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2020 Cancelled

With reluctance the Emperor’s Challenge Organizing Committee and Wolverine Nordic and Mountain Society have recognized that cancelling the 2020 Emperor’s Challenge is the safe and responsible course of action to take. This follows advice received from British Columbia medical authorities and Medical Health Officers. We regret any inconvenience this may cause, and we share in your disappointment.

Emperor’s Challenge Registration Generally Fills in about 18 hours.

A list of racers eligible for their 5 & 10 year awards is here.

Please check for your name if this is your 5th or 10th race!

Kid's Race Registration

No limit on kid’s race registrations.

Kids Registered before June 15th can select shirt sizes.

**Please note: All registrations are non-transferable and non-refundable.
Race Information

Next race Day is August 7 2021


Map of the Race Route

Emperor's Challenge Route

Check out our new Maps & Tracks Page for more including GeoPDFs.

Driving Directions to our Start/Finish

Images of the route are available at the bottom of the Race Info Page.

Directions to the race:

Aside from driving directions this map also includes the Dinosaur Discovery Gallery, TR Community Centre and TR Visitor’s Centre (Zoom in on the townsite at A).  Driving Directions from Grand Prairie to race parking are here as a pdf (Kelly Lake Rd Route)  The Red Willow Rd via Elmsworth is another option.  Both routes are back roads – Drive carefully!

Race Route Video Tour:

Looking for another great event in the Peace? Check out the Chetwynd Adventure Races by PCS

Hosted by the

Wolverine Nordic & Mountain Society

Wolverine Nordic and Mountain Society logo and the Emperor's Challenge medal spinning like a coin.
This race is run within the Tumbler Ridge Global Geopark

20k Demographics – 2018

63% are Female

37% are Male

20km Registrations By Region (2018):

Fort St. John – 33.4%
Dawson Creek – 14.5%
Grande Prairie – 9.3%
Tumbler Ridge – 6.5%
Chetwynd – 4.6%
Northern BC – 13.1%
Southern BC – 2.5%
Northern AB – 12.3%
Southern AB – 1.2%
Prairies – 0.2%
Territories – 0.2%
Ontario – 0.1%
Maritimes – 0.6%
United States – 0.3%
Australia – 0.1%

Age Breakdown:

18 & Under 5%
19 – 34 49%
35 – 49 35%
50 – 64 17%
65 & Up 2%

Youngest & Oldest 2005-2014