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Freaky Creeky 

  27KM- 1 ITRA point with 4 mountain points
  50KM- 2 ITRA points with 4 mountain points
100KM- 4 ITRA points with 4 mountain points

About Freaky Creeky 50

Welcome to the Freaky Creeky 50 with 4 distances to choose from: 11km, 27km, 50km & 100km Trail Running Race located in beautiful Okanagan’s Kalamalka Lake Provincial Park, located virtually at the back door of the City of Vernon. In this trail running event we will take you through grassland dotted with ponderosa pine and groves of Douglas-fir, amazing lake views, and km after km of single track trail. Some gnarly climbs, rolling terrain and a cross between technical and cruisey descents. We are here to offer runners a challenging & scenic race course that leaves you feeling exhausted but overjoyed upon completion. This course is designed for all levels of runners, by trail runners, so you can expect priority to be placed on a challenging, crazy fun, well flagged, fantastically aided course with the mightiest of volunteers!

Online Registration Deadline

REGISTRATION OPENS: January 1st, 2022 REGISTRATION CLOSING: September 11th, 2022 You must be signed up not later than August 4th to ensure a swag bag and T-shirt

Entry Fees

Early Registration Prices go up July 1st, 2022 100 km race early entry fee is $165 + GST 50 km race early entry fee is $140 + GST 27 km race early entry fee is $95+ GST 11 km race early entry fee is $75 + GST You must register by Aug 4th, 2022 to be guaranteed a T-shirt

Whats Included

  • Custom Race day T-shirt

  • Swag Bag

  • Finisher Prize

  • Local Artisan Jam or Syrup

  • Fully Stocked Aid Stations

  • First Aid

  • Kick Butt Volunteers

  • Music

  • Massage

  • Burger, Fries and a beer (provided off site by the Kal Bar and Grill)

Dependent on Covid-19 restrictions:

  • Games area
  • Massage
  • Expo Area

Event Schedule

In this Ever changing landscape of Covid-19 we will do our utmost to keep the below race start dates and times as is. If event caps are in effect we may be forced to spread the events out and stagger the start times. Friday September 16th, 2022 Package Pick up: Location: Kalamalka Lake Provincial Park, Juniper Bay Beach Time: 1pm-7pm Please bring yor drop bags at this time, we will not be accepting drop bags on Saturday September 17th. Saturday September 17th, 2022 Location: Kalamalka Lake Provincial Park, Juniper Bay Checkin & Package Pick up: All Racers must be checked in up to 45 mins prior to race start time. Pre Race Breifing: Manditory, 30 mins prior to race start time. Racer Start Time: 100km: 6 am 50km: 8 am 27km: 9 am 11km: 10 am Cut Off Times 50 & 100km Aid#8: Upper Big Ed, 9:30 pm Aid #9: Pond Loop Junction, 1 am Finish Line: 4am You must leave the transition area by the cut off times or you will unfortunately not be able to continue and be considered DNF. You must wait at that transisiton area for pick by racer staff. Please for your saftey and our peace of mind, do not carry on if you have missed the cut off. We will be there to cheer you in no matter what time you cross the finish line, but if it is after 4am you will be concidered DNF. 50km: 4am 27km: 4am 11km: no cut off Awards: Once the top 3 finishers complete the event awards will be given.

Aid Stations

Our aid stations will carry the following tasty treats:

The following will be available at the full aid stations

  • Coke

  • Water

  • Electrolytes

  • Coffee

  • Broth

  • Hot Chocolate

  • Pickles

  • Nuts

  • Gummies

  • Rice cakes with nutella or peanut butter

  • Banana

  • Oranges

  • Watermelon (if available)

  • Potatoes with sea salt

  • Chips

  • Cookies

  • Peanut butter sandwich

  • Cooked noodles

  • Gluten Free section

  • GF noodles

  • GF cookies

  • Mike & Ikes

  • and more

The following will be available at the check point of Cosens bay Parking lot:

  • Water
  • Electrolytes
  • Gels
  • Chips
  • pre-packaged snacks

If there is something in particular you prefer, please bring it with you.

Race Description

Trail Running Race 11km, 27km, 50km & 100km All 4 distances will have a challenging route that starts with a single-track climb, up to a beautiful full view south looking down Kalamalka lake. You will whined along a ridge with a stunning view of Kalamalka Lake before you all start another short climb. This is where the 27, 50, 100km runners must split off and take their own path, while the 11km runners continue to the head around the mountain all the way to the Wall, where you will enjoy a nice climb and climb, oh and did I mention the climb. At the top you will have a stunning view of the Cosens Bay area and the trails your crazy fellow runners have continued onto. The 27, 50 & 100km runners will continue down the Corral Trail taking a left turn onto Sidewinder heading to Cosens Bay parking lot. Here you will take a right under the High Rim Trail arch running past Gingerly down into Bear valley to Broken Bits. At Broken Bits take a left turn and continue up to the kiosk, here you follow the flags and head onto Three Rings, Pond Loop and your first transition/aid station. You will then be directed around Pond Loop to start your leg burning, soul crushing climbs! 36, HRT, Purple Haze, Jimmy Thang, Big Ed to Dope on a Rope. Part way through Big Ed you will come to the turn for Dope on A Rope where the 27km will split off to the right and you will continue on your own. For the remainder of the race you will climb, descend and repeat all the while being treated to amazing single-track trails, views and whispering your love for trail running the entire way to the finish line for the 50km and the halfway point for the 100km racers.

