Flash - 5Peaks Golden Ears Warm Up

28 Apr 2013 09:00
Golden Ears Park, BC Canada


  • A fun and free group run with some old friends and maybe some new ones
  • 8.8km and 14km distances on some great trails
  • low-key familiarization run on the Sport (8.8K) and Enduro (14K) courses of the 5Peaks season premiere race in Golden Ears Provincial Park
  • Combination of single / double track. Moderate technical difficulty. Sport Course: Total elevation gain 292m.  Enduro Course: Total elevation gain 682m
  • faster and slower pace groups on each course, so there's something for everyone


  • trail runners of any ability who would like to discover some new trails, but might not want to go alone
  • trail runners who are registered or thinking of signing up for the popular 5Peaks race at Golden Ears Provincial Park on May 11, 2013.  Get to know the trail you will race on so you can kick some butt on race day!

When: Sunday, 28 April 2013 at 9:00am


  • Please register for this free event here.
  • There is no fee and you don't need to be a member of Club Fat Ass to participate in a Flash event, however whining is not allowed. You are responsible for your own well being and safety and should be self sufficient.
  • Please read the Release of All Claims. By participating in this event you agree to the terms of the Release of All Claims.


  • Can't make it on the 5th, but would like to pre-run the courses?  You can find maps of the Enduro course here and Sports course here.
  • Want to lead a group? Group leaders receive a free entry into the Club Fat Ass and 5Peaks event of their choice between now and the end of 2013. First come, first served. If interested, contact Sibylle.

How to get to the start

  • Golden Ears Provincial Park lies in the Coast Mountains 11 km north of Maple Ridge on the north side of the Fraser River.
  • Access to the park is by vehicle via Highway 7 or Dewdney Trunk Road through the Municipality of Maple Ridge.
  • If heading west, turn right onto 232nd and if heading east, turn left onto 232nd; then turn right onto Fern Crescent and follow road into park.
  • Drive a long way into the park, do not turn to park headquarters on the left (first turn off), do not stop at the first pull out on right with the parking machine (you can pay at the beach) and drive til you see the sign pointing to “beach parking” on the right. Turn and go to beach parking