Race Day Information

JULY 12 & 13, 2024

15k | 30k | 50k

We respectfully acknowledge that the land we gather on is on the Unceded Traditional Territory of the K’ómoks First Nation, the traditional keepers of this land.


Friday, July 12
11:00am – 6:00pm
Racer Bib Pick Up (Optional)

Location: Foveo Running, A-442 Duncan Ave., Courtenay

*Avoid the big line-ups on race day and sleep in a little! We’ll have some great giveaways for picking up on Friday 
You can only pick up your own race bib, please. Bring ID if you are 19+

Saturday, July 13
Location: Race Central, Village Park, Cumberland

6:00am-6:45am Bib Pickup (50K only)
6:45am 50k Mandatory Pre-race Briefing (50k only)
7:00am 50k Start
50k Details here: 50k

7:30am-8:45am Bib Pickup (30k only)
8:45am Mandatory Pre-Race Briefing (30k only)
9:00am 30k Start
30k Details here: 30k

10:00am-10:45am Bib Pickup (15k only)
10:45am Mandatory Pre-Race Briefing (15k only)
11:00am 15k Start
15k Details here: 15k

2:00pm (approx.) Awards

The overall top 3 males and top 3 females for each distance will receive awards. All racers will be entered into a draw for some super awesome draw prizes. You must be present to collect your draw prize!

All Day – Party In The Park

The Post Race Party is going to be awesome! There will be music, a buffet to fill those hungry stomachs and a beer garden to quench your thirst. 

More details to be announced!

Aid stations

Our aid stations will be well-stocked with a variety of nutrition to help keep you moving forward! We will make our best effort to provide all items as listed below, but sometimes there may be availability issues that we encounter at the last minute. In that case, we will replace it with a comparable item.

Hydration – All aid stations

  • Water
  • Electrolytes (brand/flavour to be announced soon)
  • Coke
  • Ginger Ale

Food – All aid stations

  • Fruit assortment (bananas, watermelon, oranges)
  • Pickles
  • Candy assortment
  • Pretzels
  • Potato Chips 
  • Boiled potatoes
  • Salt
  • Sandwiches 

First aid

Safety is our top priority.

Our race is in the middle of summer and is at a very high risk of heat stroke, among other injuries. Please ensure you review the mandatory and recommended gear and be safe. Please read through the race policies prior to race day. 

Our safety plan includes:

  • Race Central – St. John Ambulance
  • A/S Potluck – Volunteers and CV Ground Search & Rescue
  • A/S Hamilton Lake – Volunteers and CV Ground Search & Rescue
  • A/S Queso – St. John Ambulance
  • A/S Nikkei – St. John Ambulance

St. John Ambulance is stationary at the above 3 locations.

Comox Valley Ground Search & Rescue will be assisting us throughout the trail network to attend to injuries and transport patients. Please consider making a donation to their volunteer organization: DONATE

We will have additional transportation available for injured runners and DNF’s and will be prioritized based on severity. 

more stuff!

Be Social!
Instagram – @devilsladder
Facebook – Devil’s Ladder Ultra
Tag #devilsladderultra
Facebook Community – Perseverance Adventure Club

Make sure to share your confirmation of registration on Facebook and Instagram!

There will be limited parking at the race venue so please give yourself sufficient time to find parking and pick up your race bib prior to the cut-off. Please make your best efforts to bike/walk/carpool to the race if possible.

There is plenty of space for us at Village Park, please bring your pop-up tents!

Village Park has washrooms with flush toilets. Additional porta-potties will be brought in for racers and spectators. Showers ($2) and washrooms are also available at the CRI (approx. 850m away from the venue) from 9:00am – 4:30pm: Cumberland Recreation Institute, Dunsmuir Ave.

Minimal Waste
Please bring your own cup/travel mug to fill up with your post-race drinks. Races can create a huge amount of garbage so let’s make an effort to decrease waste. Thanks for your support in this!

Change of Clothes
Bring a change of clothes/shoes/layers so you can stick around and enjoy the awards, celebrations and the Party in the Park!