Race T-Shirt

Terms & Conditions

Terms & Conditions/Rules & Regulations Please read this section very carefully Race is open to anyone 19 years of age by event day, is in good health, has agreed to the Terms and Conditions, and is physically able to participate. No E-bikes in any Bush Babes & Bro’s Trail Running Events ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION RULES The event course is on Provincial Parks Land with designated sensitive areas You must stay on the trail at all times. Short cutting is strictly prohibited due to potential damage to vegetation, and potential wildlife along the course. Absolutely no littering along the course. EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE If during the race, participant encounter another runner or staff member who is injured or sick and unable to move on their own, please give priority to assisting that person by telling race staff for assistance. First Aide attendant will be located at the start finish area. All aide stations will have some first aid supplies and communication to race aide stations. Please note that, depending on the remoteness of the area, it may take a long period of time for help to reach participant. If participant receives first aide assistance from first aide attendants, please make sure that you seek medical attention as soon as possible. As your health and safety is important to us, please contact the race director after you have seen a medical professional to update us on your condition. First Aide attendants, course marshals and aide station captains have the authority to stop a racer from continuing the race, for injury, breaking the rules or they have missed the cut off time. This will be done by keeping you at the cut-off point and calling for removal. Please remember these are volunteers and our rules and regulations are in place for your safety. If participant wishes to drop out of the race, you must do so at the nearest aid station. Please DO NOT cut the course to get to that station. Please stay on the marked course for your safety. Depending on your condition, an emergency evacuation may be required. This evacuation will be at the expense of the person being rescued. In the case of an emergency, if you are unable to reach the nearest aid station, or finish line, you will be provided with an emergency number to contact our staff for assistance. AID STATIONS & SUPPORT Food and drinks will be provided at Aid Stations/Check points, if you have special dietary needs please ensure to provide for yourself. It is the racers responsibility to ensure the check point captain has written your number down to show you made it through the check point, this is not only for race recording but for your safety. Please be patient at check points as due to personal distancing this may take a litte longer than usual The food and drinks at the aid stations are only for the racers. Sorry no pacers. MEDICAL ASSISTANCE & DROPPING OUT DURING THE RACE In order to ensure race safety, race organizer will prepare and arrange for rescue and medical assistance during the race. However, each participant must recognize and understand that there are risks that may result in injuries and/or accidents associated with adventure racing. You are responsible for yourself and will be participating in this event at your own risk. First aid tent staffed by a first aid attendant will be located at the start finish area. All aid stations will have minimal first aid supplies. Please note that, depending on the area, it may take a long period of time for help to reach you. We will do our utmost to reach you in a timely fashion. If you receive emergency medical assistance from a First aid crew, please make sure that you get examined by a medical professional ASAP. Race marshals, aid station captains and rescue staff have the authority to stop a racer from continuing the race if it is deemed dangerous, you are injured, not following the rules or have not made the cut off time. Depending on your condition, an emergency evacuation may be required. This evacuation will be at the expense of the person being evacuated. Dropping Out at An Aid Station: Tell an aid station volunteer that you have decided to drop out of the race, please remain at that aid station for pick up. Dropping Out Along the Course: If you are able to move on your own, please make your way to the closest aid station (either return to the aid station you just left or go the next aid station). If you are unable to make it without assistance, call first aid station at start/finish line (number will be provided) and follow their instructions. It may take time to get help out to you if you are out on the race course so please ensure you have the mandatory gear to keep you warm. If you decide to drop out of the race, you must do so at the nearest aid station/check point so that racer check in can be notified. This is for your safety. Once you have dropped out of the race, you will be considered DNF. Remember to keep your race number with you as you will need it to retrieve your drop bags COURSE MARKERS The racecourse will be marked using marking flagging, reflective flagging for darkness, tape, powder, and signs. Race marshalls will also be positioned along the course. We make every effort to clearly mark the course, it is the participants responsibility to watch for the markers. For your safety, racers will be stopped at road intersections to make sure it is safe to cross. Please follow the directions given by the race staff at these intersections. The above signs, flagging and markers will be set up just before the race and will be removed after the last runner has gone through. MANDATORY / RECOMMENDED GEAR & EQUIPMENT Water Reservoir min 500ml (you must carry a minimum of 500ml of water at the start line and for refill in indicate aid station). MADITORY Cell phone, small amount of emergency food. MADITORY Small first aid kit, whistle, pain medication, and antihistamine. RECOMMENDED If you are participating in a Mountain bike/Trail run event you must wear a helmet whilst on the on or near your bike, minimum 500ml of water on the ride. DISQUALIFICATION Race marshals present on the course, and those in charge aid stations are authorized to uphold the rules and regulations. They have the right to remove a participant for non-respect of volunteers, other racers, Short-cutting the route, Lacking mandatory safety equipment, Throwing garbage on the route, Not wearing bib number, Departure from a check point after the cut off time, Not passing through a check point, Using a pacer, receiving outside assistance (unless ill or injured), and Causing safety issues for themselves or others during the event. The Race Director has ultimate authority in regard to all rules, their interpretation, and their enforcement. RACER RESPONSIBILITIES: You understand the unique nature and requirements of competing in an adventure event. You may be competing all day and night through varying terrain and have undertaken the necessary training to compete in such a race. You will be responsible for yourself and have the ability to deal with any problems that may be encountered during the race. You are able to deal with, on your own without assistance, deteriorating weather conditions such as low temperatures, strong winds, ruff water, and rain. You are able to deal with extreme fatigue, digestive problems, muscle pain or cramping, and mild physical injuries on your own. You are fully aware that when participating in an outdoor activity such as this event, we do our utmost to ensure your safety, but your ultimate safety is your personal responsibility and depends on your own skills and abilities. RACE ORGANIZATION RESPONSIBILITIES Non-deliberate damage to property by race participants (e.g. plants and animals, objects, trails, etc.) Marking and location of signs identifying the racecourse. Race safety management. RACE CANCELLATION The race organization reserves the right to cancel or cut-short the race for the following reasons The inability to ensure event safety due to risks such as landslides, extreme weather, extreme water conditions, or Pandemic In such a case of natural disasters, or the racecourse cannot be changed to continue the race, the race will not be postponed to a later date. The decision as to whether or not the race will be canceled will be made on the day before the race or on the day of the race. This will be communicated via email and social media channels. In the event of fire, flood, or dangerous weather conditions the race organization reserves the right to make judgments and decisions regarding the shortening/canceling of the race, whether or not there will be refunds, the amount, and the method of communication. Pandemic Restrictions

