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It’s been 20 years!

The Book


“XX Years of the Emperor’s Challenge” is a book by Charles Helm and Trent Ernst which is being produced to celebrate the 2018 event. Hard-cover and in full colour, its 200-plus pages will cover and cherish everything that is so special and unique about the race, all the way from the trial run in 1998 through to today. This book will be included in the race package for every competitor in the 20 km event, and will also be on sale for anyone interested in obtaining them.


The Feast!


As part of the 20th Emperor’s Challenge, we will be hosting a Roman themed feast on the evening of Saturday, August 11, the same day as the race. There will be a cash bar, silent auction, door prizes, 50/50, books and t-shirts for purchase, and prizes for the best dressed Roman! Toga! Toga! Toga!

Special entertainment will be provided by the TR Arts Council. We have specialty wine and beer from Northern Lights Estate Winery, and Beard’s Brewing Co.!

Where: Trend Mountain Conference Centre, 375 Southgate in Tumbler Ridge
When: Saturday, August 11. Doors open at 5:30 pm, with dinner and entertainment beginning at 6:30 pm.

Togas are encouraged, but not mandatory.

Tickets will be $35 each.