The Fernie Lucky 7’s returns on Saturday, June 23rd, 2018 and registration is open!
The Fernie Lucky 7’s is a cross-country mountain bike event that caters to those looking for a fun experience. Competitive endurance and XC racers will be challenged in the 7-hour solo and team relay events. Families, youth and company teams will love the team options and easy course.
We are focused on your riding experience by providing the absolute best race course combined with the best value and endless fun. The Fernie Lucky 7’s comes with the support of Fernie’s great eateries, lodging, and a vibrant downtown—ready to offer you plenty of comfort and convenience at the end of a great ride.
Fernie Lucky 7’s details:
The Fernie Lucky 7’s course will feature moderate climbs with lots of passing options and fun rolling downhill’s. The selected course is a 15 km loop with only 370 meters of vertical climbing. Course details will be released prior to the event.
Lucky winners will be selected from the Lucky 7 Craps table. All participants get to roll the dice for the winning Lucky 7’s. Everyone has a chance to win at the Fernie Lucky 7’s!
The Fernie Luck 7’s categories are designed to be inclusive.
Men’s Solo: Open, 40+, 50+
Women’s Solo: Open, 40+
Teams of 2: Men’s Open, Mens 40+, Women’s, Mixed & Family
Teams of 3: Men’s Open, Women’s, Mixed, Family & Company
One lap: U15 Girls & Boys
Kids’ Lucky 7’s Rally: U9 Girls & Boys FREE
First 50 Discount:
To get the dice rolling we are offering the first 50 registrants 25% off Early Bird pricing. The discount code is “First50” and registration details are here.
Early Bird Pricing Until May 23rd:
Team of 2: $180
Team of 3: $270
Pricing from May 24th to event day:
Team of 2: $240
Team of 3: $330
Team registrations is a two part registration that requires the Team Captain to make the initial registration and payment. The initial registration will be followed by by a secondary email registration request process to collect team members names, liability waivers t-shirt sizes, and emergency contact information. Team members must be registered to participate and ensure a proper t-shirt size.
Fernie is famous for its hospitality and the Fernie Lucky 7’s will be taking that to a new level! Food vendors, Beverage Gardens and entertainment will fill the day.
Adult participants receive the following:
• Endless singletrack on trails built by mountain bikers for mountain biking
• A fun XC course that is professionally marked
• A Fernie Lucky 7’s t-shirt*
• Professional timing
• Food and beverage at the finish
*Registrations after June 1st might not receive a desired sized jersey
U15 participants receive the above, plus:
• An age appropriate 7km singletrack course
Support on course:
• Aid Station
• Course Marshals to keep you safe and on course
• A professional Medical Team ready to respond
• Communication and Safety plans
Support off course:
• Tech support by Rocky Mountain Bikes & Gearhub Sports
• Finish line refreshments and snacks from local businesses
• Medical Support
• Bike Wash/lube Station
• Friendly Fernie crew to look after you
Awards & Party:
• Awards for top place finishers at the Finish Line
• Fernie lodginng partners are offering preferred rates to participants. These partners are guaranteed to be mountain bike friendly! Read more here.
Sanctioning and Insurance:
This event is sanctioned and insured with Cycling BC. To compete in the Fernie Lucky 7’s riders must have a valid race license or purchase a $10 event license at Fernie Lucky 7’s registration. U15 insurance is $5. Out of country riders must have proof of Travel Health Insurance.
Cancellations, Deferrals and Substitutions:
We understand that unforeseen circumstances can prevent you from participating. While we can’t refund your entry fee, we offer a one-time deferral of registration to the following event year. We do allow substitutions subject to a $20 administration fee. Deferrals and Substitutions requests must be submitted in writing prior to the event.
Questions should be forwarded to firstname.lastname@example.org