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Mountain Madness Relay Race
mountain madnessMountain Madness is 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.

Mountain Madness Friday, January 27
The 2017 Mountain Madness Relay Race is on Friday, January 27. Register by Friday, January 20.

Photo credit: Bow Valley Crag & Canyon
Sheila Snowsell - 2017 Race Coordinator
403.762.5728 or

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.

“Special Notice” – There is a possibility of wildlife encounters along the Mountain Madness Relay course – If wildlife (bear, elk, cougar, or wolf) is observed STOP and retreat to a safe distance (100m). Observations must be reported to race organizers or Parks Canada staff. In the case of a wildlife situation, the race start may be delayed, participants may be stopped, or the course may be rerouted.

"Important Bulletins" - Wolf Warning