Covid-19 Policy

BB&Bro's will be following the mandates set in place by local and Provincial Governments at the time of the event. Please Link to keep updated

Rules and Regulations

Participating in an Adventure Race, Trail Running Race, Or Race Training Clininc is a potentially hazardous activity. Registrants agree to participate only if they are physically able, have signed all waivers and agree to follow the rules for their own safety, the safety of the others racers and Volunteers. The Race directors of Bush Babes & Bro's Trail Running have the right to refuse the participation of any registrant if they feel there is a concern for the registrant's health or safety. As we at BB&Bro's Trail Running promote a positive event atmosphere, we hope all participants will conduct themselves with positive trail etiquette and assist fellow racers if injured or in distress. Course cutting and any behavior that puts yourself or any other persons at risk will result in being removed and disqualified from the event. As we are an adventure event company this event may not be limited to trails, trailrunning, and may include mountainbiking. The registrant agrees to assume the risk associated with such an event, such as but not limited to falls, poor weather condition, possibility of poor course condition, wild animals, contact with other racers, volunteers and park users. BB&Bro's Trail Running, event directors, course marshals and trail leaders reserve the right to disqualify and remove any participants or volunteers that do not comply with the above terms and conditions, with NO recompence. These Terms and Conditions are for the participant's safety and the safety of the other participants, volunteers, clinic members and park users on or off the course. Use of Images BB&Bro's may have photographers and videographers capturing the images prior to and during the event. We reserve the right to use any images or video recordings taken of participants, spectators, volunteers, and clinic members during the course of the event without recompense to the individual. Prizes and Gifts Prizes and items for racers package pick up bags are sponsored and may change without notice due to availability. BB&Bro's reserve the right to change any sposored gifts or prizes without notice. We will do our utmost to replace the items with simular or same value item. Payment You are not considered registered until full payment is recieved Registration & Registration Numbers BB&Bro's reserves the right to change the registration limit for the race without notice, rules and or terms and conditions without notice. - Bids are non-transferable to another runner, rider or paddler under any circumstance. - You must register 60 days prior to event to be gaurantee an event T-Shirt - You may drop down in distance up to 7 days prior to the event. Refunds & Withdrawal Policy BB&Bro's that life happens, and comitting to an event months in advance may prove to be challenging. With that said please read our refund policy carefully below. Registration - 90 Days from Event: - 90% deferral or refund of fee towards another single event in BB&Bro's Series - Redeemable within one calendar year from deferral date. - May only defer once 89-60 Days Prior Event: - 50% deferral or refund of fee towards another single event in the BB&Bro's Series - Redeemable within one calendar year from deferral date - May only defer once 59-46 days -30% deferral or refund of fee towards another single event inthe BB&Bro's Series -Redeemable within one calendar year from deferral date -May defer only once 45 days prior to race day as we have ordered and paid for all items needed to make your event spectacular, there will be no refunds, no deferrals, unfourtuntaly no exceptions. Race Cancellation Policy If the race is canceled for any circumstances out of BB&Bro's control, including Covid-19, the above cancellation policy will come into affect.