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UPDATE – As of 7:10 am Tuesday the registration page for the run has crashed. There is no word on when the page will be running. It seems every year the website crashes when registration starts. Organizers have told people to just keep trying to register.

TUMBLER RIDGE, B.C. – Registration for the 2019 Emperor’s Challenge will be open, tomorrow, April 2.

The Emperor’s Challenge is a half marathon on Babcock Mountain, located in the Tumbler Ridge UNESCO Global Geopark.

The Challenge will feature a total distance of 20 km, with 11 km at the summit, with a total elevation gain of 2050 feet.

A kids race is also available, with distances of 2 km and 4 km.

According to event organizers, there is a race cap of 1,000 participants.
Price per entry will be $85.00 for the 20 km event.

Registration for the Challenge can only be completed online.

For more information on the Emperor’s Challenge, you can visit emperorschallenge.com.

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