookout Townhomes.

If you're coming from Glenmore Road turn onto Union Road and follow it all the way up until you see the event flags.

If you're coming up to Wilden from Clement Avenue just turn onto Clifton Road, then right onto Rio Drive. Follow Rio Drive, turn left onto Upper Canyon Drive and keep following the road all the way to the roundabout. Here take the 2nd exit to Union Road. Here you will see flags marking the event and parking site.

WASHROOMS

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

PARKING

Plenty of parking will be available on site visible with flags and is only a short walk from the start line (left) off Union Road. If the parking lot fills up street parking in the surrounding neighbourhoods will be available. We encourage all participants to car pool to reduce the hassle of finding parking and to keep the environment in mind.

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.

SPECTATORS

We suggest the best spot for spectators to cheer on their runners is the start/finish area. If you wish to support your runners from the street (i.e. Upper Canyon Drive or Union Road) you are at your own risk and we advise to please be cautious with traffic.

CAUSE

All the proceeds and donations from this event go towards the Blenk Family Fund for Youth Mental Health. This fund support 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

FIRST AID & WATER STATIONS

We will have first aid on site at the start and finish line and on call in case something happens on one of the courses. If a runner can't complete the race due to an injury we will send first aid up to the injured person to pick him/her up.

We will have two water stations. One at the start/finish area and a 2nd one approximately halfway  through the 10K course at the Wilden Fire Watch cabin. Only water will be available so if you need any other snacks or drinks please make sure to bring them yourself.

REGISTRATION

You can register for one of the 3 courses online through Race Roster until Thursday, Sept. 24th 2020. If you have trouble registering online please contact us through this page.

We have 3 price tiers:

  • Early Bird Special from April 1- June 30 2020
  • 2nd Tier Fees from July 1- Aug. 31 2020
  • 3rd Tier Fees from Sept. 1- Sept. 24 2020

PLEASE NOTE: No refunds once you've registered. No registration at package pick up on event day, Sept. 27th.

RACE SWAG & PACKAGE PICK-UP

Race swag to be announced. Stay tuned. 🙂 

Package pick up can be done the day prior to the event on Saturday, September 26th 2020 from 1-5pm at the Wilden Presentation Centre (1454 Rocky Point Drive).

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.

TIMING & RESULTS

The event is not chip timed.

The top 3 results of each female and male in the different categories will be posted at the event. All other results can be looked up online after the event. We will put up a link on the homepage.

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.

 

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