Cedar Ultra

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The Cedar Ultra is a 3/6/12/24 hour solo ultramarathon in beautiful Hemer Provincial Park, Cedar BC. You will compete against the clock to see how far you or your team can go. Whoever runs the farthest wins!

Cedar Ultra Race Format

There will be a marked loop on the trails in Hermer Park 3.3km you will run as many laps as you can until the last half hour where you will move to a smaller out and back of 1km until the time ends then your distance will be noted. The one who goes the farthest wins.

In the relay format the team will stay at the Start/Finish area for each loop and switch off as they see fit. Some teams will do 1 lap a person others will do 2 or 3 depending on their runners and race strategy. It is completely up to the team. In the last hour they will switch to the short course until the time is up. Whichever team goes the farthest wins.

Start Times

  • 24hr/12hr Night — 7pm on Friday 02 June
  • 12hr Day — 7am on Saturday 03 June
  • 3hr & 6hr — 9am on Saturday 03 June
  • Anytime 10km — Start anytime between 7pm on Friday and 5:30pm on Saturday

NOTE: The 24hr, 12hr and 10km night racers must have a headlamp/flashlight.

There will be a short pre-race briefing 10 minutes before each race where you will be updated on course conditions, and a quick rundown of the race rules.


The start/finish for the Cedar Ultra will be near the main entrance to the park.

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The Trails

There is a good network of trails in the park don’t worry our trails will be well marked. The long course is 3.3km and the short course 1km.

Here is a map of the race route.

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There is a mix of grass, gravel and dirt with the occasional mucky section thrown in for good measure. Here is a trail map of the park for reference.


The Cedar Ultra is limited to 50 runners so be sure to secure your place early!

Solos – Register Here

Relays – Register Here

Solo Runners
Race Until December 31st Until February 15th Until April 15th Until June 2rd
24hr $100.00 $120.00 $135.00 $155.00
12hr $70.00 $85.00 $95.00 $110.00
6hr $55.00 $65.00 $75.00 $90.00
3hr $45.00 $55.00 $65.00 $80.00
Relay Runners
Race Until December 31st Until February 15th Until April 15th Until June 2rd
Relay 24hr $75.00/runner $95.00/runner $110.00/runner $130.00/runner
Relay 12hr $50.00/runner $65.00/runner $75.00/runner $90.00/runner
Relay 6hr $40.00/runner $50.00/runner $60.00/runner $75.00/runner
Relay 3hr $35.00/runner $45.00/runner $55.00/runner $70.00/runner

Included in your registration is a race t-shirt or hat or what ever cool thing I can dream up, an awesome Cedar Ultra finishers medal, and of course there will be food, coffee, and more for everyone.

T-shirts are not guaranteed after May 15th.

In person registration will be available at kit pick up on race day.

Kit Pick Up

Race kit pick up will be for one hour before each race starts. We encourage you to register online there will be in-person registration available at the kit pick up where you will be able to pay via cash or cheque.

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Aid Stations

There will one aid station at the Start/Finish. We will have all the usual ultra food at the aid station and some awesome meals available to the runners and support crew. If you have any special requests please let me know and I will see what I can do. A meal plan will be posted in May.


There will be a small awards ceremony after each event and lots of food at the end of the races.

Future Dates

For those of you who like to plan well ahead, here are the future dates and start times for the race.

June 1-2 2018
June 7-8 2019
June 5-6 2020
June 4-5 2021
June 3-4 2022
June 2-3 2023
June 7-8 2024
June 6-7 2025

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