As you can tell, we at the Golden Ultra have a pretty good sense of humour and love to let our imaginations take off with pretty ridiculous ideas. See below for our annual contests and some general tomfoolery!

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HOBBY HORSE CHALLENGE

Are you a hobbyist? An enthusiast? How about a hobby horse enthusiast? Unlike other equestrian endeavours, this sport involves only a minimal investment of money and time. It does not even involve an actual horse. Turns out, all you need is a stick…and a dream.

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eagle’s eye beer selfie

Ever since year 1 we've understood that runners get thirsty, very thirsty.  And, in our experience, we've found that the height of thirst normally occurs around the height of the Golden Ultra course.  Based on scientific observation we've heard many a runner (and maybe ourselves included) claim how much they'd love a beer as they're topping out on the T4 ridge…

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GOLDEN ULTRA KARAOKE

You thought this weekend was about trail running? Think again.  Showcase your best group or solo karaoke anywhere on our course and win some rad swag. 

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THE LITTER RALLY

Our latest initiative is intended to leave no trace behind us as we traverse through the best trails of the Columbia Valley. Our “Litter Rally” literally (get it?) is a contest to pick up the most pieces of litter as you’re racing.

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