Fat Dog 120 Trail Race

August 6-8, 2021

We are working on the Safety Plan for a safe return. Registration opened to the public Jan 5, 2021.
Most scenic ultra race in Canada. Join us for a challenging point to point race that straddles 3 stunning provincial parks in British Columbia, Canada in the Cascade Mountains. Just short of Everest for elevation gain; Fat Dog 120 mile is 8682 metres, Everest is 8848 metres.


What's New

  • Coming to Canada?  See Safety Plan page.
  • We will tentatively proceed with registration and if provincial guidelines prohibit hosting the event, or we cannot accommodate protocols, racers will get a deferral for the following year.
  • We are planning to use the original route from Keremeos to Manning in 2021. Racers from 2020 have been rolled over to 2021 unless they withdrew or donated their registration fee. Racers with deferrals have been sent an email that allows them to register and use their discount.
  • Call Manning Park Resort to book your accommodations 1-604-668-5922.
  • Box lunches will be available for relay teams and support crews (you can pre-order and pre-pay).
  • Like to identify scat? See new Resources page.
  • UTMB allows 6 points for 120 mile event.
  • Trail Runner Magazine suggests Fat Dog 120 if you didn't make Hardrock or Western States!

Join Us for Trail Work

Whether in your neighbourhood or our parks, your participation is significant in helping maintain trails. Add this to your training program! See the Trail Work page.

Race Difficulty

Not only is this race just short of Everest, it is also considered one of the world's 9 toughest ultramarathons by Outside Online. See About details.