Kicking Horse Resort Announces Presenting Sponsorship of Stage 1 - "The Blood"

Kicking Horse Mountain Resort is making their support for the Golden Ultra official by becoming the presenting sponsor of Stage 1,“The Blood.”  The first stage of the Golden Ultra will officially be titled “The Blood, presented by Kicking Horse Mountain Resort.”

Kicking Horse Mountain Resort will be intimately tied with the event as the host venue for Stage 1 and partial host of Stage 2, “The Sweat.”  The resort will also be hosting the Friday night banquet and, in partnership with Kicking Horse Lodging, accommodations for runners who opt for the meals & accommodation package.

“Kicking Horse hosts a number of top-flight events year-round and we’re looking forward to extending our capabilities as a major running event host with the Golden Ultra in September 2015,” said Max Cretin, Director of Business Development and Resort Experience.

Kicking Horse Mountain Resort is a four-seasons resort in Golden, BC.  Above the beautiful Columbia and Kicking Horse Rivers, on the slopes of the Columbia Mountains, Kicking Horse Mountain Resort offers champagne powder in the winter and hiking, biking and a grizzly bear refuge in the summer.  Kicking Horse recently opened for winter operations and announced extended summer operations for 2015 - with lifts running from May 30 until September 30, 2015.  For more information on Kicking Horse Resort, please visit 

The Golden Ultra is a three-day stage running race (or relay) in Golden, BC from September 18-20, 2015.  Runners may participate in all three stages as a solo or part of a relay, or may register for any single or combination of two stages separately.  For more information, please visit