About Soup2Nutz


What is Soup 2 Nutz you ask?

Soup 2 Nutz is the newest child of the Bush Babes & Bro’s Trail series. A super fun Mountain Bike Ride/Trail Running event that can be done solo or as a team!




Online Registration Deadline


You must register by June 15th, 2021 to be ensured a race bag full of goodies and your T-shirt size.




Entry Fees


26km Solo race early entry fee is $125 + GST
26km Team race early entry fee is $240 + GST
Participants must be 19 years of age or older on race day. Relay runners will register individually and include their team name in the registration process, legs will need to be confirmed prior to race day. The first person to register, will register the team name, once the team name is selected, the system will automatically place update a spot for remaining team member.




Whats Included


  • Custom Race day T-shirt
  • Swag Bag
  • Finisher Prize
  • Local Artisan Jam
  • Fully Stocked Aid Stations/ gluten less Aid Station
  • First Aid
  • Kick Butt Volunteers
  • Slush Machine
  • Catered Meal
*Portion of Race Entry Fee to North Okanagan Cycle Society




Race Start Times


Saturday July 18th, 2020 Race Start: 9am for Teams and Solo Bike Drop Off/Check in: 6am -8am Pre-Race briefing: 8:30am
Solo & Team race Start: 9am Food: from 11pm-3pm
Massage & Chiro: from 10am-3pm
Music: 10am-3pm
Awards: at Finish Line: 1:30pm Pre-Race Briefing is MADATORY




Aide Stations


Our aid stations carry the following tasty treats:

  • Coke

  • Water

  • Gels

  • Electrolytes

  • Fruit

  • Pickles

  • Nuts,

  • Chips

  • cookies

  • Peanut butter sandwich

and much more, if there is something in particular you prefer, please bring it with you.




Terms & Rules


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.

  • 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 marshals 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

  • Personal cup for hot/cold drinks at aid stations, this is a cup-less event. Cups will not be provided at the aid stations. MANDITORY
  • For the 50km and 100km racers a 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

  • If you are running 50km or 100km head lamp with replacement batteries. Battery life will decline in cold temperatures, emergency blanket, cell phone, small amount of emergency food. MADITORY

  • Small first aid kit, whistle, pain medication, and antihistamine. RECOMMENDED

  • If participating in the water event you must have PDF, Leash, and Whistle on while on the water and Helmet while on the Mountain bike. ABSOLUTLEY NO EXEPTIONS, MADITORY

  • If you are participating in a Mountain bike/Trail run event you must wear a helmet whilst on the bike, minimum 500ml of water on the run.

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.




Race Description


Held in the village of Stunning Silver Start Mountain Resort! A Mountain Bike, Trail running adventure race located on the amazing trails of Silver Star Mountain Provincial Park. Located virtually at the back door of the City of Vernon, where they boast 70km of the most epic mountain bike and running trails in BC! In this duathlon we begin the event at lung gasping 5,280 feet, where we will start you of with an easy ride up Paradise trail all the way to LTG. You will then zip into a sweet decent all the way to the newest (un reveled) trail of Silver Star Mountian Bike Park. Here you will climb your way back to Silver Shack and the peak of the mountian enjoying some leg crushing climbs, rolling terrain and a cross between technical and cruisey descents. During the ride portion of your event you will be fortunate enough to be one of the first to ride Silver Star Mountain’s newest trail. Your run will take you all the way to the top of Silver Start Mountain where you will be treated with a stunning view of the valley at 6,280 feet. From there you will run the ridgeline over into Sovereign Lake cross country area to head into the amazing single-track trail that our race is named after, Soup 2 Nutz. Here you will run through undulating trails all the way back to the finish line where we will be waiting with high 5’s and handshakes. We are here to offer all levels of athletes a challenging & scenic race course that leaves you feeling overjoyed upon completion. This course is designed for all levels of athletic abilities, with a little something for everyone. Like all other Bush Babes & Bro’s Trail Running events you can expect priority to be placed on a challenging, crazy fun, well flagged, fantastically aided course with the mightiest of volunteers!




Package Pick Up


Package pick up: Friday July 16th, 2021 3-6pm @ Sun Country Cycle, 1340 Kalamalka Lake Rd, Vernon, BC V1T 6V2 Saturday July 17th, 2021 @ Silver Star Mountain Parking Lot B, Start/Finish line up to 30 minutes before your event starts




Race T-Shirt





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 saftey, the saftey 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, and Stand-up Paddle boarding. 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 eithother racers, volunteers and park users. BB&Bro's Trail Running, event directors, course marshals and trail leaders reserve the right to disqualify and remove and 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 saftey of the other participants, volunteers, clinic members and park users on or off the course. Use of Images BB&Bro's may have photographers abnd videoographers 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 the 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 prozes 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 6 months in advance may prove to be challenging. With that said please read our refund policy carefully below. 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 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 30 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 Cancelation Policy If the race is canceled for any circumstances out of BB&Bro's control we reserve the right to make the decision of % for deferral and or refund at that time.





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