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Mountain Madness Relay Race
Picture of race teamMountain Madness is a long-standing tradition in Banff.

It's a multi-sport relay race made up of teams of five that starts with a downhill ski leg from the top of Mt. Norquay. The race then works its way down to the Bow River via run, ice skate, classic cross-country ski and snowshoe segments.

Much of the action takes place on the frozen Bow River, where friends and fans cheer on the athletes of all ages and skill levels. But it's not just about racing. Teams try to out-do each other with wacky team names, themes and costumes. Some of them also try to go fast. 

The 2016 Mountain Madness Relay Race take place Friday, January 29.

2016 Race Coordinator
Sheila Snowsell

Banff National Park Information
All event participants must have a valid national park pass. Banff National Park entry fees go towards maintaining the parks roadways, viewpoints, day use areas and trails. The fees also go towards information, education, resource protection and public safety services offered by Parks Canada staff. Order your park pass online.