Blood - Vertical KM
"The Blood" is the first stage of the Golden Ultra. Known as a vertical kilometre, you'll gain 1000m in less than 5 km of "running."
The course starts at the bottom of the gondola at Kicking Horse Resort and wind its way up service road, quad track and a final beautiful kilometre of singletrack at the top. The only disappointment is that with your nose stuck in the vertical you don't get to appreciate the spectacular mountain and river views until you're at the finish line.
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Maps & Navigation
Start Times & Cut Offs
Maps and Navigation
Interactive Mapping and Set by step guidance
The Course, as described by:
Start Time and Cut-offs
All times are in the Mountain Time Zone (GMT -7)
9:00 am - 2:30 pm - Race Package Pick-up
3:00 pm - START
4:00 pm - Aid Station cut off (approx half way)
5:30 pm - Finish Line closes
7 pm - Awards & Official Welcome
Aid Station Menu
No cups at aid stations! Please carry your own.
Male Course Record (2017) - Eric Carter / 45:37
Female Course Record (2017) - Kelly Quinn / 55:00